Birth Name: Brock Edward Lesnar
Place of Birth: Webster, South Dakota, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 12, 1977
Ethnicity: Polish, German, Norwegian, possibly other
Brock Lesnar is an American professional wrestler, mixed martial artist (MMA), amateur wrestler, and professional football player. He is also a Canadian citizen.
Brock is the son of Stephanie and Richard Lesnar. His father is of half Polish and half German descent. His mother is of at least part Norwegian ancestry. Brock attended the University of Minnesota, where he competed as an amateur wrestler. Along with his WWE stardom, he is a decorated NCAA wrestler, and became the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009.
Brock is married to model, actress, and professional wrestler Sable (born Rena Marlette Greek). He has two children with his former fiancée Nicole McClain; and two children with Sable.
Brock’s ethnicity has many intrigued, as his enormous physique leaves one wondering what people could produce such a freak of nature. The UFC did not even have gloves that would fit his enormous hands.
Brock’s paternal grandfather was Edward Casper Lesnar (the son of August Lesnar/Lesner and Martha Ann Biczchowski/Krzebiatkowski). Edward was born in South Dakota. August was born in Poland, and was the son of Józef/Joseph Lasnart/Lesnar (whose parents were Anton Lasnart/Lesnar/Lesner and Marianna Heva Naczk) and Rosalia Eva Miotke (the daughter of Franciszek/Franz “Frank” Miotke and Paulina/Pauline Uzdrowska/Uzdrowski). Brock’s great-grandmother Martha was born in South Dakota, the daughter of Polish parents, Julius Krzebiatkowski, from Zbychowo, and Anna Burzyńska/Burzynski, from Kielno.
Brock’s paternal grandmother was Myrtle Dorothy Baule (the daughter of John Baule, Jr. and Minnie L. Pigors). Myrtle was born in South Dakota. John was born in Iowa, to German parents. Minnie was German.
Brock’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Bakke. The surname is Norwegian.
Sources: Genealogy of Brock Lesnar (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Brock’s paternal grandfather, Edward Casper Lesnar, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Brock’s paternal grandmother, Myrtle Dorothy Baule, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org