Chiaki Kuriyama Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Chiaki Kuriyama Quick Info
Height5 ft 4 in
Weight48 kg
Date of BirthOctober 10, 1984
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorDark Brown

Chiaki Kuriyama is a Japanese actress, singer, voiceover artist, stage artist, and model who has played a wide range of characters in shows and movies like Gogo Yubari in Kill Bill: Volume 1, Fumi Kusunoki in Kamogawa Horumo, Rio Kanzaki in CSI: Crime Scene Talks, and Maiko Ebina in Ataru Special: New York kara no Chōsenjō. Moreover, her credits as a singer include having released tracks and albums such as Ketteiteki SanpunkanCold Finger GirlTsukiyo no Shōzō, and Circus.

Born Name

Chiaki Kuriyama

Nick Name

Chiakisama, Queen Bee

Chiaki Kuriyama pictured at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival
Chiaki Kuriyama pictured at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival (Dick Thomas Johnson / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan




Actress, Singer, Voiceover Artist, Model, Stage Artist


She is represented by Spacecraft, Inc., Talent Agency, Tokyo, Japan.


Rock, Pop




She has released her music via Defstar Records.




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


48 kg or 106 lbs

Chiaki Kuriyama as seen during an event in September 2010
Chiaki Kuriyama as seen during an event in September 2010 (Norio NAKAYAMA / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


She is of Japanese descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Often sports forehead bangs

Chiaki Kuriyama Favorite Things


Chiaki Kuriyama Facts

  1. A rough translation of her name is “Chestnut mountain with full brightness”.
  2. She played the role of Gogo Yubari, O-Ren’s sadistic Japanese schoolgirl bodyguard, in the 2003 American martial arts film, Kill Bill: Volume 1. For her performance in the movie, Chiaki Kuriyama bagged the 2004 MTV Movie Award for “Best Fight” and was also nominated at the 30th Saturn Awards in the “Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award” category.
  3. Alongside Takayuki Yamada, she co-starred as Fumi Kusunoki in the fantasy action comedy film, Kamogawa Horumo, and this role won her the 2009 Fantastic Fest award for “Best Fantastic Actress”.
  4. In 2013, she voice dubbed for Zoe Saldana‘s character of Uhura in the American science fiction action film, Star Trek Into Darkness.
  5. Chiaki Kuriyama has shared a friendly bond with Yu Aoi and Aoi Miyazaki.
  6. Apart from Japanese, she can also speak English.
  7. She has done ballet and gymnastics.
  8. She has provided vocals to several video game characters including Misuzu Asagi in Ryū ga Gotoku of the End, Paula in Shadows of the Damned, and Akane Sachimura in Death Come True.
  9. As a stage artist, Chiaki Kuriyama has been a part of projects like Dogen’s adventureMidnight in Bali, and Coast of Utopia.

Featured Image by Dick Thomas Johnson / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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