According 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 Sports Teams
New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics
Ithaca, New York
All The Way Up by Fat Joe
Girls, Family & More
September 11, 2010
Daughter- N/A Son- 2
Salary (in 2016)
$4,75,000 + (Bonus from merchandise sale)
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:
He loves sporting tattoos and has quite ‘a few’ on his body. Notably, the ones running along his spine represent his African pride.
Kofi is a very close friend of former WWE superstar, CM Punk