Kofi Kingston

MKhanal 08 Feb,2017

Facts of Kofi Kingston

Full Name
Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah
Birth Name
Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah
Famous Name
Kofi Kingston
Current City
Tampa, Florida, United States
Married to
Kori Campfield (m. 2010)
Currently Married
Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah
Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah
three children.
brother Kwame Sarkodie-Mensah sister Nana Akua Sarkodie-Mensah
No. of Twitter Followers
2.05 m
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$ 3 million
Currently Club


Married to
Kori Campfield (m. 2010)
Currently Married

Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah is a famous professional wrestler signed to WWE and wrestles on the SmackDown brand using his ring name Kofi Kingston. He has a tag team named The New Day with members Xavier Woods and Big E, and together they have won a lot of wrestling championships.

Kofi Kingston has a net worth of $3 million, and his average salary is $500,000 per annum. He is married and has two children. He grew up with his brother Kwame and his sister Nana Akua.

Kofi Kingston Net Worth In 2019; How much is his Salary?

As of 2022, Kingston has a net worth of $3 million. Not to mention, the major source of his income is his wrestling career. 

Further, the wrestler earns an average salary of $500,000 per annum. Other persons in his profession earn an average of $250k, and the highest-paid wrestlers are paid as high as $10 million.

Kofi and John Cena SOURCE: WWE

John Cena being the highest-paid wrestler is paid $10 million in the wrestling profession.

Kofi Kingston house SOURCE: whatculture.com

In 2009, he purchased a $400,000 real estate property in Tampa, Florida. The luxurious mansion consists of a pool at the back and room for two cars in the garage.

Kofi Kingston Married, Wife, and Personal Life

Kofi Kingston is married to his wife, Kori Campfield. They tied the knot in 2012 in a private event where only a few of the persons from their life were present. They share three children, two sons and a daughter. 

The Kingston Family SOURCE: Pinterest

Besides, there are no records of Kingston's past affair or girlfriend. 

Kinston is also very active on social media and has 2.2 million Twitter followers and 41.7k followers on Instagram.

Kofi Kingston Bio and Early Life

Kofi Kingston was born in Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana, on August 14, 1981. His star sign is Leo. He holds dual nationality: Ghanaian American and is of an African Ethnicity.

He completed his bachelor’s degree from Boston College.

Kofi Kingston Professional Career

Kofi Kingston made his debut in official wrestling in February 2006 against Tony Omega. During his early years, he participated mainly in the New England area with wrestling promotions such as New England Championship Wrestling, Millennium Wrestling Federation, the Eastern Wrestling Alliance, and Chaotic Wrestling.

Kingston signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in September 2006, and he was assigned to Deep South Wrestling. He made his WWE debut on September 21, with a new name Kofi Nahaje Kingston in which he lost to Montel Vontavious Porter.

Kofi Kofi along with his WWE title SOURCE: Pinterest

Kingston got exposure to the main WWE roster in 2007 when he had a match on the RAW against Charlie Haas and Trevor Murdoch. Kingston was relocated to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in June.

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When ECW began airing on Syfy television, Kingston became the first Jamaican to wrestle for WWE. He debuted his first ECW against the local wrestler David Owen and won the match. He remained Undefeated in ECW’s single competition for months, and he was defeated when he was matched against Benjamin. But on June 24, in an Extreme Rules Match Kingston defeated Benjamin.

 He also got a chance to appear in his first major match, a 24-man battle royal during the pre-show of WrestleMania XXIV, where he was eliminated by Mark Henry.

Kingston's first Championship in his World Wrestling career began when he defeated Chris Jericho in the Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions after being drafted to the RAW brand. In an Unforgiven match, he came to aid CM Punk and then later, they became a tag team and won the World Tag  Team Championship on October 27 Raw.

Kingston was to compete in the World Heavyweight Championship Elimination Chamber but could not do so because Edge ambushed him. On October 12, Kingston qualified for the Team Raw WWE Bragging Rights but did not win for Team SmackDown.

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Kingston was able to get to the WWE Championship Elimination Chamber match but failed to win when eliminated by Sheamus. Kingston was drafted to the SmackDown brand on April 26, 2010, and in his debut match for Smackdown, he defeated Chris Jericho.

 He won his second Intercontinental Championship for Smackdown on May 14 after defeating Christian, but later on, the championship title was given back to McIntyre. But Kingston eventually won his second official Intercontinental championship by defeating McIntyre in the Over the Limit match. Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler on January 7, 2011, in Smackdown and became the Intercontinental champion for the third time.

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Kingston won the WWE Tag Team Championship with Evan Bourne by defeating David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty. Kingston with Truth defeated Primo and Epico to win the WWE Tag Team Championship on April 30.

Kingston and Truth again won the WWE Tag Team Championship against The Prime Time Players but lost the Tag Championship to the team of Daniel Bryan and Kane. Also, they lost in the match to The Prime Time Players, which was to determine the number one contenders for the Tag Team Championships.

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On October 12, Kingston defeated Miz and became Intercontinental Champion for the fourth time. He again defeated Damien Sandow and retained the Intercontinental Champion title. But on December 31 in the Raw match, he lost the Intercontinental title against Barrett.

On April 15, in a Raw match, Kingston won his third United States Championship by defeating Cesaro. Later on May 19 at Extreme Rules, he lost the title of United States Championship to Dean Ambrose.

Kingston, along with his teammates from New Day, was drafted to Raw, and the team became the longest-reigning WWE Tag Team Champions in history by breaking the record of 331 days set by Paul London and Brian Kendrick.

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The New Day matched against the Usos, and the match ended in no contest. Again in another contest against the Bludgeon Brothers, the New Day lost.  Also, in the episode of SmackDown on April 11, the New Day was defeated.  Sanity then defeated the New Day.

The New Day earn the right to face The Bludgeon Brothers at SummerSlam after defeating Cesaro and Sheamus. However, New Day lost again. The New Day defeated Rusev and Aiden and retained the title, but later at WWE Super Show-Down, they retained the title by winning against The Bar but again at WWE SmackDown 1000, they lost their titles against The Bar.

Kofi Kingston facts

  • Kofi is 37 years old.
  • His star sign is Leo.
  • He is 6 feet tall.
  • His weight is 96 kg.

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