About Willow Nightingale
February 02, 1982
|Place of Birth||:||North Valley Stream, New York|
|Also Known As||:||Willa Monet, Willow Monet, Eye Candy, Willow Nightingale, Mistress Belmont|
Catherine Genevra Belmont is an American female professional wrestler better known by her ring name Willow Nightingale. Early life Belmont is originally from North Valley Stream, New York a village southwest of Franklin Square, NY. She graduated from Valley Stream North High School and went on to attend Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Belmont has stated she has been a fan of professional wrestling since the age of 9. Watching professional wrestling, she states being a fan of WWE Hall of Famers Trish Stratus and Lita. Professional wrestling career Early years Belmont attended the New York Wrestling Connection Training Academy. There she met instructors former WWE superstars Mike Mondo and Bull Dempsey whom she was trained by. She spent six months at the NYWC Academy, during which she also gained experience as referee. After six months of training, Belmont wrestled her first match while in NYWC. It was during an all-women's tournament, casting her as a heel. During her debut year in 2015, varying between ring names Willow Nightingale and Willow Monet, appeared in promotions including Five Borough Wrestling, Dynamite Championship Wrestling, Combat Zone Wrestling and D2W Pro Wrestling.