Rey Mysterio is one of greatest WWE superstars. High-fliers are often considered as few match wonders. They can produce upsets here and there but in the long run, they fade away with time. However, this philosophy doesn’t apply to the accolades Óscar Gutiérrez or better known by his in-ring name Rey Mysterio has earned in his glorious career.
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Trained in the Mexican tradition of Lucha libre, Rey Mysterio adopted his ring name in tribute to his uncle and hid his face under a mask as Lucha custom dictate.
He is probably the greatest cruiserweight wrestler WWE has ever produced, Rey Mysterio has been a flag bearer and an inspiration to the cruiserweights all around the wrestling circuit.
He has appeared in many wrestling promotions all around the globe and earned respect courtesy his unbelievable high-flying skills. The winner of 2006 Royal Rumble, Rey Mysterio went onto do the inconceivable when he won the World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania 22 in a triple-threat match.
He took a break from WWE for a period of 4 years but is currently active under the ‘Raw’ brand.
Birth date – 11 December 1974
Rey Mysterio Wife
He married Angie Gutiérrez in the year 1996 and the couple is blessed with 2 children.
He has a cousin brother named El Hijo de Rey Mysterio.
He has a son named Dominic Gutierrez and a daughter named Aalyah Gutierrez.
Rey Mysterio Tattoo
He has multiple tattoos on his body including, chest, arms, and abdomen.
Top rope Hurricana or ‘619’
Only wrestler to win the Royal Rumble after entering at the #2 spot in 2006.
He lasted 62 minutes which is still a record in a 30-man Royal Rumble match in his 2006 victory.
5-time WCW Cruiserweight Champion
1-time WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Champion
3-time WCW World Tag Team Champion
2-time World Heavyweight Champion
1-time WWE Champion
Twenty-first Grand Slam Champion
3-time Cruiserweight Champion
2-time Intercontinental Champion
4-time WWE Tag Team Champion
2-time United States Champion
2006 Royal Rumble winner
Twenty-first Triple Crown Champion
Rey Mysterio Photos
He was once rumored for having an extramarital affair with renowned Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston.
He started his career when he was 14 years old. He made his debut on 30th April 1989 in Mexico.
He wrestled for different pro-wrestling once he took a break from WWE in 2014, including, Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA), Lucha Underground, New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
He has tattoos of his children’s names on his right and left biceps, and a tattoo with the initials EG for his best friend and fellow wrestler, Eddie Guerrero, who died in 2005.
Mysterio was once suspended in the 2000’s for being a part of Steroids scandal.
His son Dominic has been involved in two different storylines in WWE with the latest one being with Brock Lesnar.
He is named after his uncle. Vince McMahon dropped Jr. from his name once he started wrestling in WCW.