How old is CM Punk?

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How old is CM Punk
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CM Punk is a former mixed martial artist and pro wrestler currently performing in WWE. He started his professional career with Ring of Honor (ROH) in 1999. After six years he signed with WWE becoming the fastest wrestler to be the 19th Triple Crown Champion by winning the WWE Title, World Heavyweight Title, Intercontinental Title, and ECW World Heavyweight Title in just 203 days. Punk is the only person to win the Money in the Bank in consecutive years. He also headlined numerous pay-per-view events in WWE. He won Superstar of the Year in 2011 by The WWE. Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) named him Wrestler of the Year in 2011 and 2012.


He signed with AEW after seven years of retirement and won the AEW World Title. After his retirement, he went on to learn mixed martial arts and performed in UFC in 2014. He also worked with Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) as a commentator. He has been involved in the CM Punk nickname for his whole expert wrestling vocation. His personality has been reliably depicted as frank, fierce, harshly toned, defiant, straight edge, and rebellious. A large portion of this is propelled by his genuine perspectives and character. Contingent upon his arrangement as a legend or miscreant he has stressed various parts of the straight-edge way of life to collect the ideal crowd response.


At Survivor Series 2023, CM Punk made his long-due return to WWE with a thunderous cheer from those in the crowd and a wonderful response from those at their homes. He made his in-ring return at a live event in Madison Square Garden and was the second wrestler after Cody Rhodes to announce themselves for the 2024 Royal Rumble Match.


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CM Punk Age 2024


CM Punk was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America on October 26, 1978. Punk is presently 45 years of age. His mother was a homemaker and his father was an engineer by profession. Punk was brought up in Lockport, a small town near his birthplace Chicago. He completed his school days at Lockport Township High School. He has five sisters and brothers. Mike Brooks is the older brother of Punk while his younger sister is Chaleen Lee Brooks. The rest of the names of his brothers and sisters are not known as of now. He spent his childhood in agitation as his father was an alcoholic and the ambiance of his house was not pleasant. Due to this reason, Punk leads a straight-edge lifestyle and also has a tattoo for this. His mother also suffered from a mental disorder. He has been detached from his family since 1999.


Professional Wrestling Career


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CM Punk started his professional wrestling career at Lunatic Wrestling Federation with his brother in the mid-late 1990s. He left the promotion and started his wrestling training at Steel Dominion Wrestling School in Chicago. He won the International Wrestling Cartel (IWC) Heavyweight Championship in 2002. He then joined Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South (IWA Mid-South). He won the IWA Mid-South Heavyweight (five times) and the IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight (two times) with the promotion. He signed with Ring of Honor (ROH) in 2002 and was active there for the next four years. He achieved success like the ROH World Title and ROH Tag Team Title. He was additionally conscripted into the ROH Hall of Fame as the class of 2022. Punk was active in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (now Impact Wrestling) from 2003 to 2004.


He was ascribed to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) after his signing with WWE in 2005. He won the OVW Heavyweight Title, the OVW Southern Tag Team Title, and the OVW Television Title in the advancement. He signed with ECW in 2006 where he beat John Morrison to clinch the ECW Championship. He won the World Heavyweight Champion by cashing in his Money in the Bank contract. He then formed the Straight-Edge Society and The New Nexus in WWE. Punk won the WWE Title by beating the likes of Rey Mysterio, John Cena, and Alberto Del Rio. He was the WWE Title holder for 434 days. This reign of Punk is acknowledged as the seventh longest in the history of the title. He appeared in MKE Wrestling and Fox Sports 1 series WWE Backstage after his retirement. In 2021 it was officially announced that Punk is signed to AEW.


He spent around two years in AEW where he also won the AEW World Championship on two occasions. He parted ways with the company in 2023 after a fallout with the company's owner and founder Tony Khan. At Survivor Series 2023, Punk made his long-awaited return to WWE. This was Punk's first appearance in WWE since Royal Rumble 2014.


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Championships and Accomplishments

AEW


TitleNo of times/ Year
AEW World Championship2 times
AEW Dynamite Awards2 times


Ring of Honor

TitleNo of times/ Year
ROH World Championship1 time
ROH Tag Team Championship2 times
ROH Hall of FameClass of 2022


WWE

TitleNo of times/ Year
ECW Championship1 time
World Heavyweight Championship3 times
World Tag Team Championship (with Kofi Kingston)1 time
WWE Championship2 times
WWE Intercontinental Championship1 time
Slammy Award 7 times
Money in the Bank20008, 2009
WWE Intercontinental Championship Number 1 Contender's Tournament 2008
Superstar of the Year 2011


Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW)

TitleNo of times/ Year
OVW Heavyweight Championship1 time
OVW Southern Tag Team Championship1 time
OVW Television Championship1 time



FAQs

A. CM Punk is presently 45 years of age.

A. CM Punk’s father was an engineer by profession.

A. The name of CM Punk’s older brother is Mike Brooks.

A. The name of CM Punk’s younger sister is Chaleen Lee Brooks.

A. Chicago, Illinois, United States of America is the birthplace of CM Punk.

A. CM Punk was born on October 26, 1978, 

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