Rikishi's Sons


Rikishi Sons
Rikishi Sons


Solofa Fatu Jr. popularly known by his in-ring name Rikishi is an American Professional Wrestler, Actor, Hall of Famer, and Motivational Speaker. He belongs to the renowned Anoa’i family of the Samoan Wrestlers. Anoa’i family members have been a part of professional wrestling since the mid-20th century. Rikishi has been one of the most successful wrestlers in the family and has held multiple championships in the mid-card and Tag-Team divisions, which include WWF Intercontinental Championship, World Tag Team Championship, and WWE Tag Team Championship. Rikishi was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015. Besides his career success, Solofa Fatu Jr. also trained his sons to carry the legacy of their family. Solofa Fatu Jr. married Talisua Fuavai-Fatu in 1985 and has five children, four sons and one daughter. Almost every child of Rikishi is in the wrestling industry except her only daughter Thavana Monalisa, where she chose a career in modeling.


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Rikishi Sons


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Rikishi has four sons, Jonathan Solofa Fatu (Jimmy Uso), Joshua Samuel Fatu (Jey Uso), Jeremiah Peniata Fatu (Thamiko T. Fatu), and Joseph Yokozuna Fatu (Solo SIkoa).


Jonathan Solofa Fatu & Joshua Samuel Fatu (The Usos)


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Jonathan and Joshua were born on August 22, 1985 in San Francisco, California, with Jonathon being the older twin by 9 minutes. Jonathon & Joshua are popularly known by their WWE in-ring name Jimmy Uso & Jey Uso. The Usos were trained by their father, Rikishi. Jonathan and Joshua made their pro-wrestling debut in 2010 at Florida Championship Wrestling under the ring name Jimmy Uso & Jey Uso. The Usos made their main roster debut with their cousin Tamina, as a heel by attacking the Unified Tag Team Champions, The Hart Dynasty and made a statement that they came here to fetch respect for their family. The Usos then tried to capture the Tag Team Championships at multiple occasions but failed miserably.

In 2013, The Usos had a face paint as a respect for their deceased uncle Umaga. The Usos in 2014 changed their path to winning matches and demanded a title shot for the WWE Tag Team Titles and won in a rematch with The New Age Outlaws and held the title for 202 days. The Usos inducted their dad, Rikishi into The Hall of Fame 2015. Over the years, The Usos had won the WWE Raw tag Team Championship thrice, WWE SmackDown Championship five times & WWE Tag Team Championship twice. The Usos hold the record for the longest reigning Tag Team Champions in WWE. They held the Raw Tag Team Championship for 316 days and SmackDown Championship for 622 days. They held both the tag titles of Raw and SmackDown simultaneously. The Usos main evented the Wrestlemania, and marked as the first Tag Team Match to main event Wrestlemania. There is no doubt that The Usos are one of The Greatest Tag Team Champions in WWE history.

While the brothers have always worked together in WWE, they parted their ways in 2023 when Jey Uso left The Bloodline but Jimmy Uso betrayed him to still be a member of the group. The Bloodline also comprises of their younger brother Solo Sikoa and cousin Roman Reigns.


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Jeremiah Peniata Fatu (Thamiko T. Fatu)


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Jeremiah Peniata Fatu was born on August 30, 1986 in Los Angeles, California as the third child of Rikishi. Jeremiah Peniata Fatu is a professional wrestler, businessman, and an actor. Jeremiah Peniata Fatu has been away from the spotlight of the family and their wrestling business. He is now transformed into a professional wrestler and is currently accepting booking from Wrestling Promotions. He changed his name to Thamiko T. Fatu exclusively for pro-wrestling. Thamiko T. Fatu also sells merchandise online at rikishifatu.com, which is an online shop of Rikishi and his family members. Rikishi also posted a picture of his son thamiko Fatu and captioned, “Another one. Get Ready” with the hashtag #TokoUso and a link to book him on the Rikishi Fatu website.


Joseph Yokozuna Fatu (Solo Sikoa)


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Joseph Yokozuna Fatu was born on March 18, 1993 at Sacramento, California as the youngest son of Rikishi. He is an American professional Wrestler currently signed with WWE and is said to wrestle under the SmackDown brand. He was trained by his father, Rikishi. Joseph Fatu made his in-ring debut in 2018 at Future Stars of Wrestling (FSW) under the name Sefa Fatu, and held the FSW Nevada State Championship for 149 days. Sefa Fatu then moved to Arizona Wrestling Federation (AWF) in 2019 and won the AWF World Heavyweight Championship. He held the title for 418 days and lost it in January 2020.


Solo Sikoa then signed a developmental contract with WWE in 2021 and debuted in NXT under the name Solo Sikoa, interrupting in a segment between LA Knight and Greyson Waller, and attacked Waller being face. Solo appeared on the main roster premium live event Clash at the Castle, to help his cousin Roman Reigns retain the Undisputed Universal Championship. Solo then joined The Bloodline the following week on SmackDown, becoming a heel in the process. After his main roster debut, Solo returned to NXT and won the North American Championship, but was forced to relinquish the title. He is currently the enforcer of The Bloodline.


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FAQs

Q. Who is the older twin Jimmy or Jey?

A. Jonathan Solofa Fatu (Jimmy Uso) is the elder twin by nine minutes.

Q. How old is Rikishi?

A. Solofa Fatu Jr. or Rikishi was born on October 11, 1965 and he is currently 57 years old.

Q. Who is Trinity Fatu's husband?

A. Jonathan Solofa Fatu aka Jimmy Uso is the husband of Trinity Fatu aka Naomi.

Q. How is Umaga related to Solo Sikoa?

A. Fans often confuse Solo Sikoa as the son of Umaga, whereas Umaga is the Uncle of Solo Sikoa and The Usos.

Q. What does Ucey mean?

A. The term Ucey means a person who is in a good mood.