CM Punk 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Records and Personal Life


CM Punk is a professional wrestler currently in the AEW, he is also a former UFC fighter, and here is everything you need to know about him including his net worth, salary, records and personal life


CM Punk Facts

Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois
Father’s NamePhilip Brooks
Mother’s NameTo be updated
Star SignScorpio
Net Worth (2023)$12 million
Salary (2023)$3 million a year (estimated)
Date of BirthOctober 26, 1978
High SchoolLockport Township High School
Wrestling DebutLate 1990s
WWE Debut2005
AEW Debut 2021 August
UFC Career and Record2016-18, 0-1-1
FinisherGo To Sleep, Anaconda Vice (submission hold)
Achievements3x World Heavyweight Champion, 2x WWE Champion
SpouseApril Mendez (aka AJ Lee) (m.2014)
ChildrenTo be updated
Nickname“The Best in the World”
Social MediaTwitterInstagram

CM Punk is considered to be one of the most entertaining professional wrestlers in history. Gaining popularity during his time in the WWE, Punk went on to become a mixed martial artist before joining the AEW in 2021.

CM Punk Net Worth and Salary

CM Punk has a net worth of $12 million in 2023, thanks to his incredible pro-wrestling career. Having earned around $200,000 to $300,000 in the mid-2000s, Punk began making millions in the early 2010s when he became very popular.

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CM Punk held the WWE title for a record 434 days

Punk earned $1 million in the year 2011, and went on to earn $1.3 and $1.5 million in the later years.

For his first UFC fight, Punk made a whopping $502,500. Second fight saw him earn $1000 more – $503,500.

His salary in AEW is around $3 million a year.

CM Punk Pre-2014 Wrestling Career

CM Punk made his pro-wrestling debut in a backyard wrestling federation called the Lunatic Wrestling Federation, back in the late 1990s.

Between 1999 and 2005, Punk wrestled in several promotions, notably, Ring of Honor and TNA (Impact Wrestling).

His most noteworthy opponent during his time in ROH was Samoa Joe, wherein Punk and Joe fought in a three-match marathon series for the championship. Joe emerged the winner.

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CM Punk

However, Punk won the ROH World Championship, the next year after beating Austin Aries.

In the year 2005, Punk began making appearances in dark matches as a part of WWE’s Ohio Valley Wrestling.

On the 24th of June, 2006, he made his ECW debut and won the championship a year later.

Punk made his main roster debut in 2008. He was drafted to Raw following the 2008 WWE draft.

He was then a part of several stables notably The Straight Edge Society comprising of himself, Luke Gallows and Serena, and The Nexus.

He had established himself as a perfect heel in the promotion. At Money in the Bank 2011, Punk won the WWE Championship after beating John Cena. He held the WWE and Heavyweight Championships quite a few times after that.

His last appearance in the WWE was at the 2014 Royal Rumble. He left the promotion on a bitter note.

CM Punk UFC Career

On the 10th of September, 2016, CM Punk made his UFC debut at UFC 203. He took on Mickey Gall, but his debut didn’t go as planned, as he lost via. submission in the very first round.

His next fight was two years later. Punk took on Mike Jackson at UFC 225 on the 9th of June, 2018. This time he was thoroughly outstruck, and lost to Jackson via. unanimous decision.

However, three years after the fight, the result was overturned to a no-contest after Jackson tested positive for marijuana.

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 file photo, CM Punk stands in his corner before a welterweight bout at UFC 203. (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

CM Punk’s UFC record stands at 0 wins, 1 loss and 1 no-contest.

Punk became a commentator for Cage Fury Fighting Championship after that.

CM Punk AEW Career

On the 20th of August, 2021, CM Punk made his return to professional wrestling, after more than 7 years.

A huge crowd pop welcomed ‘The Best in The World’ at the United Center in Chicago. Upon his arrival, Punk called out youngster Darby Allin for a match on the 5th of September.

He has been going strong ever since and is an integral part of the organization.

CM Punk Family and Personal Life

CM Punk was born on the 26th of October, 1978 in Chicago Illinois. He has five siblings, and his father Philip Brooks was an engineer.

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Punk and Lee met in WWE before getting married in 2014

He is married to former professional wrestler and author April Mendez better known by her ring name AJ Lee. The pair married in June 2014.

FAQs about CM Punk

What is CM Punk’s net worth?

CM Punk has a net worth of $12 million.

Where was CM Punk born?

CM Punk was born in Chicago, Illinois.

When was CM Punk born?

CM Punk was born on the 26th of October, 1978.

How old is CM Punk?

CM Punk is 44 years old.

Who is CM Punk married to?

CM Punk is married to April Mendez, better known as AJ Lee.

When did CM Punk make his WWE debut?

CM Punk made his WWE debut in 2005.

When did CM Punk make his AEW debut?

CM Punk made his AEW debut on the 20th of August, 2021 at AEW Rampage: First Dance.

What is CM Punk’s UFC record?

CM Punk’s UFC record is 0 wins, 1 loss and 1-no contest.

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