1.He is the son of “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, and the half-brother of fellow WWE wrestler Goldust.
2.After graduating from high school, Runnels attended an acting school.
3.He is also a comic book fan and has worn wrestling gear inspired by Archangel, a character from X-Men.
4.He married Brandi Reed, who performs in WWE as Eden, in September 2013
5.His boots featured a Triforce symbol from the The Legend of Zelda series of video games of which he is a fan; he has stated he replays A Link to the Past yearly.
6.On March 31, 2007, alongside Dustin, he inducted their father into the WWE Hall of Fame.
7. He also has two sisters, Teil Gergel and Kristin Ditto, who is a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.
8.As of 2013, Cody appears regularly on The JBL and Cole Show on the WWE’s YouTube channel.
9.He was the two-time Georgia State Champion,at 189 lb (86 kg) in 2003 and 2004 in high school wrestling
10.He had planned to wrestle collegiately at Pennsylvania State University, but decided to become a professional wrestler instead.