CM Punk is a former American wrestler as well as actor and comic book writer. He has been in the wrestling industry for quite a long time and won a number of championships and awards. He is also believed to be a great martial artist. He worked in a number of movies.
When it comes to the net worth of the wrestler, it’s reported to be $8 million. He has earned most of his wealth from wrestling and collected huge amounts from various matches where he defeated few big names in WWE. Apart from that, acting and comic book writing works have also helped him increase his net worth.
Philip Jack Brooks is commonly known as CM Punk in WWE ring. He was born in 1978 in Chicago, United States. His father was an engineer and mom was a housemaker. It has been learned that his father was addicted to alcohol. When it comes to the studies and education of the star, there is no specific information.
However, he attended Lockport Township High School and then went to join a wrestling school where he got basic trainer for wrestling. Ace Steel was his trainer and coach under whose supervision, CM Punk trainer and emerged as one of the most dangerous wrestlers in WWE.
His wrestling practice started with his brother. Punk, his brother and a friend used to practice together in the backyard of their house. After 1999, he has been associated with a number of wrestling federations and won several matches and finals during that time. His journey with WWE started in 2005 when he signed a contract with the federation. Soon after joining, he won ROH World Championship.
He performed really well at WWE and got fame very quickly. He was famous for his brutal attacking styles. Though he is not fat, muscular and heavy like other wrestlers but he has got some amazing skills that make him too dangerous for the opponent.
He is the fastest wrestler to win WWE Triple Crown Championship. In 2006, he joined ECW and was the called the best performer. It was the same year he won Heavyweight Championship and signed a contract with WWE brand RAW. All the wins, fame and popularly was too quick and his net worth also saw a gradual hike in those days.
He has been the WWE Championship from 2011 to 2013, also appeared on the cover page of WWE video game in 2013 and decided to resign from WWE in 2014. After that he joined Ultimate Fighting Championship and it was a seven-year contract.
Other than wrestling career, he has worked in a few movies as an actor. He has also been a part of various TV shows and runs his own wrestling federation as well. He earned a big name as a comic book writer and his work received huge appreciation from the fans. He has been married to famous wrestler AJ Lee and they are living a happy life together in Chicago.