John Bradshaw Layfield, also known as JBL or Bradshaw, was a pro wrestler that appeared with World Wrestling Entertainment (formerly known as the World Wrestling Federation), from 1996 to 2009. His most well known gimmick was that of a a wealthy, gladhanding, big-mouthed, fiery-tempered businessman (not unlike J. R. Ewing) - which was based on Layfield's real-life accomplishments as a stock market investor.
In WWE, Layfield won 24 total championships including one reign as WWE Champion, one reign as United States Champion, one reign as European Champion, seventeen reigns as Hardcore Champion, one reign as Intercontinental Champion, and three reigns as World Tag Team Champion with Faarooq as part of the Acolytes Protection Agency (APA). He is also recognized as the twentieth Triple Crown Champion, and the twelfth Grand Slam Champion
Rescently, Layfield has returned to WWE as a color commentator, a position that he also held from 2006 to 2007.