Know About CM Punk; UFC, Wife, Net Worth, WWE, Height, Age

Published Date: 23 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 23 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

American Mixed Martial Artist Phillip Jack Brooks, age 40 is famous by his in-ring WWE name CM Punk. The former WWE star is yet to taste his first UFC victory after allying with the company in December 2014.

CM Punk was one of the longest reigning WWE Champion of all-time with 434 days record. The former wrestler has also won the 2011 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award.

CM Punk Bio & Family

The former WWE superstar was born on 26 October 1978 in Chicago, Illinois as one of the five children raised by an engineer father and homemaker mother. He became straight edge from his early childhood since his dad struggle with alcoholism. Similarly, his fractured relationship with his mom compelled her to commit suicide at least four times in 2012.

The in-ring performer went to Lockport Township High School. He stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and weighs around 99 kg.

CM Punk WWE & UFC Career & His Net Worth

The athlete passion into wrestling came around the 1990s along with his brother Mike Brooks. Subsequently, he went to Steel Dominion wrestling school in Chicago to train. A couple of years later in early 2000, he was signed to NWA: Total Nonstop Action now Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). After creating a brand name, the WWE signed him in September 2005 and a year later his ECW debut win was against Stevie Richards on 24 June 2006.

Some of CM’s WWE great matches were with The Rock in the 2013 Royal Rumble and The Undertaker at Wrestlemania in the same year. However, he lost both events. A year later, due to creative differences, he and WWE ended their relationship in early 2014. Following his exit, he penned a lucrative contract with UFC in late 2014. Two years later, his first UFC 203 debut was against Mickey Gallon 10 September 2016 where he got defeated.

CM Punk match against Mickey Gallon in 2016 (Picture: Bloodyelbow)

As if for now, the entertainer has a net worth of $8 million from his WWE and UFC career.

CM Punk & His Wife, AJ Lee

The love between CM Punk and AJ Lee (April Jeanette Mendez), age 32 brewed during their contract with WWE. Eventually, CM Punk made AJ his wife after sharing wedding vows on 13 June 2014. As if for now, the couple has no children from their marriage of almost five years.

CM Punk with wife AJ Lee at UFC 181 in Las Vegas on 6 December 2014 (Picture: MMANews)

Talking about his wife, AJ was born on 19 March 1987. Her wrestling career started in 2007, and two years later, WWE signed her in 2009.

Some Interesting Facts About CM Punk

  • CM Punk is very supportive of LGBT rights and same-sex marriage.
  • He loves tattoos, and some of his body ink is a Pepsi Globe logo and the words “Straight Edge.”
  • CM lost his second UFC match with Mike Jackson via unanimous decision on 9 June 2018.
  • CM Punk loves comic writings, and some of his books are Thor Annual (2015) and Master of Kung Fu (2017).
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