Braun Strowman

Adam Scherr

D.O.B: 6 September, 1983
Birthplace: Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
Height: 6’8″
Weight: 385lbs
Trained By: WWE Performance Center
Twitter: @BraunStrowman

Adam Scherr is a professional wrestler and strongman currently working for WWE under the ring name Braun Strowman.

He is a member of The Wyatt Family, along with Luke Harper, Erick Rowan and the faction leader Bray Wyatt.

Strongman Career

Adam Scherr earned his American Strongman Corporation professional card after winning the NAS US Amateur National Championships on November 5, 2011.

In 2012 he won the Arnold Amateur Strongman World Championships. This earned him an invitation to compete at the 2013 Arnold Strongman Classic.

On July 8, 2012, he competed in the SCL North American Championships, finishing in 5th position.

On July 21, 2013, he competed in the Giants Live Poland Championship, finishing in 7th position.

Professional Wrestling Career

Ring Names


NXT (2013 – 2015)

On May 12, 2013, it was reported that Scherr has signed with World Wrestling Entertainment.

After signing, he was assigned to WWE’s development territory NXT, under the ring name Braun Stowman. He would train at the WWE Performance Center.

Stowman made his in-ring debut on December 19, 2014, defeating Chad Gable at an NXT Live Event in Jacksonville, Florida.

On June 2, 2015, Stowman wrestled a dark match at a Main Event taping.

He also made a brief appearance alongside Becky Lynch and Simon Gotch as one of Adam Rose’s Rosebuds.

WWE Main Roster; The Wyatt Family (2015 – Present)

On the August 24, 2015 episode of RAW, Scherr, now with the slightly different name Braun Strowman, made his debut on the WWE main roster when he attacked Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns, becoming the newest member of The Wyatt Family.

His first televised match on the main roster came on the August 31 epidoe of RAW, when he defeated Dean Ambrose via disqualification.

Braun Strowman would make his PPV debut at Night of Champions, where he teamed with Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper to defeat Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Chris Jericho.

At TLC, Strowman once again teamed with the rest of The Wyatt Family to defeat The Dudley Boyz, Tommy Dreamer and Rhyno in an eight-man tag team elimination match.

At the Royal Rumble, Strowman competed in the Royal Rumble match, gaining the most eliminations in the match before being eliminated by Brock Lesnar. He would later return to the match with the rest of The Wyatt Family and eliminate Lesnar.