Meet Elizabeth Huberdeau: First Wife to John Cena 

Today we discuss Elizabeth Huberdeau, a Real Estate agent and former wife to professional wrestler, actor, and musician, John Cena.

Elizabeth Huberdeau may not be a popular name in the WWE world. However, she was once married to the WWE Superstar, John Cena.

Her marriage to the multi-award WWE championship holder brought her to the limelight. However, the marriage didn’t last as many had wished.

If you’ve ever wondered what happened to John Cena’s first wife, Elizabeth Huberdeau, this article takes care of everything you need to know about her.

I’ll be discussing her biography, career, net worth, family, and age, including her relationship with John Cena.

Elizabeth Huberdeau’s Biography 

Elizabeth Huberdeau

Elizabeth Huberdeau, commonly called “Liz Cena” was born on the 28th of September, 1979, in West Newbury, Massachusetts, USA.

She grew up with her parents, Gene R. and Elizabeth A. Huberdeau, and her younger brother, Adam Huberdeau.

However, her father passed on in 2015 at age 76, while her mother is retired.

Elizabeth attended Central High School, Lawrence, Massachusetts, one of the high schools John Cena attended, leading to their meeting and becoming lovers.

Also, she furthered in Springfield College where John Cena also furthered his education. However, the course she studied isn’t clear, as some sources claim she studied Business Management and others Real Estate management.

However, she went on to establish herself as a Real Estate agent after pursuing modeling for a short time.

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What Does Elizabeth Huberdeau Do?

Elizabeth Huberdeau started as a model while in high school, but her career wasn’t successful.

She went on to become a Real Estate agent before she married John Cena.

Today, she’s a successful Real Estate Manager, where she buys, refurbishes, and sells lands and properties.

Also, according to her old Facebook profile, she was a former staff of Fly Faraway Travel Agency.

What Is Elizabeth Huberdeau’s Net Worth?

According to several internet sources, Elizabeth Huberdeau has an estimated net worth of $10 million.  It was also speculated that she received a divorce settlement of $55 million from her ex-husband, John Cena. 

However, there’s no official statement to these claims. Notwithstanding, the businesswoman is doing well for herself as a Real Estate Manager.

Meet Elizabeth Huberdeau’s Family 

Elizabeth Huberdeau and John Cena having a drink

There’s not much information about Elizabeth Huberdeau’s family, other than she was born to Gene R. and Elizabeth A. Huberdeau. She also has a younger brother, Adam Huberdeau.

Her father who had passed on in 2015 had worked in Massachusetts law enforcement. While her brother, Adam Huberdeau, who’s married, works with the Groveland Fire Department and Feeney Brothers Utility Service.

Elizabeth got married to John Cena on July 11 2009 and started her own family. However, the marriage only lasted for three years with no children. The duo finalized the divorce in July 2012.

It was speculated that John Cena wanted no children. While John Cena went on to remarry, Elizabeth Huberdeau remained unmarried.

Elizabeth Huberdeau and John Cena 

Elizabeth Huberdeau and John Cena 

Elizabeth Huberdeau and John Cena met in high school, Central Catholic School, Lawrence, Massachusetts, where they started a relationship. They also attended the same College and continued with their relationship.

On the 11th of July 2009, they tied the knot in the presence of their loved ones. Marriage to John Cena, the WWE Superstar, brought Elizabeth to the limelight. It was during the marriage she became popularly known as “Liz Cena.”

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John Cena, who’s a 16-time World Championship, is a professional wrestler, actor, and rapper. He signed with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2001 and made his first appearance in 2002 in a match against Kurt Angle, which he lost.

Through many matches, losses, and victories, John Cena grew to be one of the greatest WWE champions of all time, attracting a lot of fans.

Aside from winning the WWE championship 16 times, he is also a 5-time United States Championship winner and a 4-time tag-team belt holder.

In addition to wrestling, he has also made a name for himself as an actor and rapper. 

So, the news of his marriage to Elizabeth Huberdeau made fans and his WWE family happy. However, the supposed love union did not last, as the marriage came crashing down three years later with no child between them.

It was John Cena who filed a divorce himself in 2012, claiming his marriage was unredeemable. Following the lawsuit, Elizabeth hired a reputable Miami lawyer,  Raymond Rafool, to handle her case. 

Raymond Rafool had told TMZ that John Cena had first approached his client with a pre-divorce settlement before filing for the divorce. But, Elizabeth refused to sign it, believing she could still save her marriage.

Elizabeth challenged the divorce petition and accused John Cena of engaging in relationships outside their marriage.

Eventually, they agreed and finalized the divorce on the 18th of July, 2012, leaving Elizabeth with a huge settlement.

Not long after, John Cena started a relationship with Nikki Bella, a wrestler. However, after proposing marriage to her in 2017, he called off the engagement. It was rumored that their differences about having children led to their break up.

Also, John Cena revealed during an episode on The Drew Barrymore Show his unreadiness to become a father.

In 2020, the WWE Superstar married Shay Shariatzadeh, while Elizabeth Huberdeau remained unmarried. However, it was rumored that she dated Eli Ayoub after photos of them together were plastered on the internet. 

How Old Is Elizabeth Huberdeau?

Elizabeth Huberdeau, who was born on the 28th of September 1979, is currently 44 years old.

Elizabeth Huberdeau Now

She is now focused on her career. Being a private person, even with her marriage to John Cena, she has continued to keep that low profile since after her divorce.


Elizabeth Huberdeau, a real estate agent, got the attention of the public after her marriage to John Cena, her high school sweetheart.

However, the marriage only lasted three years and ended in 2012. Since then, she has kept a low profile and is focused on her career. She is not married nor has any children of her own.

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Marymartin Okoabu
Marymartin Okoabu

Chinonso Marymartin Okoabu is a creative writer who focuses on SEO contents and fictions. With more than two years experience in SEO writing, she writes articles for websites. In her spare time, she crafts short stories that explore life experiences. Her creative works have been published on different websites and Love Feast Magazine. She is the winner of the E C. Michael's prize for short stories, 2022.

Chinonso is a graduate of Human Anatomy from the University of Calabar.
She hails from Ibusa in Oshimili North local government area of Delta state.

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