Rikishi - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Rikishi, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Solofa F. Fatu Jr. was born in San Francisco, California on October 1, 1965, and he is currently 58 years old.

Rikishi was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Solofa F. Fatu Jr.
  • Ring Names
    • Rikishi ( November 30, 2007 - Present)
    • Junior Fatu ( September 13, 2007 - November 29, 2007)
    • Rikishi ( January 23, 2000 - September 12, 2007)
    • Kishi ( October 22, 2005 - November 22, 2008)
    • Rikishi Fatu ( October 5, 1999 - January 22, 2000)
    • J.R Smooth ( May 8, 1999 - October 4, 1999)
    • Fatu ( May 15, 1998 - May 7, 1999)
    • The Sultan ( September 16, 1996 - May 14, 1998)
    • Fatu ( November 7, 1987 - September 15, 1996)
    • Tonga Kid ( November 14, 1986 - November 6, 1987)
    • Prince Alofa ( April 8, 1985 - November 13, 1986)
  • Born October 1, 1965 (age 58)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place San Francisco, California
  • Billed From
    • The Isle of Samoa
    • Middle East ( September 16, 1996 - May 14, 1998)
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 425 lbs (193 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( April 8, 1985 - March 1, 2019)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY May 30, 2004 March 1, 2019
    Promotion Nu-Wrestling EvolutionNWE October 22, 2005 November 2, 2008
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA September 13, 2007 October 30, 2007
    Promotion HUSTLE September 20, 2004 February 11, 2005
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand SmackDown March 25, 2002 July 16, 2004
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF March 9, 1992 March 24, 2002
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW February 18, 1989 September 16, 1990
    Promotion American Wrestling AssociationAWA September 17, 1988 December 13, 1988
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight November 14, 1986 December 11, 1986
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face May 7, 2001 March 1, 2019
    Heel October 9, 2000 May 6, 2001
    Face November 13, 1999 October 8, 2000
    Heel September 16, 1996 November 12, 1999
    Face April 1, 1994 September 15, 1996
    Heel November 7, 1987 March 31, 1994
    Face April 8, 1985 November 6, 1987
  • Images
    Mar 2002
    Mar 2002
    Nov 1999
    Nov 1999
    Sep 1996
    Sep 1996
    Jul 1995
    Jul 1995
    Mar 1992
    Mar 1992
    Apr 1985
    Apr 1985

  • Finishers
    • Banzai Drop - Corner Slingshot Seated Senton ( October 5, 1999 - March 1, 2019)
    • Rikishi Driver - Over the shoulder Reverse Piledriver ( October 5, 1999 - March 1, 2019)
    • Samoan Splash - Diving Splash ( May 15, 1998 - May 7, 1999)
    • Camel Clutch ( September 16, 1996 - May 14, 1998)
    • Samoan Splash - Diving Splash ( November 7, 1987 - September 15, 1996)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "U Look Fly 2 Day" by Jim Johnston - Single ( November 13, 1999 - March 1, 2019)
    • Theme Song "Bad Man" by Ike Dirty - Single ( October 22, 2000 - May 7, 2001)
    • Theme Song "Make a Change" by O.C Duram - Single ( January 18, 1994 - October 8, 1997)
    • Theme Song "Danger in the Jungle" by Jim Johnston - with Samu - Team ( March 9, 1992 - June 22, 1995)
    • Theme Song "Halloween Theme" by John Carpenter - with Samu - Team ( September 17, 1988 - September 16, 1990)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2015, Individual
  • Titles Won

    World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment

    • 1 WWF Intercontinental Championship
    • 1 WWE Tag Team Championship (with Scotty 2 Hotty)
    • 2 World Tag Team Championship (1 with Samu, 1 with Rico)

    Northern States Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 NSWA Tag Team Championship (with Samu)

    Portland Wrestling

    • 1 Portland Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship

    Power Pro Wrestling (Memphis)

    • 1 PPW Heavyweight Championship

    Revolución Lucha Libre

    • 5 Campeonato Internacional Absoluto

    Universal Wrestling Association

    • 1 UWA World Trios Championship (with Kokina Maximus & The Samoan Savage)

    World Class Wrestling Association

    • 3 WCWA World Tag Team Championship (with Samu)
    • 1 WCWA Texas Tag Team Championship (with Samu)

    World Wrestling Council

    • 1 WWC Caribbean Tag Team Championship (with Samu)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWF Slammy Award - Best Etiquette (1994 – with Samu)
    • PWI Comeback of the Year (2000)
    • 27° in PWI 500 (2000)

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