Asuka aka Kanako Urai is a Japanese professional wrestler who currently signed to WWE, where she performs on the Raw brand under the ring name ‘Asuka’. In fact, she is one-half of the Women’s Tag Team Champions (alongside Kairi Sane. She formerly known as ‘Kana’ and in 2004, she started her professional wrestling career in the AtoZ promotion. She even displayed an ability to work well with others, melding with The Miz to win the first season of WWE’s Mixed Match Challenge. Her techniques include various kicks and submission holds, leading to a reputation for a stiff wrestling style.
Asuka Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements
- As of 2020, Asuka age is 38 years old.
- She stands on a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.
- She weighs around 62 Kg or 137 lbs.
- Her body measurements are 36-32-36.
- She wears a bra size of cup 34 C.
- She has Brown eyes and has dyed her hair with multi colored.
|Birth Name||Kanako Urai|
|Nick Name/ Stage Name||The Empress of Tomorrow|
|Birth Date||September 26, 1981|
|Age||38 years old (As of 2020)|
|Controversy||Rumours about her having signed with WWE|
|Birthplace/ Hometown||Osaka, Japan|
|Current Residence||Miami, Florida, U.S|
Skull Reaper Kana
|Titles Won/ Achievements||1-time NXT Women's Champion, with a reign lasting 523 days,
the longest undefeated streak in WWE history
|WWE Debut||NXT (in-ring): October 7, 2015
RAW (Main Roster): September 18, 2017
|Slam/Finishing move||Asuka Lock|
|Trained By||Yuki Ishikawa|
|Height/ Tall||In centimeters- 160 cm
In meters- 1.60 m
In feet inches- 5'3'
|Weight||In kilograms- 62 kg
In pounds- 137 lbs
|Bra Size||34 C|
|Hair Color||Naturally Black
(Use to dye her hair with multi colored)
|Parents||Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
|Previous Dating||Not Known|
|College/ University||Osaka University of Arts Junior College|
|Favorite Drink||Strawberry Shake|
|Favorite Wrestlers||Minoru Suzuki, Antonio Inoki, The
Great Muta, Yoshiaki Fujiwara, Triple H
|Hobbies||Playing video games, listening to rock music|
|Net Worth||$10 million USD (As of 2020)|
|Social Media Links||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube|
Asuka Boyfriend & Affair
- As of her boyfriend & affairs, she is single and very focused on her career.
- She is enjoying her single life at the fullest.
- In fact, she also owning a hair salon named ‘Another Heaven’ in Yokohama.
Asuka Bio, Family & Education
- Asuka was born on September 26, 1981 in Osaka, Japan.
- Her family and sibling information is not in public domain.
- As per her education, is a graduate of the Osaka University of Arts Junior College.
- She has written for Xbox Magazine and designed graphics for Nintendo DS and various mobile applications.
- Prior to her career in professional wrestling, Asuka had a sports background in badminton and figure skating.
Asuka Professional Wrestling Career
- Formerly, she used to work as a graphic designer, and then after she decided to find a new career in professional wrestling.
- Urai adopted the ring name Kana and made her professional wrestling debut for all female promotion AtoZ, in 2004 against Leo-na.
- She also worked as a freelancer for promotion such as Ice Ribbon, JWP Joshi Puroresu, NEO Japan Ladies Pro-Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Wave and Pro Wrestling Zero1.
- Kana got first professional wrestling title when she teamed with Takahashi to defeat Hiroyo Matsumoto and Kyoko Inoue for the NEO Tag Team Championship.
- In 2008, Kana had made some appearances for Pro Wrestling Wave.
- Kana announced that she would go on an indefinite hiatus from professional wrestling, in 2012.
- Tajiri named Kana as part of the roster of Wrestling New Classic (WNC), the follow-up promotion to Smash.
- Kana began working for Reina Joshi Puroresu as a storyline consultant, in 2014.
- She joined WWE’s developmental territory NXT, and adopted the ring name, Asuka.
- Asuka was drafted to SmackDown as part of the 2018 WWE Superstar Shake-up.
- Asuka and Sane were both drafted to the Raw brand, in 2019.
- She is slated to face Lynch at Royal Rumble, in 2020.
- She launched her own gaming and cooking channel on YouTube, KanaChan TV, in Sep 2019.
- She also been a frequent guest on fellow WWE wrestler Xavier Woods’s own YouTube channel UpUpDownDown.
Net Worth of Asuka
- As of 2020, Asuka net worth is estimated around $10 million USD.
- Her primary source of income is her wrestling career.
- She has been sponsored by the company, wearing an Xbox 360 logo on her gear.
- She also earns from her youtube channel ‘KanaChan TV’.
Facts about Asuka
- Before pursuing her career inside the world of pro-wrestling, she was a freelance graphic designer.
- Kana announced her retirement from the squared ring citing chronic nephritis.
- She was one of the team members who designed the graphics for the Nintendo DS, a popular handheld gaming console.
- She also runs a hair salon named ‘Another Heaven’ in the Japanese city of Yokohama.
- Asuka is an occasional video game journalist. She reportedly writes articles for the XBOX 360 magazine.
- She had a sports background in badminton and figure skating.
- She love to eat noodles.