Mako Komuro is a former Japanese imperial family member. Mako Komuro is the eldest child of Crown Prince Fumihito and Crown Princess Kiko, Emperor Naruhito’s niece, Emperor Emeritus Akihito, and Empress Emerita Michiko’s granddaughter.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Mako Komuro was born on October 23, 1991, in the city of Tokyo, Japan. Her age is 31 years as of 2022 and she is a naturalized Japanese citizen and Christian by religion.
Similarly, her full name is Mako Komuro and her birth sign is Scorpio. She is a former Princess of Akishino and the eldest child of Crown Prince Fumihito (father) and Crown Princess Kiko (mother).
Princess Kako is her younger sister, and Prince Hisahito is her younger brother. Also, she is Emperor Naruhito’s niece, Emperor Emeritus Akihito, and Empress Emerita Michiko’s granddaughter.
In terms of her educational background, she attended the Gakushin School. Moreover, in July and August of 2010, she studied English at University College Dublin (UCD). Similarly, on March 26, 2014, she received her bachelor’s degree in Art and Cultural Heritage from the International Christian University in Mitaka, Tokyo.
While an undergraduate student, she obtained Japanese national certification in curation as well as a driver’s license. From September 2012 to May 2013, she studied art history at the University of Edinburgh for nine months.
She moved to the United Kingdom on September 17, 2014, to study at the University of Leicester for a year, receiving an MA degree in Art Museum and Gallery Studies on January 21, 2016. In addition, she began her doctoral studies at International Christian University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in September 2016.
Career and Professional Life
Moving on to her career, she has been regarded as an internet idol since 2004 when images of her in sailor fuku appeared on television. Also, a video featuring Komuro fanart was uploaded to the popular video-sharing website Nico Douga, where it received over 340,000 views and 86,000 comments.
In response to a request for comment, the Imperial Household Agency stated that they are unsure how to handle this phenomenon because they see no evidence of slander or insults directed at the Imperial Family. Later, she spent two weeks in Vienna, Austria, on a school-sponsored homestay program in August 2006.
She stayed at the home of an Austrian citizen who was a colleague of her maternal grandfather, Tatsuhiko Kawashima. She visited museums, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, and Schonbrunn Palace because she is interested in art and architecture.
However, in July 2011, she worked as a volunteer in the areas affected by the 2011 Tsunami without revealing her identity. On April 1, 2016, she began working as a project researcher at The University Museum, The University of Tokyo.
She was reported to be working as an unpaid volunteer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in April 2022, assisting curators in the museum’s Asian art collection.
The Imperial Household Agency announced on her behalf, weeks before her wedding, that she had recently been diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder by the head of the NTT Tokyo Medical Center’s quality assurance room.
The diagnosis determined that her C-PTSD began during her primary high school years and persisted as a result of harsh criticism from imperial family members and the media.
Mako has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, she is not promoting anything till now and is not collaborating with any brands. No information is available regarding the other brands she has cooperated with or not. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see her being associated with some brands and supporting their products.
Awards and Nomination
Mako was awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown on October 23, 2011. She began attending official events as an adult member of the Imperial Family since then. In addition, she supported several organizations, including the Japan Tennis Association and the Japan Kei Association.
Mako Komuro – Net Worth 2022
Mako is a former Japanese imperial family member who has earned a considerable income from her work. Her estimated net worth is around $5 million and her annual salary is $350k. However, her monthly and weekly wages are unknown.
On October 26, 2021, she married Kei Komuro, a paralegal. She gave up her imperial title and left the imperial family as a result of her marriage to a commoner, as required by the Imperial Household Law. Moreover, it is seen that they both are quite happy being a couple at the moment. Also, she doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.
Mako was expected to marry Kei Komuro, in May 2017. The wedding was originally scheduled for November 2018 but was postponed for approximately three years due to her mother’s involvement in a financial dispute over $4 million ($36,000). A Japanese weekly magazine reported she had received the money from her former fiance, some of which was used to pay Komuro’s tuition fees.
Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 5 inches tall and weighs 55kg. Similarly, her body measurement is 32-26-33 and her eyes and hair color are black. Also, her dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8.5(US).
Mako Komuro – Social Media
Mako is not active on social media. She likes to be present and keep her personal life private, hence she does not use any social networking sites. However, there are some of her fan-made profiles.