Quick Facts About Jimmy Uso
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Jimmy Uso is an American professional wrestler. Uso is best known as a member of the tag team, The Usos with his brother Jey Uso. Jimmy and Jey are twin brothers. The Usos is currently signed to WWE and they perform on the SmackDown brand. The Usos are the sons of the WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi. The Usos are overall six-time WWE Tag Team Champion and one-time FCW Florida Tag Team Champion.
What is Jimmy Uso Famous For?
- Son of Rikishi.
- Member of the tag team The Usos.
Where is Jimmy Uso From?
Jimmy Uso was born on 22 August 1985. His birth name is Jonathan Solofa Fatu. His birth place is in San Francisco, California in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He has a twin brother named Joshua Samuel Fatu, who goes by the ring name Jey Uso. They have Samoan ancestry. The Usos are members of the renowned Anoa’i family of Samoan wrestlers. It includes their father WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi, uncle Umaga, and their father’s cousins the late WWE Hall of Famer Yokozuna and Roman Reigns.
Regarding his educational background, he attended Escambia High School with his brother Jey. They played competitive football in high school. After high school, the brothers attended the University of West Alabama. They continued to play football there.
Are Jimmy Uso Roman Reigns Related?
Yes, Jimmy Uso is related to Roman Reigns. They both belong to Samoan descent and are the member os renowned Anoa’i family. Their father cousins Yokozuna and Roman Reigns.
Jimmy Uso Career
- Jimmy Uso and his twin brother Jey Uso were trained by their father, Rikishi since childhood.
- They debuted as The Fatu Brothers in WWE’s developmental brand, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) in 2009.
- The Usos went on to become FCW Florida Tag Team Champions defeating The Fortunate Sons (Joe Hennig and Brett DiBiase).
- They later defended their title against The Dudebusters, Percy Watson and Darren Young, Hunico and Tito Nieves, and Skip Sheffield and Darren Young.
- The Fatu brothers lost their championship against Los Aviadores (Hunico and Dos Equis) in June 2010.
- The Usos were promoted to the main roster in 2010.
- The Usos made their Raw debut by attacking the Unified WWE Tag Team Champions, The Hart Dynasty in May 2010.
- They made their pay-per-view debut against The Hart Dynasty in a six-person mixed tag team match at Fatal 4-Way in June 2010. They lost the match.
- They took revenge for their earlier defeat in the July episode of Raw.
- The Usos were drafted to the SmackDown brand as part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft in April 2011.
- The Usos began performing the Siva Tau, a traditional Samoan war dance in 2011.
- They made an unsuccessful attempt to win the WWE Tag Team Titles against David Otunga and Michael McGullicutty in July 2011.
- They made their NXT debut in September 2011.
- The Usos made an unsuccessful challenge for the WWE Tag Team Championship in a triple threat dark match against champions Primo and Epico and Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel at WrestleMania XXVIII.
- The Usos began to use face paint similar to their deceased uncle Eddie Fatu in June 2013. It was used to highlight their Samoan culture.
- The Usos went on to become overall six-time tag team champions in WWE including WWE (Raw) Tag Team Championship twice.
- They won the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship four times. They defeated American Alpha to win the title.
- The Usos won the Slammy Award for Tag Team of the Year in 2014 and 2015.
- The Usos were drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2019 WWE Superstar Shake-up.
- Their attempts to regain the SmackDown Tag Team Championship and Raw Tag Team Championship in 2019 went unsuccessful.
- They had an unsuccessful attempt for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship in 2020.
- Jimmy suffered a legitimate knee injury during the match at WrestleMania 36. He was out of the ring for an indefinite period.
- Jey Uso won the first singles championship of his career winning the fatal-four-way match against Matt Riddle, King Corbin, and Sheamus. He won by pinning Matt Riddle.
Who is Jimmy Uso Wife?
Jimmy Uso is a married man. The American wrestler is married to Naomi. Naomi is also a professional wrestler and dancer and performs on the Raw Brand. The couple got married in 2014. Jonathan has two children, Jayla and Jaidan from his previous relationship. Jimmy is regularly featured in the reality series, Total Divas where his wife Naomi is a cast.
Jimmy was arrested for DUI in 2011. He was convicted and sentenced to probation. He was arrested in 2018 for DWI and in February 2019 following a dispute with police officers. He was arrested for DUI in July 2019. He was once again arrested for DUI in July 2021. Jimmy crossed Florida’s legal limit of .08 and blew .202 and .205 BAC. He was booked on a misdemeanor DUI charge along with citations of speeding and running a red light.
How Tall is Jimmy Uso?
Jimmy Uso stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 251 lbs i.e. 114 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Jimmy Uso Net Worth?
Jimmy Uso earns from his professional career as a wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand. He is a part of the tag-team duo, The Usos with his twin brother, Jey. He gets paid a handsome salary from his contracts with WWE. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at around $2 million.
Did You Know?
- He is the older twin by 9 minutes.
- Their stage name “Uso” means “brother” in the Samoan language.
- The Usos brothers played linebacker while at the University of West Alabama.
- The Usos are the first team to win both the Raw and SmackDown Tag Team Championships.
- The Usos were previously managed by their cousin Tamina and Jimmy’s real-life wife, Naomi.
- The Usos made their video game debut in WWE ’13.
- The Usos regularly features on Xavier Woods’ YouTube channel UpUpDownDown.
- He appeared in his wife’s music video of her song, “Dance All Night”.
- Rolling Stone named The Usos Tag Team of the Year in 2017.