Miyavi Net Worth, Bio, Career, Personal Life & Other Details

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Miyavi is a popular Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor. Most people love his finger-slapping style for guitar-playing. His fans and media know him by the name of Mayabi. You will not be surprised to know that he was serving as a guitarist for the Dué le Quartz for many years. However, the group disbanded due to some reasons and he wanted to pursue a solo career. His first solo album is named Gagaku and many hit singles were featured in it.

As he wanted the perfect boost to his career he changed his style of music to acoustic/pop. It did disappoint many of his old fans but extended his international fan base. At the age of 25, he wished to reach a massive amount of audience. He started preparing to learn English and moved to the USA for about six months. He has released 11 albums and become one of the most recognized actors with Unbroken. Here is all you need to know about him:

Bio and Early Life

Miyavi was born on September 14, 1981, in Osaka. Although not much is known about his father he is a second-generation Zainichi Korean. His father is from the island of Jeju that is located in South Korea. It is surprising that his mother is from Japan and his real surname is Lee. He has got a sister named; Yoshie and they both are close to each other. His family lived in Nishikujō till he was nine years old.

There he started with his formal education and got admission to a local elementary school. When he was in his first grade his parents got divorced. Since childhood, he was a very talented student and loved to play soccer. He even got the chance to participate in the junior team of the J-League. Even though he wanted to become a professional soccer player due to an ankle injury he couldn’t do that.

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Career

In 2002 boy band Dué le Quartz was disbanded and it led to the solo career of Miyavi. He signed a contract with the record label PS Company and changed his stage name. In 2001 he released his solo album ‘Gagaku’. The most attractive part is that he has written 10 tracks for it. In the next year, he released three more singles including Shindemo Boogie-Woogie, Pop is dead, and Jingle Bell. The single Jingle Bell entered the top 40 on the Oricon Singles Charts. When the music career was flourishing he tried acting in movies. He started appearing in films and his first film ‘Ryomano Tsumato Sono Ottoto Aijin’ became a big success.

Personal Life and Net Worth

Miyavi got married to Melody Miyuki Ishikawa in 2009. She is an American-born Japanese fashion designer, former singer, and television host. The couple is blessed with two daughters; Lovelie and Jewelie Aoi. The family decided to move to the USA and settled down in Los Angeles, California. Since 2013 he is working as a volunteer at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Miyavi visits refugee camps around the world to help the needy. The total net worth of Miyavi happens to be around $1-$5 million.

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