Yumiko Fukushima Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Sep, 2019
Facts of Yumiko Fukushima
Date of Birth: 1965 , December-10
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: Japan
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Professionally, Yumiko Fukushima is a former TBS TV announcer and a sports reporter. She came to limelight after marrying a Japanese professional baseball outfielder, Ichiro Suzuki. The couple married in 1999.  

Wiki-Bio Of Ichiro Suzuki's Wife Yumiko Fukushima

Yumiko Fukushima was born on December 10, 1965 (age 53 years as of 2019) Matsue, Shimane  Prefecture, Japan. She graduated from Keio University. She is of Japnese and American nationality while her ethnicity is Asian.

Talking about her career, Fukushima worked as a sports reporter and a TBS  TV announcer in Japan. However, she left the job as she settled down to another country with her husband who is a famous baseball player of this era.  

Yumiko Fukushima's Net Worth 

Fukushima is a housewife, she is not involved in any professional work now, however, she is a wife of the baseball player Ichiro Suzuki who has a net worth of $120mllion. She lives in a luxurious house and has a lavish lifestyle.

CAPTION: Fukushima's luxurious house SOURCE: Zillow

The house is worth $1.75 million which lies in Bellevue, Washington, United States. Fukushima's husband earns a total collection of $4 million from advertisements deals only in the home country Japan. 


Yumiko Fukushima is a woman of a golden heart. She donated $1.25 million for tsunami and earthquake relief to the Japanese red cross foundation. She loves pets and is often seen feeding food to street dogs. 

How IS Yumiko Fukushima Married Life Going On?

Yumiko Fukushima has maintained privacy about her personal life, however, it is known that she has been married for more than eighteen years now.  She and her husband Ichiro Suzuki married on December 3, 1991, in a small church in Santa Monica, California.  

CAPTION: Fukushima looks stunning in white dress SOURCE: Google plus

The couple migrated to America in 2001 when Suzuki was signed by  Seattle Marines to play professional baseball for their team. His playing skills are highly appreciated by his fans and he is even named Micheal Jordan of baseball in his county Japan.   

CAPTION:  Fukushima's husband Ichiro Suzuki who player for Seattle marines SOURCE: New York Times

Fukushima and Suzuki, who have been married for 18 years now, do not have any children so far, but owns a dog named (Shiba Inu) named "Ikkyu."  Currently, the long-time married duo resides in Miami as Suzuki plays for Seattle Marines

Controversy and Rumor

Fukushima's husband Suzuki was rumored to be in a controversial affair, back in 2001. It was said that the baseball player was physically engaged with a married woman in a Tokyo's hotel, however, Suzuki denied that in an interview.    

Later on, there was also rumor that the incident was settled down just not to reveal it publicly.

Body Measurement

  • Height: She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. 
  • Body shape: She has a slim body built.
  • Weight:  Her body weight is 55 kg. 

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