Bray Wyatt

Birth Name: Windham Lawrence Rotunda

Date of Birth: May 23, 1987

Place of Birth: Brooksville, Florida, U.S.

Date of Death: August 24, 2023

Place of Death: Clermont, Florida, U.S.

Ethnicity: Italian, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, possibly other

Bray Wyatt was an American professional wrestler. He was initially billed as Husky Harris, and was a member of WWE’s The Nexus. He was later renamed Brat Wyatt, the leader of villainous The Wyatt Family of the bayous, as part of WWE’s NXT promotion, and then added his persona The Fiend. He was a three-time world champion in WWE, and held the WWE Championship once and the Universal Championship twice. He was also known as Alex Rotunda, Axl Mulligan, Duke Rotundo, Tank Mulligan, and Tank Rotundo.

Bray was the son of Stephanie Windham and professional wrestler Mike Rotunda (Lawrence Michael Rotunda). His brother is professional wrestler Taylor Rotunda (Taylor Michael Rotunda)/Bo Dallas. Bray and his brother held the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship twice in Florida Championship Wrestling. His maternal uncles, Barry Windham (Barry Clinton Windham) and Kendall Windham (Kendall Wayne Windham), were also profesional wrestlers.

Bray was a high school state champion amateur wrestler, and then a college football player. He had two children with his former wife Samantha; and two children with his fiancée, ring announcer, professional wrestler, and singer JoJo/Joseann Alexie Offerman. JoJo is the daughter of Dominican Republic professional baseball player José Offerman.

Bray’s maternal grandfather was professional wrestler and professional football player Blackjack Mulligan (born Robert Deroy Windham, the son of Willis Robert Windham and Nadine Martin Callan). Blackjack Mulligan was 6′9″. He was raised partly in Sweetwater, Texas, and was ordained a minister by the Divine Hearts Ministry. Bray’s great-grandfather Willis was the son of Willis Robert Windham and Mattie Hawthorne.

Bray’s maternal grandmother is named Julia Alice Windham.

Source: Genealogy of Bray Wyatt (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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