|Bray Wyatt Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||May 23, 1987|
|Date of Death||August 24, 2023|
Bray Wyatt was an American professional wrestler who primarily competed in the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.) promotion’s SmackDown brand and won the WWE Championship and the Universal Championship once each. He also won the SmackDown ‘Tag Team Championship’ and the RAW ‘Tag Team Championship’. He was a 3rd generation member of the illustrious Windham-Rotunda family of professional wrestlers. From 2009 to 2012, he competed in the WWE‘s developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), and won the FCW ‘Florida Tag Team Championship’ twice with his younger brother Bo Dallas. He took a break from the sport in August 2018 and returned to competitive wrestling in April 2019.
Windham Lawrence Rotunda
Bray Wyatt, The Fiend, Husky Harris, Alex Rotunda, Axl Mulligan, Duke Rotundo
Bray Wyatt was born on May 23, 1987.
Bray Wyatt passed away on August 24, 2023, at the age of 36 due to a heart attack.
Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida, United States
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States
Bray Wyatt graduated from Hernando High School in 2005. He used to compete in wrestling for the school and had also played American football as a defensive tackle and guard for them.
Bray then joined the College of the Sequoias in California and played football for them for 2 seasons after which he earned a football scholarship to Troy University in Alabama. He played collegiate football for the university for 2 years but left the institution just 27 credit hours short of earning a bachelor’s degree as he had decided to quit his studies to pursue a career as a professional wrestler.
- Father – Lawrence Michael “Mike” Rotunda (Former Professional Wrestler)
- Mother – Stephanie Rotunda
- Siblings – Taylor Michael Rotunda aka Bo Dallas (Younger Brother) (Professional Wrestler), Mika Rotunda (Younger Sister)
- Others – Sarah Bäckman (Sister-in-Law) (Real Estate Broker, Former Professional Wrestler), Robert Deroy Windham aka Blackjack Mulligan (Maternal Grandfather) (Professional Wrestler, Author, American Football Player) (d. 2016), Barry Windham (Maternal Uncle) (Semi-Retired Professional Wrestler), Kendall Windham (Maternal Uncle) (Former Professional Wrestler), Callan Windham (Cousin), Julia Windham (Maternal Grandmother)
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
129 kg or 284.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Bray Wyatt had dated –
- Samantha Rotunda (2012-2017) – Bray Wyatt and Samantha got married in 2012 and have 2 daughters together named Kendyl Rotunda and Cadyn Rotunda. They parted ways acrimoniously in 2017.
- JoJo Offerman (2018-2023) – Bray Wyatt began dating WWE announcer JoJo Offerman in 2018. They have 2 children together – a son named Knash Sixx Rotunda (b. May 18, 2019) and a daughter named Hyrie (b. May 28, 2020). The couple remained together until his death in August 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
He was of American descent.
- Bulky frame
- Sported a thick beard
- Had his torso and both arms covered in tattoos
- Dreadlocked hair
Bray Wyatt Facts
- Bray Wyatt, during his senior year at Hernando High School in 2005, had won the state wrestling championship in the 275 pounds (125 kg) category.
- While representing the College of the Sequoias, he had earned second-team ‘All-American’ honors as an offensive guard in his sophomore year.
- Fellow professional WWE wrestler Braun Strowman was his son Knash Sixx Rotunda’s godfather.
- In 2019, he was named the WWE ‘Year-End Male Wrestler of the Year’ and the ‘Comeback Wrestler of the Year’ by CBS Sports.
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