Takuya Kimura Biography
(Japanese Actor, Singer and Member of Boy Bands ‘SMAP’)
Birthday: November 13, 1972 (Scorpio)
Born In: Tokyo, Japan
Takuya Kimura, aka “Kimutaku,” is a celebrated Japanese actor, singer, and radio personality. He is referred to as the “King of Japanese Drama” in Asia. His popularity is often described as the “Kimutaku Phenomenon.” At the age of 15, he auditioned for ‘Johnny & Associates.’ His life as a celebrity started at the early age of 16, when he was launched as part of a boy band named ‘SMAP.’ The agency that formed the band was famous for its invasive and domineering rules. Takuya became the first performer of his agency to revolt against its rules and lived according to his choices. He got married to pop idol Shizuka Kudo in 2000. They have two daughters. A lot of people thought that getting married would be detrimental to his popularity, which is the usual trend in Japan, but his fans stayed loyal to him. Five of his shows are still listed among the 10 most-viewed TV series in Japan.