Jonathan Huber was an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his work in AEW as Mr. Brodie Lee and as Luke Harper in WWE. Huber is a former Intercontinental, SmackDown Tag Team, and TNT Champion.
In 2003, Huber began his wrestling career. Huber spent the next decade wrestling on the independent circuit. He rose to prominence during his time with Chikara, ROH, Square Circle Wrestling, and Jersey All Pro Wrestling. Huber faced several known stars such as Austin Aries, Adam Cole, Bryan Danielson, Cesaro, Eddie Kingston, Kevin Owens, Sami Callihan, and Sami Zayn. He won several championships and accolades during his time on the independent circuit.
In 2012, Huber signed a deal with WWE and began working for FCW. After FCW was rebranded, Huber began working for NXT as Luke Harper. During his days in NXT, he joined Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan to form The Wyatt Family. In May, Harper and Rowan won the NXT Tag Team Championship. In July, they lost the title to Adrian Neville and Corey Graves.
In July, the trio made their main roster debut by attacking Kane. At SummerSlam, Harper and Rowan assisted Wyatt in defeating Kane. CM Punk and Daniel Bryan defeated Harper and Rowan at Survivor Series. The Wyatt Family beat Daniel Bryan at TLC. At Elimination Chamber, The Wyatt Family defeated The Shield. At WrestleMania XXX, Harper and Rowan assisted Wyatt during his match with John Cena. After Mania, Harper and Rowan feuded with The Usos but failed to win the WWE Tag Team Championship.
In September, Luke Harper and Erick Rowan took some time off The Wyatt Family. In November, Harper defeated Dolph Ziggler to win the Intercontinental Championship. At Survivor Series, Harper joined Team Authority and Rowan joined Team Cena. Team Cena defeated Team Authority with the help of Sting. At TLC, Harper lost the championship to Ziggler.
In 2015, Harper began feuding with Dean Ambrose. At WrestleMania 31, Harper entered the Intercontinental Championship ladder match and lost. At Extreme Rules, Harper lost to Ambrose in a street fight. In July, Harper and Rowan reunited with Bray Wyatt. At SummerSlam, Wyatt and Harper lost to Ambrose and Reigns.
In September, they added Braun Strowman to the stable, and they defeated Reigns, Ambrose, and Jericho at Night of Champions. At Survivor Series, The Wyatt Family lost to The Brothers of Destruction. In 2016, the stable feuded with Brock Lesnar. At WrestleMania 32, the stable was attacked by John Cena and The Rock.
After his injury, Harper returned to SmackDown and reunited with Wyatt. The duo added Randy Orton and won the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship. In December, the team began crumbling as they lost the titles. Orton and Wyatt kicked Harper out of the stable.
In 2017, Harper feuded with Orton and Wyatt at Royal Rumble and Elimination Chamber but failed to win. After a few months of hiatus, Harper and Rowan formed a new tag team called The Bludgeon Brothers. The team went on an undefeated streak and defeated several teams. At WrestleMania 34, The Bludgeon Brothers defeated The New Day and The Usos to win the SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
After 135 days, the team lost the titles to The New Day due to Rowan's injury. They did not use Harper for the rest of the year. In 2019, Harper spent his time in various feuds and tag team matches. In September, he reunited with Rowan to defeat Roman Reigns. At Hell in a Cell, they lost to Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan. In December, Harper was released from the company.
In March, Huber made his AEW debut as Mr. Brodie Lee. He was revealed as the leader of the Dark Order. After being undefeated for several weeks, Lee challenged Moxley for the AEW World Championship. At Double or Nothing, Moxley defeated Lee and ended the undefeated streak.
In August, Lee defeated Cody Rhodes and won the TNT Championship. After the match, he attacked the entire Nightmare Family. In October, Lee lost the title to Cody Rhodes in a dog collar match. After his match, he went on a hiatus before passing away in December.