“The USOS” is a professional wrestling tag team of two real life fraternal brothers Jimmy Uso( real name Jonathan Solofa Fatu )and Jey Uso (real name Joshua Samuel Fatu).The usos belongs to Anao’i Family originating from American Samoan. Anoa’I is the legendary family of professional wrestlers. Many professional wrestlers such as Roman Reigns, The Rock,Yokozunu,Sika and many other belongs to Anoai family .The family has achieved the several tag teams and stables within diversity of promotions. Jimmy and jay are the sons of Solafa Fatu Jr known as Rikshi and Roman Reign’s nephews (cousins).Lets have a brief introduction of The Usos Family.
The Usos Family:
The founders of this legendary Anao’i family were Elder Reverned Amituana’I Anoa’i and his wife Tovaleomanai Anoa’i.The had seven sons Tumua, Anoa’i (Jr), Arthur(Afa), Leati(Sika), Tuspia, Peteroni, Fasito’o and four daughters Sina, Elevera ,Nita and Matalima.
Tumua has a son Reno Anao’I which is known as Black pearl and Count of California.
Anoa’I Jr has a son (late) Rodney Anoa’I best known as moniker Yokozuna.
Afa and Sika form wrestler tag team known as Wild samoan.Sika is the father of Roman Reigns and Matt Anoa’i.
Afa has three sons, Samuel (The great Samu), Afa Jr (Manu) & Lloyd (L.A Smooth) and all are wrestlers.
Elevera got married to Solafa Fatuu and has four sons among them three are wrestlers. Solafa fatu Jr (fatu, Rikshi and junior fatu), Sameul Fatu (known as Tama and Tonga kid) and smith Edward (Eki), and another Fatu (known as Jamal and umaga).
Solafa Fatu has sons Jonathan Solofa Fatu and Joshua Samuel Fatu known as jimmy and Uso and together they formed a wrestling tag team “The USOS”.
Here is The Usos Family tree which help you to better understand the family relations of Usos.
The Usos is combo of two twin brothers Jimmy and Jey whose real names are Jonathan Solofa Fatu and Joshua Samuel Fatu. They are the sons of WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi whose real name is Solafa Fatu. They are the renowned part of the Legendary wrestling Anoa’i family. As part of the family, they are also the cousins of fellow WWE superstars Roman Reigns and The Rock, as well as the late Yokozuna. The Usos are Reigns’ nephews (cousins). They were born on born August 22, 1985 in San Francisco, California United States. They are currently signed to WWE.The pair of twin’s bros was formerly driven by Tamina Snuka and Jimmy Usos real life wife Naomi.
Jimmy Uso accompanying Donny Marlow appeared at the FCW television tapings on November 5 2009. The Usos started in 2010 by defeating The Rotundo Brothers Duke and Bo on January 14. Usos made their first title defense on March 18 television tapings by defeating to retain.
Usos and Tamina made their debut as heels, on the May 24, 2010 by attacking the Unified WWE Tag Team Champions. The team consists of The Hart Dynasty (Tyson Kidd, David Hart Smith, and Natalya) in episode of Raw. On June 7 episode of Raw, The Usos attempted to attack The Hart Dynasty again, but The Harts gained the upper hand. The Usos defeated The Hart Dynasty for the first time on July 12eposide of Raw, in a six-person mixed tag team match. On December 6th episode of Raw, The Usos were eliminated, but Tamina upon their winning of the WWE Tag Team Championship, stayed in the corner of Marella and Kozlov. As a result, she turned face and left The Usos.
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Both Usos were drafted to the Smack down Brand as part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft on April 26. They competed hard throughput 201 and continued to exchange victories with Gabriel and Slater in tag team matches. The Usos then began to appear in NXT in September 2011. On June 13, The Usos defeated Johnny Curtis and on the final episode of the fifth season of NXT. At WrestleMania, The Usos unsuccessfully challenged for the WWE Tag Team Championship in a triple threat dark match and retain their titles. The Usos got their first victory against the Prime Time players over the team in Slam Taping on October 16.
On the June 3 2015 episode of Raw, The Usos began to use face paint similar to their uncle Eddie Fatu (late) for highlighting their Samoan culture. They defeated The Prime Time Playerson the same night. On Main Event, June 5 episode, they defeated Team Rhodes Scholars to continue their winning streak. On the June 24 episode of Raw, the Usos defeated Tons of Funk and 3MB to be number one contenders for WWE Tag Team Championship. They receive their title match at Money in the Bank. On episode of Smack Down, Rollin beat Jey Uso and he challenged Rollins and Reigns for the WWE Tag Team Championships at Money in the Bank, but were lost. The Usos recaptured the titles from The Miz and Damien Mizdow on December 29, after feuding with them over Naomi’s entertainment opportunities. The Authority compelled The Usos to defend their WWE Tag Team Championships against The Miz and Damien Mizdow and Gold and Stardust; they managed to retain their WWE Tag Team Championships. They lost the titles to Tyson Kidd and Cesaro at Fastlane. On March 9, Smackdown tapings, Jey Uso suffered a serious shoulder but he continued match later on they were eliminated in Big show.
Jimmy and Jey are twins and were born in San Francisco, California on August 22, 1985. They are of Samoan descent. They often performed the Samoan haka or Siva Tau before a match. Their tag team name uso means “brother” in the Samoan language. They are the sons of Rikishi. They are also the renowned member of the Anoaʻi family. The two brothers attended Escambia High School in Pensacola, FL.They excelled at Football in the same school.On January 16, 2014 Jonathan Fatu married fellow wrestler and his longtime girlfriend Trinity McCray better known as Naomi. Jimmy has two children whom Naomi is the step mother.