Braun Strowman - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 24, 2022

Braun Strowman
Nick Name: New Face of Destruction, Mountain of a Man
Profession: Wrestler, Actor
Salary: $155K
Net Worth: $2.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 6, 1983 (age 40)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Adam Joseph Scherr
Birth Place: Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Rick Scherr
Mother's Name: Sara Scherr
Siblings: 1

Hannah Scherr (younger sister)

High School: Bandys High School
University: Community college
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 2.03 meter (6 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 154 kg (339.51 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: 22 inch
Chest Size: 53 inch
Waist Size: 39 inch

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Who is Braun Strowman?

Braun Strowman, born Adam Scherr, is a wrestler, actor, and former strongman by profession and American by nationality. He is currently signed to WWE and performs on the Raw brand.

Braun Strowman – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Braun Strowman’s birth took place on September 6, 1983, in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, USA. He was born Adam Joseph Scherr to his father Rick "Crusher" Scherr, a slow-pitch softball player and a USSSA Hall of Fame member, and his mother Sara Scherr.

When he was just a year old, he and his mother got in a car accident which left his mother in a coma, and had to undergo surgery to relieve the pressure from her swollen brain. After coming out of the coma, Braun Strowman’s mother had to relearn everything including walking.

He is not the only child of his parents and has a younger sibling, a sister named Hannah Scherr. For education, he attended Bandys High School where he played football, track and field, and wrestling. 

Braun Strowman's parents - posted October 2018 (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

He graduated in 2001 but did not join college until 2003. In community college, for four years, he played football semi-professionally for the Hickory Hornets while working as a doorman and mechanic.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Braun Strowman – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Although Braun Strowman likes to keep his personal life private, a few of his relationships and girlfriend are known. He dated Raw Women's Champion Alexa Bliss and in 2018 was rumored to be dating Kamilla Kaine, a pro wrestler. However, his affair with Kaine turned out to be false as she married professional wrestler Thom Latimer in 2022.

Currently, Strowman is believed to be single sans wife and children.

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Braun Strowman, Kamilla Kaine in 2018 (Reddit)

Braun Strowman – Career

Early Career

Strowman attended the 2007 NFL Scouting Combine but did not begin his professional career as a football player due to poor grades. He had begun competing in amateur strongman competitions in the late 200s and earned his Strongman Corporation (ASC) Professional Card in November 2011 by winning the NAS US Amateur National Championships.

He also competed in the 2012 Arnold Amateur Strongman Championships and the 2012 SCL North American Championships.

With WWE

In early 2013 Braun Strowman signed a contract with the professional wrestling promotion WWE and adopted the ring name Braun Stowman. In August 2015, he became a member of The Wyatt Family alongside Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, and Erick Rowan. 

He separated from the team in 2016 after Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan were drafted to SmackDown while Braun Strowman was drafted to Raw, where he began his single career.

Strowman had matches against Sin Cara, James Ellsworth, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, and Samoa Joe, among many others. In the Crown Jewel 2019, he lost to Tyson Fury.

Also read: Jim Duggan - WWE Wrestler 

Braun Strowman, Roman Reigns (GiveMeSport)

In media

Braun Strowman has also had appearances in films Three Count (2016), Holmes & Watson (2018) and game shows The World's Strongest Man (2012), and Dus Ka Dum (2018). 

He has also worked in video games WWE 2K17 (2016), WWE 2K18 (2017), and WWE 2K19 (2018).

Also read: Bray Wyatt - Wrestler 

Braun Strowman – Awards, Titles

In WWE Braun Strowman won WWE Raw Tag Team Championship, the 2018 WWE Greatest Royal Rumble, the 2018 Men’s Money in the Bank, 2019 André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. 

As a strength athlete, he has won Arnold Amateur Strongman Championships (2012), and NAS US Amateur National Championships (2011), among others.

Braun Strowman – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be well over 2.5 million and his annual salary is $155k.

Braun Strowman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Strowman is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter with around a million followers. He loves to inspire people through his posts and frequently features his parents and young fans.

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