Who is Brock Lesnar? What is net worth of Brock Lesnar? Every one of us is ultimate fans of the physical sport, specifically wrestling and brawling and brutal courage exhibited by beasty men and women. One such entertainment is telecast on channels and is called World Wrestling Entertainment. All age groups are inspired by this sport. Although it has been claimed to have implanted violence in many teenage youngsters, it still remains undisputed as one of the most interesting entertainment all around the world. The major reasons for this to stay always at the top of the charts are the storyline, the level of intensity in the fights, the fan club and the wide sprung history of the sport itself. But without the beastly competitors, all these won’t mean a thing. Their reputation for their moves is never matched by any other sportspersons. One such beast is the Brock Lesnar.
Born on 12Th July 1997, with the name Brock Edward Lesnar, he hails from Webster, South Dakota, in the United States. He began his career in wrestling in the Bismarck State College and the University of Minnesota. He had 101 wins and only 6 losses during his time at these institutions. He signed a contract with the WWE in the year 2000. His debut match was on WWE’s main roster in 2022, where he held the championship three times separately, winning over matches with The Rock, and twice with Kurt Angle. He was the youngest champ in the history of WWE. His winnings in the 2002 King of the Ring and 2003 Royal Rumble, made him rise to the top charts and stay at the top of his career. But this was not long lived as he lost the title to Eddie Guerrero in 2004. Then he also lost to The Goldberg in the Wrestlemania XX event and it was that match which made him leave WWE.
He is a German descent who was born to Richard Lesnar, and Stephanie, who were owners of a dairy farm. He has two older brothers and a younger sister. His desire was to work with the Army in the field of explosives, but he had a condition of color blindness which stopped him from differentiating red and green colors. He then failed in a written test and later worked for a business firm. He was a football player and an amateur wrestler in Webster high school. He won the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 Heavyweight Wrestling Championship. He was the runner-up to Stephen Neal the previous year.
Lesnar was assigned to the OVW, the Ohio Valley Wrestling, which was then the developmental territory and division of the World Wrestling federation (WWF). Paul Heyman became the manager and a future friend here and they formed a tag team known as The Minnesota Stretching Crew with Lesnar’s former roommate at college named Shelton Benjamin.
The duo won the South Tag Team Championship on three occasions separately. His debut on the WWF was a villain who was seen taking orders from Heyman and attacked the trio of Al Snow, Mike Raven, and Spike Dudley, in the event of Raw. Later he was assigned to the Raw brand and Heyman after confirming as the agent of Lesnar, gave him the nickname “The Next Big Thing”. His first fight in the Raw series was with the Hardy Boys. Lesnar won the feud by knocking out Matt Hardy.
He then faced Jeff Hardy the next day and won him in the same fashion. But the Lesnar and Shawn Stasiak duo lost to the Hardy Boys in the Insurrextion match after Stasiak was pinned. He earned his spot in the Summerslam for the WWE Undisputed Championship after defeating Bubba Ray Dudley, Booker T and Rob Van Dam, in stages that ultimately led to the finals. He also featured in matches with the Goldberg, Hollywood Hulk Hogan, and many other famed wrestlers and almost have won with everybody.
Brock Lesnar Net Worth
Being a top chart wrestler, Brock Lesnar net worth is $23 million US dollars as of 2017. His unique aggressiveness and difference in style gave him a huge fan support right from the scratch and he gained attention faster than any other wrestler in the lineup. His featuring in matches with the famous wrestler and winning them had also gained the attraction of other high rollers to sponsor for him. Most convincingly he was fast in terms of the growth in the industry.
Brock is one of the most respected wrestlers in the WWE. This is obvious from the fact that even when he exited the WWE, he returned to crazy fans cheering him on because of his huge popularity. He is an example to aspiring wrestlers and an inspiration as well.