Kofi Kingston Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Kofi Kingston profile

Bio
Real NameKofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah
NicknameThe Dreadlocked Dynamo
ProfessionProfessional Wrestler
Physical Stats & More
Billed Height in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’
Billed Weightin Kilograms- 96 kg
in Pounds- 212 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 43 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Wrestling
WWE DebutECW: January 22, 2008
Titles Won• 4-time WWE Intercontinental Champion
• 3-time WWE United States Champion
• 4-time WWE Tag Team Champion
• Ranked #20 among Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) best 500 singles wrestlers in 2013
Slam/Finishing moveTrouble in Paradise
Kofi Kingston Trouble In Paradise Finisher
Personal Life
Date of Birth14 August 1981
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Birth PlaceKumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityAmerican
HometownMassachusetts, U.S.
SchoolNot Known
CollegeBoston College, Massachusetts, U.S.
Educational QualificationsDegree in Communications
FamilyFather- Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah
Mother- Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah
Brother- Kwame Sarkodie-Mensah
Sister- Nana Akua Sarkodie-Mensah
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesReading comic books, playing videos games
ControversiesAccording to wrestler Chris Jericho's book, The Best In The World, Kofi Kingston once got into a real brawl with 'the Boss', Vince McMahon, while on a plane. Post the fight, instead of being angry, Vince realized his mistake and praised the wrestler, who stood up for himself.
Favorite Things
Favorite WrestlerShawn Michaels
Favorite Sports TeamsNew England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics
Favorite DestinationIthaca, New York
Favorite SongAll The Way Up by Fat Joe
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeKori Campfield
Kofi Kingston with wife Kori
Marriage DateSeptember 11, 2010
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- 2
Kofi Kingston with his elder son
Money Factor
Salary (in 2016)$4,75,000 + (Bonus from merchandise sale)

Kofi Kingston wrestler

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kofi Kingston

  • Does Kofi Kingston smoke: Not Known
  • Does Kofi Kingston drink alcohol: Yes
  • Kofi Kingston began his career at the independent circuit. However, unlike other WWE stars who have to struggle a lot to make it to the WWE, Kofi was hired by the company within a few months after his debut.
  • In his first main roster match, Kofi Kingston defeated Chris Jericho for the Intercontinental Championship, thereby becoming the first ever ‘Ghanaian wrestler’ to hold a championship in the WWE.
  • Kofi Kingston is an expert in Brazilian martial art of ‘Capoeira’. Notably, ‘Capoeira’ requires a lot of agility in order to take out opponents with various spin kicks while distracting them with flips.
  • For around 7 years, Kofi was ‘advertised’ as a Jamaican. However, when Ghana, progressed in the FIFA World Cup in 2014, WWE wasted no time in flaunting his Ghanaian ancestry.
  • Royal Rumble stands a testimony to Kofi’s skills, as he pulls off something unbelievable everytime he steps in the PPV ‘main event’. A polite reminder- for a wrestler to be eliminated from the Royal Rumble Battle Royal match, he should be thrown off the top rope and both his feet should touch the ground. Check out the video below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCgI7Pf__iI

  • He loves sporting tattoos and has quite ‘a few’ on his body. Notably, the ones running along his spine represent his African pride. Kofi Kingston tattoos
  • Kofi is a very close friend of former WWE superstar, CM Punk

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