Adam Joseph Scherr has been a sensation in his career as a professional wrestler who is currently associated with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The wrestler operates under his professional moniker, Braun Strowman and fights on the Raw category of the WWE. Following his great skills and persistence, Strowman has gone ahead to win numerous competitions and awards throughout his professional career as a wrestler which includes the 2018 Greatest Royal Rumble, 2018 Men’s Money in the Bank and the Male Superstar of the Year award at the 2018 WWE Year-End Award.
Also, as a professional strongman, he has won multiple championships including the 2011 Summerfest Strongman and the 2012 Arnold Amateur Strongman Championships. More so, he has featured in the Hollywood film titled Three Count, as well as wrestling video games. Read on as we bring to you more details about the early life, professional career and personal relationships of the famous wrestler.
Braun Strowman Biography (Age)
Braun Strowman was born as Adam Joseph Scherr in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, on 6th September 1983. He is the first of two children born to a renowned United Socialist States of America (USSSA) member, Rick Scherr. He has a younger sister by the name of Hannah. While growing up, he gathered his childhood experiences in Arkansas and Tennessee.
Regarding his educational qualifications, he graduated from Bandys High School, North Carolina in 2001. During this time, Strowman is known to have participated in his high schools’ sports events including track and field, football and wrestling. However, two years after his graduation from high school, he entered into a community college where he played local football as he was a member of the Hickory Hornets team for a period of four years.
After some years, the wrestler started participating in strongman non-professional competitions. He went on to secure his professional Strongman Corporation identity by emerging as the winner of the 2011 NAS United States Amateur National Championships. The WWE superstar followed it up by winning the 2012 edition of the Arnold Amateur Strongman Championships. Soon after that, he went on to finish 5th place overall in the SCL North American Championships, as well as finishing the 7th place overall in the Giant Live Poland event.
Furthermore, Adam Scherr encountered a major breakthrough in his wrestling career when he penned a contract with the prestigious World Wrestling Entertainment in 2013. He was designated to the WWE event centre in Orlando, Florida and there, he took up his professional wrestling name Braun Strowman. A year later, he claimed victory against Chad Gable in his first professional wrestling at the NXT live event. The famous strongman further moved on to become the newest member of the famous Wyatt family made up of Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan and Luke Harper, in January 2016. The gallant wrestler made his big match debut with the Wyatt family in a Raw wrestling fight against Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns and they emerged as the winner.
Aside from being a wrestler, the WWE superstar, is also an actor, having featured in two films – Three Count (2016) as Strongman and Holmes & Watson (2018) as Brawn. He also made his video game debut in the 2016 WWE 2K17, as well as featuring in 2017 WWE 2K18 and 2018 WWE 2K19.
Braun Strowman’s Family – His Dad, Wife/Girlfriend
The skilful wrestler’s father, Rick Scherr who goes by the nickname Crusher, is a famous slow-pitch softball player. He is rated among the greatest of all time in the game and a member of USSSA Hall of Fame who still retains the All-Time World Series records in hits (166), home runs (101), and RBIs (202). Braun Strowman has a younger sister named Hannah.
With reference to his personal relationships, Adam Scherr is reportedly single as there has not been any substantial report about his relationship status. Surprisingly, the colossal wrestler has not been linked to any love affair in the past or in the present and he is yet to make it down the aisle. For now, he seems to be very focused on reaching the apex of his career.
Height And Weight
The sensational WWE superstar stands at a magnificent height of 6 feet 8 inches and weighs about 170 kg (375 lbs). The other body measurements of the fierce wrestler are chest – 53 inches, arms/biceps – 22 inches, and waist – 39 inches.