Rina Aiuchi is a popular Japanese singer, songwriter, businesswoman, fashion model, and Youtuber. She joined the entertainment industry by taking part in the first season of the Super Starlight Contest. After taking part in the competition she earned a recording contract with Giza Studio. Her debut album Be Happy was released in 2001. It got gold certification in Japan and featured the top-five single Koi WA Thrill, Shock, and Suspense. One of these songs was featured as the theme song to the Japanese anime television series Case Closed. The success continued when she released her second album Power of Words. Here are more details regarding her personal and professional life.
Bio and Early Life
Rina was born on 31 July 1980, in Higashiosaka, Osaka. She was a bright student and attended Tezukayama High School. During her high school years, she began working as a model and appeared on Cawaii. As her friends and family always complimented her she became passionate to try out singing. After completing school she attended Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts. Her parents always supporter her and that is how she was leading to success at an early age. Rina is 40 years old currently.
Career and Retirement
Rina started her career by participating in a reality Television show. She signed up with a label and got the chance to release her first album ‘Be happy’. Nearly all the songs from this album topped the Japanese charts. The second album’s power of words took her career to a new height. It also became one of her best-selling albums, selling over 419,000 copies all over the world. The album also got platinum certification in Japan making her one of the most popular artists.
Fans were extremely unhappy as she announced her retirement from the music industry in 2020. After retiring from the music she started her own clothing brand named Bon Copine. Due to high demand from her fans, she resumed her musical activities. She has also starred in the television series Warm Prayer and came up with a new name R to continue her work.
Post-retirement Rina announced that she will be working for a clothing company named BonBon Copine. It is surprising that she also achieved success as a businesswoman. Her brand is leading 50 million yen in terms of yearly sales. In 2015 she appeared on the Japanese television music show. Her appearance in The Karaoke Battle was impressive and she covered Hello, Again Love Story.
It was a good comeback for her which paved her way into many successful appearances on TV. In April 2018 she released her first song Warm Prayer. The song managed to enter at the top of Japanese charts. Her first studio album Ring came out during her post-retirement career.
Personal Life and Net Worth
Rina had to go through a controversy due to her former producer. She had to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Giza label. The record producer didn’t protect her from the sexual harassment she has to face. The total net worth of Rina happens to be around $1-$5 million. She has gained all this name and fortune due to her career and brand endorsements.