Windham Rotunda, recognized by WWE fans as Bray Wyatt since 2012, has died on August 24, as confirmed by his family. He died at a young age of 36.

Bray Wyatt during his WWE tenure, was employed by WWE from 2009 until his release in 2021. He made a highly anticipated return to the company one year later, making his comeback at the Extreme Rules premium live event.

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The announcement of his death was made by Paul “Triple H” Levesque, who revealed that he received this heartbreaking news from Rotunda’s father. 

In a tweet, Paul wrote, “Just received a call from WWE Hall of Famer Mike Rotunda who informed us of the tragic news that our WWE family member for life Windham Rotunda – also known as Bray Wyatt – unexpectedly passed earlier today. Our thoughts are with his family and we ask that everyone respect their privacy at this time.”

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He was married to Samantha Rotunda, but the couple separated in 2017.

Who is Samantha Rotunda?

Samantha Rotunda is an American public figure and the former wife of WWE star Bray Wyatt, also known as Windham Rotunda. They initially met during their time in college and subsequently got married. Their relationship garnered notable media attention when Samantha accused the wrestler of abandoning her and their children. 

Samantha and Windham got married in 2012. The couple split in 2017 after some harsh allegations of abandonment in their marriage. They had two children together – Kendyl Rotunda, and Cadyn Rotunda.

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After her divorce from the WWE star, Samantha got married to Dan Pixley, who is the owner of Grass Roots Lawn Care. After her divorce from her former husband, Bray Wyatt, the couple began dating a few years later. They officially tied the knot on March 8, 2021. Samantha, Dan, and Sam’s children reside in Brooksville, Florida, USA. Notably, Dan Pixley is originally from Seminole, Florida.