|Jimmy Uso Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||August 22, 1985|
Jimmy Uso is an American professional wrestler who is best known for his highly successful tag team partnership with his twin brother Jey Uso at the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.) (2009-Present). As of October 2022, they were performing on the WWE’s SmackDown brand and were the reigning undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions, holding the RAW (another brand of the WWE) Tag Team Championship in their 3rd reign and the SmackDown Tag Team Championship in their 5th reign, which is the longest reign for this title at more than 470 days as well as the 4th longest tag team title reign in the history of the WWE. They are the first team to have won both the RAW and SmackDown Tag Team Championships and as of October 2022, the only team to have held these titles simultaneously. In both 2014 and 2015, the duo won the ‘Tag Team of the Year’ award at the Slammy Awards, an event organized by the WWE where awards are given to professional wrestlers, commentators, and managers. The brothers are also members of a stable (a team of 3 or more wrestlers who generally share common motives, allies, and adversaries within a storyline) called The Bloodline.
Jonathan Solofa Fatu
San Francisco, California, United States
He splits his time between San Francisco, California, United States, and Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, United States.
Jimmy had attended Escambia High School in Escambia County, Florida. He used to play competitive American football there which he continued to do, as a linebacker (2003), at the University of West Alabama, a public university in Livingston, Alabama.
- Father – Rikishi (b. Solofa Fatu Jr.) (Former Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer)
- Mother – Talisua Fuavai (d. April 27, 2008)
- Siblings – Joshua Samuel Fatu aka Jey Uso (Twin Brother) (Professional Wrestler), Joseph Yokozuna Fatu aka Solo Sikoa (Younger Brother) (Professional Wrestler), Thavana Monalisa (Sister), Jeremiah Peniata (Brother)
- Others – I’aulualo Folau Solofa Fatu aka Solofa Fatu Sr. (Paternal Grandfather) (d. October 4, 2020), Elevera Anoa’i (Paternal Grandmother), Sonny Fuavai (Maternal Grandfather), Vao (Maternal Grandmother), Samuel Larry Anoa’i Fatu aka The Tonga Kid (Paternal Uncle) (Former Professional Wrestler), Theresa Fuavai-Fatu (Aunt), Jacob Fatu (Cousin) (Professional Wrestler), Marley (Cousin), Myracle (Cousin), Edward Smith Fatu aka Umaga (Paternal Uncle) (Professional Wrestler) (d. December 4, 2009), L.T. (Aunt), Agatupu Rodney Anoaʻi aka Yokozuna (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer) (d. October 23, 2000), Justin (Second Cousin), Keilani (Second Cousin), Afa Amituana’i Anoa’i (Grand Uncle) (Professional Wrestling Manager, Former Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer), Lynn Anoa’i (Grand Aunt), Afa Anoa’i Jr. aka Manu (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler), Lloyd Anoa’i aka L.A. Smooth (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestling Manager, Former Professional Wrestler), Samuel Fred Anoa’i aka Samu (Cousin-Uncle) (Former Professional Wrestler), Melissa Fritz (Cousin-Aunt), Vanessa Rodriguez (Second Cousin), Samantha Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Leila Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Zaraina Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Lance Anoa’i (Second Cousin) (Professional Wrestler), Leati Sika Amituana’i Anoa’i (Grand Uncle) (Former Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer), Patricia A. Anoa’i (née Hooker) (Grand Aunt), Matthew Tapunu’u Anoaʻi aka Rosey (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler) (d. April 17, 2017), Mandy Vandeberg (Ex Cousin-Aunt), Jordan Iles Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Koa Rodney Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Madison Alani Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Leati Joseph Anoa’i aka Roman Reigns (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler, Former American Football Player), Galina Becker (Cousin-Aunt), Joelle Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Takecia Travis (Sister-in-Law)
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
114 kg or 251.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jimmy has dated –
- Naomi (2010-Present) – Jimmy began dating dancer and fellow professional wrestler Naomi (b. Trinity McCray) in 2010. The couple got engaged in June 2013 and got married on January 16, 2014, in a ceremony held in Maui, Hawaii.
Jimmy has 2 children – a daughter named Jayla Fatu and a son named Jaidan Fatu – from a previous, unnamed relationship.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Polynesian and White)
He is primarily of Samoan descent, and also has 1/32 English descent.
- Toned physique
- Short-cropped hair
- Sports a thick beard
- Wears ear studs
- Has both his hands and his entire upper chest covered in tattoos
Jimmy Uso Facts
- Jimmy and his twin brother Jey used to work at a furniture moving store before they were encouraged to pursue a wrestling career by their uncle and renowned professional wrestler Umaga.
- Their stage surname, Uso, means brother in the Samoan language. Between 2011 and 2016, they used to perform the Manu Siva Tau, a Samoan war dance, before their matches.
- In 2014, the duo was named ‘Tag Team of the Year’ by Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine. The same year, Jimmy was ranked number 25 in the PWI 500, an annual list of the 500 best professional wrestlers in the world, published by Pro Wrestling Illustrated.
- The brothers made their video game debut in WWE ’13 and have since been featured in WWE 2K15, WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, WWE 2K20, and WWE 2K22. They also made an uncredited cameo appearance in the 2016 American action film Countdown.
- In 2017, the duo was named ‘Tag Team of the Year’ by Rolling Stone magazine.
- In September 2011, Jimmy was arrested in Hillsborough County, Florida, and charged with DUI (driving under the influence). He was eventually convicted and sentenced to probation. In March 2013, he was arrested for violating his probation as he was driving with a suspended license.
- In February 2019, in Detroit, Michigan, his rental vehicle was pulled over because it was on the wrong way on a one-way street. His wife was driving and when the officers asked her to exit the vehicle, Jimmy took off his shirt and walked towards the officers, prompting one of them to pull out his taser. He was then arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice. A month later, his attorney struck a plea deal with prosecutors and he was ordered to pay a USD 450 fine.
- In July 2019, Jimmy was again charged with DUI (driving under the influence), this time near Pensacola, Florida. He was taken into custody and was later released on a USD 1k bond.
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