Yuki Uchida

Yuki Uchida

Japanese Idol
Born Nov 16, 1975

(born in Tokyo on November 16, 1975) is a Japanese actress, and a popular 1990s Japanese idol, model and singer.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Yuki Uchida.


1975 Birth Born on November 16, 1975.


1991 15 Years Old She practiced fencing in high school, and ranked 3rd in a tournament in Tokyo in 1991.
1992 16 Years Old She began her career as a model in commercials, notably for the confectionery company Lotte (ロッテ), then debuted in acting in 1992 in the drama Sono Toki, Heart wa Nusumareta.
1993 17 Years Old She became a swimsuit model for the swimwear company Unitika in 1993, and got popular as an idol, partly due to her then unusual tomboyish look with short hair and husky voice.
1994 18 Years Old 1 More Event
She began to get large exposure in commercials and media, and hosted her own weekly 30mn late radio show, Yozora ni YOUKISS!, from April 1994 to March 2001 on Nippon Broadcasting.
1995 19 Years Old She was cast in many dramas and movies, often as the lead actress, most notably in the live movies adaptations of the famous manga Hana yori dango (Boys over Flowers) (as Makino) in 1995, and Cat's Eye (as Ai) in 1997.


2002 26 Years Old She retired from show-business when she married actor Hidetaka Yoshioka on November 28, 2002, but returned to acting in 2006, after her divorce in December 2005.


2007 31 Years Old After 10 years away from the big screen, she made her come back to cinema in 2007, in Takeshi Kitano's "Kantoku Banzai! … Read More
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