Shingo Katori is a Japanese actor, singer, television host, radio personality. He was the youngest member of SMAP, the best-selling boy band in Asia. After the group's disbandment on 31 December 2016, Katori has been pursuing his solo career. He left Johnny & Associates on 9 September 2017, together with two other SMAP members, Goro Inagaki and Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and entered CULEN, a Japanese talent agency. On 22 September 2017, they launched a new project, "atarashiichizu" as their common fan site, supported by various Japanese leading creators. Since then, Katori has been extending his activities also into artistic fields.
|Native name:||香取 慎吾|
|Born:||January 31, 1977, Yokohama, Japan|
|Occupation:||Singer, actor, television host, artist|
|Website:||Shingo Katori's Official site|
|Twitter:||Shingo Katori's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Shingo Katori's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Shingo Katori's IMDb|
About Katori Shingo
He gained fame for being the youngest member of SMAP, a famous Japanese idol group from the agency of Johnny & Associates. He appeared in Galileo in 2007 and played a role in Monsters in 2012.
He was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture and after signing with Johnny & Associates in 1988, he joined Skate Boys. He later joined SMAP.
He has published two books of drawings called Shingo no Itazura and Snap of Shingo.
He has two younger brothers.
He is a contemporary of Japanese actor Kenichi Matsuyama.
Information related to Shingo Katori
- SMAP members
- Japanese comedy musicians
- Taiga drama lead actors or actresses
- Musicians from Kanagawa Prefecture
- Japanese male pop singers
- Japanese television personalities
- Japanese idols
- Japanese male voice actors
Latest information about Katori Shingo updated on June 01, 2020.