Luke Harper

Luke Harper

Luke Harper
Quick Facts About Luke Harper
Celebrated Name Luke Harper
Age 44 years old
Nick Name Harper
Birth Name Jonathan Huber
Birth Date 1979-12-16
Gender Male
Profession American professional wrestler
Nationality American
Place of Birth Rochester, New York state, USA
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
School McQuaid Jesuit High School
Residence Rochester
Siblings a Brother
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Amanda Harper
Height 6 ft 5 inches
Children Brodie and Nolan
Weight 125 Kg
Body Measurement 47-36-19 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Bearded Style Bushman
Body Build/Type Athletic
Death Date December 26, 2020
Cause of Death idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Active Years 2003-2020
Horoscope Sagittarius

Luke Harper Biography

  • Luke Harper was an American professional wrestler and actor.
  • For most of his WWE career, he was closely associated with Wyatt Family members Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan. The Wyatt Family won the NXT Tag Team Championship and the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
  • The team of Harper and Rowan, also known as The Bludgeon Brothers in one of their later tag team runs, went on to hold the SmackDown Tag Team Championship once more. During a brief run as a singles competitor, Harper became a one-time WWE Intercontinental Champion.
  • He departed WWE in December 2019 and subsequently made his AEW debut in March 2020 as Mr. Brodie Lee, revealing himself to be "The Exalted One" (the previously anonymous leader of The Dark Order) and winning the AEW TNT Championship in August of that year.
  • As an actor, Harper In 2017, Huber appeared as Pitchfork Perry in an episode of the period drama series Damnation. In 2018, he played Lachlan Allsopp in the action-horror film "Mohawk".

Early Life

  • Luke Harper was born on 16th December 1979 in Rochester, New York, the U.S.A. His birth name is Jonathan Huber. Actually, Jonathan Huber was his real name. Luke Harper and Brodie Lee was the ring name that he used while playing at WWE and All Elite Wrestling (AEW). As a native of New York state, Harper was an American nationality and belonged to white ethnicity. Sagittarius was his star sign. He was Christian by Religion.
  • Harper was born into a middle-class American family. He was raised by his loving parents in his hometown Rochester with his brother. He was a sports lover during his childhood. He played lacrosse for four years. He also played hockey in independent youth leagues. 
  • For his education, Luke attended McQuaid Jesuit High School which was located nearby his house.

Was Luke Harper married?

  • Luke Harper was married to his longtime girlfriend Amanda in 2008 after dating for several years. Amanda is a former professional wrestler who previously performed under the name Synndy Synn. The two met for the first time in the mid-2000s while the two were signed to the same Wrestling promotion Company.
  • They had two sons named Brodie and Nolan. Following Huber's death, Brodie was signed to All Elite Wrestling and became a member of his father's faction The Dark Order at the age of eight, with AEW stating that he can immediately start to perform for the company when he comes of age if he so wishes.
  • But as of now, Amanda has become a widow of Luke Harper after his death. 
  • Remembering her husband, Amanda wrote on Instagram, “My best friend died today. I never wanted to write out those words. My heart is broken. The world saw him as the amazing @brodielee (fka Luke Harper) but he was my best friend, my husband, and the greatest father you would ever meet.”
  • “No words can express the love I feel or how broken I am right now. He passed surrounded by love ones after a hard-fought battle with a non-Covid related lung issue,” she added.

How much is Luke Harper's net worth?

  • At the time of his death, Luke Harper's net worth was $3 million. WWE professional wrestler died as a millionaire. The legend accumulated most of his fortune from his wrestling career. His career lasted from 2003 till his death in late 2020. 
  • From 2009 to 2011, Luke participated in Jersey All Pro Wrestling (JAPW) for which he was paid an annual salary of $46,176 earning more than $150 thousand in three years period. After joining WWE in 2012, Luke begins earning a six-digit salary of $550,000 per year.
  • While in WWE, he used to earn a bonus salary and income by participating in Intercontinental Championship, Wrestlemania, Royal Rumble, and others. On December 8, it was announced that Harper had been released from his WWE contract earning $3,850,000 over the seven years. 
  • Before his death, he used to live with his wife and two children in the luxurious mansion located in his hometown Rochester. He used to drive a number of expensive brand cars including Toyota, Ford, BMW. 

Height, Weight & Measurements

  • Luke Harper was 6 ft 5 inches tall and weighed 125 Kg. As a Wrestler, he had a huge muscular build body. His massive body measured 47-36-19 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He had a pair of Dark Brown eyes and his hair color was Black. 
  • The bushman bearded style used to give him a furious look and his long hairstyle even made him dangerous. 
  • On March 21, 2016, Harper suffered a knee injury during an untelevised match on Raw, sidelining him for five to six months.  After getting an MRI, it was revealed that he had dislocated his patella and tore his medial patellofemoral ligament. Because of his injury, Harper was not drafted to either Raw or SmackDown in the 2016 WWE draft. 

How did Luke Harper die?

  • Huber died at the age of 41 on December 26, 2020. His widow said that he had spent many months being treated for a lung issue at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, where he died. Despite what some fans believed at the time, the issue was unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic as Huber had tested negative multiple times.
  • He had been moved to the intensive care unit in late October. On the AEW Unrestricted podcast in January 2021, his widow revealed that the official cause of death was idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
  • A multitude of wrestlers and wrestling personalities paid tribute to Huber with stories on social media.  His former Wyatt Family teammates also paid tribute: Bray Wyatt called Huber his "best friend, brother, and partner", Erick Rowan said that Huber "meant more to me than he will ever know", and Braun Strowman referred to Huber as "one of the most unselfish men I've ever met and an amazing husband and father".

Facts About Luke Harper

  • #1 He was a fan of the Washington Football Team and Toronto Maple Leafs.
  • #2Rick Rude, Jake Roberts, and Big Show are his primary influences in wrestling.
  • #3He is a playable character in video games from WWE 2K15 to WWE 2K20.
  • #4He liked to watch mafia films.
  • #5WWE chairman Vince McMahon envisioned Harper as a hillbilly.
  • #6 Despite being a heavyweight, He used to claim himself as "cruiserweight".
  • #7At the 2021 Royal Rumble, The New Day wore custom ring gear honoring Huber.
  • #8He was WWE Intercontinental Championship.
  • #9 He won the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship twice.
  • #10AEW signed Herper's 8-year-old son before his untimely death.