Naka Riisa a Japanese actress. She has a Swedish grandfather, making her one-quarter Swedish and three-quarters Japanese. She was named Riisa after Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa painting which her grandfather had an affection for.
She was given a Best New Talent award at the 2009 Yokohama Film Festival and became famous by appearing in Hachi One Diver a drama that aired on 2008. Her skills are Japanese dancing, piano and swimming
She married Nakao Akiyoshi in March 21, 2013. They co-starred with each other for the first time in a movie "Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo" back in March of 2009, and co-stared again in NHK drama "Tsurukame Josanin" (aired in August 2012). They started dating after the filming for the drama ended in October 2012.