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Toyota Ellie

Toyota Ellie

Toyota Ellie (豊田エリー) is a Japanese fashion model, talento, actress, and former member of the idol group Snappeas under the agency Stardust Promotion.

Profile

  • Married Name: Yagira Erika (柳楽えりか)
  • Maiden Name: Ward Erika (ウォードえりか)
  • Other Name: Ellie (エリー)
  • Birthday: January 14, 1989 (1989-01-14) (age 32)
  • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 162 cm
  • Special Skills: English Conversation, Piano
  • Hobbies: Films, Guitar, Puzzles, Photographing
  • Favorite Movies: 21 Grams, Gia
  • Favorite Artists: Mr.Children, Audrey Hepburn, Miyazawa Rie, Sean Penn
  • Family: Yagira Yuya (Husband)

Information

Toyota Ellie was born in 1989 in Tokyo to an English father and a Japanese mother. In middle school, she joined Stardust Promotion after being scouted and became a fashion model for various magazines like Disney FAN and My Birthday under her birth name Ward Erika. She also joined a short-lived idol singing group, Snappeas, in 2003. She changed her name to "Ellie" in 2004 and began to appear in commercials. In 2006, she made her acting debut by appearing in the movie Youki na Ganga ga Chikyuu wo Mawasu. She also hosted NHK English teaching show Erin ga Chousen! Nihongo Dekimasu for a year.

In 2007, she changed her name to "Toyota Ellie" and started to appear in music videos. Two years later, she got engaged to actor Yagira Yuya and married less then a year later in 2010. She also gave birth to her first child, a girl, in October 2010.

Discography

DVD

Books

  • [2005.08.30] School Girl (スクールガール)
  • [2006.xx.xx] Erin ga Chousen! Nihongo Dekimasu (エリンが挑戦!にほんごできます)
  • [2007.10.19] Joyuu Make
  • [2007.xx.xx] Giniro no Season Offical Magazine

Filmography

Movies

PVs

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