|Celebrated Name:||Kofi Kingston|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie Mensah|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||August 14, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Kumasi in Ashanti (Ghana)|
|Nationality:||Ghanaian & American|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kori Campfield|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Two)|
|Is Kofi Kingston Gay?:||No|
|Salary:||$500 k per year|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie Mensah is a famous Ghanian and American Professional wrestler. He is signed with WWE and performs on SMACKDOWN BRAND. He started his wrestling career after completing his graduation and started performing on NEW ENGLAND INDEPENDENT CIRCUIT. In the year 2006, he signed a deal with WWE and shortened his name to Kofi Kingston.
Maybe you know about Kofi Kingston very well, but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Kofi Kingston’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 14th August in the year 1981 in Kumasi in Ashanti, Ghana. He is the son of Elizabeth and Kwasi. He has a sister named Nana Akua and a brother named Kama. His family moved to the United States and settled in Boston. He used to go to Winchester High school and completed his graduation from there only. He took admission to Boston College, and after finishing college, he pursued a wrestling career.
He got married to Kori Campfield in the year 2010 and has two sons from here named Orion and Khi. He has got tattoos on his spine of Adinkra symbols of Ghana. In the year 2019, in an interview, he told that Dolph Ziggler was his favorite opponent. He keeps his professional life away from personal life, so there isn’t much information about his family and wife.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 14, 1981, Kofi Kingston is 40 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2021. His height is 1.83 cm tall, and his weight is 96 kg.
He started his wrestling career after finishing college, and he started training in the year 2005. In the year 2006, he made his official wrestling debut for the team Chaotic Wrestling. At that time, he faced Evan Siks but lost the match. During his training period, he competed in the New England area.
In the year 2006, he signed a contract with WWE and got assigned to DEEP SOUTH WRESTLING. In the year 2007, he played under the ring name Kofi Nahaje Kingston. On 25th June, in the year 2008, he got drafted for the RAW brand. He defeated Chris Jericho in that first championship. He is an inspiration to the younger generation of his dedication towards wrestling and positive persona.
He has spent most of his beginning years on the mid-card single scene, and this was the time when he became Intercontinental four-times champion. In the year 2014, he formed THE NEW DAY with Xavier words and Big E. This trio broke the record of the most extended tag team championship in the history of WWE. He is the first world champion in the history of WWE who is African born and won 30th Trip Crown and Grand slam.
Other than this, he has made the record of spending most days as the Tag team champion in WWE. He is famous for creative ways to eliminate royal batter matches and Royal Rumble. In the year 2015, he spent time as a villain, but for his whole wrestling career, he has been known as a heroic character. He has been trained by Chaotic wrestling, Killer Kowalski, and then Ohio Valley Wrestling. He made his debut a long time ago, and till now, he is playing his game most amazingly.
Awards & Achievements
The accomplishments of Kofi Kingston can’t be counted easily as there are many. Here are the major titles and championships won by him in recent years:
- Best Angle of the year in 2019 by CBS sports
- WWE Championship winner (one time)
- Won WWE intercontinental championship four times
- Three times winner of WWE US championship
- Four times winner of WWE Tag Team championship
- Ranker at 4th number among 500 singles wrestlers in 2019 in PWI 500.
- Two times WWE year-end award winner
Net Worth & Salary of Kofi Kingston in 2021
The net worth of Kofi Kingston is around $4 million as of December 2021, and he earns a salary of $500K per year. He earns money through a wrestling career. He also earns money through endorsements other than the wrestling career.
Kofi Kingston lives with his family in Austin in Texas happily. He is one of the best wrestlers of WWE and known worldwide for his wins. He has won several championships in his career and started his career in 2004. He has got a heroic character in WWE for which he is praised among youth. He has a huge fan following on social media platforms because of his charming personality and lots of strength. He is a down to earth and humble person who has never got involved in any cheap publicity tricks.