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List of Famous Gravure Idols

Updated June 14, 2019 245.2k views72 items

List of famous gravure idols, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top gravure idols in the world? This includes the most prominent Japanese gravure idols, living and dead, both in Japan and everywhere else. For models in other parts of the world, we have lists for Korean Maxim models, Filipina models, and even Thai models. This list of notable gravure idols is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic gravure idols were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned gravure idols.

The list you're viewing is made up of people like Agnes Lum and Ayumi Hamasaki.

From reputable, prominent, and well known gravure idols to the lesser known gravure idols of today, these are some of the best professionals in the gravure idol field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous gravure idols ever?" and "What are the names of famous gravure idols?" then you're in the right place.

  • Ayumi Hamasaki1

    BirthplaceJapan, Fukuoka

    Ayumi Hamasaki (浜崎あゆみ, Hamasaki Ayumi, born October 2, 1978) is a Japanese singer, songwriter,...  more

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  • Meisa Kuroki2

    BirthplaceNago, Japan

    Satsuki Shimabukuro (Japanese: 島袋 さつき, Shimabukuro Satsuki, b. 28 May 1988 in Okinawa...  more
  • Leah Dizon3

    Leah Dizon

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceLas Vegas, Nevada

    Leah Donna Dizon (born September 24, 1986) is a gaijin tarento, singer, and model. Born and...  more
  • Yui Aragaki4

    BirthplaceNaha, Japan

    Yui Aragaki (新垣 結衣, Aragaki Yui, born June 11, 1988) is a Japanese actress, model, singer and...  more
  • Maki Horikita5

    BirthplaceKiyose, Japan

    Maki Horikita (堀北 真希, Horikita Maki, born October 6, 1988) is a Japanese former actress....  more
  • Yumi Kobayashi6


    Yumi Kobayashi (小林 優美, Kobayashi Yumi, born November 26, 1988) is a female fashion model from...  more
  • Yuka7


    Age: 40

    BirthplaceAkiruno, Japan

    Yuka is a gravure idol, model, fashion model, actress, and TV personality....  more
  • Ayaka Komatsu8

    BirthplaceIchinoseki, Japan

    Ayaka Komatsu (Japanese: 小松 彩夏 Komatsu Ayaka; born 23 July 1986) is a Japanese model, gravure...  more
  • Yuka Kosaka9

    BirthplaceIzumi-ku, Yokohama, Japan

    Yuka Kosaka (小阪由佳, こさか ゆか born June 27, 1985) is a Japanese gravure idol and actress. She was...  more
  • Suzuka Morita10

    BirthplaceKyoto, Japan, Keihanshin

    Suzuka Morita (森田 涼花, Morita Suzuka, born September 7, 1992 in Kyoto) is a Japanese gravure...  more
  • Hatsune Matsushima11

    BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

    Hatsune Matsushima is a Japanese gravure idol, actress and model affiliated with Harmony...  more
  • Anri Sugihara12

    BirthplaceFukuyama, Japan

    Anri Sugihara is a gravure idol....  more
  • Erika Sawajiri13

    BirthplaceNerima, Tokyo, Japan

    Erika Sawajiri (沢尻 エリカ, Sawajiri Erika, born April 8, 1986) is a Japanese actress, singer, and...  more
  • Erika Toda14

    Erika Toda

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceNada-ku, Kobe

    Erika Toda (戸田 恵梨香, Toda Erika, born August 17, 1988) is a Japanese actress.She has starred in...  more
  • Agnes Lum15

    Agnes Lum

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii

    Agnes Nalani Lum (born May 21, 1956) is an American gravure idol, singer, actress, and bikini...  more
  • Saaya Irie16

    Saaya Irie

    Age: 26

    BirthplaceKitakyushu, Japan

    Saaya Irie (入江紗綾, Irie Saaya, born November 15, 1993) is a Japanese actress, voice actress,...  more
  • Yumi Sugimoto17

    BirthplaceOsaka, Japan

    Yumi Sugimoto (杉本 有美, Sugimoto Yumi, born April 1, 1989) is a Japanese model, actress, gravure...  more
  • Nozomi Sasaki18

    BirthplaceKanagawa Prefecture, Japan

    Nozomi Sasaki (佐々木望(ささき のぞみ), Sasaki Nozomi, born February 19, 1983) is a Japanese voice...  more
  • Reon Kadena19

    BirthplaceSakai, Japan

    Reon Kadena (かでな れおん, Kadena Reon), also known as Leon Kadena or Minamo Kusano, is a Japanese...  more
  • Harumi Nemoto20

    BirthplaceChiba Prefecture

    Harumi Nemoto (根本 はるみ, Nemoto Harumi, born July 28, 1980) is a Japanese gravure (bikini) idol...  more
  • Risa Yoshiki21

    Risa Yoshiki

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceFunabashi, Japan

    Risa Yoshiki is a Japanese glamour model, actress, celebrity, and singer. She has released two...  more
  • Yoko Matsugane22

    BirthplaceIbaraki Prefecture, Japan

    Yoko Matsugane (松金 ようこ, Matsugane Yōko, born May 26, 1982) is a Japanese gravure idol from...  more
  • Shoko Nakagawa23

    BirthplaceNakano, Tokyo, Japan

    Shoko Nakagawa (中川 翔子, Nakagawa Shōko, born May 5, 1985, in Tokyo) is a Japanese tarento...  more
  • Eiko Koike24

    Eiko Koike

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceSetagaya, Japan

    Eiko Koike (小池 栄子, Koike Eiko, born November 20, 1980) is a Japanese actress....  more
  • Aki Hoshino25

    BirthplaceJapan, Setagaya

    Aki Hoshino (ほしの あき, Hoshino Aki, born March 14, 1977) is a Japanese bikini idol. She has...  more