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Hikaru Utada

Hikaru Utada’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $45 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: New York City
BirthDay: 19 January 1983
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.58 m

Hikaru Utada was bornon 19 January 1983 in New York City, Japanese, American, is Singer-songwriter. Hikaru Utada is a phenomenal Japanese American singer who with her soulful voice and creative pursuits created a storm in the world music industry. Born in a music family, singing came naturally to young Utada. She partnered with her parents to be a part of the band, U3. Later on, she moved to japan where she became one of the top-selling artists of her time. Ever since her first album, First Love, she became a huge hit becoming the top selling album in japan. In United States and Europe, she was known by her stage name, Utada. She has three of her albums in the top 10 best-selling albums ever in Japan and six of her albums charting within the 275 Best-Selling Japanese albums list. Twelve of her singles peaked at number one position on the Oricon Singles Chart. Furthermore, four of her records have been enlisted in the Top 100 All Time Best Selling Singles. Till date, she has sold more than 52 million records worldwide.


$45 Million


In February 2014, she announced her engagement to her fiancé Francesco, a bartender in London hotel, and the couple got married on May 23, 2014


In December 2013, to celebrate her 15th anniversary, EMI Records released ‘Utada: In The Flesh 2010’ tour footage and re-released her debut album ‘First Love’


In 2012, her newest single, ‘Sakura Nagashi’ was released on Youtube


In 2010, she announced to go on an indefinite hiatus


In 2009, she released a new English album titled, ‘This is the One’


However, the marriage did not work and the two separated four and a half years later in March 2007


Following her international success, she returned to Japan in 2005 and released her album ‘Ultra Blue’ which sold more than one million copies


In 2004, she released her first compilation album which became the best-selling album of 2004


In 2002, she tied the knot with Kazuaki Kiriya, a photographer and film director


In 2001, she recorded the song, ‘Blow My Whistle’ for action-comedy film, ‘Rush Hour 2’


In 1997, she moved to Japan where she attended the Seisen International School


Hikaru Utada was born on January 19, 1983 to Teruzane, a Japanese record producer, and Junko Utada, an enka singer, in Manhattan, New York City, New York

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