Atsushi or Exile Atsushi is a popular Japanese singer, songwriter, and part-time producer. Many fans recognize him for being a member of the band EXILE. He is one of the main vocalists in Exile. In 2004 he started working as a producer for the group Deep . He wanted to showcase his talent as a solo artist too and released his debut single named Itsuka Kitto. In 2016 his fans weren’t happy to know that he is taking a break from EXILE. With his hard work, he formed another band with the name Red Diamond Dogs. As his fans were demanding a comeback he came back to Exile in 2018. If you want to know more about this talented singer here are the following details.
Bio and Early Life
Atsushi was born and raised in Saitama. His birthday is on April 30, 198 and he is 40 years old currently. He started playing piano at four years of age. When he was in high school he joined a band and decided to become a vocalist. After completing high school he attended the ESP Musical Academy in Tokyo. He wanted to train himself for becoming the perfect vocalist. His parents supported him and he thought about giving an audition in a talent search. Due to his talent, he could make it through to the last five.
In 2001 Asayan who is from the band Zoo wanted him to feature in a music group that he was producing. The group has been popular since 1999. However, when Atsushi and vocalist Shunsuke Kiyokiba came into the group it created some controversies. The original vocalist Sasa decided to leave the group and a new name was given to the band. The popular band EXILE continued with new vocalists and released Your Eyes Only (Aimai Na Boku no Katachi).
The song became instantly popular and featured as the theme song of the Yutaka Takenouchi and Ryōko Hirosue drama Dekichatta Kekkon. The song became a big commercial success and got a gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of Japan. In 2002 Exile released their debut album Our Style that also became very popular. The album featured many hit songs and some of them were written by him. Eyes in Maze became very popular that gave him prominence as a solo artist too.
Here are some studio albums released by EXILE. Nearly all their albums have done well on the charts. The songs from these albums are melodious and have won the hearts of everyone.
- Exile Japan/Solo
- Love ballade
- Star of wish
- Exile love
- Exile evolution
- His fans know that Atsushi is popular for wearing sunglasses. They have become more of a trademark for his image.
- He started wearing sunglasses as the lights are very bright on the sets.
- Atsushi is also known for his buzz cut-style hairstyle and he has kept it for many years now.
- You will be happy to know that he is the only singer to hit F5 after the third chorus of Believe in Yourself
The total net worth of this talented actor happens to be around $1-$5 million. He is one of the riches Japanese actors. Atsushi has a big fan following on social media and remains active most of the time.