Birth Name: Phillip Jack Brooks
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 26, 1978
*father – English, German, Irish
*mother – Polish
CM Punk, also credited as C. M. Punk and Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, is an American mixed martial artist, comic book writer, professional wrestler, and actor.
He was raised in Lockport, Illinois. He stated at a WWE event in Dublin, Ireland, that he has Irish ancestry, and waved the Irish flag in the middle of the ring. His father had English, German, and Irish ancestry. His mother, Harriett Jadwiga (Kowalski), was born in Breitenfelde, Germany, to Polish parents, and lived in the Wentorf resettlement camp. She moved to the U.S. with her family c. 1951.
CM Punk is married to author and professional wrestler AJ Lee (born April Jeanette Mendez).
CM Punk’s paternal grandfather was Clarence J. Brooks (the son of James Wylie Brooks and Mary Jane “Goldie” Masters). Clarence was born in Illinois. CM Punk’s great-grandfather James was the son of Samuel L. Brooks and Emma Fore. Mary Jane was the daughter of Marion Jacob Masters, whose father was German, and of Martha Hite.
CM Punk’s paternal grandmother was named Mildred. Mildred was born in Illinois.
CM Punk’s maternal grandfather was named Boleslaw Kowalski. Boleslaw was born in Kaznów.
CM Punk’s maternal grandmother was named Marya/Maria Soszynska. Marya was born in Wola Podłężna.
Sources: Obituary of CM Punk’s mother – https://www.legacy.com
Obituary of CM Punk’s maternal grandfather, Boleslaw Kowalski – http://www.chicagotribune.com