Brock Lesnar is an American professional wrestler. He was also a Mixed Martial Artist. He has experienced success in both professional football and the UFC, but he is best known for his time in the WWE. He managed to achieve mainstream success in WWE and became the overall world champion eight times. Lesnar was an amateur wrestler before he joined the WWE (formerly the WWF) in 2000.
Brock Lesnar has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He has achieved his net worth by participating in the WWE. Brock was also a part of the Minnesota Vikings. He also became famous after visiting Japan where he became a professional wrestler. His major part of net worth is also achieved from his career in UFC. He is the undisputed heavyweight champion and he was also an important person to make UFC commercial in the world.
Brock Edward Lesnar was born on July 12th of 1977 in Webster, South Dakota. Brock has three siblings and he was brought up on a dairy farm. His family is of German and Polish heritage. When he was in high school, he played football and wrestling. When he was 17, Lesnar joined the Army National Guard but was assigned to a desk job after his colorblindness.
After he graduated from high school, he attended Bismarck State College and joined the wrestling team. He won the NJCAA heavyweight wrestling championship and later transferred to the University of Minnesota on a wrestling scholarship. He had an amateur wrestling career and won NCAA Division in heavyweight wrestling championship in 2000.
Brock became a professional wrestler in 2000, after signing with the WWF. He was assigned to the Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) before he joined the WWF’s main roster in 2002. He made his WWF debut and was drafted to the “Raw” brand.
He entered the world of UFC in 2008. He competed in the UFC until 2011 and became the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Lesnar is one of the highest-paid UFC performers and has a salary of around $5.3 million.
He was relocated to Japan and won the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. He became a champion and had some contact issues with the WWE till 2012. Brock returned to the WWE and earned back his legitimacy back in the organization.
Brock was a major success in the UFC from 2016 to 2018 and suspended and retired after he was banned. In 2014, he earned the title of the WWE World Heavyweight champion. He continued to give strong performances until 2020 when it was suddenly announced that Lesnar was no longer under contract with the WWE.
Brock was engaged to a woman called Nicole McClain. They had twins together before they ended their relationship. In 2006, Brock Lesnar got married to another WWE performer named Sable. Her real name is Rena Greek. They had a strong relationship, and Rena gave birth to two children together during their relationship. Lesnar is also a stepfather to a Greek’s child from her former marriage. The family currently lives in Maryfield, Saskatchewan, and Brock doesn’t reveal many details about his family.