Santino Marella - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Santino Marella, 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.

Anthony Carelli was born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada on March 14, 1974, and he is currently 49 years old.

He is currently a Director of Operations and Part Time Wrestler, working for TNA, under the ring name of Santino Marella.

He is the Impact Wrestling Director of Authority.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Anthony Carelli
  • Ring Names
    • Santino Marella ( April 16, 2007 - Present)
    • Santina Marella ( April 5, 2009 - June 22, 2010)
    • Boris Alexiev ( April 12, 2006 - May 9, 2007)
    • Johnny Geo Basco ( August 17, 2003 - August 27, 2006)
  • Born March 14, 1974 (age 49)
  • Nationality Nationality: CanadaCanada
  • Birth Place Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Billed From
    • San Fili, Calabria, Italy
  • Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight
    • 227 lbs (103 kg)
  • Nicknames The Italian Stallion; Milan Miracle
  • Notes He is the Impact Wrestling Director of Authority.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Director of Operations ( January 13, 2023 - Present)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( March 24, 2017 - Present)
    • Wrestler ( August 17, 2003 - August 6, 2016)
    • Assistant GM ( January 6, 2012 - April 1, 2012)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingIMPACT January 13, 2023 Present
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE August 29, 2011 May 6, 2016
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWEBrand Raw April 16, 2007 August 28, 2011
    Promotion Ohio Valley WrestlingOVW July 1, 2005 June 22, 2007
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face March 24, 2017 Present
    Face March 23, 2009 May 6, 2016
    Heel July 11, 2007 March 22, 2009
    Face August 17, 2003 July 10, 2007
  • Images
    Jan 2023
    Jan 2023
    Oct 2011
    Oct 2011
    Mar 2010
    Mar 2010
    May 2009
    May 2009
    Aug 2003
    Aug 2003

  • Finishers
    • The Cobra - Right-handed Thrust to an opponent's throat or face ( March 24, 2017 - Present)
    • The Cobra / Cobra Strike - Right-handed Thrust to an opponent's throat or face ( March 28, 2010 - August 6, 2016)
    • Santino Stunner - Split-legged Stunner ( April 16, 2007 - March 27, 2010)
    • Salute Flying Headbutt - Diving Headbutt while saluting ( June 30, 2008 - March 27, 2010)
    • Snap Swinging Neckbreaker ( April 16, 2007 - July 14, 2008)
    • Rolling Cutter ( April 16, 2007 - July 14, 2008)
    • Triangle Choke ( April 12, 2006 - April 15, 2007)
    • Standing Inverted Fujiwara Armbar ( April 12, 2006 - April 15, 2007)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Cop Show Cameo" - Single ( January 13, 2023 - Present)
    • Theme Song "La vittoria è mia (Victory is Mine)" by Jim Johnston - Single ( April 16, 2007 - May 6, 2016)
    • Theme Song "You Look So Good to Me (Remix)" by Jim Johnston - Single ( April 5, 2009 - June 22, 2010)
    • Theme Song "Anvil of Crom" by Basil Poledouris - Single ( July 1, 2005 - April 15, 2007)
    • Theme Song "Down with the Sickness" by Disturbed - Single ( August 17, 2003 - June 30, 2005)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    World Wrestling Entertainment

    • 1 WWE Tag Team Championship (with Vladimir Kozlov)
    • 2 WWE Intercontinental Championship
    • 1 WWE United States Championship

    DDT Pro-Wrestling

    • 1 Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship

    Ohio Valley Wrestling

    • 2 OVW Television Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWE Miss WrestleMania (as Santina Marella)
    • WON Best Gimmick (2007, 2008)
    • The Baltimore Sun Newcomer of the Year (2007)
    • Bronze medal at Ashai Annual Tournament (2017 - judo)

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