CM Punk is a renowned and retired American professional wrestler who is a WWE Champion for two times. He started it just for his fun little did he know that this would become his career line. At WWE he has won many championships which have made his popularity keep on increasing day by day.
He has become the longest reigning Champion when he reigned for 434 days. In addition to this, he is also an expertise as a mixed martial artist as well as a comic book writer. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of CM Punk in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
CM Punk was born on 26th October 1978 in Chicago, Illinois with his full name being Philip Jack Brooks. He was born to his father who was an engineer and his mother who was a homemaker. He had four siblings of which Punk was the youngest of the five children of his parents.
He got to raise at Lockport in Illinois from where he studied at Lockport Township High School. He then began practicing wrestling which at first was seen to him as fun from which he joined a wrestling school known as Steel Dominion in Chicago from which he got trained by Ace Steel. He then made a trial at backyard wrestling federation in the mid-1990s known as Lunatic Wrestling Federation. He then took it seriously from which he then saw wrestling as a career option.
Punk married on 13th June 2014 by tying knots with April Mendez who is also known as AJ Lee, a retired wrestler.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
CM Punk together with his brother Mike Brooks used to practice wrestling but he later began it as a career in the year 1999. In the year 2000 up to 2005 Punk featured in Pro Wrestling Zero-One and IWA Mid-South from which he was hired by the Ring of Honor in the year 2003. In addition to this, he also featured in the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in the year 2003 to 2004.
CM Punk after featuring in other non-famous wrestling championship finally got to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in 2005 from which in this same year he won a tournament known as ROH World Championship. At WWE, Punk had a very commendable performance from which his popularity rose to a great extent from which he got nominated for the fastest wrestler to win the WWE Triple Crown Championship in the world.
In 2006, he joined ECW from where he also had much success in which he became the World Heavyweight Champion in the same year. He additionally took a bank contract at RAW. He became the 19th Triple Crown Champion in 2011 and held the position of WWE Champion from 2011 to 2013 in which he even appeared in WWE 2013 cover page video game.
Punk left WWE in 2014 and then joined Ultimate Fighting Championship where he signed a seven-year contract from where he retired. Apart from his wrestling career, Punk is known for writing comic books and featuring in movies such as Queens of the Ring and The Flintstones and WWE: Stone Age SmackDown and some TV series as well as has his own wrestling federation.
Net Worth & Earnings
CM Punk has an estimated net worth of $10 Million. He gains this from his fortunate earning he has had all over his career line as a wrestler which has ganged him lots of cash in his account. As an actor, he also has earned much with an addition of writing comic books which all have amounted to an increase in his net worth.
Without any background and mentorship to wrestling, Punk joined wrestling in a very mysterious way which was a surprise to all he related with. His success came out through the passion he got after making it his career line.