Kiko, Princess Akishino Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kiko, Princess Akishino Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth September 11, 1966
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Prince Fumihito

Kiko, Princess Akishino is the wife of Fumihito, Crown Prince Akishino and has been given titles like Her Imperial Highness The Crown Princess of Japan, Her Imperial Highness The Princess Akishino, and Miss Kawashima Kiko.

Born Name

Kiko Kawashima

Nick Name

Kiko, Princess Akishino, Princess Kiko, The Apartment Princess

Kiko, Princess Akishino pictured during her visit to Mexico City in October 2014
Kiko, Princess Akishino pictured during her visit to Mexico City in October 2014 (Presidencia de la República Mexicana / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Shizuoka Saiseikai General Hospital, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, Japan

Residence

Akasaka Estate, Motoakasaka, Minato, Tokyo

Nationality

Japanese

Education

Princess Kiko received elementary and high school education in Vienna, Austria. After that, she received a Bachelor of Letters degree in Psychology from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Letters of Gakushuin University in 1989 and then earned a Master of Humanities degree in Social Psychology from the Graduate School of Gakushuin University in 1995.

She has also received a Ph.D. degree in Humanities from Ochanomizu University.

Occupation

Member of the Japanese Imperial Family

Family

  • Father – Tatsuhiko Kawashima (Professor of Economics at Gakushuin University)
  • Mother – Kazuyo Sugimoto
  • Sibling – She has a brother.
  • Others – Emperor Emeritus Akihito (Father-In-Law) (Reigned as the 125th Emperor of Japan), Empress Emerita Michiko (Mother-In-Law) (Empress Consort of Japan from January 7, 1989, to April 30, 2019), Naruhito, Emperor of Japan (Brother-In-Law) (126th Emperor of Japan), Empress Masako (Sister-In-Law), Aiko, Princess Toshi (Niece), Sayako Kuroda (Sister-In-law) (An imperial Shinto priestess of the Ise Grand Shrine who has served as the Supreme Priestess), Yoshiki Kuroda (Brother-In-Law) (Urban Designer with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government)

Manager

Princess Kiko is represented by the Imperial Household Agency.

Build

Slim

Kiko, Princess Akishino and Prince Fumihito
Kiko, Princess Akishino and Prince Fumihito (Unknown / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Princess Kiko has dated –

  1. Prince Fumihito (1990-Present) – On June 29, 1990, she got married to Fumihito, Prince Akishino at an exclusive shrine at the Tokyo Imperial Palace and the duo parents 3 children, namely, Princess Mako (b. October 23, 1991), Princess Kako (b. December 29, 1994), and Prince Hisahito (b. September 6, 2006).

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Princess Kiko is of Japanese descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean Physique
  • Charming smile
  • Pierced ears
Kiko, Princess Akishino as seen as a newly engaged in 1990
Kiko, Princess Akishino as seen as a newly engaged in 1990 (Hagoromo’s Family / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Kiko, Princess Akishino Facts

  1. She was nicknamed “the apartment princess” by the media because she became the first woman from a middle-class background to marry into the Japanese imperial family.
  2. She has received several honors including Grand Cordon (Paulownia) of the Order of the Precious Crown, Dame of the Decoration of the Red Cross, Dame Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic, Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the Polar Star, and Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown.
  3. Apart from her mother tongue, she is well-versed in English and German. Also, she has learned the Japanese sign language and is a skilled sign language interpreter.
  4. She has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome osteoporosis.

Featured Image by Presidencia de la República Mexicana / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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