World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star Bray Wyatt, also known as Windham Rotunda, has passed away at the age of 36. He took his last breath on Thursday due to a heart-related issue. WWE official Paul “Triple H” Levesque confirmed the news of Wyatt’s demise on social media.
Paul Levesque posted on Twitter, “Just got off the phone with the WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda, known to fans as IRS and, to us, as Wyndham Rotunda. It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Windham Rotunda, also known as former WWE Superstar Bray Wyatt. Bray had a dramatic flair and a charisma about him. The Rotunda family has asked for privacy during this difficult time.”
According to media reports, Bray Wyatt had been inactive in WWE for several months due to an undisclosed health issue. He was associated with WWE since 2009. However, he was absent from WWE in 2021 and 2022. He was granted a release for a year, which surprised many. Rotunda made a sensational return to WWE last year in September with a mysterious storyline involving “The Fiend,” which also featured puppets and added to television ratings.
Bray Wyatt, a three-time world champion in WWE, held the WWE Championship once and the Universal Championship twice. He took a break from August 2018 to April 2019 and returned with a new character, “The Fiend.” Wyatt hailed from a long line of wrestlers. His father, WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda, and uncles, Barry and Kendall Windham, also had successful careers in the wrestling world.