Okamoto Keito (岡本 圭人), is a Japanese singer and member of the J-pop group Hey! Say! JUMP. He is under the management of Johnny & Associates. He was born in Tokyo to Kenichi Okamoto, a former member of the rockband & Johnny's group Otokogumi and model Nishi Katsue. He was living in England for almost four years until returning to the Tokyo Metropolitan Area. He is currently the only member of Hey! Say! JUMP who speaks fluent English. For many years he went to school in England at Homefield School, Brandeston Hall and Framlingham College.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Okamoto Keito (岡本圭人)
- Birthdate: April 1, 1993 (27)
- Western Zodiac: Aries
- Eastern Zodiac: Rooster
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 175 cm (5'9 ft)
- Weight: 63 kg
- Johnny's Status:
- 2006-08-14: Trainee
- 2007-09-21: Member
- Family: Father Okamoto Kenichi is a former member of the rockband Otokogumi, mother is the model Nishi Katsue.
- Instruments: Guitar
- Favorite Food: Fried Chicken, Ice Cream and Strawberry Milk
- Dislike Food: Seafood, leek
- Favorite homecooked meal: Carbonara
- Respected Senior: Kimura Takuya, Taguchi Junnosuke
- Charming Point: Mole under right eye
- First Kiss: Never
- Girl Type: Nice, kind, does things freely, peaceful, honest, neutral, optomistic, hard-working, spoilt, long, wavy hair (dark brown, brown, or black), cute smile, girly clothes: pumps, skirts-max down the knees, and likes handwarmers.
- Dream: To be a doctor
- Possible Apology: "I don't have anything to "apologize now" because I always apologize after I done a bad thing."
- Favorite song: Pikanchi Double by Arashi , Code by Nishikido Ryo
- Favorite Color: Green
- Love confessions: zero
- Favorite subject: Math
- Liked TV show: Doraemon
- Special ability: Unintentionally funny
- Johnny & Associates Group's:
Career[edit | edit source]
On October, 2006, he started work with the Johnny & Associates talent agency. On September 21, 2007, he began performing as a member of Hey! Say! JUMP.
In 2011, Keito Okamoto appeared in the final episode of long-running drama Kinpachi Sensei as a student delinquent.
In January 2012, he passed the entrance exam for the Faculty of International Liberal Arts at Sophia University.
In April 2018, he announced that he had dropped out of Sophia University. He said that he had dropped out voluntarily in the spring of 2014 and had returned to school in the spring of 2015. In June, he announced that he would study abroad at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York for two years starting in September of the same year. On August 3, he appeared on the TV Asahi music program “Music Station” and performed the last performance before the leaving, and went on hiatus from the end of August.
Discography[edit | edit source]
Solo Song[edit | edit source]
- "Babylon" -
Concerts[edit | edit source]
For Hey! Say! JUMP-related concert, please see Hey! Say! JUMP.
TV Drama[edit | edit source]
- San nen B-gumi Kinpachi-sensei Final SP (March 27, 2011)
Variety Shows[edit | edit source]
- The Shōnen Club
- YanYan JUMP (April 2011)
TV Appearances[edit | edit source]
For Hey! Say! JUMP-related appearances, please see Hey! Say! JUMP.
TV Commercials / Advertisements[edit | edit source]
- Deca Sports - Wii
- LOTTE Ghana (2009)
- LOTTE Plus X Fruitio (2010)
- LOTTE Fruitio Squash
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Since 5th grade of elementary school (10 years old) until he was about to start 3rd year of middle school (14 years old), he lived and studied in Suffolk (England). As the public announcement about his joining showbusiness he returned back to Japan.
- Even though he's good at English, he's said that he hates speaking it.
- He doesn't eat fish because he think they're too pretty and thus he prefers to only watch them.
- When he told his father about his debut, he told him that he wouldn't lose to him.
- His favorite TV drama "My boss My Hero".
- His favorite Hey! Say! JUMP song is "Your Seed".