Bray Wyatt - Biography
Last Modified: Sep 2, 2020
|Best Known For:||WWE, The Wyatt Family|
|Born on :||May 23, 1987 (age 34)|
|Birth Name /
|Windham Lawrence Rotunda|
|Birth Place:||Brooksville, Florida, USA|
|Father's Name:||Mike Rotunda|
|Mother's Name:||Stephanie Rotunda|
Taylor Rotunda (younger brother)
|High School:||Hernando High School|
|University:||College of the Sequoias|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Girlfriend Name:||JoJo Offerman|
Cadyn Rotunda (daughter)
|Height:||1.91 meter (6 feet 3 inch)|
|Weight:||129 kg (284.40 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Bray Wyatt?
Bray Wyatt is a wrestler by profession and American by nationality. His real name is Windham Rotunda and is signed to WWE using the ring name Bray Wyatt.
Bray Wyatt – Age, Parents, Siblings
Bray Wyatt’s birth took place on May 23, 1987, in Brooksville, Florida, USA. He was born as Windham Lawrence Rotunda to a family of wrestlers. He is a third-generation professional wrestler. His father Mike Rotunda (aka I.R.S.), two uncles Barry and Kendall Windham and grandfather Bob Windham (Blackjack Mulligan) were all wrestlers.
His mother is Stephanie Rotunda. Bray Wyatt is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings. His younger brother Taylor Rotunda also performs in WWE under the ring name Bo Dallas and his sister is named Mika Rotunda.
Source: Instagram (Bray Wyatt, Taylor Rotunda, Mika Rotunda)
Wyatt received his education from Hernando High School. After graduation, he went on to study at Troy University on a football scholarship but dropped out after two years. He also studied at College of the Sequoias.
His ethnicity is Caucasian.
Bray Wyatt – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Bray Wyatt married his longtime girlfriend Samantha in 2012. He and his wife welcomed two children together, daughters Cadyn Rotunda and Kendyl Rotunda. Their marriage ended in divorce in June 2017.
Wyatt’s relationship with WWE ring announcer JoJo Offerman was made public in September 2018. They announced their pregnancy on March 27, 2019, via Instagram. The couple welcomed their son Knash Sixx Rotunda on May 18, 2019, which was also announced via social media.
Bray Wyatt – Cheating Scandal
Bray Wyatt had started an extra-marital affair with JoJo Offerman when he was still married to Samantha. Once she discovered that her husband has been cheating on her, she filed for divorce which was finalized in June 2017.
The divorce was a messy one. Samantha accused her husband of spending $11,000 on strippers and diamonds for his mistress during a 10-day spending binge and refusing to pay spousal and child support. She also demanded that he pay her $15,000 per month in respect of those amounts.
Bray Wyatt, on the other hand, filed a counter-claim, requesting an injunction to keep his wife quiet about their split and also stated that she had made "defamatory statements" about him in order to ruin his reputation.
Bray Wyatt - Career
Bray Wyatt left college to become a wrestler. While in high school, he had won a state wrestling championship at 275 pounds in 2005.
His professional debut was in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in April 2009. He used the stage name Alex Rotundo and later as Duke Rotundo. He and his brother teamed up for wrestling.
On June 2, 2010, he joined WWE NXT as Husky Harris and returned to FCW for a year from 2011 to 2012. In April 2012, he began to use the stage name Bray Wyatt. The same year, The Wyatt Family was founded in November comprising of Luke Harper and Erick Rowan. The team dismembered in 2014 only to return in 2015.
Over the years, Bray Wyatt has played against many wrestlers including Justin Angel, Kris Logan, Vance Archer.
Bray Wyatt – Net Worth, Salary, Social Media
Bray Wyatt’s net worth is estimated to be over $850,000 and his annual salary was estimated to be around $1 million.
Bray Wyatt – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, he is active on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram with several hundred thousand followers and counting.
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