Daniel Bryan is an American wrestler and he has emerged as one of the most popular wrestlers of WWE. He is also known as the American Dragon in WWE rings because of his brutal and fierce wrestling style. He is young, every active and talented wrestler who has defeated few big names in WWE. He is married to Brie Bella and lives a happy life. When it comes to the net worth of the wrestler, it’s reported to be around $8 million.
He was born in 1981 in Washington as Bryan Lloyd Danielson. He spent his early life in the place he was born. His father was a logger while his mom worked as a therapist. He attended Aberdeen Weatherwax High School and he was a very good football player during his school days.
Football was in his blood and he played with great passion. But after he got his graduation degree, he decided to become a wrestler and for that purpose he joined an academy to learn wrestling.
The professional wrestling career of Daniel Bryan started in 2000 when he signed a contract with WWE for the development program of Memphis Championship Wrestling. But he was unfortunate that WWE’s relation with Memphis Championship Wrestling ended in 2001 and he was released.
Then he joined Texas Wrestling Alliance (TWA) and won his first every lightweight championship. He proved himself as a great performer in the ring and he became famous with the name American Dragon.
In 2002 Daniel went to fight Martial Arts Wrestling that was organized in Japan and he won the ring of honor Championship that lasted by 2006. The American Dragon also tried his luck in ROH Championship in 2005 but he faced some physical destructions that also kept him away from wrestling for some time.
He returned to ROH Championship in 2007 and his very first match was telecast on national TV. He rejoined WWF in 2009 and won his first match, making him way for NXT 2010.
Daniel has been brilliant throughout his WWE and other championship career. He proved himself to be a great asset for wrestling and is considered to be a great entertainer. He won his first Heavyweight Championship in 2011 and has been amazing since then.
He has won WWE Championship three times in his career and it proves how talented and passionate he is about wrestling. There was a time when he a very good football player but once he changed his career, he made it his life and gave his best try.
Apart from wrestling, he has also appeared in TV shows and series. It was 2013 when he started attending several programs and shows as a guest. He decided to get a break from wrestling in 2014 and came back to the ring after a time period of one year. After that he fought more matches and announced his retirement from professional wrestling in 2016. He is spending a happy life with his wife and one child.
In March 2018, WWE announced that Daniel Bryan has been cleared to wrestle. He teamed up with Shane McMahon to defeat Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn at WrestleMania 34.