Rikishi 2021 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Personal Life

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Solofa F. Fatu Jr., aka, Rikishi is a retired American professional wrestler. Here is everything you need to know about Kevin Owens, including his net worth, salary, records, personal life.

Rikishi is a member of the Anoa’i family of Samoan wrestlers and is a two-time WWE Tag Team Champion. Let us have a look at this WWE Hall of Famer’s net worth, career, records, and much more.

Rikishi Facts 

Birth PlaceSan Francisco, California, U.S
Father’s NameVera Fatu
Mother’s NameSolofa Fatu
Star SignLibra
Net Worth (2021)$ 2 million
Salary (2021)Approx $100,000
Date of BirthOctober 11, 1965 
High SchoolBalboa High School 
Wrestling Debut1985
WWE Debut1992
FinisherThe Stink Face, The Banzai Drop
AchievementsWWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2015), World Tag Team Championship (2-times)
SpouseTalisua Fuavai-Fatu
Children5 Children
NicknameRikishi, The Sultan, Junior Fatu
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Rikishi Net Worth and Salary

As of 2021, Rikishi’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $2 million, and his current salary stands at $100.000 as he has retired from WWE. But he still earns from public appearances and WWE storyline appearances sometimes.

Rikishi is a WWE legend
Rikishi is a WWE Hall of Famer

Rikishi Career 

Rikishi started his wrestling career way back in 1985 while working for Gino Brito and Dino Bravo’s Lutte Internationale as Prince Alofa.

He and his cousin Samula Anoa’i signed with the World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico and made the team of Samoan Swat Team. The Wild Samoans used to fight barefoot.

Both Same and Fat appeared for many independent wrestling circuits like WCWA, AWA, and even WCW. In addition, they have worked for several promotions in the U.S., Europe, Puerto Rico, and even Japan.

Samu and Fatu joined WWF (now WWE) by The Headshrinkers and was repackaged by Japanese sumo wrestler Yokozuna in 1992. The Headshrinkers played a lot of matches together and also became the Tag-team Champions.

Rikishi came as The Sultan in the year 1996, a masked wrestler who never spoke because his tongue was cut out. He was managed by WWE legends The Iron Sheik and Bob Buckland.

In the year 1999, Fatu returned as a Rikishi and beat Julio Fantastic in WWF Metal. However, by Vince McMahon’s request and Fatu’s own willingness to honor the sumo tradition, he didn’t wear anything underneath the mawashi, and his but cheeks used to be exposed.

Rikishi also became famous and popular because of his renowned signature maneuver, The Stink Face- as his buttocks were rubbed into the faces of opposing wrestlers.

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Rikishi’s signature move (tenor)

Rikishi won the Intercontinental Championship from Chris Benoit on SmacDown. He became a total fan-favorite with his own style, and buttocks move.

Rikishi was a part of one of the most dramatic matches of all time. It was a six-man Hell in a Cell match at Armageddon for the WWF Championship. This match saw The Undertaker choke slammed Rikishi from the top of the cell onto Vince’s wood chip-covered bed.

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The Undertaker choke slammed Rikishi (gifer)

 Rikishi was released from WWE on July 16, 2004, following repeated requests from WWE to lose weight, and he ended up being in the independent circuit again like Total Impact Wrestling. He later returned to WWE with his family at the 2012 Hall of Fame and made an in-ring appearance defeating Heath Slater.

Rikishi was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2015 by his son, fellow WWE superstars Jimmy and Jey Uso, on March 28, 2015. Rikishi last appeared in WWE during The Undertaker’s retirement ceremony.

Rikishi Family and Personal Life

On October 15, 1965, Rikishi was born in San Francisco, California, the U.S., becoming a member of the Anoa’i family. He is the Twin brother of Sam “Tonga Kid” Fatu and the older brother of late Eddie “Umaga” Fatu. His uncle wrestled as Wild Samoans.

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Talisa Fuavai-Fatu with her children (Pinterest)

The current WWE Universal Champion is one of the cousins to represent the family at the top level. 

Rikishi got married to Talisa Fuavai-Fatu on July 20, 1985, and has 5 children named Jonathan, Joshua Samuel, Jeremiah Peniata, Thavana Monalisa Fatu with Jonathan, and Joshua plays in WWE as the ring name Jimmy & Jey Uso. They are also the current World Tag-Team Champion.


FAQs about Rikishi

What is Rikishi’s net worth?
Liv has a net worth of approximately $2 million.
How old is Rikishi?
Rikishi is 55 years old
When did Rikishi make his WWE debut?
Rikishi made his WWE debut in 1992
Who is Rikishi married to?
Rikishi is married to Talisua Fuavai-Fatu 
Does Rikishi have any children?
Yes 5 children with two of them are in WWE (jimmy & Jey Uso)

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