John Cena does not have a girlfriend and is not in a relationship with anyone. As of 2023, the WWE superstar has a wife Shay Shariatzadeh and is in a marital bond with her. The couple started dating in 2019 and a year later, they got married in Tampa, Florida. Shay Shariatzadeh was John Cena's first relationship after he broke up with his former girlfriend Nikki Bella.
John Cena is a WWE legend, he is a superstar, and he is widely beloved. Yet, he has managed to keep privacy like no other of his public stature could. Or is it just a semblance of privacy and the truth is that we just don't see him? We may not see him when he's alone but we sure do see him when he's with Shay Shariatzadeh. But who's she? Is she his girlfriend or is he married to her and she is his wife? Did anyone have on their 2023 bingo card that he would be married? Either way, let's learn more about John Cena's girlfriend - or is it his wife - Shay Shariatzadeh!
John Cena's Girlfriend 2023: The Wrestler is Currently Married to His Wife Shay Shariatzadeh!
Is John Cena (@johncena) in a relationship? Has he started dating again after his breakup with Nikki Bella? Has he gotten a new girlfriend? It's 2023, it's been more than 5 years since they split. Or is he still single? Because he is very private, fans don't know much about the wrestler's relationship status so, they sometimes think about it. What they may not have thought is that he would not just have a girlfriend, but he would already be married.
John Cena does not have a girlfriend. As of 2023, he has a wife.
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That's right. John Cena does not have a girlfriend, as of 2023. He's not dating anyone and he's not in a relationship. But he is married and he is in a marital bond with his wife. And who is his wife and when did he meet her and how did their relationship progress? What was it like when they were girlfriend and boyfriend and how long did it take for them to get married? We have got it all covered!
John Cena first noticed Shay Shariatzadeh at a restaurant when she was out with friends for dinner and as per the recollection of Keegan-Michael Key, John said, "There was one woman I was looking at, and I couldn't take my eyes off her." He must have seen a girlfriend in him already. At the time, he was filming his 2019 movie Playing with Fire in Vancouver, B.C. Shay was living and working there as a project manager for a tech company called Avigilon.
What happened after that chance encounter at the restaurant? And who pursued whom? It's all a mystery. But the next we saw John Cena, he had a girlfriend who is now his wife as of 2023. In March 2019, he was spotted with a mystery woman who turned out to be Shay Shariatzadeh. The couple was confirmed to be dating in October 2019 when they walked the red carpet for the premiere of Playing with Fire together and Cena had this to say about Shay,
It's a wonderful day for a movie premiere, and I got a beautiful date. What's truly special about this one is that, no matter what projects I'm involved in the future, this one will always have a special meaning because I got to film a special project and meet someone special.
John Cena on the red carpet premiere with his then-girlfriend (current wife) Shay Shariatzadeh
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Next, we heard about John Cena, it was in 2020 and what we heard about him was that he had gotten married to his girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh in Tampa, Florida, at an attorney's office. He had been dating her for less than a year before he decided to get married. They quickly went from being girlfriend and boyfriend to husband and wife. We don't know much about their relationship - because let's face it, we are outsiders who have no business knowing about celebrities' private affairs but we are obsessed with pop culture so, we speculate anyway - but their bond must have been deep and strong.
Because the pair could not have a big event for their wedding in 2020 because of the pandemic, they held a big wedding celebration to share their happiest moment with their family and friends. John Cena married his girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh for the second time in 2022 in Vancouver, Canada.
As of 2023, John Cena is married to his wife Shay Shariatzadeh.
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Who is John Cena's Wife Shay Shariatzadeh?
John Cena's former girlfriend or let's say his current wife Shay Shariatzadeh is every bit as accomplished as the WWE star himself. She was born in Iran and spent her childhood there before she moved to Vancouver in Canada. She went to the University of British Columbia from 2008 to 2013 and earned a Bachelor's degree in electrical and electronics engineering.
Shay Shariatzadeh developed an interest in electronics engineering during her younger years when she found a project her brother brought home from engineering school interesting. Besides, she's always enjoyed math and physics. She later went on to work as a product manager at Sonatype, an enterprise software company. She started working there in December 2019.
Before she started working there, John Cena's wife Shay Shariatzadeh worked at Motorola Solutions where she researched thermal cameras and video intercom systems. As per her LinkedIn profile, she previously worked as a sales associate at Guess and La Vie En Rose.