Former WWE Champion Bray Wyatt, whose real name was Windham Rotunda, passed away at the age of 36 due to a heart attack. A third-generation wrestler, Wyatt had a lineage deeply entrenched in the wrestling world. He had been inactive in WWE for several months, reportedly dealing with undisclosed health issues. Wyatt’s father, Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda, and his grandfather, Blackjack Mulligan, were also notable figures in the wrestling industry.
Wyatt’s wrestling career saw him become a three-time world champion in WWE, with one WWE Championship and two Universal Championships. He took a hiatus from August 2018 to April 2019 and returned with a new persona called “The Fiend.” His unique character and cryptic storyline garnered significant attention and helped boost television ratings.
His unexpected passing was announced by Paul “Triple H” Levesque, the chief content officer of WWE, on social media. Levesque expressed condolences to Wyatt’s family and requested privacy for them during this time. Wyatt’s contribution to the wrestling world and his impact on fans will be remembered fondly.