Cody Garrett Runnels Rhodes is an American professional wrestler signed with AEW. He is best known for his work as Cody Rhodes in AEW and WWE. He portrayed the character of Stardust from 2013 to 2016 in WWE. He is a former WWE Tag Team Champion with Goldust.
Professional Wrestling Career
After failing as the tag team partner of Goldust, Cody rebranded himself as Stardust. The duo worked well and defeated several teams. At Night of Champions, Gold and Stardust defeated The Usos to win the WWE Tag Team Championship. At Survivor Series, they lost the title to The Miz and Damien Mizdow.
After a series of losses, Stardust turned on Goldust. At Fastlane, Goldust defeated Stardust. The rivalry concluded on RAW, when Stardust defeated Goldust and attacked Dusty Rhodes. Stardust answered John Cena's US Open challenge and lost.
In 2015, Stardust feuded with Stephen Amell. At SummerSlam, Stardust and Wade Barrett faced Neville and Stephen Amell and lost. In September, he formed a faction called The Cosmic Wasteland with the Ascension. Stardust took part in two ladder matches for the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 31 and 32, but lost. In 2016, Stardust was written off, and they released Cody Rhodes from his contract.