Professional wrestling star Jon Huber, referred to as Brodie Lee in All Elite Wrestling and Luke Harper in WWE, died Saturday. He was 41.
All Elite Wrestling confirmed Huber’s dying in a press release.
“The All Elite Wrestling household is heartbroken. In an business full of good individuals, Jon Huber was exceptionally revered and beloved in each manner – a fierce and fascinating expertise, a considerate mentor and easily a really variety soul that starkly contradicted his persona as Mr. Brodie Lee,” the assertion learn.
“Jon’s love for his spouse Amanda, and kids Brodie and Nolan, was evident to all of us who had been lucky to spend time with him, and we ship our love and help to his stunning household, as we speak and at all times. Jon’s recognition amongst his friends and affect on the wrestling world was worldwide and transcended AEW, so this loss shall 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 problem.
“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 finest buddy, my husband, and the best father you’d 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 problem. The @mayoclinic is actually one of the best staff of medical doctors and nurses on this planet who surrounded me with fixed love,” she wrote.
Tributes poured in for Huber as quickly as phrase of his dying 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 steady. He joined AEW earlier this yr as “The Exalted One” – a member of The Darkish Order faction.
He was a star in AEW and gained the AEW TNT Championship in August.
He’s survived by his spouse and two youngsters.