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Brock Lesnar

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 July 12, 1977, and is currently 44 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 owners of a dairy farm. Moreover, Brock is of 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 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 where 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. Following this, in his sophomore year, he won the ‘National Junior College Athletic Association heavyweight wrestling championship.

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

Brock Lesnar – Net Worth 2022

Talking about his earnings and net worth, Brock Lesnar 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.

Professional Life

Brock Lesnar 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 was 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 ‘The World Wrestling Federation’ (WWF) in the year 2000. Likewise, initially, he took part in the tag team match 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, of developing his skills, Brock won the ‘King of the Ring’ tournament after defeating popular wrestlers such 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 the ‘National Football League despite having suffered from an injury. Following this, he was invited to play in ‘NFL Europe’ but did not accept the offer as he had to leave his country for this.

Brock Lesnar

Caption: Picture of Brock winning the 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 to win 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. Following 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 the youngest WWE Champion at the age of 25.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship, Brock Lesnar is straight and in a happy marital relationship. Likewise, he has been 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 named Mya and one son named Luke from his previous relationship.

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Caption: Brock Lesnar with his family. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

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.

Brock Lesnar – Social Media

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