|Real Name/Full Name
|Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|14 August 1981
|42 years old
|In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 96 Kg
In Pounds – 212 lbs
|Father – Kwasi
Mother – Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah
|Kwame and Nana Akua
|Winchester High School
|Orion Kingsley and Khi Sarkodie
Some decisions are not very easy to make and many times, we are not very sure of which road to take especially when it comes to choosing a career. Things were no different for Kofi who went to school and even attended University with an intention of pursuing his goals in life. However, after graduating from Boston College, things took a different turn as he had other plans for his life.
Instead of looking for a white-color job, he decided to pursue a career in professional wrestling. He started out as a Jamaican wrestler and his ring name at that time he was going on the New England Independent Circuit was Kofi Nahaje Kingston. He later decided to make things easier for his fans by shortening his ring name to Kofi Kingston which is the name he used to date.
Well, how well do you know about Kofi Kingston? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kofi Kingston’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kofi Kingston to date.
Biography and Early Life
The news of arrival of a new baby boy were spread on 14th of August in 1981 in a place known as Kumasi, Ashanti. His father Mr. Kwasi and his wife Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah decided to name him Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah. He is not the only child as he has a sister named Nana Akua and a brother named Kwame.
Unfortunately, the only girl in the family, Nana passed away in 2015. Although he was born in Kumasi and spent part of his early life there, the family later moved to the United States of America when he was 3 years of age. Upon arriving in the U.S. they opted to settle in the greater Boston area. This explains the reason why he holds double citizenship.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Kofi Kingston in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Kofi Kingston’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024 having been born on 14 August 1981. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 212 lbs in Pound and 96kg in Kilograms.
It is not clear whether he attended any school in Ashanti or not but after moving to the United States with the family, he was enrolled at Winchester High School which is located in Winchester, Massachusetts. After graduating from high school, he joined Boston College where he majored in communication and graduated with a degree in the same. His career as a wrestler started immediately after he graduated from college.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Kofi Kingston might be a wrestler, a field that is considered heartless by many, but he has a soft side of him. This is the reason why, upon meeting model and actress Kori Campfield, he knew he couldn’t live another single day without her on his side. Therefore, on 11th of September in 2010, Kofi and Kori took their marriage vows.
They held a private ceremony that was only attended by their two families and close friends. Three years later, in 2013, they welcomed their first born named Orion Kingsley. When Orion was three years of age, in April of 2016, they welcomed their second child whom they named Khi Sarkodie.
Is Kofi Kingston Gay?
Kofi Kingston is definitely not gay. He has been married to Kori for more than 10 years now and together they have two kids named Kingsley and Khi Sarkodie. This is enough information to confirm that he is straight.
He officially started training as a wrestler in late 2006 after which he made his official debut in wrestling as a professional in 2006. He first worked with Chaotic Wrestling and was facing Evan Sadiks on 4th of June in 2006. Primarily, he competed for the New England area including Millennium Wresting Federation (MWF), National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in New England (he was a brief member of Barry Ace’s A-List), The Eastern Wrestling Alliance (EWA) and New England Championship Wrestling (NECW) among others.
By the end of 2006, he was lucky enough to sign a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) which assigned him to a Georgia-based developmental foundation which was known as Deep South Wrestling (DSW). This was the beginning of his successful career in the world of wrestling.
For the many years he has worked as a wrestler, he has won several accolades. Some of these include: WWE Intercontinental Championship, WWE US Championship and WWE Raw Tag Team among many others.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kofi Kingston in 2024
Many celebrities have a tendency of hiding information of their annual income and there is no difference when it comes to Kofi Kingston. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated at $4 million. He has earned all his wealth from his career as a professional wrestler. And since he is still very active, we expect to get even better than they are now.
Kofi is a man of wisdom and always gives his best as far as his career is concerned. For this reason, he tends to move from one level to another across his career ladder. Currently, he is signed to WWE and performs in the Raw brand.