Antonio Inoki

Jack Ol 20 Jan,2016

Facts of Antonio Inoki

Birth Name
Antonio Inoki
Famous Name
Antonio Inoki
Married to
Mitsuko Baisho (m. 1971–1987) Tazuko Tada (died. 2019)
Currently Married
Sajiro Inoki
1 daughter (Hiroko)


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$5 Million


Married to
Mitsuko Baisho (m. 1971–1987) Tazuko Tada (died. 2019)
Currently Married

Antonio Inoki born Muhammad Hussain Inoki is a Japanese former professional wrestler who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2010. He is currently a mixed martial arts promoter and politician. He is also a Member of the House of Councillors.

His born name was Muhammad Hussain Inoki, but he is well known as Antonio Inoki. This living legend was born in the year 1943, on February 20 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He is Japanese by nationality. His star sign is Scorpio. He also holds the citizenship of America. 

Inoki's Net Worth and Properties

Inoki earned quite well during his wrestling career and makes huge money currently as a MMA promoter. His net worth is estimated to be about $5 million. He lives in a huge mansion in Japan. 

He also earns a good salary from his work. He is socially active on social networking sites. People followed him on Twitter and others. Moreover, info about his bio & career can be easily taken from Wiki & others.

Antonio Inoki's Wife and Children

Inoki is a divorcee and is currently single. Earlier, in 1971, he married his first wife Mitsuko Baisho, who is an actress. However, after 16 years of marriage, they filed for divorce and unfortunately, they separated from each other. The divorce was finalized in 1987. They together have a child named Hiroko, a daughter.

Antonio Inoki and his first wife Mitsuko Baisho  SOURCE: Xoom. it

His daughter is married to Simon Inoki, who in 2005 was named President of NJPW.

Inoki tied the knot with his second wife Tazuko Tada. There are no details about their marriage and love life, however, his spouse passed away on August 27, 2019.


In 1990; he accepted Islam religion during a pilgrimage to Karbala, the Shiite holy city in Iraq. He also changed his name to Muhammad Hussain Inoki. 

Family and Professional Career

Inoki was born to Sajiro Inoki who was also a politician. His father was also a businessman, unfortunately, his father died when he was five years old. He learned karate at the early age of his life. He also played basketball at his school time. In the year 1960, he went to Japan and got connected with the Japan Wrestling Association, where he worked for 6 years.

Check out the clip of Antonio Inoki's match against William Regal!

He also took part in Tokyo Pro Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling. He spent his 34 years of his career in the wrestling world. In the year 1994, he announced his retirement from his wrestling game. He also has a strong political career, after he retires from wrestling he is oriented towards his political career. 

Antonio Inoki Has Died

Antonio Inoki, the legendary figure in Japanese professional wrestling, martial arts, and politics, passed away on October 1, 2022, at the age of 79. While the specific cause of death wasn't officially disclosed, he had been battling systemic transthyretin amyloidosis, a rare protein-folding disease, for some time. He died peacefully at his home in Tokyo, Japan, leaving behind a legacy of innovation and cultural impact that continues to be celebrated.

For more interesting content, visit playerswiki!


Latest Bio