Is Kota Ibushi Gay? Keep reading to find out about his sexuality, his relationship with Kenny Omega and whether or not he is married
Despite his mounting injuries forcing him to miss a huge amount of wrestling in recent years, Kota Ibushi remains one of the world’s greatest wrestlers. The former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion is on the road to recovery and has vowed to reclaimed the championship that he lost due to injury once he returns and will prove why he is a top Japanese star.
No matter who he steps in the ring with, very few can match the intensity and entertaining qualities that Kota Ibushi possesses. The Japanese superstar has had incredible matches with a number of NJPW stars, like Jay White and Will Ospreay as well as AEW star and former Golden Lover partner Kenny Omega.
In this article we will explore the questions “is Kota Ibushi gay?” and “is Kota Ibushi married?”. Let us know what you think in the comments after you finish reading this article.
Is Kota Ibushi Gay?
While many assume that Kota Ibushi may be gay, he has never confirmed his sexuality to wrestling fans.
There has been questions over his sexuality in recent years, especially due to his partnership with Kenny Omega. The pair tagged together as the “Golden Lovers“, and played up some aspects of their “relationship” for the fans in DDT, implying that the pair were together. While it was never confirmed to the fans that the pair were dating, it is considered general knowledge amongst fans that the pair were in fact in a relationship at one point in time.
Neither Kota Ibushi nor Kenny Omega have confirmed whether or not they were in a relationship. Both have referenced each other multiple times since they have been separated from each other (Ibushi in NJPW, Omega in AEW) although they have yet to reunite since Kenny Omega left New Japan in 2019.
Is Kota Ibushi Married?
As far as we know, Kota Ibushi is not married. The former IWGP Heavyweight Champion is not married and has never been married, as far as any known information suggests. He is not reported to be in a relationship at the moment and is single for the time being, although this page will be updated if the situation changes.
Kota Ibushi is very private about his life outside of wrestling, and nobody outside of his close friends knows about his personal circumstances. He is not known to have had any partners in his life so far and keeps his cards very close to his chest. Wrestling fans are not let in to the lives of many top stars in Japan and Ibushi is just one of many wrestlers to keep their married life a secret to the supporters.
Kota Ibushi and Kenny Omega are not married. While it is legal in the United States, Gay Marriage is currently illegal in Japan so the pair could not wed, even if they were in a relationship. As far as we can infer, Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi are not currently in a relationship.
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