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LiLiCo
LiLiCo
Birth name Ann-Sophie Lennerfors
Born 16 November 1970 (1970-11-16) (age 49)
Stockholm, Sweden
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) LiLiCo
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 51 kg (112 lb)
Debut August 17, 2014

  Ann-Sophie Lennerfors (born 16 November 1970) is a Swedish TV personality and film critic and professional wrestler who lives and works in Japan, best known under the stage name LiLiCo.

Early lifeEdit

LiLiCo was born Ann-Sophie Lennerfors in Stockholm, Sweden, to a Japanese mother and a Swedish father.[1][2] As a biracial child in Sweden, LiLiCo was bullied while at school.[2] Her father left the family when LiLiCo was 9 years old. LiLiCo moved to Japan in 1988 at the age of 18, initially staying with her grandmother in Katsushika, Tokyo.

Professional wrestling careerEdit

In 2014, LiLiCo began working for Japanese professional wrestling company Dramatic Dream Team (DDT), where, over the next three years, she won the Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship twice and the DDT Extreme Division Championship once, while also becoming part of the inaugural KO-D 10-Man Tag Team Champions.[3][4][5][6]

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

References Edit

  1. Nilsson-Yamanaka, Stefan 2014-10-28. Svenskan som blev stjärna i mormors Japan (in Swedish). Dagens PS. Retrieved on 2016-05-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Osumi, Magdalena (18 December 2014). "For TV celeb LiLiCo, success flows from adversity and preparation". The Japan Times. The Japan Times Ltd. p. 3. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  3. ja:LiLiCoがまさかのプロレス王者に!「誰でもかかって来い」 (in Japanese). Tokyo Sports (2014-08-17). Retrieved on 2016-05-29.
  4. ja:赤井沙希まさか!LiLiCoにアイアンマン王座奪われた (in Japanese). Tokyo Sports (2016-01-04). Retrieved on 2016-05-29.
  5. ja:LiLiCo、プロレス業に充実感「人生で一番幸せ」 (in Japanese). Oricon (2016-05-31). Retrieved on 2016-06-01.
  6. ja:LiLiCoが初代KO―D10人タッグ王座奪取 股間握らせ投げ技発射 (in Japanese). Tokyo Sports (2017-08-20). Retrieved on 2017-08-20.
  7. ja:LiLiCoが初代KO―D10人タッグ王座奪取 股間握らせ投げ技発射 (in Japanese). Tokyo Sports (2017-08-20). Retrieved on 2017-08-20.
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