Tama Tonga Bio: Origin, Family, Marriage, Wife, Kids

Tama Tonga, his wife, and their kids.

Who is Tama Tonga?

Tama Tonga is a Tongan professional wrestler. He is popularly known for wrestling under World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). As of May 2024, Tama Tonga is signed as a member of The Bloodline in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He performs on the SmackDown brand in WWE.

Tama Tonga’s real name is Alipate Aloisio Leone. He was born to his parents on October 15, 1982, in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The wrestler is 41 years old as of May 2024.

About Tama Tonga’s origin

Tama Tonga is a native of Nuku’alofa in Tonga, an island country in Polynesia, part of Oceania. Tama and fellow wrestlers, Roman Reigns and The Rock, are from the same Pacific island. However, they’re not related by blood, even though they reportedly have good family relationships.

Tama Tonga, Roman Reigns, and The Rock all share Polynesian roots but are not blood siblings.

About Tama Tonga’s parents and family

Information about Tama Tonga’s biological parents is scarce in the media. However, the Togan wrestler was raised by his adoptive parents, Tonga Fifita (father) and Dorothy Koloamatangi (mother). Dorothy is also Tama Tonga’s biological maternal aunt. She and her husband Fifita adopted Tama and his brother Taula when they were kids. 

Tama’s adoptive father, Tonga Fifita, is a retired Tongan professional wrestler who fought under the ring name Haku. Fifita was the WWC Puerto Rico champion in 1983. He was born on February 10, 1959, and is currently 65 years old.

According to Haku’s IMDb page, he married his wife Dorothy on June 16, 1980. Together, they have a son, Tevita, and a daughter, Vika, as well as their 2 adoptive sons, Tama Tonga and Taula.

Tama Tonga’s parents, Haku Tonga and Dorothy Koloamatangi pictured on their wedding day.

About Tama Tonga’s siblings

Tama Tonga has three siblings. His siblings include his biological younger brother, Taula, and two adoptive siblings, Tevita and Vika.

Tama’s younger brother, Taula Koloamatangi, is a wrestler. Taula works for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) under the ring name Hikuleo. He was born on February 7, 1991, hence he is 33 years old as of May 2024.

Tama Tonga’s adoptive brother and biological cousin, Tevita Fifita, is also a professional wrestler. Tevita is a member of The Bloodline, signed to WWE. He wrestles under the ring name Tanga Loa. Tevita Fifita was born on May 7, 1983, in Honolulu, Hawaii, US. He is 41 years old as of May 2024.

Tama Tonga’s adoptive sister and cousin, Vika Fifita, is the daughter of Haku and his wife Dorothy. However, not a lot of information is currently available about her.

Tama Tonga and Hikuleo were adopted by their mother’s sister, Dorothy, and her husband, Haku.

How Tama Tonga started his career

Tama Tonga started his career as a wrestler in 2008 alongside his adoptive brother, Tanga Loa. The Tonga brothers were first trained by their father, Tonga Fifita, and a family friend, Ricky Santana. They made their professional debut in November 2008 as a tag team in Southern Championship Wrestling, under the ring name, “The Sons of Tonga”.

The brothers worked together until 2009. In 2010, Tama Tonga joined New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). In 2012, he went on to work for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL). Later on, Tonga returned to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). In April 2024, Tama Tonga made his WWE debut as a member of The Bloodline.

Tama Tonga (R), his adoptive brother Tanga Loa, and their father Haku.

Tama Tonga’s wiki profile

Full Name Alipate Aloisio Leone
Place of Birth Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Date of Birth October 15, 1982
Age41 years old
Height6 ft 0
Marital StatusMarried
Tama Tonga’s wiki profile

About Tama Tonga’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of publishing this article, Tama Tonga is married to his wife, Kristen Leone. The couple has been married since January 2017 and their union is currently blessed with three children. 

In January 2018, the Tongan wrestler shared a picture of him and his wife to celebrate their first marriage anniversary. DNB Stories Africa also gathered that Tama Tonga and Kristen Leone were dating as of 2014, and then they had a private wedding on January 11, 2017. 

However, the exact timeline of Tama Tonga’s marriage to Kristen Leone remains unclear because the couple keeps their relationship private.

Tama Tonga and Kristen Leone have been married for seven years and counting.

Who is Tama Tonga’s wife – Kristen Leone?

Tama Tonga’s wife Kristen Leone is a cosmetologist. According to her Facebook page, she studied at Aveda Institute, an American beauty school. 

On Mother’s Day in 2023, Tama Tonga celebrated his wife Kristen with a beautiful picture of their kids.

The Tongan-born wrestler wrote on Instagram:

“Happy Mother’s Day to all the lovely moms! To my lovely wife, the mother of my 2 kids and soon to be third, you’ve been a blessing to us all.”

Tama Tonga’s wife, Kristen Leone, is a certified beautician.

About Tama Tonga’s kids

As of May 2024, Tama Tonga has three children, a son, and two daughters, with his wife Kristen Leone. The couple had their first child, son ‘Uli’uli in 2018 and then their second child, daughter Mafi Jo, in 2020.

Tama Tonga and Kristen Leone welcomed their third child, a daughter in 2023.

Tama Tonga’s 3 children. The wrestler’s first son ‘Uli’uli was named after Tama’s adoptive father, Tonga ‘Uli’uli (Haku).

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