Naomi Watanabe (渡辺 直美) Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Weight, Net Worth, Movies, Tv Shows & Many More

Naomi Watanabe was born on October 23rd, 1987 in New Taipei, Taiwan. She is the only child of her parents. Naomi’s father is Japanese, and her mother is of Taiwanese descent. Naomi was born in Taipei and raised in Ibaraki. She is of Japanese and Taiwanese descent. Naomi had completed her primary education at a local private school in Ibaraki. 

Naomi Watanabe (渡辺 直美) is a famous Japanese comedian, actress, and fashion designer. She is one of the most popular actresses and comedians who rose to fame in 2008 for her imitation of Beyoncé, after which she was given the title “the Japanese Beyoncé”. Naomi Watanabe is well known for her roles in films like Tug of War! (2012), R100 (2013), Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together (2015), The Untold Tale of the Three Kingdoms (2020) and The Promised Neverland (2020). Naomi Watanabe is very cool and, being twice the size of an average Japanese woman her age, Watanabe uses her comedy and confidence to fight fat shaming and promote body positivity. With 8.9 million followers, she is Japan’s most followed Instagram account. She also launched the fashion line, Punyus. 

Naomi Watanabe began her career as an actress. She began acting at the age of eighteen. Her mother was against acting and she pursued her career in acting. She began with the impersonations of popular artists in Japanese culture, among which her imitation of Beyoncé singing “Dreamgirls” and “Crazy in Love” quickly became popular. Later on, she appeared in a number of variety shows, like Waratte Iitomo! (2010–2014) and Saturday Night Live Japan (2011). She is a brand ambassador for makeup brand Shu Uemura and has collaborated on two collections, the latest in July 2019.

Naomi is a very talented actress. She has also launched her own fashion line called Punyus and played the roles of Mabel in the musical Fame and Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. As of 2021, she is still single and unmarried. There is no information about his personal life.

NameNaomi Watanabe
Famous as the Japanese Beyoncé
ProfessionJapanese Comedian, Actress, Fashion Designer.
Date of Birth23 October 1987
Age (2021) 34 Years old
Birth PlaceNew Taipei, Taiwan
HometownUnited States, America as of March 2021
SchoolLocal Private School
Debut2007- Sazae-san
Zodiac SignN/A

Naomi Watanabe Career

Naomi Watanabe Variety shows
  • In 2010-2014, Naomi Watanabe appeared in the show Waratte Iitomo!.
  • In 2011, Naomi Watanabe appeared in the show Saturday Night Live Japan.
2010–14Waratte Iitomo!
2011Saturday Night Live Japan
Naomi Watanabe Film
  • In 2012, Naomi Watanabe was seen in the film Tug of War!.
  • Naomi Watanabe was cast in the 2013 film R100
  • In 2018, Naomi appeared in the film Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together.
  • In 2020, she was seen in Japanese films The Untold Tale of the Three Kingdoms and The Promised Neverland.
2012Tug of War!
2018Sunny: Our Hearts Beat Together
2020The Untold Tale of the Three Kingdoms
The Promised Neverland
Naomi Watanabe Television drama
  • In 2011, Naomi was cast in the Television drama Deka Wanko and Yūsha Yoshihiko.
  • In 2014, She was seen in A Time of Love.
  • In 2016, She was in the cast of the Japanese Television drama The Hiddens.
  • In 2020, Naomi was in the television drama Followers.
2011Deka Wanko
Yūsha Yoshihiko
2014A Time of Love
2016The Hiddens
Naomi Watanabe Animation
2013Crayon Shin-chan: Very Tasty! B-class Gourmet Survival!!
2015Chibi Maruko-chan: A Boy from Italy
2020Doraemon: Nobita’s New Dinosaur
2021Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie -Part 1&2-
2022Deemo: Memorial Keys
Naomi Watanabe Japanese dub
  • In 2015, Naomi Watanabe was dubbed in the Japanese series Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb as Tilly.
  • In 2016, Naomi Watanabe did the role of Dr. Abigail L. “Abby” Yates as Melissa McCarthy in Ghostbusters.
  • In 2018, She played the dubbing role of Amy Schumer in I Feel Pretty.
YearTitle RoleRole Debut
2015Night at the Museum: Secret of the TombTillyRebel Wilson
2016GhostbustersDr. Abigail L. “Abby” YatesMelissa McCarthy
2018I Feel PrettyRenee BennettAmy Schumer
Naomi Watanabe Animation
  • In 2016, Naomi Watanabe appeared in the Animation series Thomas & Friends: The Great Race in the role of Ashima.
  • In 2017, Naomi played the role of Frida Kahlo in the Animation series Ccoc.
YearTitle Role
2016Thomas & Friends: The Great RaceAshima
2017CocoFrida Kahlo

Naomi Watanabe Family 

Naomi Watanabe was born on October 23rd, 1987 in New Taipei, Taiwan. She is the only child to her parents, There is no information about Naomi Watanabe’s parents.

Father Name Name Not Known
Mother Name Name Not Known
Brother None
Sister None
Husband N/A

Naomi Watanabe Relationship / Marital Status & Many More

Naomi Watanabe is a younger actress, As of 2021 she is single and unmarried, There is no information about his personal life.

Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs / Boyfriend Single
Husband N/A
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A

Naomi Watanabe Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 120 Kg
In Pounds – 1190 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Naomi Watanabe Favourite 

Favourite  Actor N/A
Favourite Actress N/A
Favourite Song N/A
Favourite Movie N/A
Favourite FoodChocolate & Cakes
Favourite Color Red, White, Pink
Favourite Sport N/A
Favourite Destination N/A

Naomi Watanabe Education 

School N/A
Collage N/A
Educational Qualification High School Pass

Naomi Watanabe’s Net Worth

Net Worth$ 2 Million Doller
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A

Naomi Watanabe Controversy

In April 2021, Tokyo 2020 creative director Hiroshi Sasaki was forced to resign after he suggested it would be appropriate to dress up Watanabe in a pig costume for the opening ceremony and call her “OlymPig”

Some Interviews With Naomi Watanabe

“I saw it and thought, ‘Oh, I might be curvy. Hahahahaha,’” she tells me through a translator. “It’s not that I love myself because I am fat. I just love who I am right now. Whatever body I have today, I like to embrace that. That’s my self love: Love yourself at whatever size you have today.”

“I’d love to make everyone laugh. Not just Japanese people,” she says.

“By the end of the year,” she says, “I want to learn to clap back at other people. In English.”

“When I make people laugh, it gives me joy. The feeling is something you can’t describe. It’s almost orgasmic,” she says.

“And you want to hear that from everyone?” I ask.

“Of course,” she says, in perfect English.

Some Unknown facts about Naomi Watanabe

  • Naomi Watanabe (, Watanabe Naomi) is a Japanese comedian, actress, and fashion designer. 
  • She rose to fame in 2008 for her imitation of Beyoncé, after which she was given the title “the Japanese Beyoncé”.
  • Naomi Watanabe has her own fashion line called Punyus (loosely translated to “chubby” in English).
  • She is famous for playing the roles of Mabel in the musical Fame and Tracy Turnblad in the musical Hairspray.
  • Her Instagram account is followed by 9.3 million as of March 18, 2021.
  • She has her own YouTube channel titled “Naomi Club,” which has almost 1 million subscribers. 
  • She has recently been trending for uploading Lady Gaga’s “Rain on Me With Ariana Grande” Official Parody. 
  • Naomi is the voice behind the famous cartoon character Doraemon, who is part of a famous manga series written and illustrated by Fujiko F. Fujio. 
  • She did a voice makeover for Doramon’s 50th anniversary and 40th movie, “Eiga Doramon NObita NO Shin Kyoryu.”
  • Naomi has appeared in various popular magazines. She was once featured in Vogue Japan.
  • She loves the arts. 
  • She loves doing nail art. 
  • In March 2021 she announced her intention to move from Japan to the United States the next month.
  • She has appeared in Us Weekly magazine.
  • She loves to wear colorful outfits.
  • Naomi was also featured on Vogue Japan’s Youtube channel. 

Naomi Watanabe’s Social Media Profile

Naomi Watanabe’s Instagram Profile

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