Birthday: August 14, 1981
Well known: Wrestlers American Men
Age: 37 Years, 37 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Leo
Otherwise called: Kofi
Conceived in: Kumasi, Ghana
Well known as: Wrestler
Tallness: 6’0″ (183 cm), 6’0″ Males
Companion/Ex-: Kori Campfield
Kofi Kingston is a Ghanaian-American expert wrestler. He is marked to WWE under the SmackDown brand, and is an individual from The New Day bunch with Big E and Xavier Woods. Holding 12 titles shockingly, he was positioned as the twentieth best wrestler by PWI in 2013. He has a few mark moves and completing moves, and his celebrated mark styles incorporate twofold strike hack, flying lower arm crush, and somersault plancha. Energetic about wrestling from youth, he surrendered his corporate activity to sign with WWE. In the underlying days of his profession, he advanced himself as being from Jamaica and not from Ghana, as the wannabe WWE Raw whiz accepted that individuals would promptly acknowledge an individual from the place that is known for the acclaimed artist musician, Bob Marley. In any case, presently he has dropped the Jamaican story, and has affirmed that he is from Ghana. At first, his fans did not acknowledge his gathering New Day with great enthusiasm, yet soon its appearance on RAW turned into a feature of the show. Truth be told, New Day turned into the longest-prevailing label group champions in WWE history.
Youth and Early Life
Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah was conceived on August 14, 1981, in Kumasi, Ghana, to Elizabeth and Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah. His sibling is Kwame, and his sister was Nana Akua, who passed away in 2015.
His family moved to the US when he was youthful. He went to Winchester High School, Massachusetts. He got his degree in correspondence from Boston College.
As far back as he was a child, he needed to wrestle. So he surrendered his corporate activity to pursue his fantasy.
He made his wrestling debut in 2006, when he confronted Tony Omega on February 24 at Chaotic Wrestling. Next he confronted Evan Siks on June 4 for PWF Mayhem Heavyweight Championship.
He had a tryout at his wrestling school in Boston where some WWE makers were available. They preferred his presentation, and welcomed him to Atlanta to Deep South Wrestling (DSW). In September 2006, he marked an agreement with WWE, and was relegated to DSW. His first match as “Kofi Nahaje Kingston” was with Montel Vontavious Porter on September 21.
Till mid 2007, he was with DSW and Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he was in a label group with Harry Smith. In later 2007, he was put in the WWE program, and battled two matches against Charlie Haas and Trevor Murdoch.
In June 2007, at the Florida Championship Wrestling, he collaborated with Eric Pérez against Keith Walker and Rycklon Stephens. He worked there till the year’s end.
On January 22, 2008, he appeared at ECW as a face with a success over David Owen in Charlottesville. Imprint Henry disposed of him at WrestleMania XXIV pre-appear. He battled a match with Shelton Benjamin in April 2008, where he was vanquished. Be that as it may, he won against Benjamin in an Extreme Rules coordinate in June.
In 2008, as an individual from the Raw list, Kofi Kingston vanquished Chris Jericho for Intercontinental Championship. He held the title until SummerSlam, where he and Mickie James lost their titles to Beth Phoenix and Santino Marella in a label group coordinate.
On the October 27, 2008 Raw scene, CM Punk and Kingston won World Tag Team Championship. The pair lost the title to John Morrison and The Miz in December that year.
Kofi Kingston vanquished Chris Jericho and earned a spot in Money in the Bank stepping stool coordinate at WrestleMania XXV. He vanquished Montel Vontavious Porter on June 1, 2009 Raw and won the US Championship. In the wake of safeguarding the title for a while, he in the long run lost the title to The Miz on October 5 Raw.
On October 12, 2009 scene of Raw, he qualified to Team Raw at WWE Bragging Rights subsequent to overcoming Evan Bourne. Be that as it may, Team Raw lost the match. He drove his Survivor Series group to triumph against Orton’s group.
Kofi and Orton wrestled at TLC, where he lost. On January 4, 2010 Raw scene, he was by and by vanquished by Orton. On February 1 Raw, he won a match by overcoming the Big Show and progressed to the WWE Championship Elimination Chamber coordinate. He, be that as it may, neglected to win the match. On February 22 Raw, he collaborated with Yoshi Tatsu and Evan Bourne, and won against Cody Rhodes, Randy Orton, and Ted DiBiase in a six-man label group coordinate.
On the March 22, 2010 Raw scene, he crushed Vladimir Kozlov to meet all requirements for the Money in the Bank stepping stool coordinate at WrestleMania XXVI, which he inevitably lost. On April 26, he was drafted to the SmackDown brand. In his first match, he vanquished Chris Jericho.
At a four-man competition for Intercontinental Championship, he vanquished Dolph Ziggler in the primary match and Christian in the finals, and won his second Intercontinental Championship on May 14, 2010 SmackDown. Yet, because of some question, he was deprived of the Intercontinental Championship before long.
At Over the Limit, he crushed McIntyre, and won his second Intercontinental Championship. At Fatal 4 Way, he protected the Intercontinental Championship against Drew McIntyre. However, on July 18 at Money in the Bank, he lost the SmackDown Money in the Bank stepping stool coordinate.
On October 15 Smackdown, he crushed Drew McIntyre and got a spot on Team SmackDown at Bragging Rights. His group won the match.
On December 3, 2010 SmackDown, he crushed Jack Swagger however neglected to win back the Intercontinental Championship. On January 7, 2011 SmackDown, he vanquished Ziggler to turn into the Intercontinental Champion.
On March 25, 2011 SmackDown, Kofi Kingston lost the Intercontinental Championship to Wade Barrett, however on April 1 SmackDown, he won the match against him. On April 26, 2011, he was sent back to Raw brand, and on May 1, he vanquished Sheamus in a Tables Match and won his second US Championship.
On the May 9 Raw, he shielded his title against Jack Swagger. In any case, at WWE Capitol Punishment, he lost the title to Ziggler.
On August 22, 2011 Raw, he won WWE Tag Team Championship with Evan Bourne by crushing David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty. On April 30, 2012 Raw, he and R-Truth vanquished Primo and Epico and won WWE Tag Team Championship. At Over the Limit, he and R-Truth guarded the titles against Ziggler and Swagger.
At the 2012 Money in the Bank, he and Truth vanquished Hunico and Camacho. At the following Raw, they safeguarded WWE Tag Team Championship against Prime Time Players.
At SummerSlam, they vanquished Prime Time Players and held the WWE Tag Team Championship. At Night of Champions, they lost the Tag Team Championship to the group of Daniel Bryan and Kane. After a progression of annihilations, Truth and Kingston were disbanded as a group.
In October 2012, Kingston vanquished Miz twice, and won the Intercontinental Championship. On SmackDown that month, he vanquished Damien Sandow to hold the Intercontinental Championship.
At TLC, he shielded his title against Barrett. On December 31 Raw, he lost the Intercontinental Championship to Barrett. On April 12, 2014 SmackDown, he vanquished Antonio Cesaro. On Raw, he crushed Cesaro and won the third US Championship.
On May 19, 2014, he lost US Championship to Dean Ambrose. On August 5 Raw, he vanquished Fandango, and on September 6 SmackDown, he crushed Curtis Axel.
At Extreme Rules, he and Big E vanquished Tyson Kidd and Cesaro to win the WWE Tag Team Championships. Kingston entered the Royal Rumble coordinate for WWE World Heavyweight Championship, however was wiped out by Chris Jericho. In 2016 WWE draft, he, alongside Xavier Woods and Big E (the New Day), turned into the longest prevailing WWE Tag Team Champions ever.
Grants and Achievements
Kofi Kingston won WWE Intercontinental Championship multiple times and WWE US Championship multiple times. He likewise won WWE (Raw) Tag Team Championship multiple times. He is the victor of one Slammy Award too.
Kofi Kingston wedded on-screen character Kori Campfield in 2010, and has two kids.