This article will answer every question you have about Cody Rhodes. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Cody Rhodes do for a living?
- Who are Cody Rhodes’s parents and siblings?
- What are Cody Rhodes’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Cody Rhodes married or does Cody Rhodes have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Cody Rhodes have any children?
- Where is Cody Rhodes now?
- How tall is Cody Rhodes
- How much money does Cody Rhodes earn?
- What is Cody Rhodes’s net worth?
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Who is Cody Rhodes?
Cody Rhodes is an American professional wrestler. He worked for All Elite Wrestling. Cody was the inaugural and record three-time AEW TNT Champion and also worked as an executive vice president. He is known for his tendency with WWE where he performed as Stardust and also other wrestling promotions like Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, Ring of Honor, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Apart from wrestling Cody works as a judge on the competition series Go-Big Show. He also acts with his wife on the reality show Rhodes to the Top.
Cody followed his brother’s and father’s footsteps where he joined WWE in 2006. He was allocated to the company’s developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling. Cody became a Triple Crown Champion in OVW where he was promoted to WWE’s main roster in 2007. He performed under his real name but later he has mimicked Stardust. Rhodes became a two-time Intercontinental Champion during his time in WWE. Additionally, he also became a productive tag team wrestler where he won six tag team championships with four separate tag team partners. Cody asked for his release from WWE where he departed in May 2006.
Cody started wrestling in the independent circuit and also appeared in TNA. He battled under the shortened name Cody since his WWE owned the name, Cody Rhodes.WWE owned his name till 2020 when they resigned the trademark. From 2016 to 2017 Cody competed at WWE’s WrestleMania, ROH’s Final Battle, and NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom events, as well as appearing for Impact Wrestling at Bound for Glory. In September 2017 he battled in ROH, where he was a one-time ROH World Champion. Additionally, Cody became a one-time IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion and also a one-time ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion.
Cody and his father won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship in September 2018. He held 15 Championships from WWE, AEW, NWA, ROH, and NJPW in late 2018. In January 2019 Cody became executive vice president of AEW where he served as a wrestler. During his service, he became the first AEW TNT Champion where he became the only three-time TNT Champion. Cody departed AEW in February 2022.
How Old is Cody Rhodes?
He is 35 years old. Having been born on June 30, 1985, in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S Cody shares his birthday with celebrities like Michael Phelps, Katie Ryan, Rafal Blechacz, Fabiana Vallejos, Trevor Ariza, among others.
Cody Rhodes Family
Who are Cody Rhodes’s parents?
He is the son of Virgil Runnels professionally known as Dusty Rhodes was a wrestler.
Does Cody Rhodes have siblings?
He is the brother of Teil Gergel, Kristin Ditto, and Dustin Rhodes.
Cody Rhodes’s Education
He joined Lassiter High School where he had a high school wrestling career. Cody intended to wrestle collegiately at Penn State University however he decide to become a professional wrestler. While in high school heated in his father’s Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling promotion as referee. Cody joined the acting school after he graduated from high school.
Cody Rhodes’s Wife
He is married to Brandi Rhodes
He has a daughter called Liberty Iris Runnels.
Cody Rhodes Career
OVW Southern Tag Team Championship.
Cody started his wrestling career n 2006. On May 13 he took his first match against Pat Buck at an OVW live event in Corydon, Indiana where he lost the match. In mid-august 2006 Cody and Shawn Spears formed a tag team. They were later involved in a feud with The Untouchables over the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship. Spears and Cody defeated The untouchables where they won the service of Cherry who was The Untouchable’s manager. Cherry escorted Spears and Cody to the ringside where spears fell in love with her which led to the interference of the match.
The OVW Southern Tag Team Championship evacuated after the match ended in a draw on November 29. After one week rematch between the two teams was held where Cherry joined The Untouchables and helped them win the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship. Cody and Spears won the championship after they defeated Deuce ‘n Domino in a street fight on December 20.
Cody and spears split after Cody’s successes in singles matches. He won the OVW Heavyweight Championship against Paul Burchill at a house show on February 17, 2007. On April 11 they were defeated by Justin LaRouche and Charles Evans in Southern Tag Team Championship. Following July 6 defeated his competitor and became OVW Television Champion the helos to Spears the championship after one week. His last televised champion ended after he wrestled with Spears in the Steel Cage.
Cody Rhodes All Elite Wrestling
On January 1, 2019, Cody alongside Matt and Nick Jackson of The Young Bucks and Kenny Omega was made the Executive Vice Presidents of All Elite Wrestling. They were assigned to serve as wrestlers where Cody and The Young Bucks signed a contract of five years with the promotion. At their first match on May 25, Cody defeated Dustin Rhodes on the Double or Nothing pay-per-view. Cody fought with Darby Allin at Fyter Fest on June 29, 2019. Shawn Spears attacked Cody after the match where he hit Cody with a chair causing him to bleed on the back of his head. However, Cody did not suffer a concussion.MJF doomed Spears action and he later became Cody’s cornerman for his matches.
Cody Rhodes Dynamite episode
On August 31 2019 Coddy became successful over Spears. As a result, he improved his draw record in singles matches to 2–0–1. He took a match for the AEW World Championship against Chris Jericho at the Full Gear pay-per-view. On October 2, on the Dynamite episode, Cody and The Young Bucks were defeated by Jericho, Sammy Guevara, Jake Hager, Santana, and Ortiz which led to the formation of The Inner Circle to rival The Elite. On the November 9, episode of Dynamite Cody once again loses the championship to Jericho. As result, MJF turned on Cody by beating him in the groin.
Cody Rhodes TNT Championship
Cody secured a match with MJ where he followed MJF’s rules. As a result, he defeated Wardlow in a steel cage match during the February 19, 2020 episode of Dynamite. Revolution pay-per-view was formed where MJF defeated Cody on the February 29 match.
On March 30, the promotion introduced the AEW TNT Championship. Cody was assigned to participate in the eight-man, single-elimination tournament to crown the first champion. He won against Shawn Spears and Darby Allin. As a result, he reached the finals where he faced Lance Archer.
On May 23, Cody won the Double Or Nothing match where he became the first TNT Champion. Mike Tyson later presented him with the title belt.
He defended the belt against Jungle Boy, Marq Quen, Ricky Starks, Jake Hager, Sonny Kiss, Eddie Kingston, Warhorse, and Scorpio Sky. However. he loses the championship to Brodie Lee on the August 22 episode of Dynamite.
Cody Rhodes Leaves AEW
Cody took leave but resumed on the September 23 episode of Dynamite where he fought Brodie Lee and The Dark Order. He defeated Lee in a Dog Collar match on the October 7 episode of Dynamite. As a result, he won back the TNT Championship marking Lee’s final match before his death in December. Cody lost the championship to Darby Allin at Full Gear on November 7. This was after WWE resigned their trademark.
On the March 3, 2021, episode of Dynamite, He teamed with Red Velvet where they were defeated by Shaquille O’Neal and Brodie Lee in a mixed tag team match.
At the Revolution event on March 7, He participated in the Face of the Revolution Ladder Match which was won by Scorpio Sky. After having many feuds Cody left AEW in February 2022.
Adding to his well-built body he stands at a height of 1.9 m and also weighs 100kg.
Cody Rhodes Net worth
He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.