Joshua Samuel Fatu, popularly known by his ring name Jey Uso, is an American professional wrestler, currently working with World Wrestling Entertainment on the Raw brand. He is holding a tag team group named ‘The Usos’ with his brother Jimmy Uso. He belongs to the family of the renowned Anoaʻi family of Samoan wrestlers that also include Jimmy, The Rock, Umaga, Yokozuna, and Roman Reigns.
During his early days, Samuel Fatu was a football lover, however he persuaded his family’s legacy of becoming professional wrestler along with his identical twin brother. He and his brother went on to achieve tremendous success as a tag team in the world of professional wrestling.
The Usos held WWE Tag Team Championship twice, and even became four-time WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion. They also earned Slammy Award for Tag Team of the Year (2014, 2015).
Joshua Samuel Fatu was born on August 22, 1985, in San Francisco, California, USA. He is the son of famous WWE wrestler Solofa F. Fatu Jr., better known as Rikishi. Earlier, Solofa Fatu wanted to be a professional footballer, and devoted much of his time playing competitive football. He later decided to be a wrestler after being influenced by wrestling. Jimmy grew up in Pensacola, Florida, where he attended the ‘Escambia High School.’
Joshua Samuel Fatu married his wife Takecia Travis in 2015. They have two sons together. He is the son of Rikishi and his mother’s name is Talisua Fatu.
Jey started his professional wrestling career in 2009 when he joined Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). He then teamed up with his brother Jey, defeating ‘The Dudebusters’ to become the ‘FCW Florida Tag Team Champions.’ With this victory, Jimmy and Jey named their tag team division as ‘The Usos’. ‘The Usos’ successfully defended their ‘FCW Tag Team Championship’ by defeating Hunico and Tito Nieves. They eventually lost the title to ‘Los Aviadores’ in June 2010.
‘The Usos’ teamed up with female wrestler Tamina and attacked ‘The Hart Dynasty’ on ‘WWE Raw.’ Their actions resulted in a long-standing feud between ‘The Usos’ and ‘The Hart Dynasty.’ In 2011, he and his brother were asked to participate in ‘WWE SmackDown.’ ‘The Usos’ lost many of their matches throughout 2011. They lost against the likes of Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater (The Corre). In July, they were defeated by Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga.
‘The Usos’ made an appearance along with their father Rikishi. In 2013, Jimmy as his tag team performed well in the ‘WWE’ events. In June, ‘The Usos’ defeated the team of Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal to become the number one contenders for the prestigious ‘Tag Team Championship.’ Despite an impressive winning streak, ‘The Usos’ failed to win the ‘WWE Tag Team Championship’ after challenging the then reigning champions, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns.
In 2014, Jey and his brother defeated ‘The Outlaws’ to clinch the ‘WWE Tag Team Championship’ for the first time. Jimmy defeated Xavier Woods in the ‘WWE Main Event.’ He reunited with his brother Jey to fight as a tag team in September 2015. They allied with their cousin Roman Reigns to compete as a team in a ‘WWE SmackDown’ event. In December 2015, ‘The Usos’ won the ‘Slammy Award’ for ‘Tag Team of the Year.’
In 2017, The Usos’ became the first tag team in ‘WWE’ history to win the ‘WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship’ twice. They also became tag team champions for the fourth time.
The Usos made their video game debut in WWE ’13 as downloadable content.The Usos then appeared in WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, and WWE 2K20.
Ranked Jimmy No. 25 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2014
Ranked Jey No. 26 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2014
Slammy Award for Tag Team of the Year (2014, 2015)
Jey is a FCW Florida Tag Team Champion with Jimmy
Jey is a two-time WWE Tag Team Champion with Jimmy
Jey is a four-time WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion with Jimmy
Jey won Tag Team of the Year (2014)
Jey won Tag Team of the Year (2018)
HEIGHT: 188 cm
WEIGHT: 103 kg = 228 lbs
EYE COLOR: Black
HAIR COLOR: Black
Full Name: Joshua Samuel Fatu
Age: 34 years
Date of Birth: August 22, 1985
Hometown: San Francisco, California, U.S
School: Escambia High School
Favorite wrestler: Rikishi and Yokuzuna
Favorite actor: Brad Pitt
Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie
Hobbies: Wrestling, gymming, playing video game
Favorite Food: Grilled Chicken, Steak
Dream Holiday Destination: Unknown
Favorite Color: Black
$1 Million estimated
In 2018, Joshua Fatu was arrested for DUI in Hidalgo County, Texas. He was later released the same day after giving a $500 personal recognizance bond.
SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES
Instagram: Not having an official Insta account