Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar

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Updated On January 30, 2022

Brock Lesnar is an American sportsperson. Brock Lesnar is a professional wrestler, football player, and mixed martial artist. Likewise, he signed with ‘World Wrestling Entertainment’ (WWE) and is the former universal champion of WWE.

Early Life and Childhood

Brock Lesnar was born on 12th July 1977 and is currently 43 years old. His birth name is Brock Edward Lesnar and his zodiac sign is Cancer. Likewise, Brock was born in Webster, South Dakota, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnicity and religion, he belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Likewise, Brock is the son of Richard Lesnar and Stephanie Lesnar. Similarly, his parents are the owner of a dairy farm. Moreover, Brock has German and Polish descent.

Brock Lesnar

Caption: Childhood picture of Brock. Source: Instagram

Likewise, Brock has three siblings, two older brothers Chad Lesnar and Troy Lesnar, and one younger sister whose name is Brandi Lesnar. Similarly, ever since childhood, Brock has been playing football since his school days. Furthermore, talking about his educational background, he went to Webster High School in which he used to play football. Similarly, during his senior year, he was an amateur in wrestling in which he came third in the state championship. Followed by this, in sophomore year, he won the ‘National Junior College Athletic Association’ in the heavyweight wrestling championship.

Followed by this, they won the ‘National Collegiate Athletic Association’ (NCAA) DIVISION I heavyweight wrestling championship during his second year. Likewise, he went to the University of Minnesota for under graduation.

Professional Life

Brock started his career at the age of 17 when he went to join the Army National Guard assigned to an office job after his red-green colorblindness was hazardous to the desire to work with explosives. However, later he did discouragement after failing a computer typing test and later worked in a construction company. Moreover, having an interest in wrestling, Brock officially signed with the ‘WWE’ which was formally popular as ‘World Wrestling Federation’ (WWF) in the year 2000. Likewise, initially, he took part in the tag team matched after joining Shelton Benjamin who was a former college friend. They both won the ‘OVW Southern Tag Team Championship’ three times.

Followed by this after two years, developing his skills, Brock won the ‘King of the Ring’ tournament after defeating popular wrestlers as Bubba Ray Dudley and Rob Van Dam. Moreover, he also defeated WWE champion ‘The Rock’ claiming the title of becoming the youngest ‘WWE’ champion at the age of 25. However, keeping his wrestling career aside, in the year 2004, he decided to pursue his career in ‘National Football League’ despite having suffered from an injury. Followed by this, he was invited to play in ‘NFL Europe’ but did not accept the offer as he had to leave his country for this.

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Caption: Picture of Brock winning WWE Championship. Source: Instagram

Likewise, in the year 2005, he took part in the ‘New Japan Pro-Wrestling’ which was victorious and he also became one of the few American wrestlers winning the ‘IWGP Heavyweight Championship’. Similarly, he also successfully defended the title against many wrestlers, including Japanese sumo wrestler Akebono.

More on Career

Similarly, in the year 2006, Brock started training at the ‘Minnesota Martial Arts Academy’. Followed by this, he signed a deal with the ‘K-1’ promotion-winning his first match against Min-Soo Kim. Similarly, he took part in ‘UFC-77 which is a popular mixed martial arts event emerging as the new ‘UFC’ heavyweight champion. However, after defending the title successfully against several wrestlers he fell ill and was later found that he was suffering from mononucleosis.

Likewise, in the year 2012, Brock returned to WWE facing John Cena for the ‘World Heavyweight Championship’ in the year 2014. This match became a victory for him who was emerging as the new champion. Similarly, in the year 2017, Brock won the ‘WWE Universal Championship’ after defeating Bill Goldberg in which he won both ‘WWE Championship’ and ‘WWE Universal Championship’. Moreover, he got the Guinness world record as youngest WWE Champion at the age of 25.

Net worth

Talking about his earning and net worth, Brock is a sportsperson who is a popular Martial Artist, WWE champion, and footballer by profession. Similarly, he has been making a decent amount of earnings as well as impressive fame from his career. Likewise, he has a net worth of around $28 million.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship, Brock is straight and in a happy marital relationship. Likewise, he is in a marital relationship with his loving wife Rena Greek since marrying her in the year 2006. Rena Greek is a former WWE Diva popular as Sable on stage. Similarly, they both have two sons together Truk Lesnar and Duke Lesnar. Moreover, Brock also has twins one daughter naming Mya and one son naming Luke from his previous relationship.

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Caption: Brock with his family. Source: Instagram

Body Measurement and Social media

The WWE star has a fit and muscular body type. Similarly, he has a height of 6 feet 3 inches (75 inches) tall and weighs around 120 kg (265 lbs). Likewise, his wrestling body has a heavyweight body division and his body measurement in vital stats is 53-38-21. Similarly, looking at his physical appearance, he has fair skin with blonde hair and a light brown pair of eyes.

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Brock is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Likewise, his Facebook account is @thebrocklesnar and has 12 million followers in it. Similarly, Brock joined Twitter in February 2013 and has 1.4 million followers in his @brocklesnar account in Tiktok. Likewise, his Instagram handle is @brocklesna.r and has 80.6k followers in it.