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“The wrestling world is in mourning today after the sudden death of Bray. Wyatt, 36, was a two-time WWE Champion and two-time WWE Universal Champion. He was also a founding member of The Wyatt Family, which also included Luke Harper and Erick Rowan.
The announcement was made by WWE’s chief content officer, Paul Levesque, who is also known by his former wrestling name, Triple H. Levesque shared the news on Twitter, writing, “We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Windham Rotunda,” and adding that Rotunda was “a beloved member of our WWE family for many years.
Wyatt was known for his unique character and his ability to connect with fans on a deep level. He was a master of mind games and knew how to get inside his opponents’ heads.
Biography Table of Bray Wyatt
|Windham Lawrence Rotunda
|May 23, 1987
|Mike Rotunda and Stephanie Rotunda
|Hernando High School and Troy University
Who was Bray Wyatt
Bray was born Windham Lawrence Rotunda on May 23, 1987, in Brooksville, Florida. He comes from a family of wrestlers, his father Mike Rotunda, and uncle Barry Windham both have successful careers in the WWE. Bray himself began wrestling in high school, where he won a state championship at 275 pounds. He then went on to play college football at Troy University but left after two years to pursue a career in professional wrestling.
Wyatt’s early career in WWE was not without its challenges. He was initially assigned to the company’s developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where he wrestled under various ring names. He briefly made it to the main roster in 2010 but was released just a few months later.
Wyatt’s fortunes changed in 2012 when he was repackaged as Bray Wyatt. With his new character, Wyatt quickly became one of the most popular and talked-about wrestlers in WWE. He led a cult-like faction called The Wyatt Family, and his promos were known for their dark and mysterious tone.
Wyatt’s career reached its peak in 2017 when he won the WWE Championship. He held the title for 277 days, and his feuds with Randy Orton and John Cena were some of the most memorable in recent WWE history.
Wrestling Career of Bray
Bray Wyatt is a two-time WWE Champion and two-time WWE Universal Champion. He is also a multi-time tag team champion, having won the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship with Randy Orton, the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship with Luke Harper, the WWE NXT Championship, and the WWE NXT Tag Team Championship with his brother, Bo Rotunda.
Bray Wyatt has had an incredible wrestling career. He has won championships in all three of WWE’s main brands, Raw, SmackDown, and NXT. He has also won championships in both singles and tag team competitions. He has even been a part of one of the most popular factions in WWE history, The Wyatt Family.
WWE Champion Wrestler Bray Wyatt
Bray journey to becoming a champion in WWE was a long and winding one. He first debuted in WWE in 2010 as Husky Harris, but he was released from his contract just a few months later. He returned to WWE in 2012 as Bray Wyatt, and he quickly became one of the most popular and talked-about wrestlers in WWE.
Wyatt’s character was a cult leader who was both charismatic and menacing. He was also a master of mind games, and he knew how to get inside his opponents’ heads. This made him a very effective heel, and he quickly developed a large fan following.
Wyatt’s first major championship win came in 2017 when he defeated Randy Orton to win the WWE Championship. This was a major moment for Wyatt, as it solidified his status as one of the top stars in WWE. He would go on to win the WWE Universal Championship in 2019, becoming the only wrestler to have held both titles.
Wyatt’s championship success was due in large part to the way WWE booked him. They gave him a unique and compelling character, and they put him in high-profile feuds with some of the biggest names in WWE. This allowed Wyatt to showcase his talents and connect with fans on a deeper level.
Awards and Achievements of Bray Wyatt
Bray was a former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion and a third-generation professional wrestler. He won numerous awards and achievements throughout his career, including:
- WWE Championship (2 times)
- WWE Universal Championship (2 times)
- WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Randy Orton)
- WWE Raw Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with Luke Harper)
- WWE NXT Championship (1 time)
- WWE NXT Tag Team Championship (1 time) (with his brother, Bo Rotunda)
- Florida Tag Team Championship (2 times) (with his brother, Bo Rotunda)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated Wrestler of the Year (2017)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (2014, 2016)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated Tag Team of the Year (2013) (with Luke Harper)
- WWE Slammy Award for Faction of the Year (2013) (with Luke Harper and Erick Rowan)
Wyatt is also a two-time WWE Grand Slam Champion, having won the WWE Championship, WWE Universal Championship, WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship, and WWE Raw Tag Team Championship. He is also a one-time NXT Triple Crown Champion, having won the NXT Championship, NXT Tag Team Championship, and the NXT North American Championship.
Assets and Net Worth of Bray Wyatt
Bray net worth was estimated to be $10 million. He had earned his wealth through his career as a professional wrestler, as well as through endorsements and other ventures.
Wyatt’s primary source of income was his salary from WWE. He reportedly earned $3 million per year from WWE at the peak of his career. He had also earned money through endorsements with companies such as Mountain Dew and Skechers.
In addition to his salary and endorsements, Wyatt also owned several assets, including a home in Florida and a car collection. He was also a co-owner of a wrestling school called Blackjack Mulligan’s Wrestling School.
|Salary from WWE
|$3 million per year
|$1 million per year
|$1 million per year
|Total net worth
Family and Wife of Bray Wyatt
He was married to Samantha Rotunda, who is also a professional wrestler. They had two daughters together, Kendyl and Nicholas.
Samantha Rotunda is a former professional wrestler who wrestled under the ring name Jojo Offerman. She is the daughter of former professional wrestler Barry Windham. She signed with WWE in 2010 and made her main roster debut in 2013. She retired from wrestling in 2017.
Bray and Samantha Rotunda met in college and began dating in 2007. They were married in 2012. They had their first daughter, Kendyl, in 2013 and their second daughter, Nicholas, in 2015.
Bray Wyatt and Samantha Rotunda were a loving couple and devoted parents. They were a strong family unit and they were always there for each other. Wyatt’s death is a major loss to his family and his fans. He will be deeply missed.