Takeshi Kaneshiro Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
The 1/2 Taiwanese and 1/2 Japanese Takeshi Kaneshiro may have started out as a puerile teen idol in the Chinese entertainment scene, but he's since become a proper film star in his own right. Whether by his own design or not, the boyishness that marked his first steps into showbiz has evolved into a cool, somewhat reticent demeanor that has now ... Wikipedia
He is referred to as Jincheng Wu in China, Chin-cheng Wu in Taiwan and Gam-sing Mo in Hong Kong.
His Japanese family name Kaneshiro is read as Jincheng in Mandarin Pinyin (but spelled Chin-cheng in Taiwan Pinyin, and read Gam-sing in Cantonese). His Japanese first name Takeshi is read as Wu in Mandarin (spelled the same way using Taiwan pinyin, and read Mo in Cantonese).
Nominated the 8th Changchun Film Festival Best Actor for his performance in "Perhaps Love".
Chinese name is Jincheng Wu. His surname means Gold City in Chinese and Gold Castle in Japanese.
Enrolled in a film class at New York University but never completed it.
Considered by Time Magazine to be the "Asian film industry's Johnny Depp."
Has 2 brothers
Resides in Tokyo
Spokesmodel for Mitsubishi Galant model (car).
Attended Taipei American School during grades 10-12, but did not graduate.
Capable of speaking Mandarin, Japanese, Cantonese, English, Taiwanese.
Father is Japanese, mother is Taiwanese.
Spokesmodel of PRADA.
Spokesmodel of Onimusha: Warlords (video game). The character Samanosuke is modeled after him.
Spokesmodel of Ericsson handsets.
"Just forget me... No reason. When it ends, it ends." - When asked how he would like to be remembered at the end of his career.