Miyavi

Takamasa Ishihara

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  • First Name: Takamasa
  • Family Name: Ishihara
  • Native name: 石原崇雅
  • Also Known as: Miyabi;雅;MYV;382;DJ 382;MYV 382 TOKYO;雅-Miyavi-;Miyavi Lee Ishihara;Miyavi Ishihara
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: September 14, 1981
  • Age: 38

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Takamasa Ishihara

Miyavi

  • Name: Miyavi
  • Native name: 石原崇雅
  • Given name: Ishihara Takamasa
  • Also Known as: Miyabi;雅;MYV;382;DJ 382;MYV 382 TOKYO;雅-Miyavi-;Miyavi Lee Ishihara;Miyavi Ishihara
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: September 14, 1981
  • Age: 38
Takamasa Ishihara better known by his stage name Miyavi, is a Japanese singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor. His Mother is Japanese and Father is Half Japanese Half Korean. His Father's surname is Lee and he was born in Jeju Island, South Korea. Although his Father's surname is Lee. Miyavi's surname is legally his Mothers surname Ishihara. He goes by the name Miyavi Lee Ishihara or just Miyavi Ishihara. His parents are divorced and they both remarried.

He has been active since 1999, first as guitarist for the now defunct visual kei rock band Dué le Quartz and then as a solo artist starting in 2002. In 2007, he became a member of the rock supergroup S.K.I.N., and in 2009 founded his own company, J-Glam. He toured worldwide several times, with over two hundred shows. After becoming a father Miyavi toned down his on-stage attire. He is known for his finger-slapping style of playing the guitar.

On March 14, 2009, Miyavi married Japanese-American former singer turned businesswomen Melody. The couple have two daughters, Lovelie (Airi) (July 29, 2009) and Jewelie Aoi (October 21, 2010). As of 2016, Miyavi and his family currently reside in Los Angeles, California, having moved to the area in late 2014 during the release of his film Unbroken (directed by Angelina Jolie).

In 2017, he played a cameo role in the movie Kong: Skull Island. On March 1, 2019, the supernatural action film Stray was released in the U.S., featuring Miyavi in the villain role of Jin. On May 17 2019 Miyavi announced on his Instagram that he will be in the Disney film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.

(source: Wikipedia)
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2018 Gangoose
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Adachi (Support Role)
Adachi
Support Role
8.0
2018 BLEACH
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Kuchiki Byakuya (Support Role)
Kuchiki Byakuya
Support Role
7.7
2004 Oresama
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Miyavi (Main Role)
Miyavi
Main Role
7.2
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2005 J-Melo
Japanese TV Show, 2005, 576 eps
(Guest)
576
Guest
6.0
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