Kofi Kingston Wiki, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Children, Height
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|Full Name:||Kofi KIngston|
|Birth Date:||August 14, 1981|
|Height:||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Birth Place||Kumasi, Ghana|
|Siblings||Kwame and Nana Akua|
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Kofi Kingston is a Ghanaian-American professional wrestler. He signed WWE under the SmackDown brand. He is a member of The New Day group with Big E and Xavier Woods. Holding 12 championships to his credit, he was ranked as the 20th best wrestler by PWI in 2013.
Which country is Kofi Kingston from?
Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah was born on August 14, 1981, in Kumasi, Ghana, to Elizabeth and Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah. He is 37 years old as of 2019 with the star sign is Leo. The name of his parents is Kwasi Sarkodie and Elizabeth Sarkodie.
His brother is Kwame, and his sister was Nana Akua, who passed away in 2015. He holds dual nationality: Ghanaian American and is of African Ethnicity.
His family moved to the US when he was young. He attended Winchester High School, Massachusetts. He got his degree in communication from Boston College. Ever since he was a kid, he wanted to wrestle. So he gave up his corporate job to follow his dream.
Who is Kofi Kingston’s Wife?
Kofi Kingston is in a marital relationship with his wife Kori Campfield. However, the pair has not revealed how they met as well as their dating history. The pair married only after dating for several years. They got married in 2012 in a private event where only a few of their close friends and a family member were present. They share two children, a son, and a daughter. His first child was born in 2013. The second was born in April 2016.
What is the Net Worth and Salary of Kofi Kingston?
The WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston has accumulated a decent amount of sum throughout his professional career. His prime source of earnings is a WWE career, Ads, and some brand promotion. The estimated net worth of Kofi is $3 million whereas his average salary is $500k per annum as of 2019.
The average salary of other wrestlers in WWE is around $250k and the highest paid wrestlers are paid as high as $10 million.
How tall is Kofi Kingston?
The WWE wrestler has a slim and strong body. He is 6 feet tall and has a weight of 96kg. The size of his chest is 43 inches. Similarly, his waist and biceps are 30 and 15 inches. He has a slim and strong body. Similarly, he has long curly black hair with black eyes color.
- Kofi began his career on 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.
- He made his wrestling debut in 2006 when he faced Tony Omega on February 24 at Chaotic Wrestling.
- Then, he faced Evan Siks on June 4 for PWF Mayhem Heavyweight Championship.
- He had a tryout at his wrestling school in Boston where some WWE producers were present.
- They liked his performance and invited him to Atlanta to Deep South Wrestling (DSW).
- In September 2006, he signed a contract with WWE and was assigned to DSW.
- His first match as “Kofi Nahaje Kingston” with Montel Vontavious Porter was held on September 21.
- Till early 2007, he was with DSW and Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he was in a tag team with Harry Smith.
- In later 2007, he was placed on the WWE roster and fought two matches against Charlie Haas and Trevor Murdoch.
- In 2012, Kingston defeated Miz twice and won the Intercontinental Championship.
- On SmackDown that month, he defeated Damien Sandow to retain the Intercontinental Championship.
- At TLC, he defended his title against Barrett. On December 31 Raw, he lost the Intercontinental Championship to Barrett.
- SmackDown on April 12, 2014, he defeated Antonio Cesaro.
- He on Raw defeated Cesaro and won the third US Championship.
- At Extreme Rules, he and Big E defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro to win the WWE Tag Team Championships.
- Furthermore, Kingston entered the Royal Rumble match for WWE World Heavyweight Championship but was eliminated by Chris Jericho
- In the 2016 WWE draft, he, along with Xavier Woods and Big E (the New Day), became the longest-reigning WWE Tag Team Champions in history.