Born: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah (born August 14, 1981) is a Ghanaian-American professional wrestler. He is signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Kofi Kingston, in which he is a member of The New Day along with teammates Big E and Xavier Woods. Since debuting in WWE, Kingston has won 12 championships. He is a four-time WWE Intercontinental Champion, a three-time WWE United States Champion, a record tying four-time WWE (Raw) Tag Team Champion (once with Evan Bourne, once with R-Truth, and twice with Big E and Xavier Woods), and a one time World Tag Team Champion with CM Punk. His second WWE (Raw) Tag Team Championship reign as a part of New Day is the longest reign for any tag team title in WWE history, while Kingston himself holds the record for cumulative days spent as a WWE Raw Tag Team Champion. He is also known for his innovative ways of suspending his elimination from battle royal and Royal Rumble matches.
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