Momoe Yamaguchi is a former and retired Japanese actress. She was very famous during her peak career and was considered to be one of the most popular faces of Japan. She also tried her luck as a singer and gained success as a solo singer as well. She released many albums and has a massive number of number 1 singles and hits to her name.
Biography and Early Life
Momoe was born on January 17, 1959, in Japan. The popular Japanese singer and actress had a career span from 1972 to 1980. She released twenty-one albums and also appeared in famous films. She started her career by auditioning for the television show Star Tanjō! . She was just thirteen at that time and, came second in the competition. She signed with Hori Productions and made her commercial debut soon
Momoe Yamaguchi is a Japanese former singer, actress, and idol. She is one of the most successful singers in Japanese music history and has released 32 hit singles. She has released 21 albums so far. She has also played major roles in 15 feature films and many serial dramas on television. At 21, Yamaguchi retired to marry her costar, Tomokazu Miura. She never made a public appearance since then. Her songs are covered by other Japanese performers.
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Momoe Yamaguchi Net worth
Momoe has an estimated net worth of $ 5 to $ 10 million. Momoe Yamaguchi’s worth is 61 years old and she has a combined net worth with her husband who is also an actor. Momoe Yamaguchi’s income source is from her successful career as a singer and an actress.
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Momoe’s life took a new turn when her screen romance with Tomokazu Miura, turned into an off-screen romance. During a trip to Hawaii Miura proposed to Yamaguchi and they got married. She accepted and retired from the entertainment to marry him. Yamaguchi announced about their relationship in 1979
She performed at a farewell concert at the Nippon Budokan and released her last album on 21 October 1980. Her last single “Ichie” was released in 1980. She was also a songwriter for many of her songs. She wrote the lyrics to her songs with the pen name “Kei Yokosuka”. She continued to write a few songs after retirement.
Tomokazu Miura released a book entitled Aishō (compatibility) and shared the secret of their happy marriage. The couple was rated for the seventh consecutive year in a poll as “the ideal celebrity couple” in their 20s to 50s.
Yamaguchi officially retired from show business, in 1980. There were several rumors of her comeback, but she was a devoted homemaker and mother to her two sons. Her husband, Tomokazu Miura, worked as an actor and played romantic leads in many films and television series. The couple has been together since 1980 and is of the most famous and loved married couple in Japan.