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Franky Monet


ABOUT
Franky Monet

Full NameKira Renee Magnin-Forster

BornOctober 22, 1983

Height5 ft 8 in

NationalityCanadian

Relation(s)John Morrison (Spouse)

ABOUT

Kira Renee Magnin-Forster is a Canadian Professional Wrestler born on October 22, 1983, in British Columbia, Canada. She is renowned for her time in Impact Wrestling where she had the longest reign as a TNA Knockouts Champion. She is also known for her time in WWE NXT by the name "Franky Monet."


  1. Personal Life
  2. Professional wrestling career of Forster
  3. Championships and Accomplishments
  4. Frequently Asked Questions


Personal Life


Forster born in Canada is a Model. In her early days, she had a passion for fitness. Forster has been featured in several fitness magazines and participated in various competitions including the Arnold Amateur and placed second. She also has won the CBBF Championship in 2010. Forster is married to WWE Superstar John Hennigan in 2018. Prior to that, they had a relationship while working in the Lucha Libre promotion and later in Impact Wrestling.




Professional wrestling career of Forster


Forster started her career in wrestling by training with the help of Lance Storm in Canada. She got trained at the Storm Wrestling Academy. Forster worked in a reality show called the "World of Hurt" for two seasons. Later Forster started to work in some wrestling promotions. Kira started to work under the ring name "Taya Valkyrie" for the Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling promotion.


In 2012, Forster moved to Mexico and started to work in various promotions. There she worked in Lucha Libre AAA, Lucha Underground there she worked in the Los Perros Del Mal stable after she was convinced to stay by her El Hijo del Perro Aguayo who was one of the members of the Los Perros stable. She stayed there for a year and worked under the stable. Later on, she worked in other promotions including the International Wrestling League, Universal Wrestling Entertainment, Legend Promociones, Invasion RCH.


Forster work in Lucha Libre promotion


Forster started to work in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide promotion in 2012. She started to compete in tag team matches. During her debut match, she worked along with Mari Apache and Gran Apache in a six-person tag team match in which she won. She also worked in multiple tag team matches. Later on, she competed in a singles match where Valkyrie went on to defeat Jennifer Blake in the finals of the tournament. for the AAA Reina de Reinas Championship. In 2014, she competed in a seven-woman elimination match to determine the contender for the Championship. In which she won to the surprise. On August 17, 2014, Triplemania XXII pay-per-view she defeated Faby Apache to win the Championship.


Source - en.superluchas.com

Taya Valkyrie facing Faby Apache at the Triplemania XXII


Taya Valkyrie defended her title in a six-women elimination match against Faby Apache, Karina, Muneca, Cachorra. At the Heroes Inmortales IX event, she defeated Goya Kong, Lady Shani, La Hiedra, Maravilla in a five-way match. At this time she also worked in the Lucha Underground with Johny Mundo She made her debut match against Cage but lost it in a No disqualification match. In 2017, she lost her title to Hamada thus ending her 945 days reign. Later on, in 2018, Taya defeated Hamada in a No Disqualification Match to become two-time Reina de Reinas Champion. Later on due to the controversy in the company she left the company.


In 2021, she returned to the company and had a feud with Tessa Blanchard. In the process, she went on to defeat La Hiedra, Vanilla, and Keyra to qualify in the tournament and win the Reinas de Reina Champion for the third time.


Forster's run in Impact Wrestling


Taya Valkyrie worked in the main division of Impact Wrestling. Valkyrie made her debut and was established as a heel in the process. She attacked Rosemary on the night of her debut. Valkyrie faced Amber Nova at her first match. Quickly she resumed her rivalry with Rosemary and was scheduled to face her at the Bound for Glory pay-per-view. But due to some unseen circumstances, she couldn't face her and the feud was put on hold. Valkyrie then returned in March 2018, and she attacked Rosemary just to reignite the feud. In April 2018, Valkyrie lost the match to Rosemary at the Demon's Dance match. Valkyrie went on to have a feud with Tessa Blanchard she faced her at the Bound for Glory event for the Knockouts Championship. But lost the match as Tessa used the ropes to attack Valkyrie and the referee in the match to get disqualified.


In January 2019, she faced Tessa for the Championship but this time she got help from Gail Kim thanks to her assistance as she became the New Impact Knockouts Champion. Valkyrie then started to team up with her real-life husband Johny Impact and face Brian Cage and Jordynne Grace. Soon it became a feud where Valkyrie was a heel and attacked Brian Cage. This led to a match where they defeated the team of Brian Cage. Valkyrie then defended the title against Jordynne in a singles match. Also, she defended the title against Su Yung, Tenille Dashwood successfully. At the Bound for Glory 2019, she defended her title against Tenille Dashwood, OBD, and Jordynne Grace. She then lost the title in the match to Grace at a taping in Mexico. This ended her 377-day reign. In 2021, Valkyrie departed from the company.



Forster work in NXT


In 2021, she made her appearance in WWE under the ring name "Franky Monet." Where she began to work in the Performance Center. At NXT Takeover Stand and Deliver her return was teased in a vignette.



Source - WWE


Franky Monet in the WWE Performance Center


In April 2021, she made her debut in NXT and interrupted Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez. On May 25, episode of NXT she faced Cory Jade in her first match and defeated her. Monet then defeated Elektra Lopez and Jacy Jayne in the upcoming matches. Franky Monet then had a feud with Raquel Gonzalez for the NXT Women's Championship after joining the Robert Stone Brand. But Monet lost the match against Gonzalez. On November 4, 2021, she was released from WWE.


Forster work in Films and TV series


Forster acted in a film named Unchained (2019) and which got released in 2021 due to the pandemic. She also was a cast member in the Netflix Dramedy "Glow."


Championships and Accomplishments


  1. DDT Pro-Wrestling
  2. Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship (1 time)


  1. Future Stars of Wrestling
  2. FSW Women's Championship (1 time)


  1. Heavy on Wrestling
  2. Heavy on Wrestling Women's Championship (1 time)


  1. Impact Wrestling
  2. Impact Knockouts Championship ( 1 time)
  3. Knockout of the year (2019)
  4. Impact year end Awards (1 time)


  1. Ironfist Wrestling
  2. Ironfist Women's Championship (1 time)


  1. Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide
  2. AAA Reina de Reinas Championship (3 times)
  3. Luchador of the year (2014, 2015)
  4. Women's Lucha Capital (2018)


Frequently Asked Questions


Q1. What is the real name of Franky Monet?

The real name of Monet is Kira Renee Magnin-Forster.


Q2. Who is the husband of Forster?

Her husband is John Morrison.


Q3. What is the nickname of Forster?

Taya Valkyrie, Franky Monet


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