American professional wrestler late Windham Lawrence Rotunda popularly known by his ring name Bray Wyatt came into the spotlight for his time in the WWE from 2010 to 2021. Wyatt was well known for being the third-generation wrestler who followed the path of his grandfather and father along with his two uncles in the field of wrestling.
Early Life of Bray Wyatt
Bray Wyatt opened his eyes to his world on May 23, 1987, in Brooksville, Florida of the United States of America. This made Bray 36 years old as of 2023. Bray used to celebrate his birthday on every May 23 with his friends and family. According to his date of birth, he fell under the Gemini sun sign. Wyatt was born to his father Mike Rotunda and his mother Stephanie Rotunda.
He had two brothers and one sister as his siblings whose names are Bo Dallas, Mika Rotunda, and Taylor Rotunda. While Bray was very young, his parents divorced each other and he was raised by a single mother. Both of his brothers are also a professional wrestler.
The name of the paternal grandfather of Wyatt was Blackjack Mulligan whereas Barry and Kendall Windham are his uncles. The name of his maternal grandfather is Robert Windham and his grandmother is Julia Windham. Bray held American nationality and belonged to a white ethnic background. Wyatt was a believer and follower of the Christian religion.
Education of Bray Wyatt
Bray went to Hernando High School where he completed his graduation in the year 2005. While he was in high school, he became the winner of the state wrestling championship. Bray used to get bullied while he was at school because of his huge body size. Wyatt even joined the College of the Sequoias to play football. He used to play football during his university days as well. Bray got a football scholarship to Troy University where he was involved in football for two years. He left Troy after he got his bachelor’s degree.
His Past Marriage and Relationships
Bray was in a married relationship with his ex-wife Samantha Rotunda. The pair tied their marriage knot in the year 2012 and they stayed in a marital relationship for 5 years and divorced in 2017. Samantha and Bray share two daughters with each other.
After getting divorced from his wife, he was seen in a relationship with JoJo Offerman who former ring announcer. The pair started dating from the year 2018 and they were together till the death of Bray in 2023. Bray and JoJo were engade in 2022. He had two children with JoJo as well one daughter and one son.
Bray Wyatt, Father of Four
Bray is the father of four children. He shares two of his daughters with his ex-wife and one daughter and one son with his girlfriend. The names of his daughters with his ex-wife are Kendyl Rotunda and Cadyn Rotunda.
Knash Sixx Rotunda is the son of his girlfriend who was born on May 18, 2019. Hyrie Rotunda is the name of his third daughter who was born on May 28, 2020.
Bray Wyatt’s Net Worth & Other Assets
As of 2023, Bray had an estimated net worth of $2 million approximately. He had his regular salary per month was $13,000. Bray was passionate about cars and his car collection includes the cars like Dodge Challenger SRT, a Ford Mustang GT, and a Chevrolet Camaro SS.
Wyatt had a lavish house in Brooksville, Florida (FL) in the United States. He bought that house for the price of $205,000 in 2014. That was his primary residence which had sat in the 2,500 sq ft area.
Bray Wyatt Died at 36
Bray took his last breath on August 24, 2023. The reason for his death was a heart attack. WWE chief content officer Triple H made the announcement of his death. Before his death, Wyatt had been suffering from an undisclosed illness since February.
After his death, the reason for his illness came out as COVID-19 which led him to the condition of heart attack. Due to the heart condition, the doctors had recommended he to wear a heart defibrillator but at the time of his death, he was not wearing the recommended heart defibrillator.
Legacy of Bray Wyatt
On Twitter, Triple H said that Rotunda’s peers paid tribute to him on social media. There were promotions and Impact Wrestling issued some of the statements and legacy on his death. On the death of Bray Kurt Angle who is also a professional wrestler said:
“This kid revolutionized the business, he really did. He had some amazing ideas and concepts that he did. He always kept the fans entertained and we’re going to sorely miss Bray Wyatt.”
Many other cinemas’ websites and the wrestlers had praised the work Bray had done in his lifetime and they even celebrated the creativity of his horror characters. John Squires said:
“A truly one-of-a-kind talent inside – and outside – the squared circle the “Eater of Worlds” will go down in history as an all-time great character in the annals of professional wrestling, with many fans considering him the true successor to the Undertaker’s throne of darkness”
Professional Career of Bray Wyatt
- Bray started to learn and get involved in wrestling training when he was 14 years old.
- He made his first debut in the wrestling professional career on February 5 2009 in the episode of Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).
- By using the name Alex Rotundo Bray made his TV debut in the same year.
- Bray was a member of the Nexus stable as well.
- He was released from the WWE in the year 2010 and he went back to WWE in the year 2012.
- Wyyat was the champion of many matches including the WWE Championship, the Universal Championship, and the Raw Tag Team Championship.
- He had become the WWE Championship for one time.
- Wyatt won the Universal Championship two times.
- He won the Raw Tag Team Championship two times and was the winner of the Money in the Bank (2017).
- Bray was the world champion three times and winner of the André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal as well
FAQs of Bray Wyatt
How Tall was Bray Wyatt?
Bray stood at the height of 6 feet 3 inches. He had a body weight of 129 kg. Wyatt had the body measurements of 49-36-18 Inches. Bray had blue eyes and light brown color hair.
Is Bray Wyatt related to Barry Windham?
Barry Windham who is a well-known wrestler is related to Bray. Windham is the uncle of Bray who was the son of Mike Rotunda.
Is Bray Wyatt related to Roman Reigns?
Bray and Roman used to share the same WWE platform. They were not biologically related to each other but they had the same profession.
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