Model and singer also acted in several acclaimed Japan Television shows and signed a lucrative agreement with Sony Music Japan. She was discovered by a style scout when still in junior senior high school. L’Oreal decided her to end up being the international encounter of their beauty products, a uncommon choice because the brand seldomly chosen Asian versions. She wedded the musician Jin Akanishi; both had a little girl, Tina. Her hubby performed with Takahisa Masuda in the group KAT-TUN.