Japanese actor and singer who has released a number of albums and starred in movies like Ashita no Joe in 2011.
He joined Johnny & Associates in 1996 when he was 11 years old and then appeared on the NHK television series, Shonentachi in 1998, before making a music debut with the music group, NEWS in 2004.
He graduated from Meiji University's School of Commerce with a Commerce degree in 2008.
He was raised by his mother after his parents separated when he was younger, and he has a younger sister.
Another Japanese actor and singer like him is Miura Haruma.