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Famous Female Gravure Idols

Updated June 14, 2019 46.3k views76 items

List of famous female gravure idols, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female gravure idols list contains the most prominent and top females known for being gravure idols. There are thousand of females working as gravure idols in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic gravure idols have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a gravure idol then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of people like Saori Yamamoto and Emi Kobayashi.

While this isn't a list of all female gravure idols, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female gravure idols?" and "Who are the best female gravure idols?"
  • Ayumi Hamasaki
    Photo: Ayumi Hamasaki / Instagram
    Ayumi Hamasaki (浜崎あゆみ, Hamasaki Ayumi, born October 2, 1978) is a Japanese singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, model, spokesperson and entrepreneur. Through her entire career, she has written almost all her lyrical content, and has sometimes composed her music. Born and raised in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Hamasaki moved to Tokyo at fourteen in 1993 to pursue a career in singing and acting. In 1998, under the tutelage of Avex CEO Max Matsuura, Hamasaki released her debut single "Poker Face" and debut major-label album A Song for XX. The album debuted at the top of the Oricon charts and remained there for five weeks, selling over a million copies. Her next ten albums shipped over... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Japan, Fukuoka

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  • Meisa Kuroki
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    Satsuki Shimabukuro (Japanese: 島袋 さつき, Shimabukuro Satsuki, b. 28 May 1988 in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan), better known by her stage name Meisa Kuroki (Japanese: 黒木 メイサ, Kuroki Meisa), is a Japanese actress, model and singer. She is represented by the agency Sweet Power and is signed to Sony Music Japan. She made her acting debut in 2004. She has modeled for the popular Japanese fashion magazine JJ, among others, and is the current Japanese representative for Epson and Giorgio Armani. She has appeared in numerous television dramas, commercials, films, and stage productions.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Nago, Japan
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    Leah Dizon

    Leah Donna Dizon (born September 24, 1986) is a gaijin tarento, singer, and model. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, she moved to Tokyo, Japan in 2006 to pursue a career in entertainment. She made her recording debut on Victor Entertainment later that same year.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Yui Aragaki (新垣 結衣, Aragaki Yui, born June 11, 1988) is a Japanese actress, model, singer and occasional radio show host. She was selected as the most desired girlfriend and the most desired female celebrity face on the Oricon's yearly survey for several times.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Naha, Japan