Kristin Runnels Ditto is the daughter of Dusty Rhodes. Kristin Runnels Ditto’s father, Rhodes was an American professional wrestler, booker, and trainer who most notably worked for the National Wrestling Alliance, Jim Crockett Promotions, and the World Wrestling Federation, later known as the WWE.
Kristin Runnels Ditto: Profile summary
|Name||Kristin Runnels Ditto|
|Famous as||daughter of Dusty Rhodes|
|Date of Birth||August 15th, 1973|
|Birthplace||United States of America|
|Age (as in 2021)||48 years old|
|Parents||Dusty Rhodes – Father|
|Siblings||Dustin Rhodes, Cody Rhodes, Teil Runnels|
In 1973, in the year that Kristin Runnels Ditto was born, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia. As of 2021, Kristin is 48 years old.
She is not the only child of her parents, she has three other siblings, Dustin Rhodes, Cody Rhodes, and Teil Runnels. According to her LinkedIn profile, Kristin Runnels Ditto is a Dynamic, Global Entrepreneur, with over 20 years of Business Ownership and Executive Partnership with an Inc. 500 Company. Areas of expertise include sports entertainment and management, sports marketing, medical aesthetics and health, beauty, and wellness Global Ambassador.
Kristin Runnels Ditto’s siblings, Dustin Rhodes and Cody Rhodes followed the footsteps of their father and became professional wrestlers.
In his later years, Kristin Runnels Ditto’s father suffered from kidney disease.
On June 10, 2015, paramedics responded to Rhodes’ home in Orlando, Florida, after getting a call reporting that he had fallen. They drove him to a nearby hospital, where he died the next day at the age of 69 from the effects of kidney failure. Rhodes was cremated after his death, and his ashes were spread in November 2015 by his son Dustin on a ranch that Rhodes loved to visit.
At the 2015 Money in the Bank pay-per-view event, a ten-bell salute was given in honor of Kristin Runnels Ditto’s father, with the entire WWE roster and the McMahon family on the entrance ramp. The next night on Raw, they honored him with a video tribute and a special after Raw on the WWE Network. At the NXT tapings following his death, he was honored with another ten-bell salute.
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Rhodes has been called one of the best wrestlers in history, praising his charisma and interview skills. His “Hard Times” promo has been labeled as one of the best interviews in pro wrestling. According to Jim Cornette, his NWA World title reigns were of short length since he wasn’t what NWA was looking for in a champion, but not winning the title would hurt his credibility.