Singer, dancer, and actor most well known as a member of the Japanese boy band Exile. He leads the all-male dance group Generations from Exile Tribe.
He became a candidate for Generations in 2011 and by the following year he'd been announced as an official member. In 2014, he was appointed the group's leader.
Though primarily known for his music career, he has also worked as an actor. He debuted in the 2012 television series Sugarless and followed with a role in 2016's High & Low: The Movie.
He has two siblings: a brother named Ryu and a sister, Loveli. His father is Japanese and his mother is Filipino.