Tao Okamoto: Early Life, Husband, Actor, Career & Net Worth

Tao Okamoto is a perfect example of what happens when talent meets opportunity. The 34 years old model career is smooth as butter, and many might say she is lucky. Whether it’s setting a signature style or booking first acting role with Hugh Jackman, this diva always knocks it off. She has established a particular style in the fashion industry with her hard work and determination.

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The Japanese model Tao Okamoto

Well, let’s take a look at what actually brought up to the stage where she’s now. Also, please find out about her age, height, body measurement, boyfriend and many more!

Who is Tao Okamoto? (Parents, Sisters, Education)

Tao Okamoto was born in Chiba, Japan on May 22, 1985. She has two sisters in total. Her mother is a housewife while his father ran an after-school tutoring centre. Although her family had an average height, Tao found herself standing shoulders and head above other girls her age.

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Tao when she was just three years old

This model holds the nationality of Japan and belongs to Asian nationality. Also, she has the sun sign of Gemini.

Tao Okamoto Height, Weight and  Body measurement

Although she is Asian, Tao comprises of an astonishing height of 5 feet 10 inch. Her hair is black and eyes are a brown color. The most distinctive feature of this model is her boys cut hair. She weighs about 115 pounds which translated to 52kg.

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Tao has a slim, perfect body measuring about 33-23.5-34 in or 84-59.5-86.5 cm. She prefers a shoe size of 9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6.5 (UK) and dresses size of 32 (EU) or 6 (UK).

Why did she pursue her career in modeling?

This model was not that good at sports in her childhood. She was going through puberty and was very kin in fashion magazines. While going through magazines, she was triggered to pursue her career in modeling.

When that fashion worm bit her, she called the publishers of one magazine to find out the modeling competition’s whereabouts. She decided to walk in the famous street in Harajuku where people get scouted. Harajuku is a popular shopping and street-style district in Tokyo. Luckily she was asked to become an actress by one agent.

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Tao was not satisfied to be in the scout alone. She wanted to become an international personality. So, she again started to share her picture with much well-known agency in Japan.

“I started to get a lot of offers and requests from foreign designers, at a time when I was so not popular among Japanese clients and designers,” Okamoto says. “So I was like, I love Japanese creativity and design, but maybe I’m not needed here. I have my market abroad.”

A career as a Model

Tao initiated her modeling career when she was just 14 years old. Her name is attached to many magazines such as i-D Magazine, V Magazine, W Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.

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Tao Okamoto appeared in the cover magazine of Harper’s Bazaar Japan.

To survive in the fashion industry was very sophisticated for this model. Just to challenger her Asian look, she cut her hair. In 2009, she made a wave in the fashion industry with her unique bowl haircut.  It became an inspirational look and even prompted designer Phillip Lim to model the hairstyle of his entire Fall/Winter 2009 show’s cast after Tao’s cut.

From A Model To Acting

Once the fashion world was echoing her name, it wasn’t a surprise when Hollywood came reaching out for her. But, this model had never thought or plan about acting. Her parents had acted in university but weren’t successful in making a living out of it.

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The producers of The Wolverine was keeping an eye on this model for the role of Mariko Yashida. She auditioned for that particular role. She says, “There was a lot of dialogue. I was memorizing the lines, and then on the day of the last audition with Hugh Jackman, the casting director said she wanted to do improvisation.”

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A short clip from the movie The Wolverine

To her surprise, she got that role, and she beautifully portrayed the character. After that, she appeared in Chi no Wadachi, Hannibal, Crossroads, Manhunt, Westworld, and many more. Her number of fans increased when she portrayed Mercy Graves’ character in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Who is Tao Okamoto Husband? Is she married?

Yes, the Batman actress is married to the chief editor of The Last Magazine Tenzin Wild. On the wedding, she wore a beautiful gown designed by Phillip Lim. The ceremony took place on the First day of May in 2016.

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The lovey-dovey couple in Tibetan dress

What is Tao Okamoto’s Net Worth?

Ther is no doubt that this model earns a lot of amount from his modeling and acting career. This Japanese diva hasn’t revealed any information about her net worth. But we do know that she adores cat. She has a cat as a pet whose name is Uni.

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          Meet this wonderful creature Uni

In 2017, she adopted another cat named Aji.

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   Aji has grown up so fast

Social Media Presence

Tao always puts awe to her fans when she walks on the runway. The model loves her fan very much and does not miss any chances to stay in touch with them. Her die-hard fans follow her on Facebook and Instagram.

Instagram: 130k followers

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  1. she is a great reason y i want to be an actor iv seen all the wolverine movies and the one she plays in with James Howlett i think it was and i’m only 17 years old and i’m thinking about being an actor in the future or some time.


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