Rey Mysterio Biography, Face, Age, Height & More

Biography of Rey Mysterio

Óscar Gutiérrez was born on 11 December 1974 in the San Diego Metropolitan area, in the city of Chula Vista, California, United States. Óscar Gutiérrez is popularly known as Rey Mysterio. His father Roberto Gutierrez Sr. was a wrestler and his mother was Marie Gutiérrez.

Rey Gutiérrez made his Lucha Libre debut on April 30, 1989, at the age of 14. Mysterio got training under the guidance of his uncle Rey Misterio Sr. in Mexico where he learned the high flying style and ring names such as “La Lagartija Verde (The Green Lizard)”.

After that, his uncle gave him the name Rey Mysterio Jr., and Mysterio was awarded as “Most Improved Wrestler” in Mexico. Mysterio and his uncle Misterio Sr. took on Juventud Guerrera and his father Fuerza Guerrera in a tag-team match.

In 1995, Rey Mysterio joined Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He made his ECW debut in September 1995, defeating Psicosis, who was also making his debut.

The two began a feud that includes a two-out-of-three falls bout and a Mexican Deathmatch. In March 1996, he wrestled his final match for ECW at Big Ass Extreme Bash.

Mysterio made his World Championship Wrestling (WCW) debut at The Great American Bash on June 16, 1996. He went up against Dean Malenko for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship, which Malenko won. He was champion for three months, defending his title against the Ultimate Dragon, Malenko, and Super Caló.

Rey Mysterio Biography

Soon after, Ray Mysterio began a rivalry with the New World Order (NWO), culminating in a Mexican Deathmatch against Konnan. Mysterio defeated Juventud to earn his third Cruiserweight Championship on January 15, 1998, but lost it nine days later to Chris Jericho.

This storyline was created to mask his six-month absence from the ring due to a knee procedure. Eddie Guerrero founded the Latino World Order (LWO) in Mexico later that year, which featured practically every luchador in the promotion.

Guerrero and the LWO members feuded with Mysterio because he refused to join. After losing a match to Eddie Guerrero, he was compelled to join the organization. During the rivalry with LWO, his on-again, off-again tag team partner Billy Kidman joined him, battling against the gang despite Mysterio’s presence.

Mysterio has been unmasked as a member of the World Wrestling Organization (now known as the nWo) He was forced to remove his mask after losing a “Hair vs. Mask match” against Kevin Nash and Scott Hall at SuperBrawl IX in 1999.

He defeated Billy Kidman on March 15 to earn his sixth Cruiserweight Championship. The next week, he won the WCW World Tag Team Championship with Kidman, defeating Flair’s Four Horsemen stablemates Chris Benoit and Dean Malenko.

He was defeated by Psicosis in a Fatal Four-Way match on April 19, which also included Juventud Guerrera and Blitzkrieg. He successfully defended his tag team titles against Raven and Perry Saturn at the Slamboree.

In 1999, Rey Mysterio formed a stable known as the Filthy Animals with Eddie Guerrero and Billy Kidman. The trio was known for their feud with The Dead Pool. On August 19, 1999, Mysterio lost the Cruiserweight Title to Lenny Lane.

In October 1999, he teamed up with Konnan to win the World Tag Team Championship. The Filthy Animals feuded with The Natural Born Thrillers in the fall of 1999.He made his debut for the Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) after leaving WCW.

In 2001, Rey Mysterio wrestled for the World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico and won the WWC World Junior Heavyweight Championship. He has also worked for IWA Mid-South, Xcitement Wrestling Federation, and Heartland Wrestling Association. During the early 2000s, he worked with the likes of Eddie Guerrero and CM Punk.

In June 2002, Rey Mysterio signed with WWE. He made his WWE debut on the July 25, 2002, episode of SmackDown! as a face. He formed a tag team with Edge, which won the WWE Tag Team Championship. However, they lost the title to Los Guerreros at Survivor Series.

On March 6, 2003, Rey Mysterio defeated Tajiri and Jamie Noble in a Triple Threat match to earn a shot at the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. At WrestleMania XX, he took part in a Cruiserweight Open for the title but lost to Chavo Guerrero.

In 2004, Rey Mysterio and Rob Van Dam established a tag team and defeated Kenzo Suzuki and René Duprée to win the WWE Tag Team Championship. At Armageddon, they successfully defended their championship against the former champions.

They didn’t defend their championship at WrestleMania 21, instead of having about against each other, which was a break from customary booking. he and Eddie Guerrero were at odds over Mysterio’s real-life son Dominik. Guerrero abandoned Dominik as a newborn to be raised by Mysterio and his wife Angie.

Guerrero threatened to take Dominik’s custody, preparing custody paperwork. In a ladder battle for the child’s custody at SummerSlam, Mysterio beat Guerrero.

Mysterio was a member of Team SmackDown! along with Bobby Lashley, Batista, and John “Bradshaw” Layfield (JBL) who defeated Team Raw. He was involved in a feud with Big Show after eliminating him at Survivor Series.

He continued to feud with Raw’s World Tag Team Champions and found a tag team partner in World Heavyweight Champion Batista. In the 2006 Royal Rumble match, Mysterio was the second participant.

He won the match and will face Randy Orton for the world title. Eddie Guerrero has previously been the target of Orton’s vitriol. Mysterio won the World Heavyweight Championship by pinning Randy Orton.

The feud between Mysterio and JBL began on SmackDown! after JBL lost the United States Championship to Bobby Lashley and was duped by Mysterio into believing he had to face anybody.

At Judgment Day, Mysterio defeated JBL for the World Heavyweight Championship, which Mysterio retained. After Booker won a battle royal to become the number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship, Mysterio began a feud with him. Vickie Guerrero and Chavo turned on Mysterio when she attacked him with a steel chair and injured him, siding with Guerrero in the process.

Mysterio was chosen by JBL to be the number one contender for Batista’s World Heavyweight Championship. He lost to Edge for the title in a rematch at No Way Out, losing once again. He underwent three surgeries within the space of a month after suffering a biceps injury.

Mysterio was the first wrestler to be chosen from the SmackDown brand to the Raw brand in the 2008 WWE Draft. He made his Raw debut on July 7, 2008, pinning Santino Marella after a 619. In 2009, he participated in the Royal Rumble match before being eliminated by Big Show.

Mysterio was selected back to the SmackDown brand at the 2009 WWE Draft on Raw on April 13th. He started a long feud with Chris Jericho, which finished with him successfully defending his championship on Judgment Day.

WWE stated on August 2 that Mysterio will be banned for 30 days, beginning September 2. At Hell in a Cell, Mysterio and Batista teamed up to battle Jeri-Show (Chris Jericho and Big Show), however, they were unable to win the championships, as Mysterio was punched and pinned by Big Show. He was stopped by the referee at the Survivor Series after Batista hit him with three Batista Bombs.

Mysterio defeated Batista in a Steel Cage match but failed to win the World Heavyweight Championship at the Royal Rumble. He then began a feud with CM Punk that also involved Punk’s Straight Edge Society. At Over the Limit, Mysterio defeated Punk, resulting in Punk’s head being shaved.

On May 28, he unsuccessfully fought The Undertaker to qualify for the World Heavyweight Championship title match at Fatal 4-Way. On June 4, Mysterio won a Battle Royal and went on to defeat Jack Swagger, Big Show, and CM Punk.

On July 23, he defeated Swagger to earn a title match against Kane. Mysterio was defeated by Alberto Del Rio on the October 8 episode of SmackDown, ending his undefeated streak. His feud with Del Rio culminated in a two out of three falls match, which Del Rio won by count-out.

On January 21, he broke Cody Rhodes’ nose when he hit him with a 619 with his exposed knee brace. In the 2011 WWE Draft, he was drafted to the Raw brand. On May 9, he lost a triple threat match to determine the number one contender for the WWE Championship. On July 17, he failed to capture the Raw Money in the Bank briefcase, as the match was won by Alberto Del Rio.

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WWE announced on April 26, 2012, that he had been suspended for 60 days. The suspension was due to his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program policy. Mysterio returned on July 16, 2012, and unsuccessfully challenged The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship.

Mysterio and Sin Cara were defeated by Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow at Survivor Series and TLC, respectively. Mysterio was sidelined with a storyline injury and took some time off from WWE television in December 2012. He returned on January 27, 2013, at the Royal Rumble, entering the Royal Rumble but was eliminated by Wade Barrett.

WWE announced on February 26, 2015, that his contract with the company had expired. During his hiatus, Mysterio appeared at AAA’s Triplemanía XXII and visited Lucha Underground. He was also part of a 10-man tag team match at Survivor Series.

He teamed up with Myzteziz (formerly Sin Cara in WWE) to defeat the Los Perros del Mal team of El Hijo del Perro Aguayo and Pentagón Jr., with Mysterio scoring the winning pin.

WWE announced on February 26, 2015, that his contract with the company had expired. He returned on October 17, 2013, and wrestled at Survivor Series. He teamed up with Myzteziz (formerly Sin Cara in WWE) to defeat the Los Perros del Mal team of El Hijo del Perro Aguayo and Pentagón Jr., with Mysterio scoring the winning pin.

On December 12, 2015, he joined Lucha Underground. In January and April of 2016, he featured in the second season. After starring in Season 3, the former WWE star decided not to renew his contract with the firm. He was confirmed as not returning for Season 4.

He made his New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) debut on June 9, 2018. He teamed up with Jushin Thunder Liger and Hiroshi Tanahashi, losing to the Bullet Club team of Cody, Marty Scurll, and Adam Page.

Former WWE Superstar he has signed a two-year contract with the company. He made his debut in January 2018 at the Royal Rumble, entering as a surprise entrant at number 27 and eliminating Adam Cole before later being eliminated by Finn Bálor.

Mysterio was drafted to the Raw brand as part of the Superstar Shake-up. On April 15, he won the United States Championship for the first time. In August, Mysterio teased his retirement due to multiple losses and injuries, with his son trying to convince him to keep fighting.

In the 2020 WWE draft, he was selected for the SmackDown brand. In the 2021 WWE Draft, Rey and Dominik were selected for the Raw brand. The Mysterio lost their crowns to The Usos at the Money in the Bank pre-show, ending their 63-day reign.

Roman Reigns attacked both of them following his attack on Dominik. On January 17, Mysterio was named as a competitor in the 2022 Royal Rumble bout. In a ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, he was defeated by Seth Rollins.

Short Information

  • Known As – Rey Mysterio, Super Nino, Mr 619, and El Nino.
  • Current Age – 47 years old as of 2022.
  • Birthdate – 11 December 1974
  • Profession – Professional Wrestler and Actor

Personal Information

  • BirthName – Oscar Gutierrez Rubio
  • Known As – Rey Mysterio
  • Date of Birth – 11 December 1974
  • Current Age – 47 years old as of 2022.
  • Birth Place – Chula Vista, California, United States
  • Hometown – Chula Vista, California
  • Profession – Professional Wrestler and Actor
  • Zodiac Sign – Sagittarius
  • Religion – Christianity (Roman Catholic)
  • Nationality – Mexican-American

Physical Stats of Rey Mysterio

  • Height – 1.68 m
  • Weight – 79 kg.
  • Eye Color – Brown
  • Hair Color – Black
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Education / Qualification

  • School – N/A
  • College – N/A
  • Qualification – N/A

Family

  • Father – Roberto Gutiérrez
  • Mother – Marie Gutiérrez
  • Brother – Luis Gutierrez, Roberto Gutierrez, and Lalo Gutierrez.
  • Sister – N/A
  • Son – Dominik Gutiérrez
  • Daughter – Ааlуаh Gutiérrez
  • Wife – Angie Gutierrez

Relationship Status

  • Wife – Angie Gutierrez

Estimated Net Worth of Rey Mysterio

  • Total net worth – $10 Million

Car Collection –

  • Rolls-Royce Phantom ($460,000)
  • Lamborghini Aventador ($500,000)
  • Audi R8 ($145,000)
  • Mclaren 12C ($240,000)
  • Jaguar XKR ($496,000)
  • Dodge Challenger RT ($73,000)

Bike Collection –

  • The OG Copper.
  • The Harley Davidson Nightster.

World Wrestling Entertainment WWE

  • 1 time WWE Championship
  • 2 times World Heavyweight Championship
  • 3 times WWE Cruiserweight Championship
  • 2 times WWE Intercontinental Championship
  • 4 times WWE Tag Team Championship – with Edge (1), Rob Van Dam (1), Batista (1), and Eddie Guerrero (1)
  • 1 time in WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship – with Dominik Mysterio
  • 2 times WWE United States Championship
  • Royal Rumble (2006)
  • Championship Competition Tournament (2007)

World Championship Wrestling

  • 5 times in WCW Cruiserweight Championship (5 times)
  • One time in WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship – with Billy Kidman
  • Three times in WCW World Tag Team Championship – with Billy Kidman (1), Konnan (1), and Juventud Guerrera (1)
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Music

  • Booyaka 619
  • Crossing Borders

Movies

  • Rey Mysterio: 619

Television Shows

  • Booyaka! Rey Mysterio vs. The Darkness

Social Accounts

Frequently Asked Question

Ans: Yes, he invented the famous 619 moves. The name stems from Rey Misterio Jr.’s hometown area code a famous wrestling move of Rey Mysterio.

  • Bulldog
  • Tornado Ddt
  • Sunset Flip Powerbomb
  • Springboard Crossbody
  • Super Hurricanrana
  • Tilt-A-Whirl Moves
  • Slingshot Leg Drop
  • 619
  • Frog Splash
  • Dragonrana

Ans: Roberto Gutiérrez is Rey Mysterio’s father and he is also a famous wrestler.

Ans: Angie Gutierrez is Rey Mysterio’s wife.

Ans: Rey gets $174,000 as his salary.

Ans: No, Rey and Angie adopted Dominic.