Mayuko Kawakita - Updated Mar 2024

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Mayuko Kawakita

Mayuko Kawakita is a well-known Japanese-American actress and model. Mayuko Kawakita is best known for her role as Rena on Fashion Story: Model, Nippon Television variety show Hirunandesu!, and Sekai no Hatemade Itte Q!

Early Life

On the 28th of November 1991, in New York City, New York, Mayuko Kawakita came to the world. As of now, she is 31 years old and holds dual nationality of Japanese and American.

Moreover, she has a zodiac sign of Sagittarius and she belongs to a mixed ethnicity of Asian. In addition, this actress is bilingual and can speak English and Japanese fluently.

Officially, this actress has not yet revealed her parents’ names and their professions. Moreover, she grew up with her two siblings whose names are Rioko Kawakita (sister) and her brother’s name is unknown at the moment. Later, her family relocated to Tokyo.


At the same time, she went to Horikoshi High School for further studies. However, not much more is available whether she has completed her education or not. Similarly, it is unknown that, if she has taken acting classes or not.

Professional Career

In 2003, Kawakita won the Oscar Promotion’s beauty pageant titled Japan Bishōjo Contest. That same year in October, she published her debut book named “Kokuminteki Bishōjo: Dai 9-kai Zennihon Kokuminteki Bishōjo Contest.”

Coming towards her acting career, she made her debut in the television “Sekaigumi TV” (2005-2006). In 208, she appeared in the Japanese television drama series “Gakkō ja Oshierarenai!” a series concerning the life of ten high school students.

She appeared in episode two of the series. The next year, she portrayed the role of Shiho Aoi in the 2009 TBS television drama “Orthros no Inu.

That year, she made her debut in two movies “Hitori Kakurenbo Gekijōban” as Ritsuko Uno, and “Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva” as Hall announcement. Afterward, she continued her television appearances.

In the 2010 television show “Bikōjō Keikaku: Suzuki Rinko, 20-sai” she portrayed the role of Rinko Suzuki, and the show was aired on KTV. Later, she portrayed the role of Eri in the television series “Don Quixote.”

She landed another role as Reiko in”Thumbs up!”Afterward, she appeared in “Mōsō Sousa: Kuwagata Kōichi Junkyōju no Stylish na Seikatsu” as Mizuho Yamamoto, and “Sprout” as Kiyoka Taniyama in the year 2012.

Other movies and television roles

Mayuko Kawakita

Caption: Mayuko Kawakita in the Japanese movie Fashion Story Model (Source: 宅宅新聞- 卡卡洛普)

She rose to fame after doing the role of Rena in the Japanese movie “Fashion Story: Model” which was directed by Sayaka Nakamura.

Later, she has done several television shows “Mistake” in episode 2 (2013), “Power Game” (2013) as Aya Koike, “Hakuba no Ōji Sama Junai Tekireiki” (2013) as Kaori Higashiyama, “Kurokōchi” (2013) as Tenten, and “Yae’s Sakura” (2014) appearing in episodes 43, 44 as Umeko Tsuda.

In the 2013 movie “Kū no Kyōkai” she played the role of Yūko Sawamura. That same year, she lent her voice to the character name Okitemasu Yorunī in the Flash animation movie “Taka no Tsume Go: Utsukushiki Elleair Shōshū Plus.”

She played the role of Mari Riviere in the television series “Mission: English Eiken Daisakusen”  (2013-2014). Again, she reappeared in the same role in its second season. Later on, in 2014’s American drama film “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” she played the role of Kanazaki, directed by David Zellner.

Recent works and Modeling

The 2016 romantic comedy manga “Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu!” Kawakita portrayed the role of Reiko Shiratori. She lent her voice to the character Rechel Cheong in the 2019 Japanese animated mystery movie “Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire.”

Recently in 20121, she appeared as Mayuko Kawakita in the eighth episode of the Japanese reality competition show “Who is Princess?” She has posed and modeled as an exclusive model from 2008 to 2011 for ‘Pretty Style.’ Likewise, she has been an exclusive model for ‘ViVi’ since 2012.

Mayuko Kawakita – Net Worth 2023

This Japanese-American actress and model has an estimated net worth of around $4 million while her earnings and salary are still under review. Mainly, she makes huge money from her acting career and also makes some money from her modeling career.

Relationship Status

Mayuko Kawakita’s current relationship status is unmarried and single. Moreover, this actress has not yet revealed her past or present love life in public. In addition, the actress likes to keep it a secret and avoid media attention when it comes to her personal life.

As of now, the well-known actress has not been a part of scandal and controversy and she likes to maintain a clean image in public.

Body Measurements

Mayuko Kawakita

Caption: Mayuko Kawakita in the Japanese traditional dress (Source: Instagram)

Mayuko Kawakita stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 48 kg. Moreover, she has dark brown hair with brown eyes color and other information related to her other body stats is unknown.

Mayuko Kawakita – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@mayukokawakitaofficial’ there are over 1.6 million followers. However, this actress is currently not active on Facebook and Twitter.