Cody Rhodes

Professional Wrestler
Born Jun 30, 1985

Cody Garrett Runnels is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE, better known by his ring name Cody Rhodes. Runnels is the half-brother of Goldust as well as the son of Dusty Rhodes, and worked as a referee in his father's promotion during high school. Runnels started wrestling professionally in 2006, using his real name, wrestling for Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW).… Read More

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1985 Birth Born on June 30, 1985.


2003 18 Years Old Runnels was born in Marietta, Georgia. He had a successful high school wrestling career, attending Lassiter High School. He placed sixth in the division as a sophomore. As a junior, he won the Georgia state tournament at in 2003, and repeated as champion his senior year. … Read More


2006 21 Years Old Using his real name, Runnels began wrestling in Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) in June 2006. Runnels formed a tag team with Shawn Spears in mid-August 2006 and they quickly became embroiled in a feud with The Untouchables over the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship. … Read More
This rift started when Runnels won the OVW Heavyweight Championship from Paul Burchill at a house show on February 17, 2007, only to lose it to Burchill the next day. … Read More
In May 2008, Ted DiBiase began feuding with the duo, threatening to take their titles in his first match as part of the Raw brand. … Read More
On the January 12, 2009 edition of Raw, Snuka and Manu gave Rhodes the chance to align with them to attack Orton, along with the returning DiBiase, but Rhodes refused. … Read More
2010 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Tension within the Legacy became apparent at the 2010 Royal Rumble, when Rhodes attempted to interfere in Orton's match for the WWE Championship. … Read More
2011 26 Years Old On January 21, 2011, Rhodes faced Rey Mysterio in a match, during which Mysterio hit Rhodes in the face with his exposed knee brace and legitimately broke Rhodes' nose, which led to Rhodes declaring he was no longer dashing and had required facial reconstructive surgery. … Read More
2012 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Rhodes then feuded with SmackDown commentator Booker T, attacking him from behind on several occasions, and successfully retaining the Intercontinental Championship against him at Tables, Ladders & Chairs and on the January 6, 2012 SmackDown.
2013 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  On the January 7, 2013, Raw, Team Rhodes Scholars defeated Team Hell No in a non-title match to earn another shot at the WWE Tag Team Championship. … Read More


2015 30 Years Old In early February 2015, Goldust and Stardust were defeated by The Ascension and once again began tensions with Stardust showing his frustrations at Goldust. … Read More
On July 19, 2016, Rhodes announced that he would appear at Ring of Honor's Final Battle pay-per-view on December 2. … Read More
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