How Old is CM Punk’s Wife AJ Mendez?

Published 12/23/2021, 11:00 AM EST

CM Punk shocked everyone when he made his comeback to wrestling earlier this year. Eventually, with his arrival, he gave birth to multiple dream matches that the fans crave.


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Punk has had his fair share of relationships before and during his time in WWE. However, in WWE he found his soulmate and is still married to her in 2021.

Yes, we are talking about AJ Mendez, popularly known as AJ Lee during her time in WWE. While Lee was in WWE, just like Punk, she was also a multiple-time world champion and was super over with the crowd.


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Who is CM Punk’s Wife in 2021?

CM Punk married his former co-worker AJ Mendez, better known as AJ Lee. Both the wrestlers were red hot in the early 2010s when CM Punk and AJ both were champions.

LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 03: Phil ‘CM Punk’ Brooks (R) with wife AJ Mendez (L) attends UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The couple exchanged their wedding vows on June 13th, 2014. However, there’s an interesting story that on the very date of their wedding, Punk received a letter from WWE which said that he was fired.

To this day Vince McMahon and the WWE confess that this was purely a coincidence, but given the history between Punk and McMahon, many fans believed it wasn’t just a coincidence.

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How Old is AJ Mendez, aka AJ Lee?

Born on March 19, 1987, AJ Mendez is 34 years old, which makes her nine years younger than Punk, who is currently 43 years old. AJ moved away from in-ring completion in 2o15 after she teamed with Paige to defeat Nikki and Brie Bella on Sunday at WrestleMania 31.

She was 28 years old when she walked away from the industry, citing permanent damage to her cervical spine.

CHICAGO, IL – FEBRUARY 13: MMA fighter and former WWE champion, CM Punk, and wife former WWE wrestler AJ Mendez, celebrate after the Chicago Blackhawks scored against the New Jersey Devils in the third period during the NHL game at the United Center on February 13, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)

Since then AJ has released her memoirs about mental health and how important is it to understand and talk about the same. The book was called Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rule.

AJ is now a public speaker and is also an author of the New York Times bestseller.


Could AJ Lee come back to WWE or AEW?

AEW President Tony Khan did the impossible and convinced the former WWE champion CM Punk to come back to wrestling after seven long years of exile.


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However, since his return to wrestling, the fans have been asking whether his wife AJ Mendez will change her mind and step foot inside the ring of WWE or AEW.

The possibility of this happening of Lee returning to WWE is low as, just like CM Punk, AJ also had creative differences with the WWE creative team.



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However, anything can happen in the crazy world of pro-wrestling.



Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.