Famous People Born In Osaka

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Naomi Osaka
(Japanese Professional Tennis Player and First Asian Player to Hold the Top Ranking in Singles)
Naomi Osaka
90
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 2 
George Miller
(Singer, Songwriter, Rapper & Comedian)
George Miller
28
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Asuka
(Japanese Professional Wrestler)
Asuka
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 4 
Yu Darvish
(Baseball Pitcher)
Yu Darvish
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 5 
Ayako Fujitani
(Japanese Writer and Actress)
Ayako Fujitani
5
Birthdate: December 7, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 6 
Tadao Ando
(Architect)
Tadao Ando
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
 7 
Miyavi
(Singer, Guitarist)
Miyavi
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 8 
Rie Kugimiya
(Japanese Voice Actress Best Known for Her Voice Performances in Anime 'Fullmetal Alchemist’ Series)
Rie Kugimiya
1
Birthdate: May 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 9 
Mari Osaka
(Retired Japanese Tennis Player and Fashion Designer)
Mari Osaka
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
 10 
Yoshihiro Akiyama
(Mixed martial artist)
Yoshihiro Akiyama
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Yuji Naka
(Video game programmer)
Yuji Naka
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
 12 
Yasunari Kawabata
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 11, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 16, 1972
 13 
Kenta Maeda
(Baseball player Pitcher)
Kenta Maeda
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Ko Yong-hui
(Kim Jong-un's mother)
Ko Yong-hui
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 13, 2004
 15 
Midori
(Violinist)
Midori
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 16 
Kenzo Tange
(Architect)
Kenzo Tange
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: September 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 22, 2005
 17 
Shinya Yamanaka
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Scientist Who Is Known for his Work on Stem Cell Research)
Shinya Yamanaka
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
 18 
Koji Uehara
(Former Baseball player pitcher)
Koji Uehara
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 19 
Masayoshi Nakatani
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Leo Esaki
(Nobel Prize-Winning Japanese Physicist Known for His Work on Superconductivity)
Leo Esaki
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
 21 
Tomoki Kameda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 22 
Jay Litherland
(He represents DC Trident which is part of the International Swimming League)
Jay Litherland
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
Avi Schafer
(Basketball player - Power forward / Center)
Avi Schafer
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 24 
Tomoyuki Tanaka
(Japanese Film Producer Best Known for Co-creating the Godzilla Franchise)
Tomoyuki Tanaka
1
Birthdate: April 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 2, 1997
 25 
Hiroto Kyoguchi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 26 
Kyotaro Fujimoto
(Japanese Professional Kickboxer and Former Professional Boxer)
Kyotaro Fujimoto
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Hiroki Kuroda
(Baseball pitcher)
Hiroki Kuroda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 28 
Isuzu Yamada
(Actress)
Isuzu Yamada
0
Birthdate: February 5, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 9, 2012
 29 
Den Fujita
(Japanese Entrepreneur Who Launched the First McDonald's Franchise in Japan)
Den Fujita
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 21, 2004
 30 
Kanno Sugako
(Journalist)
Kanno Sugako
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Birthdate: 1881 AD
Died: January 25, 1911
 31 
Kaoru Kobayashi
(Murderer)
Kaoru Kobayashi
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: February 21, 2013
 32 
Katsunari Takayama
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 33 
Shuko Aoyama
(Tennis player)
Shuko Aoyama
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 34 
Yoshihiro Tatsumi
(Japanese Manga Artist Known for Starting the 'Gekiga Style' of Alternative Manga in Japan)
Yoshihiro Tatsumi
1
Birthdate: June 10, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 7, 2015
 35 
Risa Sato
(Filipino-Japanese Volleyball Player Who Plays as a Middle Blocker)
Risa Sato
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Sakyo Komatsu
(Japanese Science Fiction Writer and Screenwriter)
Sakyo Komatsu
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 26, 2011
 37 
Ryang Yong-gi
(Football player)
Ryang Yong-gi
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 38 
Atsuko Tanaka
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Birthdate: February 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 3, 2005
 39 
Hideo Shima
(Engineer)
Hideo Shima
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 18, 1998
 40 
Isao Okawa
(Former Chairman of 'Sega Enterprises' and Founder of 'CSK Holdings')
Isao Okawa
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 19, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 16, 2001
 41 
Noriaki Kinoshita
(American football player)
Noriaki Kinoshita
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Ri Yong-jik
(Football player)
Ri Yong-jik
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 43 
Ryōichi Sasakawa
(Japanese Politician)
Ryōichi Sasakawa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 4, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 18, 1995
 44 
Masao Maruyama
(Political scientist)
Masao Maruyama
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 15, 1996
 45 
Ueda Akinari
(Author)
Ueda Akinari
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1734
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 8, 1809
 46 
Riku Matsuda
(Footballer who plays for Cerezo Osaka as a defender)
Riku Matsuda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 47 
Yoshiaki Murakami
(Japanese Investor)
Yoshiaki Murakami
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
 48 
Hanabusa Itchō
(Japanese Painter, Calligrapher, and Poet)
Hanabusa Itchō
0
Birthdate: 1652 AD
Died: February 7, 1724
 49 
Riki Matsuda
(Footballer who plays as a forward for Ehime FC)
Riki Matsuda
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 50 
Toshihiko Fukui
(Japanese Economist and 29th Governor of the Bank of Japan (2003 - 2008))
Toshihiko Fukui
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 7, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo