The wrestling landscape plays host to a number of individuals who’ve followed in the footsteps of their legendary progenitors. Some of the most notable 2nd and 3rd generation talents that plied their trade in the squared circle include greats such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Charlotte Flair, Bret “Hitman” Hart, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Eddie Guerrero, Randy Orton, etc.
Another name you can throw into the mix is Cody Garrett Runnels aka Cody Rhodes, the blond-haired son of the “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. Since entering the business his father made great strides in, Cody has gone from a chip off the old block looking to make a splash in WWE to the executive vice president of his very own wrestling promotion. Cody’s fascinating wrestling journey is marked with plenty of major successes and less than stellar moments. But with his current association with the hottest new wrestling fed on television, he’s set to create even more lasting memories that push him ever so closer to Hall of Fame status.
If you’re still a bit unclear about Cody’s origins and what pushed him to where he is today, then this extensive primer should bring you up to speed. “The son of a son of a plumber” is undoubtedly one of the most interesting personalities in all of professional wrestling today.