Daniel Bryan Biography: Bryan Lloyd Danielson, popularly known by his ring name Daniel Bryan, is an American professional wrestler, currently working for World Wrestling Entertainment on the Smackdown brand. Daniel Bryan has been recognized as one of the superstars who reached to the top in a very small period of time.
Daniel Bryan began his wrestling career in 1999 when he took the training at Dean Malenko’s wrestling school in Florida. He also took training from Rudy Gonzalez and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels at the Texas Wrestling Academy (TWA) in San Antonio, Texas. In 2000, Bryan signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment, and was assigned to Memphis Championship Wrestling (MCW), where he was trained by William Regal.
Apart from being a part of WWE, Bryan delivered his time to several other wrestling promotions such as Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA), the World Association of Wrestling (WAW) and many more. Bryan has held several championships around his waist including WWE Championship four times and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship once, one-time United States Champion, a one-time Intercontinental Champion, a one-time WWE Tag Team Champion, one-time SmackDown Tag Team Champion, 2011 SmackDown Money in the Bank winner, the 2013 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner and the SmackDown General Manager from July 18, 2016 to April 10, 2018. Bryan is the 26th Triple Crown Champion and the 6th Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.
Daniel Bryan Early Life
Bryan was born on May 22, 1981, Aberdeen, Washington, United States. He persuaded his academics from Aberdeen High School. Daniel’s parents divorced while he was still young. Having an interest in football, Bryan participated in American football in high school. He developed his inspiration of wrestling from Toshiaki Kawada, Mitsuharu Misawa, and William Regal. He was trained trained under Shawn Michaels and Rudy Gonzales
Daniel Bryan Personal Life
Daniel Bryan is the son of a lumberjack father named Donald Orrin Danielson and a therapist mother Darlene Jene Danielson. He married fellow wrestler Brie Bella on April 11, 2014. They have a daughter named Birdie Joe Danielson, born on May 9, 2017. In 2012, he was awarded a Libby Award from PETA for being the Most Animal-Friendly Athlete. In the same year, Mayor Micah Cawley of Yakima, Washington declared January 13 “Daniel Bryan Day”.
Daniel Bryan Professional Life
Bryan began his professional wrestling career in 1999 when he received his training at Dean Malenko’s wrestling school in Florida.He also took wrestling training from Rudy Gonzales and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels. Danielson was signed to a developmental deal by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), and was assigned to Memphis Championship Wrestling (MCW) where he won won the MCW Light Heavyweight Championship and the MCW Tag Team Championship with Spanky.
After being released from WWF contract in 2001, Bryan became a part of Ring of Honor and bagged ROH World Championship. He was also a part several other wrestling units such as New Japan Pro Wrestling, Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA), the World Association of Wrestling (WAW) and many more. Bryan rejoined World Wrestling Entertainment in 2009 and later became United States Champion and World Heavyweight Champion. Sheamus defeated him in 18 seconds at WrestleMania 28 due to Bryan being distracted with receiving a good luck kiss from AJ. At Wrestlemania 30, Bryan created a history by defeating Triple H, Randy Orton and Batista on a single night to win WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Bryan has held several championships around his waist including WWE Championship four times and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship once, one-time United States Champion, a one-time Intercontinental Champion, a one-time WWE Tag Team Champion, one-time SmackDown Tag Team Champion, 2011 SmackDown Money in the Bank winner, the 2013 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner and the SmackDown General Manager from July 18, 2016 to April 10, 2018. Bryan is the 26th Triple Crown Champion and the 6th Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.
Daniel Bryan WWE Honours
- The comeback of the Year (2018)
- Feud of the Year (2013) vs. The Authority
- Inspirational Wrestler of the Year (2014)
- Match of the Year (2013) vs. John Cena at SummerSlam
- Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (2013)
- Wrestler of the Year (2013)
- Ranked No. 1 of the top 500 wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2014
- Twenty-sixth Triple Crown Champion
- Sixth Grand Slam Champion (under current format; fifteenth overall)
- Slammy Award (12 times)
Daniel Bryan WWE Achievements
- Bryan is a one-time World Heavyweight Champion
- Bryan is a four-time WWE Champion
- Bryan is a one-time WWE Intercontinental Champion
- Bryan is a one-time WWE Tag Team Champion with Kane
- Bryan is a one-time WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion with Rowan
- Bryan is a one-time WWE United States Champion
- Bryan won Money in the Bank (SmackDown 2011)
Daniel Bryan Height: 178 cm
Daniel Bryan Weight: 95 kg = 210 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
- Full Name: Bryan Lloyd Danielson
- Daniel Bryan Age: 38 years
- Date of Birth: May 22, 1981
- Hometown: Aberdeen, Washington, United States
- Zodiac: Gemini
- Religion: American
- School: Aberdeen High School
- Favourite wrestler: Shawn Michaels & Hulk Hogan
- Favourite actor: Johnny Depp
- Favourite actress: Jennifer Aniston
- Hobbies: Wrestling, gymming, shopping, traveling
- Favourite Food: Veg Food
- Dream Holiday Destination: Europe
- Favourite Color: Black and Red
Daniel Bryan Net Worth
$8 Million estimated
Daniel Bryan allegedly refused to work at Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia due to controversy surrounding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Social Media Profiles