Takako Uehara

Pop music, Musical Artist

1983 –

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Who is Takako Uehara?

Takako Uehara is a Jpop singer, actress, and former radio host. She is a member of the group Speed. Uehara was born in Okinawa, Japan.

Her first solo single "My First Love" was released in January 1999, and was produced by Ryuichi Kawamura. "My First Love" was the beginning of a prosperous collaboration between Uehara and Kawamura. The single sold over 500,000 copies. The promotional video along with the cover and leaflet photos for 'My First Love' were all shot on location in Hawaii. Uehara followed up with her second and third singles, 'Come Close to Me' and 'My Greatest Memories'. In July 2000 following the disbandment of Speed, she became the first member of the group to release a solo album: My First Wing.

After Speed, Uehara continued with a solo career as well as acting in various TV dramas. Takako is also a model endorsing many brands such as Shiseido mainly on Proudia & Tsubaki Shampoo, Dunlop Tyres, NTT DoCoMo, FujiFilm FinePix Camera, SAGAWA, FamilyMart, KC Card, Meiji Chocolate, NEC FOMA and other food & beverages. She teamed up with Vivian Hsu to promote Shiseido's 'Proudia' range of products aimed at the more youthful market.

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Born
Jan 14, 1983
Tomigusuku
Also known as
  • Uehara Takako
  • Uehara, Takako
Spouses
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Lived in
  • Okinawa Prefecture

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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