John Cena becomes the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook


Despite the boos and the “Cena Sucks” chants, one thing is for sure: A lot of people like John Cena! WWE announced yesterday that Cena has passed Kobe Bryant to become the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook with more than 18.6 million followers.

Cena is also the seventh most-followed athlete in the world and has more Facebook followers than Kevin Durant, Michael Phelps and Tony Hawk combined.

WWE has eclipsed 260 million fans through its global social media networks, further cementing its position as one of the most followed brands in the world. Currently, WWE has more than 172 million Facebook fans and 82 million Twitter followers across all of its networks. WWE’s network of Facebook pages has more followers than the NFL and its 32 teams’ pages combined.