Former WWE & Current AEW wrestler Jonathan Huber aka Mr. Brodie Lee or Luke Harper dies at 41

Former WWE wrestler Jon Huber aka Luke Harper passes away at 41

The wrestling world was rocked by the sad news of the death of AEW sensation Jonathon Huber( better known as Mr. Brodie Lee). The former WWE wrestler was on a break due to an undisclosed injury shortly after the TNT Championship match against Cody Rhodes on October 7, 2020.

Jonathan Huber, popularly known as Luke Harper for his time in WWE, had been battling against non-COVIDrelated lung infection. Huber breathed his last on December 26, 2020, at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. The wrestler’s wife, Amanda Huber, announced his passing on the following day through social media.

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Amanda shared an emotional and heartbreaking post on her Instagram handle on Sunday, the day after Huber died. Anyone would end up sobbing after reading Mrs. Huber’s most heart-wrenching post. She states that the former WWE Intercontinental Champion was her “best friend” and “the greatest father” one would ever meet.

 
 
 
 
 
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AEW, WWE, Bray Wyatt & Wrestlers Pays Tribute to Jonathan Huber on Social Media

Following Jon Huber’s demise, AEW also took to Instagram to share their sorrow with the world. The Wrestling Promotion has stated Huber as “a fierce & captivating talent, a thoughtful mentor and simply a very kind soul“.

 
 
 
 
 
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Wyatt mentions Huber as his “Best friend, Brother & Partner.” No wonder they had such good chemistry with Erick Rowan as “The Wyatt Family” back in the WWE.

 
 
 
 
 
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Although Jonathan Huber passed on, his legacy and memory as Luke Harper remain with every wrestling athlete and fan at AEW & WWE. At the end note, let’s look at some of the little known facts about the wrestler known as Luke Harper/Brodie Lee.

Jonathon Huber’s (aka Luke Harper/Brodie Lee) less known facts

  • Huber has appeared for various promotions besides WWE & AEW, such as Chikara (2007-2012), Squared Circle Wrestling (2007-2012), Ring of Honor(2008-2012), and Jersey All Pro Wrestling (2009-2011).
  • The Dark Order Leader’s last match on October 7, 2020, at AEW Dynamite is the same date as when he made his debut in 2003 at ROC City Wrestling.
  • He has two sons, Brodie Huber & Nolan Huber, with his partner Amanda Huber.
  • He met his wife in 2008, who was also a fellow wrestler then.
  • The 6 ft. 7 inches tall wrestler’s inspirations were Rick Rude, Jake Roberts, and The Big Show.
  • The former AEW TNT Champion used Discus Lariat/Clothesline as his primary finishing move.
  • His WWE entrance theme was titled “Swamp Gas.
  • The American Wrestler had an estimated net worth of $10 million.
  • The wrestling athlete also appeared in movies like Damnation (2017) and Mohawk (2018).

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