Harumi Inoue is a renowned Japanese actress born on September 23rd, 1974.She showed her first signs of talent at a very young age in a local musical kindergarten, where she could memorize whole songs and sing them in front of large audiences.
By the time she was 14 years old, she was already very active modeling, performing at events and attending national swimming competitions.
It is around this time when she won the 1st prize in the Kyushu Swimming Championship and 2nd prize in the All West Japan Championship.
In 1991, she moved to Tokyo to further her career as a singer and actress, eventually starting a popular teenager’s group where she stayed until she decided to pursue her career as an actress.
Harumi Inoue has been acting for more than 25 years, and appeared in numerous TV dramas and movies.
In the year 2000, she was chosen for the advertising campaign of Gentosha, one of the largest publishing companies in Japan. This campaign became the hottest topic of the year since she shockingly appeared naked with a bald head in the advertisements.
It is also during this time that she also published her photo book with the maestro of photography Kishin Shinoyama.
Harumi Inoue is well known in the Japanese entertainment industry for her unique personality, warmth and spontaneity. She has a personal magnetism that is hard to find and impossible to imitate.
In recent years, her simple and natural life style has been the subject of many TV programs and articles.
Proud of her Japanese roots, when she is not working in movies or TV programs, she rehabilitates a traditional Japanese house (Minka) mixing modern and traditional knowledge to have a sustainable life style at her farm.
Harumi Inoue alternates between her life in Tokyo and her farm in Kumamoto.