Born on 1 August, 1982. She made a big splash with her debut in the New York collection at the age of 17. Since then, she had been in the frontlines of fashion as a top model for about 10 years. After all these years as a world-renowned fashion model, she returned to Tokyo and continued to take on new challenges as a personality on TV, radio and various events, along with modelling. As a supermodel with a career like no other Japanese colleagues, now she is stepping into new fields like engaging in charity and philanthropic activities as well as introducing traditional culture of Japan to people at home and abroad.