Tamaki Osaka is a famous Japanese celebrity mother of tennis players Naomi Osaka and Mari Osaka. Tamaki Osaka’s younger daughter Naomi is ranked #1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and is also the 1st Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles.
Table of Biography
Tamaki Osaka was born in the year 1980 and she is 42 years old as of 2022. She hails from Nemuro, Hokkaido, and her nationality is also Japanese. Her zodiac sign is unknown since her exact date of birth is also unknown.
There is no information regarding Osaka’s parents, siblings, educational journey, etc. Likewise, her name is written in Japanese as 大坂 環.
Career and Net Worth
Tamaki Osaka is famous as the celebrity mother of Naomi Osaka. Her daughter is a famous professional tennis player. Moreover, her daughter is ranked #1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Osaka’s daughter is a four-time Grand Slam singles champion and Noami’s seven titles on the WTA Tour include two at the Premier Mandatory level.
At the 2018 US Open and the 2019 Australian Open, Tamaki’s daughter won her initial two Grand Slam singles titles in back-to-back Grand Slam tournaments. Further, her daughter was the 1st woman who won successive Grand Slam singles titles since Serena Williams in 2015. Also, her daughter was the first to win her first two Grand Slam singles in successive majors since Jennifer Capriati in 2001.
Her daughter came to prominence at age 16 when Naomi defeated former US Open champion Samantha Stosur in her WTA Tour debut at the 2014 Stanford Classic. After 2 years, her daughter reached her first WTA final at the 2016 Pan Pacific Open in Japan. Her daughter then made a breakthrough into the upper echelon of women’s tennis in 2018. This happened when Naomi won her first WTA title at the Indian Wells Open.
The same year, her daughter defeated 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, Serena Williams, in the final of the US Open. As a result, her daughter became the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles title. Since 2018, her daughter has won a Grand Slam singles title for four consecutive years.
In mid-2021, Osaka’s daughter retired from the French Open, dropped out of Wimbledon, and lost early at the US Open due to her struggle with depression and other issues. Furthermore, her daughter closed down the rest of her tennis season to focus on family and health. Additionally, Osaka’s athlete daughter is one of the world’s most marketable athletes. Her daughter is ranked 8th among all athletes in endorsement income in 2020.
Naomi was also the highest-earning female athlete of all time by annual income that year and has gained significant recognition as an activist. As an activist, Osaka’s daughter has showcased support for the Black Lives Matter movement in conjunction with her matches.
Similarly, Osaka’s daughter was named one of the 2020 Sports Illustrated Sportspersons of the Year for her activism largely as part of her US Open championship run. Her daughter was also included on Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Likewise, Osaka’s daughter was the 2021 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, her daughter became the first tennis player to light the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony. On the court, her daughter has an aggressive playing style.
As such, her daughter has a powerful ‘serve’ that can reach 201 kilometers per hour (125 mph). Moving, celebrity mother Osaka’s net worth and earnings are still under review. On the other hand, her daughter Naomi is worth $45 million.
Tamaki Osaka is a married woman. Her husband is Leonard François. Together, the lovely couple has two daughters namely Mari and Naomi. The lovers met each other for the first time when Leonard was visiting Hokkaido while he was a college student in New York.
When her daughter Naomi was three years old, she moved from Japan to Elmont, New York on Long Island. She moved there along with her daughters to live with her husband’s parents.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Tamaki Osaka has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color. Besides this, Tamaki’s other body measurements like her height, weight, chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, etc. are still under review. Moving on, celebrity mother Osaka doesn’t seem to have a profile on any social media platforms like Tiktok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.