Sota Fukushi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Sota Fukushi Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight72 kg
Date of BirthMay 30, 1993
Zodiac SignGemini
GirlfriendNone

Sota Fukushi is a Japanese actor known for portraying the role of Gentaro Kisaragi in the Kamen Rider. His parents always wanted him to pursue acting. They were admirers of the Kamen Rider series and made Sota audition for it and he went on to become the youngest actor ever to be a part of the series. Soon after the series, he went onto become a household name and youth icon in Japan doing several other films and series like Koinaka (2015), My Lover’s Secret (2017), Strobe Edge (2015), My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday (2016), and Bleach (2018).

The year 2014 brought in laurels for Sota as he had various projects under him. He was a part of the horror film, As the Gods Will in which he played Shun Takahata. He also gave his voice and became the live-action actor for the character Yamato Kurosawa in the anime adaptation, Say ‘I Love You’. Sota won the Japanese Academy’s ‘Rookie of Year Award’ in 2015 for playing the lead in the serial drama, Koinaka (2015). He also played the lead protagonist in the official adaptation of the live-action popular manga series, Bleach in 2018. He is extremely popular amongst the Japanese audience and has numerous photobooks dedicated to him. Sota Fukushi has won awards like Elan d’or Awards in the “Newcomer of the Year” category in 2014, 38th Japan Academy Prize in the “Newcomer of the Year” category in 2015, and many others.

Born Name

Sota Fukushi

Nick Name

Fukushi

Sota Fukushi at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2018
Sota Fukushi at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2018 (Dick Thomas Johnson / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Tokyo, Japan

Residence

Tokyo, Japan

Nationality

Japanese

 

Education

He is fluent in English and has completed the Level 2 English Examination.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

He is represented by the KEN-ON group.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

72 kg or 159 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Fukushi is not dating anyone publicly but is rumored to be in a relationship.

Sota Fukushi as seen in November 2018
Sota Fukushi as seen in November 2018 (Sota Fukushi / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Chiseled Jawline
  • Charismatic Personality
  • Tall Height

Brand Endorsements

Fukushi has endorsed brands such as –

  1. Seven-Eleven Japan (2011-2012)
  2. Bandai (2011)
  3. Harusame Noodle Soup (2015)
  4. Mitsuya Cider (2015)
Sota Fukushi in an Instagram post as seen in March 2019
Sota Fukushi in an Instagram post as seen in March 2019 (Sota Fukushi / Instagram)

Best Known For

Playing the character of Gentaro Kisaragi in the Kamen Rider series. He has played the lead role as well as the supporting role in the series.

First Film

He made his first feature debut in Kamen Rider OOO Wonderful: The Shogun and the 21 Core Medals in 2011 where he played the role of Gentaro Kisaragi / Kamen Rider Fourze.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance on Misaki Number One!! in 2011 as Sōta Murano.

Fukushi Sota Favorite Things

  • Sport – Basketball and Double Dutch
Sota Fukushi with his cat as seen in May 2019
Sota Fukushi with his cat as seen in May 2019 (Sota Fukushi / Instagram)

Sota Fukushi Facts

  1. He is fluent in Japanese and English.
  2. His parents always wanted him to pursue acting as a career and they told Fukushi to go for the Kamen Rider series audition.
  3. There are numerous photo books on Fukushi such as After Chicken Rice Go To Merlion: Sōta Fukushi’s First Photobook (2012), Men’s Photore Vol.2 Sōta Fukushi (2012), Blue (2013), and Fukushi Sōta no “Hajimete no (2015).
  4. Fukushi has a cat named Nana.
  5. He was an excellent sportsman while growing up.
  6. He joined the cast of Kamen Rider when he was 18 years old.
  7. Initially, Fukushi did not intend to work in movies.
  8. Connect with Fukushi on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by Sota Fukushi / Instagram

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