Brock Lesnar Biography
“ Success is a combination of effort, talent and hard work. There’s got to be hard work and mental toughness. It’s not just one thing that gets you there it’s an accumulation of things ” – Brock Lesnar
Who is Brock Lesnar
Brock Edward Lesnar is a former martial artist and a football player, having played professionally as well. He is currently with World Wrestling Entertainment, as a part of the brand RAW. His current career graph identifies him as an American professional wrestler who backs the championship title, ‘World Wrestling Entertainment Champion’, in his fifth reign. He was born on the 12th of July in the year 1977 in Webster, South Dakota, U.S.
He acts as an inspirational source of motivation for his fans with his “no bullshit” approach towards life and career. A popular persona in the Octagon, he secures the tag to be placed in the ‘richest MMA fighters’ list.
He was arrested on the suspicion of being in possession of anabolic steroids. However, the charges were dropped as the “anabolic steroids” were actually legally prescribed growth hormones, which he consumed for his career as a professional athlete in several domains.
Brock Lesnar became an amateur player in wresting and a talented and adept footballer during his high school days, while he was growing up in Webster, South Dakota.
His parents raised him in his hometown of Webster. His parents Stephanie Lesnar and Richard Lesnar were running a dairy farm as its owners. Amidst three brothers, Lesnar Brock is the youngest and he has a sister.
He did his schooling from the Webster High School, where he developed a passion for football while playing it as a school kid. In his senior year, he competed, for the first time, in amateur wrestling. He was given the third spot in the state championship. His sophomore year saw him back the title award for National junior College Athletic Association Heavyweight Wrestling championship. A little later, in his senior year, he backed the title in National Collegiate Association (NCCA), with a rank in first division, heavyweight wrestling championship.
Brock Lesnar About WWE
WWE, which is also known as World Wrestling Entertainment is an American based integrated entertainment and media company. It is essentially known for professional wrestling. World Wrestling Entertainment has several other branches in varying fields such as movies, football as well as a few business ventures.
World Wrestling Entertainment also rings the bell towards the professional promotional wrestling, discovered by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondi in the year 1952, previously known as the Wrestling Corporation. It is the largest wrestling promotion in the world, as of the year 2009, and holds over a 500 events per year.
World Wresting Entertainment conducts shows, which are not the conventional wrestling promotions. In fact, they are not even legitimate contests but pure entertainment based, plot driven and scripted as well as choreographed matches between the opponents. This in no way reduces the risk that this sport comes with as there still exist several risky injury inducing moves, even death.
The company has officially acknowledged this as a part of the program to avoid athletic commission taxes. They have a deeply rooted history in the sports entertainment with their competitive sports and dramatic theatre in place.
Career of Brock Lesnar
As already mentioned, his career took an unprofessional start with the support of his passion as an amateur wrestler in his school days He went on to become a part of World Wrestling Entertainment in the year 2000. He backs the title of being the youngest World Wrestling Entertainment Champion at a very young age of twenty five years (25 years). Another award in his pocket is that of the second fastest wrestler to back the championship since his debut days.
The year 2005 saw a break in his career as a wrestler a he went on to venture in the world of football, another of his passions as a kid. He went ahead to be a part of the National Football League. Brock Lesnar, having signed with Minnesota Vikings, played several games under and for the team.
The year 2006 saw him explore the world of martial arts when he went on and joined K-1’s mixed martial arts league. He even explored the acting arena with a cameo in ‘Foxcatcher’ – a sports crime drama on American biographical sports. He has constantly explored this field by spearing in several video games based the sport of wrestling. World Wrestling Entertainment’s WWE Smackdown, Shut Your Mouth, WWE 2014 and Wrestle kingdom are a few to be named.
As updated in the year 2019, by the professional MM fighters, Brock Lesnar’s assets value a whooping $22 Million.
Journey To Stardom (Major Highlights, Awards and Positions)
As cited by the sources, the five F’s to Brock Lesnar’s success are Freedom, Family, Friction, Fans, and Fame.
Lesnar himself believes that his entire career and success was built on his “ blood, sweat and tears ”. Lesnar surely is one of a kind in the sense that he legit jumped and between sports (his move into the world of Octagon). Success reached immediately after him as he went on competing, defeating some of the best fighters in the world as a part of his division. People often credit him with Ultimate Fighting Championships’ (UFC) success to the point of crediting him with where the league is today.
- Ohio Valley Wrestling (2000)
- WWE Champion (2002)
- Japanese Promotion (2005)
- Returned to WWE (2012)
- WWE World Heavyweight Champion (2014)
- Suplex City (2015)
- Universial Champion (2017)
- Birthday: 12 July 1977
- Nationality: American
- Famous For: Wrestlers: American Men
- Age: 42 years
- Gender: Male
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Titles: The Beast Incarnate, The Beast
- Birth Place: Webster, South Dakota, United States
- Career: Professional Wrestler
- Height: 6’3” or 190 cm
- Weight: 130 Kg
- Ex-Spouse: Sable
- Father: Richard Lesnar
- Mother: Stephanie Lesnar
- Siblings: Brandi Nichol Lesnar, Chad Lesnar, Troy Lesnar
- Kids: Mya Lynn Lesnar, Duke Lesnar, Turk Lesnar