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Famous Female Gravure Idols

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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Gravure Idols
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Ayumi Hamasaki is a Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress. Hamasaki has achieved popularity in Japan and Asia by enforcing her position as an artist and not trying to be forced as a "product", which was a common factor within the Japanese music culture and Avex Trax. Through her entire career, she has written all her lyrical content, produced her own music and has sometimes co-composed her music, which is evident in her albums Duty, I Am... and Rainbow. Born and raised in Fukuoka, she moved to Tokyo at fourteen to pursue a career in entertainment. In 1998, under the tutelage of Avex CEO Max Matsuura, Hamasaki released her debut single "Poker Face" and released her ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan

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Meisa Kuroki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Gravure Idols
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Satsuki Shimabukuro, better known by her stage name Meisa Kuroki, is a Japanese actress, model and singer born in Nago, Okinawa, Japan. 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: 30

Birthplace: Nago, Japan

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Leah Dizon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Gravure Idols
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Leah Dizon is a former 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: 32

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Yui Aragaki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Gravure Idols
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Yui Aragaki is a Japanese idol, model, actress, singer and occasional radio show host. She is particularly recognized for her beauty and her movie projects. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Naha, Japan

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