Facts of Kofi Kingston
|Full Name:||Kofi Kingston|
|Age:||42 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||August 14,1981|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
|Birth Place:||Kumasi, Ghana|
|Father's Name:||Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah|
|Mother's Name:||Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Kori Campfield|
|Education:||Winchester High School, Boston College|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
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Kofi Kingston is a big name in the history of wrestling. This Ghanaian-American wrestler is signed with WWE and is a winner of several Championship titles. His reign as the Raw Tag Team Champion is a record longest and has his innovative ways of preventing his elimination. This top-ranking wrestler’s life and his journey up the rungs of the ladder of success is an inspiring one and could motivate people who want to enter the arena of wrestling and take it up as a profession.
Where was he born? How were his childhood days?
Kofi Kingston’s real name is Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah. He was born on 14 August 1981 in Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana. His parents are Dr. Afua and Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah. His Mother was the Instructional Liaison Librarian at Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts, and former President of the Ghanaian Association of Greater Boston.
His father was Manager of Instructional Services at Boston College Libraries and an adjunct professor. He has two siblings; a younger sister named Nana Akua and a brother called Kwame. His sister died on 24 March 2015 but the cause of the death is not known. The family used to reside in Boston.
Kofi had studied at Boston College. Furthermore, he also has taken training in the martial art of capoeira of Brazil.
The start of his career
Kofi started his training in wrestling in late 2005 and debuted in professional wrestling in 2006. He faced many well-known wrestlers and competed at various national and international championships.
Additionally, Kofi started his career at WWE in September 2006. In 2006 and 2007, he continued to play in WWE. His name appeared on the main roster of WWE in 2007. He also participated in live events and in one of this in 2007 he defeated Shelton Benjamin and Val Venis.
Likewise, he played in several different territories of wrestling. Most of his time, he had spent in Florida. His wrestling games began to be aired on the TV show ‘ECW on Syfy’. In 2008, he had several undefeated matches.
Moreover, he was drafted to the Raw Band. He defeated Chris Jericho at the Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions. This was his first Championship and it made him the first Ghanaian to win the WWE Championship. Kofi was paired with Punk and the two won the World Tag Team Championship.
Likewise, in total, he has won 14 Championship titles in his career until now. He won Intercontinental Championship 4 times, United States Championship 3 times, and Tag Team Championship 7 times. Kofi has 4 reigns as a Raw Tag Team Champion. He also won the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
Talking about his career, Kofi had once said:
“I think my goal has always been to remain entertaining. Above all else, remain entertaining. You have to have the ability to adapt. That’s probably the single most important quality you need to have as a WWE Superstar. There are people who have come and gone who were really hot for a good while, and then all of a sudden, they’re not hot for whatever reason. I’ve always found it in my best interest to keep adapting. You look at when I first debuted and you look at me now? Completely different.”
Similarly, he is also seen on YouTube channel UpUpDownDown as Mr. 24/7. He has guest-starred in several other TV shows and also appeared in video games. His estimated net worth is $ 3 million.
How does he fare in his personal life?
Kofi is a married man. There are no details available about his past relationship. His wife is Kori Campfield and the couple has two sons; Khi and Orion. Furthermore, the family shares a happy and blissful relationship.
Kofi Kingston’s body measurement and social media
Kofi Kingston is active on Facebook and Twitter. He has over 2.06 million followers on Twitter and more than 3 million followers on Facebook.
Similarly, his height is 6ft, owns a weigh of 96 kgs, his body measurement is Chest: 43 Inches – Waist: 30 Inches – Biceps: 15 Inches, hair color is black as well as has a pair of black eyes.
Reference: Wikipedia, IMDb