Without any doubt, we can say that there are so many high flying superstars whose athletics make us stare in wow. However, there is only one ‘Genius of the Sky’. And her name is Io Shirai. This aerial artist has even been named as the top women’s wrestler by the Japanese national newspaper Tokyo Sports. She was appointed as senior women’s wrestler not once, not twice but three times!
For Io, the mission is quiet simple and clear. She has conquered it all in wrestling scene in her native country of Japan. And now, she has set her sights on ascending to the top of the whole world wrestling scene, and prove that she is not only one of the top wrestling superstars in her homeland, but throughout the entire world.
Io Shirai has everything in her arsenal. From jaw-dropping moonsaults, scintillating hurricanes, and springboard dropkicks, she is a specialist in what she does. As a result, those lie on the wrong side and receive her deadly attacks are left with nothing but seeing stars in broad daylight. We expect nothing less from a superstar who cites the legendary Rey Mysterio as her greatest inspiration. And she delivers it all to please us. The sky is the limit for this talented and athletic diva, and everyone is vying for the front row seats when her mesmerizing displays begin.
|Full Name||Masami Odate|
|Ring Name||Io Shirai|
|Date of Birth||May 8, 1990|
|Birthplace||Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Net Worth||Estimated at around $1 Million – $5 Million|
|Height||1.56 m (5 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight|| 54 kg (119 lb)
Io was born in Kamakura, Japan, in 1990. She hasn’t shared any details and hints about what her life was before becoming the superstar that she is today. As in most cases with other wrestling stars, we can get all various details before their fame. But Io Shirai is one such superstar diva who has kept a tight lip and has kept us all wondering about what her life was before fame.
Io Shirai Age, Height and Weight
Born on May 8th, 1990, she has already accomplished great things in the professional wrestling world. Without any doubt, she is going to fly to even greater heights in the future. And by doing this, she plans to prove that she is one of the most exciting dives in the whole world.
Io Shirai has a charming and doll-like build. She stands at just 1.56 meters. But her agility and high flying abilities have surely been credited to her adorable build. Being a professional wrestler for so long, she surely has maintained her body. And she weighs about 54 kg.
How much is she worth?
Io Shirai has been wrestling and entertaining fans all over the world. She has also been able to accumulate a massive fortune at this time. It is estimated that Io is worth around $1 Million – $5 Million, and lo has made most of her money from wrestling. She has made such a big fortune, and her bank account is only going to pile up more & more as her career progresses.
Personal Life of Io Shirai
Beautiful Io was formerly engaged to a fellow Japanese professional wrestler Nosawa. She and Kazushige Nosawa even lived together in Koto, Tokyo, for some time. Unfortunately, they broke up their relationship after some time. Apart from this, all we know about Odate is that she has a sister named Mio. Like herself, Mio Shirai is also a former professional wrestler and a professional wrestling referee.
Masami Odate has also had some legal problems in the past. On May 23rd, 2012, she and Nosawa were arrested at the airport in Narita, Chiba. They were returning from Mexico and were under suspicion of trying to smuggle marijuana. Both of them denied the accusations, and she was released from the detention center on June 12th of the same year. It was after that, she and Nosawa also ended their relationship. However, later it was found out that the drugs were planted by a Mexico-based Japanese wrestler named Takuya Sugi. It turned out that he had a personal grudge with Nosawa and did that heinous act to get back at him.
Date made her professional wrestling debut back in 2007, along with her older sister Mio. Io Shirai has traveled all over the world wrestling. After wrestling till 2011 in her native Japan, she moved to Mexico. Here, she played her trade till 2015. She has even been a part of World Wonder Ring Stardom from 2011 till 2018. Such was her rise that she also caught WWE’s attention. She accepted an offer from WWE in 2017. Since then, she has been entertaining us all in the grandest stage of them all.
Social Media Presence
With a fast-growing social media presence, you surely wouldn’t want to miss out on following this beautiful diva.
Facebook: 25K Likes
Twitter: 141K Followers
Instagram: 174K Followers