Professional wrestling star Jon Huber, often called Brodie Lee in All Elite Wrestling and Luke Harper in WWE, died Saturday. He was 41.
All Elite Wrestling confirmed Huber’s demise in a press release.
“The All Elite Wrestling household is heartbroken. In an trade stuffed with good folks, Jon Huber was exceptionally revered and beloved in each means – a fierce and fascinating expertise, a considerate mentor and easily a really sort soul that starkly contradicted his persona as Mr. Brodie Lee,” the assertion learn.
“Jon’s love for his spouse Amanda, and youngsters Brodie and Nolan, was evident to all of us who have been lucky to spend time with him, and we ship our love and help to his lovely household, right this moment and all the time. Jon’s reputation amongst his friends and affect on the wrestling world was worldwide and transcended AEW, so this loss might be felt by many for a very long time.”
Huber’s spouse, Amanda, wrote on Instagram her husband died of a non-COVID associated lung difficulty.
“I by no means wished to jot down out these phrases. My coronary heart is damaged. The world noticed him because the superb @brodielee (fka Luke Harper) however he was my greatest buddy, my husband, and the best father you’ll ever meet. No phrases can specific the love I really feel or how damaged I’m proper now. He handed surrounded by love ones after a tough fought battle with a non Covid associated lung difficulty. The @mayoclinic is actually the very best workforce of docs and nurses on the planet who surrounded me with fixed love,” she wrote.
Tributes poured in for Huber as quickly as phrase of his demise trickled out.
Huber, although he made waves on the impartial circuit with Chikara and Ring of Honor, signed with WWE and was a member of the Wyatt Household secure. He joined AEW earlier this 12 months as “The Exalted One” – a member of The Darkish Order faction.
He was a star in AEW and received the AEW TNT Championship in August.
He’s survived by his spouse and two kids.