Real name was Rodney Agatupu Anoaʻi, known best for portraying the sumo champion character Yokozuna, who was a two-time champion in the WWF.
He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012.
His cousin is wrestler turned actor Dwayne Johnson.
He initially wrestled in Japan and Mexico before his career took off.
His uncles Afa and Sika were tag team champions and trained Rodney from a young age.