Kalisto Biography: Age, Height, Achievements, Facts & Net Worth

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Emanuel Alejandro Rodriguez, popularly known by his ring name Kalisto, is an American professional wrestler, currently working with World Wrestling Entertainment. Rodriguez began his wrestling career with Independent wrestling promotions that include Windy City Pro Wrestling, International Wrestling Cartel, East Coast Lucha Libre , Combat Zone Wrestling and many more.

Rodriguez signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2013 under the new ring name Kalisto Kalisto made his NXT debut by defeating Baron Corbin In April 2014, Kalisto formed a tag team with El Local, where the two defeated the Legionnaires (Marcus Louis and Sylvester Lefort) in a tag team match. He also formed a tag team with Sin Cara named The Lucha Dragons in 2014.

Kalisto has bagged many championships in his accomplishments that include NXT Tag Team Championship once with Sin Cara, WWE Cruiserweight Championship once, WWE United States Championship twice and won NXT Tag Team Championship #1 Contender’s Tournament (2014) with Sin Cara.


EARLY LIFE

Emanuel Alejandro Rodriguez was born on November 14, 1986 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Rodriguez developed his interest in wrestling from a very early age when he started watching World Wrestling Federation (WWF), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). Being a sports lover, Rodriguez was also involved in  gymnastics, taekwondo, jujutsu, amateur wrestling, and American football.

PERSONAL LIFE

Emanuel Alejandro Rodriguez  resides in Orlando, Florida, U.S. He married to Abigail Rodriguez.

PROFESSIONAL LIFE

Rodriguez began his professional wrestling career in 2006 when he began his training from  Windy City Pro Wrestling’s (WCPW) professional wrestling school, and after only three weeks of training, Rodriguez made his debut for WCPW  with a ring name Samuray del Sol. He started expanding his career by making his debuts for International Wrestling Cartel (ICW) and East Coast Lucha Libre (ECLL) around 2010. He also travelled on his first wrestling tour of Mexico in the same year. He devoted his time to Independent circuit from 2006 to 2011.

In 2011, he earned the spot  in Lucha Libre AAA’s TV program, where he was trained under  Gran Apache. From 2012 to 2013, Samuray became a part several wrestling promotions including  Combat Zone Wrestling,  Dragon Gate USA, Evolve Wrestling,  Open the Ultimate Gate and many more.

Rodriguez signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2013 under the new ring name Kalisto Kalisto made his NXT debut by defeating Baron Corbin In April 2014, Kalisto formed a tag team with El Local, where the two defeated the Legionnaires (Marcus Louis and Sylvester Lefort) in a tag team match. He also formed a tag team with Sin Cara named The Lucha Dragons in 2014.   Kalisto made his main roster debut in a tag team match, where he and Sin Cara defeated Curtis Axel and Heath Slater. Kalisto defeated Del Rio to win the United States Championship, his first championship on the main roster and his first singles title in WWE

Kalisto has bagged many championships in his accomplishments that include NXT Tag Team Championship once with Sin Cara, WWE Cruiserweight Championship once, WWE United States Championship twice and won NXT Tag Team Championship #1 Contender’s Tournament (2014) with Sin Cara.

He made his video game debut as a playable character in  WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18 WWE 2K19 and WWE 2K20.

 

HONORS

Ranked No. 25 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2016
Slammy Award for OMG Shocking Moment of the Year (2015

ACHIEVEMENTS

Kalisto is a one-time GALLI ChampionKalisto is a one-time NXT Tag Team Champion with Sin CaraKalisto is a one-time WWE Cruiserweight Champion
Kalisto is a two-time WWE United States Champion
Kalisto won NXT Tag Team Championship #1 Contender’s Tournament (2014) with Sin Cara
Kalisto won Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup (2012)
Kalisto won King of Flight Tournament (2013)

PHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS

HEIGHT: 168 cm
WEIGHT: 77 kg = 170 lbs
EYE COLOR: Dark Brown
HAIR COLOR: Black

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full Name: Emanuel Alejandro Rodriguez
Age: 33 years
Date of Birth: November 14, 1986
Hometown:  Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Zodiac: Scorpio
Religion: American

EDUCATION:

School:  Curie Metropolitan High School

FAVORITE CELEBRITIES

Favorite wrestler: Rey Mysterio and RVD
Favorite actor: Leonardo Di Caprio
Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie
Hobbies: Wrestling, gymming, watching movies
Favorite Food: Oats, Steak
Dream Holiday Destination: Unknown
Favorite Color: Black and Red

NET WORTH

$1 Million estimated

CONTROVERSY

Not having a controversial career until now

SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheKalistoWWE/
Twitter:   https://twitter.com/kaiistowwe
Instagram: @kalistowwe

 


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