Adam Scherr aka Braun Strowman was born on 6th of September, 1983 in Sherrllis Ford, North Carolina. He studied in Bandys High School where he spent most of his time on football and wrestling field. During his time in community college, he played football for over four years. After that, he participated in Strongman Competitions. His father, Rick Scherr, was a well known pitcher in baseball.
Braun is currently dating Raquel Rodriguez, a former NXT Women's Champion and Women's Tag Team Champions.
Professional Wrestling Career
Scherr signed with the company and began his formal training as a wrestler. In 2014, he appeared on RAW as a part of Exotic Express. After finishing his training, he was sent to the main roster.
The Wyatt Family (2015-2016)
On RAW, Wyatt added a new member to the family, Braun Strowman. He joined the stable and defeated Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, and Chris Jericho at Night of Champions. At Survivor Series, The Wyatt Family lost to the Brothers of Destruction. At Royal Rumble, The Wyatt Family attacked Brock Lesnar and eliminated him. At WrestleMania 32, John Cena and The Rock took out The Wyatt Family. After WrestleMania, The Wyatt Family defeated The New Day. During the Draft, Braun Strowman got drafted to RAW while the remaining members went to SmackDown.
Solo Run and Various Feuds (2016-2018)
Scherr went on an undefeated streak on RAW by defeating jobbers and local competitors in handicap matches. Scherr faced top stars of the brand and joined Team RAW at Survivor Series, which they lost.
Scherr's major feud came at Royal Rumble when he cost Roman Reigns his title match. At Fastlane, Scherr lost to Reigns, marking his first loss by pinfall. Scherr continued his feud with Reigns after Mania, where he emerged victorious.
At No Mercy, Scherr faced Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship and lost. Scherr faced Lesnar at SummerSlam and Royal Rumble and lost. At Survivor Series, he joined Team RAW, and they won. He entered the Elimination Chamber where he pinned 5 other superstars but lost to Reigns.
At WrestleMania 34, he teamed with a 10-year-old and defeated The Bar to win the RAW Tag Team Championship. He vacated the championship on RAW. At Money in the Bank, he won the ladder match and won the contract. Over the summer, he feuded with Kevin Owens, which he won.
Scherr tried cashing in on Reigns at SummerSlam and RAW but was unsuccessful. He teamed up with Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler to deal with The Shield. He cashed in at Hell in a Cell event but lost due to interference by Brock Lesnar.
After disbanding his partnership with McIntyre and Ziggler, he went on to face Brock Lesnar. At Crown Jewel, he lost the match to Brock Lesnar due to Baron Corbin. He feuded with Corbin for a few months, which he won.
Championships and Departure (2019-2021)
After Mania, Scherr began his rivalry with Bobby Lashley. The two contested each other in stipulation matches such as Falls Count Anywhere match and Last Man Standing match. In the end, Scherr was victorious.
After SummerSlam, Scherr began his rivalry with Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship. Scherr and Rollins won the RAW Tag Team Championship and lost it at Clash of Champions. Scherr failed to win the Universal Championship.
After the Draft, Scherr went to SmackDown. At Super Showdown, Scherr lost to Tyson Fury via count out. Scherr joined Team SmackDown at Survivor Series and lost. After Royal Rumble, Scherr defeated Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship. At Elimination Chamber, he lost the title to Sami Zayn.
At WrestleMania 36, Scherr defeated Goldberg to win the Universal Championship. Originally, Roman Reigns was supposed to face Goldberg. After 140 days, he lost the title to his former stablemate, Bray Wyatt. Over the coming months, they drafted Scherr to RAW.
Before departing from the company, Scherr was involved in a major feud with Shane McMahon. At WrestleMania, he defeated McMahon in a steel cage match. He got a few opportunities for the WWE and Universal Championship, but failed to win the title. In June, they released him from his contract.
Independent Promotions (2021-Present)
After his release, he started working on the Free Narrative with EC3. At Final Battle, Scherr, Westin Blake, and EC3 created a stable called Control Your Narrative.
Return to WWE
On the 5th September 2022 edition of RAW, Braun Strowman made his return to the company by interrupting the Fatal-4 way tag team match. He made his next appearance on the following SmackDown and attacked four tag teams of the blue brand after an eight-man tag team match.