Cody Garrett Runnels Rhodes is an American professional wrestler, promoter, businessman and actor. He signed to All Elite Wrestling, where he serves as executive vice president as well as wrestler. Rhodes is the son of wrestler Dusty Rhodes and the half-brother of wrestler Dustin Runnels. After an amateur wrestling career that saw him become a two-time Georgia State Champion, he followed in his father's and brother's footsteps through the pro ranks and joined WWE in 2006, initially assigned to the territory. Development by the Ohio Valley Wrestling Company. After becoming the Triple Crown Champion at OVW, he was promoted to WWE Main Squad in 2007 and stayed there for 9 years, performing under his real name and then Stardust gimmick. During his time with WWE, Rhodes was a two-time Intercontinental Champion and an excellent card group wrestler, winning six tag team championships with four separate card group partners.
|Born||Cody Garrett Runnels, June 30, 1985, Marietta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Occupation||Professional wrestler, professional wrestling promoter and executive, businessman, actor|
|Employer||All Elite Wrestling|
|Title||Executive Vice President|
|Parent(s)||Dusty Rhodes (father)|
|Relatives||Dustin Rhodes (half-brother), Magnum T.A. (godfather), Fred Ottman (uncle), Jerry Sags (uncle)|
Professional wrestler known for winning several World Tag Team and Intercontinental Championships with the WWE. In 2016 he signed a deal with Ring of Honor (ROH) and became the reigning ROH World Champion in June of that year.
As a teen, he wrestled at his Marietta, Georgia high school and also worked as a referee for his father's wrestling organization.
Following his high school graduation, he studied acting. He has competed under the ring names Stardust and Cody.
His father, Dusty, is also a wrestler under the ring name The American Dream. His half-brother, Duston Rhodes, also had a career as a WWE wrestler; his sister Kristin was a cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys. He married female WWE wrestler Brandi Reed in 2013. In June 2021, they welcomed a daughter named Liberty Iris Runnels.
During his rise to stardom, he fought fellow WWE wrestler John Cena.
Members of the Bullet Club. Professional wrestlers from Georgia (US state). Male actor from Atlanta. Athlete from Marietta, Georgia. American commentators of color. Foreign professional wrestlers in Japan. Professional wrestling trainer. American sports wrestlers. Wrestler wearing a mask