Former WWE Champion Bray Wyatt, whose real name is Windham Rotunda, has sadly passed away at the age of 36. The news was confirmed by WWE Chief Content Officer Triple H, who received a call from WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda, Bray Wyatt’s father, informing them of the tragic news. Triple H expressed his condolences and asked for privacy for the family during this difficult time.
Bray Wyatt at Age 36, Former WWE Champion
Bray Wyatt was one of the most popular pro wrestlers of the modern era. He held the WWE Championship once and the WWE Universal Championship twice. He gained fame as the leader of The Wyatt Family faction, which included Erick Rowan, Luke Harper (also known as Brodie Lee, who sadly passed away in 2020), and Braun Strowman. His memorable feuds against wrestlers such as CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Randy Orton, and Roman Reigns solidified his status as a top performer.
In a shocking turn of events, Wyatt was released from WWE in July 2021. However, he made a comeback to the promotion in October 2022. Unfortunately, his return was short-lived as he only had one match against LA Knight before disappearing from television. Wyatt was known for his innovative promos and storylines, often incorporating horror elements into his character.
Beyond his wrestling career, Wyatt was a family man. He had four children and was engaged to former WWE ring announcer Joseann “JoJo” Offerman. The wrestling community and fans from around the world are mourning the loss of a talented performer who made a lasting impact with his unique character and captivating performances.
Wyatt’s death is a significant loss not only for his loved ones but also for the wrestling industry as a whole. His contributions to the sport, both in and out of the ring, will be remembered and celebrated by fans and fellow wrestlers. ComingSoon extends its deepest condolences to Wyatt’s friends and family during this difficult time.