Gackt

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Date of Birth July 4, 1973
Place of Birth Japan
Age 47 years old
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Gackt

Gakuto Oshiro, better known by his mononymous stage name Gackt, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. Born in Okinawa, Japan, to a Ryukyuan family, Gackt learned the piano at a young age and was raised on classical music and enka before becoming interested in rock music while attending high school. He has been active since 1993, first as the frontman of the short-lived independent band Cains:Feel, and then for the now-defunct visual kei rock band Malice Mizer, before starting his solo career in 1999. He has released nine studio albums and, with forty-eight singles released, holds the male soloist record for most top ten consecutive singles in Japanese music history. His single "Returner", released on June 20, 2007, was his first and only single to reach the number one spot on the Oricon charts. As a solo artist, Gackt has sold over 10 million records.

Born: July 4, 1973, Okinawa, Japan
Genres: Rock, pop
Occupation(s): Musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor
Instruments: Vocals, piano, drums, guitar
Years active: 1993–present
Labels: G&Lovers, Gan-Shin, Nippon Crown, Avex Group
Associated acts: Malice Mizer, S.K.I.N, Yellow Fried Chickenz
Website: Gackt's Official site
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Youtube: Gackt's Youtube channel
IMDb: Gackt's IMDb

About Gackt

Japanese rock star who set a record for the greatest number of consecutive Top Ten tracks by a male Japanese solo artist. He has won numerous awards, including Best Asian Rock Artist at the M.net/Km Music Video Festival.

Before Fame

He worked as a studio technician and was a member of the band Cains:Feel for a short time.

Achievement

He wrote and acted in the film "Moon Child" in 2003.

Family Life

Both of his parents worked as teachers. He was once married for a brief amount of time.

Associations

He co-starred with fellow Japanese rock star Hyde in "Moon Child".

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Latest information about Gackt updated on January 20, 2021.