|Nako Yabuki Quick Info|
|Height||4 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||June 18, 2001|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Nako Yabuki is a Japanese singer, actress, and model. She is best known for being a member of the South Korean-Japanese girl group, IZ*ONE, that was formed through a reality competition show, Produce 48, on Mnet. She is also a member of the Japanese idol girl group, HKT48. Nako has over 500k followers on Instagram.
Seoul, South Korea
Singer, Actress, Model
- Siblings – She has an older sister and a younger sister.
Nako is represented by –
- Off the Record Entertainment – South Korea (IZ*ONE)
- AKS Co., Ltd. – Japan (IZ*ONE)
- Ozaki (HKT48)
K-Pop, J-Pop, Hip-Hop, Bubblegum Pop, Teen Pop
Off the Record (IZ*ONE); AKS Co., Ltd. (IZ*ONE); Universal Sigma (HKT48)
4 ft 11 in or 150 cm
In Nako’s own words –
I know my height is 149 centimetres, but I am actually 150 centimetres.
45 kg or 99 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Japanese descent.
Nako has done endorsement work for brands like –
- Nexen mobile RPG game OVERHIT
Best Known For
- Being a member of the South Korean-Japanese girl group called IZ*ONE that was formed through a reality competition show, Produce 48, on Mnet
- Also being a member of the Japanese idol girl group, HKT48
As a Singer
Nako debuted with the girl group IZ*ONE and the group’s first extended play, Color*Iz, was released on October 29, 2018. It peaked at number 1 on The Oricon Albums Chart in Japan, number 2 at the Gaon Album Chart in South Korea, number 3 on the Japan Billboard chart, and was ranked 9 on the U.S. Billboard chart.
Nako made her theatrical film debut in the superhero film, Gatchaman, as Dr. Nambu’s daughter in 2013.
First TV Show
Nako made her TV show debut in the musical comedy show, AKB48 Show!, in 2014.
Nako Yabuki Favorite Things
- Dessert – Ice Cream
- Candy – Choco Pies
Nako Yabuki Facts
- In November 2013, she joined the Japanese idol girl group called HKT48.
- She joined HKT48 as a trainee in 2013 and went on to be promoted to Team H in February 2014.
- Nako has been a member of AKB48, a Japanese idol girl group named after the Akihabara area in Tokyo, Japan, which she joined in 2015.
- In 2018, she participated in the Korean survival show, Produce 48, and stood 6th.
- As a result of qualifying Produce 48, she made her official debut as a member of the South Korean-Japanese girl group, IZ*ONE.
- Her official color as a member of IZ*ONE is sky blue.
- Nako is a trained ballerina.
- Out of all the IZ*ONE’s Japanese members, she is the one who speaks the best Korean.
- She is also the shortest member of IZ*ONE.
- She has acrophobia, which is a fear of heights.
- In her idle time, she enjoys karaoke, watching movies, and playing cards.
Featured Image by Nako Yabuki / Instagram