Windham Lawrence Rotunda was an actor and former professional wrestler. He was well known for his work in WWE, where he was known as Bray Wyatt. The wrestler passed away on Thursday, August 24. Since he was famous, all eyes are now on his private life. In this article, however, we’ll talk about the children Bray Wyatt left behind, and what his cause of death is.
Who was Bray Wyatt?
Bray Wyatt was born on May 23, 1987, in Brooksville, Florida. His grandpa, Blackjack Mulligan, and father, Mike Rotunda both wrestled in WWE, making him a third-generation wrestler.
Wyatt began his wrestling career on the indie circuit in 2009. In 2010, he joined with WWE and was assigned to the NXT developmental brand. He made his NXT debut in 2012 and immediately rose to become one of the brand’s most popular wrestlers.
Rob Fee, who was appointed as the new Director of Long Term Creative in WWE and close personal friend of Bray Wyatt mentioned, "Tonight is gonna be really special ❤️"
I really hope WWE goes all out for Smackdown tonight🙏 pic.twitter.com/Ms4IVw9Zjx
— Wrestlelamia.com (@wrestlelamia) August 25, 2023
Wyatt made his main roster debut in 2013 as the commander of The Wyatt Family group. The Wyatt Family immediately rose to prominence as one of WWE’s most powerful groups. They had feuds with some of the company’s biggest personalities, including John Cena, The Undertaker, and Roman Reigns.
Bray Wyatt children and wife
Bray Wyatt left behind three children and their mother, Samantha Rotunda. The children are Knash, Reece, and Hyrie. They were all born after 2016.
Wyatt has been married to his wife, Rotunda, since 2012. They met while they were both WWE wrestlers. The couple have always kept their personal lives secret and have not revealed much about their children.
However, he revealed in 2022 that he was retiring from wrestling to spend more time with his family. He stated that he wished to be more present for his children and help them grow up.
He has also stated before that his children are his greatest inspiration, and that he wants to be the best father possible.
In 2009, Bray Wyatt started competing in independent wrestling. He joined WWE in 2010, and the NXT developmental brand was allocated to him. He made his NXT debut in 2012 and soon rose to fame as one of the organization’s most well-liked wrestlers.
Also, in 2013, Wyatt made his main roster debut as the head of a group known as The Wyatt Family. One of the most powerful factions in WWE, The Wyatt Family rose to prominence quickly.
Though Bray Wyatt’s children are very young and he must spend time with them, that did not change his career effectiveness.
The WWE Championship, the Universal Championship, and the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship are just a few of the titles Wyatt has held in the WWE. Additionally, he won three times in the Money in the Bank ladder event.
Wyatt was famous for his unique personality and his capacity to produce a depressing, uncomfortable environment. He was a skilled wrestler as well, and he took part in some legendary WWE matches. Many regard him as one of his generation’s most inventive and imaginative wrestlers. These achievements have made some fans to think if one of his children may want to follow his footstep.
Bray Wyatt cause of death.
On August 24, 2023, Bray Wyatt passed away. His cause of death is heat attack. This was confirmed by a Fightful reporter, Sean Ross Sapp.
According to Sapp, Wyatt got COVID earlier this year, and his heart issues escalated after contracting the virus. He indicated further that the former wrestler made positive efforts to recover.
“…earlier this year Windham Rotunda (Bray Wyatt) got COVID that exacerbated a heart issues. There was a lot of positive progress towards a return and his recovery. Unfortunately today he suffered a heart attack and passed away,” Sapp revealed in a post on X (formerly Twitter).
I was given permission to reveal that earlier this year Windham Rotunda (Bray Wyatt) got COVID that exacerbated a heart issues.
There was a lot of positive progress towards a return and his recovery. Unfortunately today he suffered a heart attack and passed away.
— Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) August 25, 2023