She’s been a model since childhood and a unique actress with a huge net worth. Here is all you want to know about Ayumi Ito, the Japanese actress.
About Ayumi Ito
Ayumi Ito is a Japanese actress born on April 14, 1980, in Tokyo, Japan. She started her career as an actress in 1993 when she was 13. Her first film appearance was in a movie titled Mizu no tabibito: Samurai kizzu directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi. She later on featured in Swallowtail Butterfly in 1996 at age 16. She was awarded the Best Newcomer and Best Actress (supporting role) at the 20th Academy Award. She also won the Best Newcomer Actress Award at the Takasaki Film Festival. She has featured in movies, TV dramas, video games, and animations. She is among the actresses with a high net worth. She is fluent in both English language and Japanese, which of course is her native language.
Name: Ayumi Ito
Profession: Acting, Modeling, and Singing
Date of Birth: 14th of April, 1980
Country Home: Tokyo, Japan
Musical Group: SM Town
Musical Album: 2011 Winter SMTown – The Warmest Gift
Hobbies: Riding on horsebacks, swimming and surfing the internet
Her childhood and current net worth
Ayumi Ito spent most of her childhood modeling. It was because of her style and perhaps her attractiveness that she was invited for acting in the year 1993 in a movie called Mizu no tabibito: Samurai kizzu. One could say that this is how she rose to recognition in the movie industry. Subsequent work after the 1993 experience gave her more opportunity to showcase her talents. Some of those movies where she rose to stardom are Swallotail Butterfly, Gantz: Perfect Answer, Final Fantasy and so on. Today, this beautiful actress, singer, and model is estimated to have a net worth of $13 million,
Although little is made public about her education, it is on record that she left for the United States, New York precisely, to learn the English language. She, later on, attended an acting school for a period of three months in Los Angeles in 2014, where she learned the Meisner technique used in acting.
She featured as a lead singer with the Mean Machine band with Chara. Her musical group SMTown also released their 8th album titled 2011 Winter SMTown – The Warmest Gift where she featured. In 2005, she featured in the animated movie Final Fantasy VII, as the voice of Tifa Lockhart, which recorded a worldwide sale of 5 million copies. Ayumi started featuring in TV commercials and adverts since 1996 when she featured in Mini Books for the Kadokawa Bookstore. Afterwards, between 2001 and 2003, she advertised for Jaccs Co’s Jaccs Card commercial. Toyota was one of her numerous clients; featuring in the 2005 “More Than Best” commercial. She has worked with Urban Renaissance Agency, Kao Corporation and a host of other brands. The most recent of her deals was between 2012 and 2014 with Morinaga Milk Industry. Apart from TV Commercials, Ayumi also featured in TV Drama series. Her first series being Lipstick(1999) for Fuji TV. Ever since then, she has featured in over twenty TV series. Her most recent series is titled “Cecile’s Plot” for the same Fuji TV. Her latest movie roles are in Sekigahara and Hirugao: Love Affairs in the Afternoon which were both produced earlier in the year. Penance(2012) was one of her most popular movies.
Ayumi Ito has managed to keep this aspect of her life from the public domain. At 37, it is not clear if she has a boyfriend, husband or even into any relationship. By and large, it appears this beautiful model and singer is happy the way she is currently.
Ayumi Ito’s roles in movies
Talk of versatility and uniqueness, Ayumi got it. She acts perfectly any role she is given. Below are some of the roles she has played in movies from her debut appearance in 1993 to date. She was Chizuko Kusubayashi in Samurai Kids (1993)
Ayumi acted as Ageha in Swallowtail Butterfly (1996)
She featured as Yūko Kuno in All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)
She was the Kate in A Day on the Planet (2004)
Ito acted as Ayako Takarai in Riyu (2004)
She played the role of Sayaka Kamijo in Kagen no Tsuki (2004)
Her role was to act as Kaori Hashimoto in Curtain Call (2005)
Ayumi Ito was the Tifa Lockhart in Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
In Last Order: Final Fantasy VII (2005), she was also Tifa Lockhart
She featured as Kazuko Nakahara in The Go Master (2006) She was Eiko in Crickets (2006)
She played the role of Chie in Vanished (2006)
In both Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and the movie Sometimes Dad (2007), she was Tamama
Ayumi featured as Akemi in Tokyo! (2008)
She featured as Nakagawa Yoko in Be Sure to Share (2009)
She was Ai Kotani in Solanin (2010)
She played the role of Nobuko Yukari in Bandage (2010)
In Gantz: perfect answer (2011), she was the Eriko Ayukawa
Ito was Mika Shibuya in Soup (2012)
She was Tmiko Sakamoto in Konshin (2012)
The Room (2012) featured Ayumi as Yumi
She played the role of Chiharu in Yokomichi Yonosuke (2013) – Chiharu
Ayumi Ito was Kiichiro Ota’s former girlfriend in Judge! (2014)
She was Hebishiro in Sekigahara (2017)
So far, the thirty-eight year old has a promising career. It’s obvious she is a multi-talented and can adapt to any role she is assigned to in any movie. From TV series to animations, video games and commercials, she has proved herself to be an actress of a very high standing. Many of her male counterparts are still trailing her in matters of wealth and fame.