John Felix Anthony Cena is an American professional wrestler, rapper and actor signed to WWE, where he is the current WWE United States Champion in his fourth reign. Cena is the public face of WWE, and has served as its franchise player since 2005.
Cena started his pro wrestling career in 1999 with Ultimate Pro Wrestling, where he held the UPW Heavyweight Championship. Cena signed a developmental contract with the World Wrestling Federation in 2001, debuting on the main roster in 2002. As of August 2015, Cena has won 23 championships, with a record 12 reigns as WWE Champion, three reigns as World Heavyweight Champion, four reigns as WWE United States Champion, and a four-time world tag team champion. He also is a 2012 Money in the Bank ladder match winner, a two-time Royal Rumble winner, and a three-time Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner.
He has the fourth-highest number of combined days as WWE World Heavyweight Champion, behind Bruno Sammartino, Bob Backlund, and Hulk Hogan. He has also headlined WWE's flagship event, WrestleMania, on five occasions over the course of his career.