Yuka Itaya Biography
Yuka Itaya is a Japanese Actress, Caster, and Model who is known for hosting Netflix’s series “Love Is Blind: Japan”. She is also known for her record label “Amuse, Inc.” Itaya is also known for appearing in various films such as A Stranger of Mine (2005), The Outrage (2010), and Avec mon mari (1999).
In the year 1994, Itaya was an exclusive model for PeeWee. In the subsequent year, she, Hanamaru Hakata (Japanese comedian), and Otako Pū as South End×Yuka released the single song “So.ta.i”. She made her debut film appearance in “avec mon mari” (a movie), where she co-starred with Kentarō Ōtani. While there, she earned the Best New Talent award at the Yokohama Film Festival.
She has also starred in the film “Perfect Love!”, as well as other multiple TV films and dramas. When coming to her education, she is a proud graduate of Kyushu International University Comes High School. She is also an alumnus of Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Junior College. Itaya has voice dubbed for the series “Extant” (2015). She voice dubbed for the actress Molly Woods.
Yuka Itaya Age
Itaya is 47 years old as of 2022. She was born on June 22, 1975, in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. She celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of June every year.
Yuka Itaya Height
Itaya stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Yuka Itaya Personal Life
Yuka Itaya Family
Itaya was born to her loving parents whose names are unknown at the moment. There is no information regarding whether Itaya has any siblings or not.
Yuka Itaya Husband
Itaya is married to Hirohiko Furuta (a wardrobe stylist). They tied the knot on February 22, 2007. Further details about their love life are under review.
Yuka Itaya Kids / Sons
Itaya and her husband Hirohiko Furuta take pride in being mom and dad to their 2 sons, whose names are under review. Their eldest son is 14 years old as of 2022 having been born in June 2008. Their 2nd son is 10 years old as of 2022 having been born on August 9, 2012.
Yuka Itaya Net Worth
Itaya has an annual estimated net worth ranging from $1 Million to $5 Million, which she earns through her career as an Actress, Caster, and Model.
Yuka Itaya Love Is Blind: Japan
Itaya co-hosts the Netflix series “Love Is Blind: Japan” with Takashi Fujii (a Comedian and Singer). The series has 1 season with a total of 11 episodes and it premiered its very first episode on February 8, 2022. Season 2 of “Love Is Blind: Japan” is set to premiere in the year 2023 on Netflix. Itaya and Takashi follow a group of women and men (marriage-minded singles) who tries to find their life partners and get engaged, all before meeting face to face. The original language of this series is Japanese.
Yuka Itaya Awards and Honors
In the year 2007, Itaya was awarded the 22nd Takasaki Film Festival Best Supporting Actress for “Sad Vacation”. Two years back (2005), she won the 60th Mainichi Film Award for Best Supporting Actress Award for “A Stranger of Mine”. Itaya also won the 21st Yokohama Film Festival Best New Talent Award in the year 1999 for the film “With My Husband”.
Yuka Itaya Advertisements
Itaya has been featured in various advertisement brands. Some of these advertisement brands include; Wacoal (2016), Panasonic (2016), Shiseido Aqua Label (2015), Nippon Life (2012), Lion Corporation (2012), NTT East Corporation Hikari i Frame (2012), Length (2007), and others.
Yuka Itaya Movies / Films / TV Shows / Drama
Yuka Itaya Cultural Programmes
Itaya has appeared in the following cultural programs;
- Netflix’s “Love Is Blind: Japan” (2022)
- WOWOW’s “Nonfiction W: Hollywood o Sukutta Utagoe” (2016)
- Fuji TV’s “My Value My Way” (2014)
- WOWOW’s “Takumi Saito x Yuka Itaya: Eiga Kōbō” (2011)
- NHK’s “Dai 54-kai NHK New Year Opera Concert” (2011)
- “History 10-Nen no Happyō: Anata ga Erabu 10 Genre No. 1” (2010)
- NTV’s “News Zero” (2007)
- NHK’s “Kinpatsu-sensei” (1997)
- NHK’s “Italy Go to Kiwa” (1996)
Yuka Itaya TV Dramas
Itaya has starred in many TV dramas such as ;
- Tokyo Vice (2022)
- Ochoyan (2021)
- Pension Metsa (2021)
- The Stranger Within a Woman (2017)
- First Class (2014)
- Summer Nude (2013)
- AIBOU: Tokyo Detective Duo: Season 4 (2006)
- Fighting Girl (2001)
- Dirty Mama! (2012)
Yuka Itaya Films / Movies
Itaya has appeared in many films, including;
- Michiko’s Long Night (2022)
- A Hundred Flowers (2022)
- Unlock Your Heart (2021)
- At the End of the Matinee (2019)
- 37 Seconds (2019)
- Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together (2018)
- March Comes in like a Lion (2017)
- You Lie in April (2016)
- Our Family (2014)
- Apartment 1303 (2007)
- A Stranger of Mine (2005)