Tomohisa Yamashita

1985 - Today

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Tomohisa Yamashita (山下 智久, Yamashita Tomohisa, born April 9, 1985), also widely known as Yamapi (山P, YamaP), or Tomo, is a Japanese singer, actor, and TV host.Yamashita joined the Japanese talent agency Johnny & Associates as a trainee in 1996 (age 11) and made his small acting debut for NHK's Shonentachi (1998) and has been active on Japanese TV since then. Yamashita made his official CD debut as part of idol group NEWS in 2004 and later debuted as a soloist in 2006. He got his successful acting career after an interesting portrayal as Kusano Akira for the hit drama Nobuta Wo Produce (2005). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tomohisa Yamashita has received more than 982,612 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Tomohisa Yamashita is the 1,657th most popular singer (down from 1,468th in 2019), the 1,350th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,049th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 28

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  • 2.13

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  • 4.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Tomohisa Yamashita ranks 1,657 out of 3,541Before him are AJ McLean, Steve Strange, Katy Garbi, Johnny Otis, Ellie Greenwich, and Park Hyung-sik. After him are Graham Parker, Lynsey de Paul, Jimmy Dean, Gary, Ja Rule, and Macklemore.

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Among people born in 1985, Tomohisa Yamashita ranks 148Before him are Carly Rae Jepsen, Digão, Max Minghella, Taye Taiwo, Nelson Piquet Jr., and Antonio Nocerino. After him are Joël Dicker, Philippe Senderos, Tony Martin, Hwang Jung-eum, Rag'n'Bone Man, and Claudia Kim.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tomohisa Yamashita ranks 1,350 out of 5,560Before him are Ringo Sheena (1978), Chiaki Kuriyama (1984), Yuji Naka (1965), Hisashi Kato (1956), Fumito Ueda (1970), and Emiko Kubo (1966). After him are Shuji Tsurumi (1938), Katsuyuki Konishi (1973), Kenichi Suzumura (1974), Kouta Hirano (1973), Ken Hirai (1972), and Tsuyoshi Kitazawa (1968).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Tomohisa Yamashita ranks 22Before him are Nikka Costa (1972), Kōji Wada (1974), Damo Suzuki (1950), Yutaka Ozaki (1965), Joji (1992), and Mika Nakashima (1983). After him are Ken Hirai (1972), Momo Hirai (1996), Tak Matsumoto (1961), Misia (1978), Koda Kumi (1982), and Daimaou Kosaka (1973).