John Cena grants 650 kids’ wishes with Make-A-Wish, sets new world record

You’d be forgiven for thinking that John Cena has just about done everything he ever set out to do. A world-class entertainer, WWE superstar, actor, rapper, and all-around good guy, his stellar reputation has been carefully crafted over many years.

But it would seem there’s still plenty more to come from Cena, who at 46 years old continues to break down doors and do good in the world.

According to reports, the WWE wrestler was recognized last year by Guinness Book of World Records for having completed the most wishes granted through the incredible Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Now, chances are if you’re a fan of Cena you’ll know he’s been extremely active in making the wishes of children with critical illnesses come true since first bursting onto the scene in the early 2000s.

What you might not know, however, is that he’s granted a whopping 650 wishes via Make-A-Wish – more than anyone else out there.

Needless to say, he’s deserving of some serious praise, especially when it’s considered just how busy his hectic schedule is.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 15: John Cena attends a conversation with Josh Horowitz for “Fast X” at The 92nd Street Y, New York on May 15, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

According to Little Things, Cena made his first Make-A-Wish Foundation wish come true all the way back in 2002, while in 2012 he made headlines after granting the foundation’s 1000th wish.

Fast forward to present day and his acts of compassion and kindness have never slowed. Impressively, he’s said to be the only celebrity to have granted more than 200 wishes in the foundation’s history!

Upon granting his 500th wish, Cena said: “I can’t say enough how cool it is to see the kids so happy, and their families so happy, I truly want to show them that it’s their day. I just drop everything. I don’t care what I’m doing.”

“If I can offer a fantastic experience, I’ll be first in line to do my part,” Cena added.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation strives to fulfill wishes of children between the ages of 2½ and 18 years old who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.

Let’s hear it for John Cena for his amazing, charitable work and inspiring attitude.