Phillip Jack Brooks also popularly known as CM Punk all over the world, is an American Professional Wrestler, actor, and sports commentator. He is mostly known for his legacy in WWE and his daring stunts which shocks the world. He has created a big influence throughout the world with his great personality, in-ring performance, and charity work.

Early Life and Career

CM Punk (Phillip Jack Brooks) was born on October 26, 1978, in USA, Chicago. Punk is the son of an engineer and a housemaker. He grew up in Lockport with his five siblings. He did his academics at Lockport Township High School. Punk experienced many struggles and hardships in his teenage years. His father was an alcohol addict and his mother had a bipolar disorder.

Punk has been carrying his WWE Legacy for a very long time. He made his first appearance in WWE in ECW in 2006. Raw drafted punk during the WWE draft in 2008. He began to gain fame and a spotlight in the ring when he won the WWE World Championship. But, sadly he was champion till September 7 only. Gradually, he became very well-known and established in WWE Community. And ‘THE REST IS HISTORY’.

Personal Life

CM Punk’s wife’s name is April Mendez, also popularly known as AJ Lee in WWE Community. They married and took their relationship to another level on 2014, June 13. They are happily married and they do not have any children yet. CM Punk stated that he is an atheist. He is the type of person who likes giving people. He also loves reading comic books. Punk doesn’t eat meat, but likes eating fish. He is the type of person who follows a straight-edge life.

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Interesting Facts About CM Punk

  • CM stands for Chick Magnet in his name ‘CM Punk’.
  • His favorite comic book is Preacher.
  • He is a pescatarian.
  • He hasn’t spoken to his brother from a very long time.
  • He is a straight edge person.
  • He took part in John Cena’s Wrestlemania entry.
  • He can play saxophone.


WWE doctor Christopher Amann filed a defamation lawsuit in February 2015, against Brooks and Scott Colton due to allegations of medical malpractice. Punk had to face a lot of drama due to this act. Surprisingly, Amann was asking for $4 million in compensation which was a huge amount. After a very long period, in September 2019, the lawsuit was dismissed and no compensation act was initiated.

How much is CM Punk worth?

CM Punk has accumulated his wealth through different streams. According to different sources, Phillip Jack Brooks, A.K.A CM Punk is worth approximately USD $12 million.

NamePhillip Jack Brooks
Occupationsports commentator, professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, actor
Age44 years old
Date of BirthOctober 26, 1978
Place of BirthUnited States Of America, Chicago,
WifeApril Mendez (known as AJ Lee)
Height6 Feet 2 Inches
Weight99 kilograms
NationalityUnited States Of America
Charity OrganizationC.J Wilson’s Children’s Charities