The American mixed martial artist, wrestler, and football player Brock Edward Lesnar is popular in American sports. Former WWE Universal champion, he is currently signed up as a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) member. While attending high school on the campus of Webster High School, Brock developed skills as a wrestler and a football player while playing sports. Here we talk about Brock Lesnar height, weight, career, net worth, family, age, lifestyle, and biography.
Brock Lesnar Early Life & Family:
On July 12, 1977, Brock Lesnar was born in Webster, South Dakota, USA, to Richard and Stephanie Lesnar, who owned and operated a dairy farm. His older brothers are Chad and Troy, and his younger sister is Brandi. The high school he attended was Webster High School, where he played football for many years.
He participated in amateur wrestling throughout his senior year, finishing third in the state championships. During his sophomore year, he won a heavyweight wrestling championship in the National Junior College Athletic Association. He is believed to have won the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) title during his senior year.
Brock Lesnar Career:
The World Wrestling Federation (WWF) signed Brock Lesnar in 2000. The WWF was later renamed World Wrestling Entertainment. When he was younger, he played tag team matches with Shelton Benjamin, a former college friend. He won the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship three times with Benjamin.
In the following two years, his skills continued to grow, and in 2002, he won the King of the Ring tournament after beating well-known wrestlers, including Bubba Ray Dudley and Rob Van Dam. After defeating the undisputed champion, the 25-year-old defeated The Rock to become the WWE’s youngest champion.
The wrestler put his career on hold in 2004 while he gained experience in the National Football League. Despite not playing football since high school and suffering an injury, he played for the ‘Minnesota Vikings during several preseason games. His next step was to play for the ‘NFL Europe’ league. However, he declined the offer because he was unwilling to leave his country.
He became among the few American wrestlers to win the IWGP Heavyweight Championship while competing in ‘New Japan Pro-Wrestling’ in 2005. Many wrestlers, including Japanese sumo Akebono, challenged him for the title, and he successfully defended it for approximately two years.
Join the K-1’s Mixed Martial Arts:
Brock Lesnar made known in 2006 that he wished to join the K-1’s mixed martial arts league, after which he trained at the Minneapolis Martial Arts Academy. He was soon signed to the K-1 promotion and won his first match against Min-Soo Kim. After participating in the ‘UFC-77’ mixed martial arts event, he emerged as the new ‘UFC’ heavyweight champion.
After successfully defending the title against several wrestlers, he fell ill for an extended period. Later, it was discovered that he had mononucleosis. He returned to World Wrestling Entertainment in 2012. He faced John Cena in 2014 for the ‘World Heavyweight Championship.’
As a result of the match, Lesnar won who was the new champion. The ‘WWE Universal Championship’ was won by him in 2017 when he defeated Bill Goldberg. He won the WWE Championship and the WWE Universal Championship for the first time in history. Brock Lesnar won the ‘Universal Championship’ in 2017. He held on to the title for over 500 days, one of the longest reigns in modern history.
At the summer slam, he lost the title after 504 days to Roman Reigns but regained the title in 2018 by defeating Braun Strowman. The ‘Universal Championship’ was won by Seth Rollins at ‘WrestleMania 35’. With a shot at the championship, he won a shot at the tournament. By cashing in his contract in July 2019, he won his third ‘Universal Championship’ against Seth Rollins at ‘Extreme Rules.
In 2016, he competed in the UFC for a second time but was later suspended and forced to retire for violating UFC rules. In 2014, he gained championship status with WWE. Lesnar’s performance streak continued until 2020 when it was announced that he was no longer under contract with WWE.
Brock Lesnar Personal Life:
In the beginning, Brock was engaged to a woman named Nicole McClain, and together they had twins. A WWE performer named Sable married Brock Lesnar in 2006 as well. Rena Greek is her real name. Their relationship has resulted in the birth of two children. Lesnar is also the child’s stepfather, born to Greek from a previous marriage. Brock currently resides with his family in Maryfield, Saskatchewan, and he is notorious for his reluctance to disclose any information about himself or his family.
Brock Lesnar Net Worth:
He is a professional wrestler and a mixed martial artist with an estimated net worth of $25 million. While Brock has been successful in professional football and mixed martial arts, he is best known for his years in the WWE, where he was an eight-time world champion.