The Journey of
Adam Scherr was born on September 6, 1983, in the Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, near Charlotte. He is an American professional wrestler and former strongman. He is currently a WWE Superstar, where he performs on the SmackDown Live brand on FOX under the ring name Braun Strowman, and is the current WWE Universal Champion in his first reign.
In WWE, he is a former 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.
Strowman has 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.