A Look at all the Real and Fake Members of the Rhodes Family

Dusty Rhodes
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"The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes was one of the most popular and influential wrestlers of the '70s and '80s. Inside of the ring, he won the NWA World Heavyweight Championship on three occasions. Outside of it, he was the booker for Jim Crockett Promotions when they went head-to-head against the WWE.

Dustin Rhodes

Dustin Rhodes is the oldest son of wrestling to follow in his father's footsteps. While he had a successful stint in WCW as Dustin Rhodes, he is most famous for portraying the character of Goldust in WWE.

Cody Rhodes

Cody Rhodes Dusty's youngest son to follow him into the world of wrestling and is also the half-brother of Dustin Rhodes. Unlike his father who became famous despite having a less than perfect body, Cody has gone in the opposite direction and has made his obsession with grooming and good looks a part of one of his successful gimmicks.

Terri Runnels

Terri Runnels is the ex-wife of Dustin Rhodes. Wrestling fans also know her as Alexandra York and Marlena.


While Terri was a real-life wife of Dustin Rhodes, Aksana was not. The two met in 2010 where Dustin was her mentor on NXT. This fake marriage was also a sham in storylines as Aksana, who is from Lithuania, only married Dustin to gain citizenship. After she was eliminated from NXT, Goldust handed her divorce papers.

Jerry Saggs

"Nasty Boy" Jerry Saggs is a brother-in-law of Dusty Rhodes and is the uncle of Cody Rhodes. He is not related to Dustin Rhodes. The Nasty Boys won tag team gold in both WCW and WWE.

Fred Ottman

Fred Ottman is another brother-in-law of Dusty Rhodes and uncle of Cody. Fred is best known to wrestling fans for his work as Tugboat, Typhoon, and The Shockmaster.

Magnum TA

Magnum TA is the Godfather of Cody Rhodes. Magnum was Dusty's tag team partner in America's Team and was on the cusp of becoming one of the biggest stars in the business when his career was ended in a car crash.


Eden, who currently works in WWE NXT, is the real-life wife of Cody Rhodes.

Sources used include: onlineworldofwrestling.com and TPWW.com