People used to say that nobody is ready for The Empress of Tomorrow. And Asuka rightly proved it so! For a long time, it was like she was almost invincible. None of her opponents were able to pin or submit her, dating back from October of 2015 till Wrestlemania 34 in 2018.
Asuka has a presence and an enigma like we haven’t seen before. With the traditional noh mask and kaleidoscopic battle gear, her opponents are easily intimidated even before the bell rings. In the ring, she is every bit of the warrior that she represents herself as. With agile movements and inch-perfect techniques, The Empress has been able to get past all the tough opponents that were in her way to achieve the glory.
So close to perfection, her actions are, the viewers are left with their hands on their heads. And her opponents are left puzzled by those wicked and nasty moves. What surprises us the most is that no matter what adversities she faces, this fierce Japanese superstar diva always seems to have a pleasant smile on her face.
Asuka has even shown that she could also work well by teaming up with other superstars. She has even created an alliance with fellow Japanese cutie Kairi Sane. These two have formed one of the most entertaining and dangerous duos, known as The Kabuki Warriors. Together, they even became the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions in 2019.
|Full Name||Kanako Urai|
|Date of Birth||September 26, 1981|
|Net Worth||Estimated around $2 Million|
|Height||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight|| 62 kg (137 lb)
Early Life of Asuka
Asuka was born in Osaka, Japan. She grew up entirely in her birthplace, along with her parents. Urai also completed her graduation from Osaka University of Arts Junior College. From her very childhood, she had a lot of interest in physical activities. She often competed in sporting events such as track and field, tennis, swimming, cycling, rugby, and sumo as a kid.
Apart from all these, she also excelled in badminton and figure skating. Credit to her spots background, Asuka has become so agile, athletic, and dangerous in the ring today. The Empress of Tomorrow was also very passionate about professional wrestling from her childhood. And she idolized great Japanese pro-wrestling stars growing up.
Age, Height, And Weight
Born on September 26th, 1981, this global superstar has a lot of experience by her side. She has seen it all and conquered it all too. Charming Asuka has a cute height of 5 ft 3 inches. She may not be the biggest, but she sure is one of the most fierce women in the ring. Being a sportsperson who was always active from a young age, she also maintains her fitness and posture. She weighs around 137 lbs.
How much is Asuka Worth?
With all her charm, beauty, and let’s not forget the talent, Asuka is one of the most popular female wrestlers out there. She truly is an international superstar, and wrestling fans from all over the world adore her. Along with her fame and superstar-dome, The Empress has also accumulated a hefty amount of wealth.
Asuka is estimated to be worth around $2 Million. This fierce Japanese warrior has been in the wrestling scene for a long time and still will be there for a long time. This only means that her stock is going to rise even more, and we sure can’t wait to be entertained by her talents.
Asuka never seems to let her personal and professional life cross paths. Despite all her popularity, a lot less information is out there regarding her own life. She currently resides in Orlando, Florida. Regarding her family and love life, a lot of it surprisingly remains a mystery.
The Empress has never let the media to know about her relationships. Asuka hasn’t even sparked any rumors with anyone till now. According to sources, Asuka is still single and has dedicated everything to be the best at what she does. She isn’t married, else the world would have known about it. We all hope to tell about her secretive love life someday.
Asuka has had a long and successful career. Before she persuaded a career in wrestling, she was a graphic designer. Her career in wrestling dates back in 2004. She even took some time off due to health issues and came back in 2007. She started her journey in a promotion called AtoZ. Up until 2010, I also worked as a freelancer for companies like Ice Ribbon and others.
Then, in the next phase of her career, till 2015, she competed in organizations like Pro Wrestling Wave, Japanese Independent Circuit, Smash, American Independent Circuit, Wrestling New Classic, and Reina Joshi Puroresu.
From 2015, Asuka joined the WWE and has been in a tear since. In that time, this fierce competitor has become NXT Women’s Champion, SmackDown Women’s Champion, and has even conquered WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, with fellow Japanese diva Kairi Sane. There seems to be nothing stopping the Empress, and we certainly are bound to see a lot more success from Asuka in the future.
Social Media Presence
Being a fascinating global phenomenon, she certainly has a huge social media presence.
Facebook: 312K Likes
Twitter: 557K Followers
Instagram: 1.6M Followers