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WWE star Lyra Valkyria’s age, height, relationship status, physical details, lesser-known facts & more

Published at :May 23, 2024 at 2:58 PM
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Valkyria has made a big impact on the main roster

Aoife Cusack is an Irish Professional Wrestler, who is currently signed with WWE under the ring name Lyra Valkyria. She started her professional wrestling career in 2015 and made his debut at Fight Factory Pro Wrestling and worked for several European and Irish Wrestling Circuits for the first five years. 

Valkyria made her WWE debut in 2020 at NXT UK and moved to NXT in 2022 after NXT UK was disbanded. In 2023, at NXT Halloween Havoc, Valkyria defeated Becky Lynch to become the NXT Women’s Championship for the very first time. She held the title for 165 days and lost to Roxanne Perez at Stand & Deliver. Weeks after losing the title, she got called for her main roster debut, as a member of the Raw roster.

Lyra Valkyria Physical Attributes

Height5’7” ft (170 cm)
Weight130 lbs (59 kg)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

Lyra Valkyria Age

Lyra Valkyria is one of the youngest female wrestlers on the active WWE roster. Valkyria was born on October 23, 1996 in Dublin, Ireland. She made her pro-wrestling debut in 2015 in an Irish wrestling promotion, Fight Factory Pro Wrestling at the age of 18. She made her WWE debut in 2020 at the age of 23.

Lyra Valkyria Height

The Bird Queen stands at a height of 5 foot 6 inches tall, which is 170 centimeters in length. She is one of the average heighted female wrestlers in the company.

Lyra Valkyria Weight

Lyra Valkyria is billed to weigh around 130 pounds (lbs), which is 59 kilograms. She is one of the lightweight stars in the company. Her ideal weight helps her move too quickly and perform a variety of moves with ease.

Relationship status

Lyra Valkyria is in a relationship with a fellow professional wrestler & Irish man, LJ Cleary, who is two years younger than her. Cleary is currently wrestling for Pro Wrestling NOAH and also appears on other European Independent circuits. Both have been in a relationship since 2016 while working for the Independent circuits in Ireland.

Lesser Known Facts

Lyra Valkyria adopted her ring name inspired by the Skulduggery Pleasant book series Protagonist. Fellow Irish woman, Becky Lynch inspired her to get into pro wrestling and she won her first WWE title by defeating her idol. Valkyria also wrestled under the name Aoife Valkyrie, Lady Valkyrie, Valkyrie Cain and Valkyrie.

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