Professional Wrestling Champion
Former WWE Superstar known as Braun Strowman
Adam Scherr was born on September 6, 1983, in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina. Scherr is an American professional wrestler, actor and former strongman. Scherr recently completed a successful run as a WWE Superstar (2013-2021), where he performed on the SmackDown Live brand on FOX under the ring name Braun Strowman.
In WWE, Scherr won his first world title at WrestleMania 36 (2020) - WWE Universal Champion. Scherr is WWE Intercontinental Champion and a two-time WWE Raw Tag Team Champion. He is also the winner of the 2018 Men's Money in the Bank contract, the winner of the titular match at the Greatest Royal Rumble event, where he won the WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Trophy and Championship, and the winner of 2019 edition of Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. In 2020, at WrestleMania 36, he won the Universal Championship, his first world title.
Scherr headlined many pay-per-view events. He holds the record for most eliminations in a single Elimination Chamber match with five, tied for first with Brock Lesnar for the most eliminations in a single Royal Rumble match with 13, most eliminations in a single Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal with 14, and is tied for the most eliminations in a single Survivor Series elimination match with four. Throughout his appearances with WWE, Strowman has been portrayed as an unstoppable monster, earning the moniker "The Monster Among Men".
Prior to becoming a WWE Superstar, Scherr earned his Strongman Corporation (ASC) Professional Card by winning the NAS Amateur National Championships on November 5, 2011. He won the 2012 Arnold Amateur Strongman Championships on March 4, which took place during the Arnold Sports Festival alongside the 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic. This victory earned Scherr an invite to the 2013 Arnold Strongman Classic. He competed in the SCL North American Championships on July 8, 2012, finishing in 5th place overall as well as competing in the Giants Live Poland event on July 21, finishing in 7th place overall.
Beyond professional wrestling, Scherr serves as co-host, YouTube show My Life My Rules, co-owner, Free The Narrative (cinematic wrestling storytelling), Owner, clothing brand Meat Castle Clothing, Owner, motorsports company Meat Castle Motor Sports and has appeared in the Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly film Holmes & Watson (2018).
In 2021, Scherr partnered with entrepreneur Jonathan Kendrick and his tech company, ROKIT to create a mental health solution in the form of an app available on IOS and Google, DISKUSS, which connects the consumer instantly with a licensed therapist, counsellor and/or life coach whenever and wherever you need 24/7 anytime, anywhere.
Going back to his strongman days, Scherr will serve as an analyst on NBC’s Mr. Olympia Arm Wrestling Challenge set to premiere in December of 2021.
In addition, Scherr has served as a brand ambassador for companies including ST Biosciences, Diskuss, Polaris, Indian Motorcycle, Traeger Grills, Kingsford, Certified Piedmontese, Redcon1, MegaFit Meals, Sanvello Health, The Topps Company and Sport Kings.