Hiroaki Aoki

Organization founder

1938 – 2008

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Who was Hiroaki Aoki?

Hiroaki Aoki, known in the United States by the Anglicized name Rocky Aoki, was a Japanese-American wrestler, the founder of the Benihana chain of "Japanese Steakhouse" restaurants, entrepreneur, and thrillseeker.

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Born
Oct 9, 1938
Tokyo
Also known as
  • Rocky Aoki
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Japanese
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Keio University
  • New York City College of Technology
  • City College of New York
  • Springfield College
Lived in
  • Tokyo
  • New York City
Died
Jul 10, 2008
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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