Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Jonathan Huber alias Brodie Lee and Luke Harper has died at 41years old.
The entertainer passed on December 26, 2020, during boxing day. The wrestler’s devastated wife, Amanda, shared an update on Instagram where she revealed he had died of a non-covid related lung issue.
“My best friend died today. I never wanted to write out those words. My heart is broken. The world saw him as the amazing @brodielee (fka Luke Harper) but he was my best friend, my husband, and the greatest father you would ever meet. No words can express the love I feel or how broken I am right now.” She wrote.
The fallen wrestler married his wife Amanda also known as Synndy Synn, in 2008 and they were blessed with two sons Brodie, 8, and Nolan, 3.
Huber was known as Luke Harper when he was in WWE, wrestling many of the company’s biggest names as part of the villainous Wyatt family. He left the company to join rivals AEW last year, in what was widely seen as a fresh start for his career and his work was widely praised by fans and peers alike.
According to Amanda’s post on Instagram, he died in the presence of his loved ones.
“He passed surrounded by loved ones after a hard-fought battle with a non-Covid related lung issue.” She revealed.
The wrestler’s wife also acknowledged efforts made by AEW to offer her support ever since the demise of her deceased husband.
“The team at AEW have helped keep me standing and pick up all the broken pieces. I’ve been surrounded by so much love and incredible people I can’t tag them all but they know who they are and I don’t think they will ever know how thankful I am for them.” She revealed.
AEW released a statement on Saturday confirming that the wrestler had passed away.
Jonathan made his debut for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) in March this year – surprising fans after he had been released from his WWE contract in November 2019.