Carlos Edwin Colon Jr. is a famous professional wrestler and actor from America who is best known for his reign on World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name “Carlito.” Carly Colon is a second-generation wrestler of his family and a son of Carlos Colon Sr. a former professional wrestler.
Colon is a 17 times World Wrestling Council (WWC) Universal Heavyweight Championship which is his father’s wrestling promotion. His mother was a Canadian which grants him the citizenship of Canada.
Carly Colon: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Carlos Edwin Colon Jr.|
|Net Worth||$900 Thousand|
|Date of Birth||February 21, 1979|
|Birthplace||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Height||5 Feet 10 inches (188 cm)|
|Weight||100 Kg (220 pounds)|
Early Life of Carly Colon
Carlos Edwin Colon Jr, aka Carlito, was born on February 21, 1979, in San Juan, Texas, United States. He completed his study and got graduated from Jesuit Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola.
Having a skinny body and aiming for a professional wrestler, he joined a gym at the age of 11. He was also pressured by his father to become like him a successful professional wrestler.
Although he thought of retiring the wrestling career after ten years of continuity he remained and continued till today extending his family business.
How old is Carly Colon? – Age, Height, and Measurements
17 times winner of WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship Carly Colon has reached to 41 years old. Carlos has an average body height of 5 feet and 10 inches with a total body weight of 100 kg, i.e., 220 pounds.
The Latino Carly has dark brown eyes and also dark brown curly hair.
Carly Colon Professional Wrestling Career
Carly Colon started to work on WWC wrestling promotion as a cameraman in July 1999, with his actual name “Carly.” He had his first ring debut match in January 2000 where he defeated Felix Tapia.
During his early career in WWC, he was undefeated instead he defeated the entire locker room only in few weeks and had already won the support of WWC fans.
On January 29, 2000, Carly became the youngest wrestler to win the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship defeating Gonzales. He continued to win the same title for 17 consecutive times and set the record to win the maximum times.
World Wrestling Entertainment
Carly signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling. He made his OVW debut match on July 5, 2003, as a tag team match with Luther Reigns and John Hennigan.
He soon debuted for the main roster for the championship titles. During the time on WWE, his ring name was modified to Carlito Colon or simply Carlito. On October 7, 2004, he assigned to SmackDown and defeated John Cena to become the new United States Champion.
He was undefeated for 14 consecutive matches where he was able to defend his titles against RobVanDam, Rey Mysterio, Eddie Guerrero, etc. Carlito lost the title to John Cena after holding the title for forty-two days.
Carlito was then drafted to the Raw Brand where he successfully won the Intercontinental Championship title on his debut match against Shelton Benjamin. He lost the title to Ric Flair at the Unforgiven.
Carly Colon seen leaving WWE, went to several other wrestling promotions and won many titles as well and is still an active professional wrestler.
Achievements and Championship of Carly Colon
Big Time Wrestling
- BTW Heavyweight Championship
Family Wrestling Entertainment
- FWE Heavyweight Championship
First Wrestling Society
- 1WS World Heavyweight Championship
- FC Television Championship
Imperio Lucha Libre
- Winner of Imperio World Championship
- Imperio World Championship Tournament
International Wrestling Association Florida
- IWA Florida Heavyweight Championship
Magnum Pro Wrestling
- Magnum Heavyweight Championship
Millennium Wrestling Federation
- MWF Undisputed Championship
Pro Wrestling Experience
- PWE United States Championship
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Ranked No.27 in the PWI 500 in 2006
Pure Wrestling Association
- PWA Elite Championship
Qatar Pro Wrestling
- QPW Tag Team Championship with Chris Masters
United Pro Wrestling
- UPW Championship
- UPW Championship Tournament in 2017
Wrestling Alliance Revolution
- WAR World Heavyweight Championship
- WrestleCade Championship
World Wrestling Council
- WWC Puerto Rico Heavyweight Championship
- WWC Caribbean Heavyweight Championship
- Winner of WWC Television Championship
- 17 times the WWC Universal Heavyweight Championship
- Two times the WWC Tag Team Championship with Eddie Colon and Konnan
World Wrestling Entertainment
- WWE United States Championship
- WWE Intercontinental Championship
- World Tag Team Championship with Primo
- WWE Tag Team Championship with Primo
Personal Life of Carly Colon
Colon is the son of former professional wrestler and the founder of World Wrestling Council, Carlos Colon Sr. and his wife, Nancy. He was one of the four siblings and also his sibling Eddie and Stacy Colon are a wrestler.
Not only his siblings but also his uncle Jose Colon and causing Orlando Colon are involved in the wrestling business in the World Wrestling Council. Because his mother was a Canadian, on April 18, 2009, he was granted citizenship in Canada.
Carly Colon Net Worth
With an easy background and supportive family to achieve his career as a professional wrestler as well as having a really successful career, there is no doubt he earns a hefty amount of money.
So the total estimated net worth of Carly Colon is $900 thousand.
Social Media Presence
Carlos is not much interested in socializing his personal life which is why he is not active on social media platforms.