The magazine, FRIDAY recently reported that actor Eisaku Yoshida and model Risa Hirako have decided to divorce after 18 years of marriage. Recently, Hirako’s was spotted with actor Katsuyuki Murakami at Atami, one of the most famous hot spring resorts in Japan. In the article, it was reported that Hirako’s agency confirmed the divorce.
Yoshida and Hirako married in 1997 after dating for three years. Hirako went to a high school in the US after attending an International School in Japan. She started her career as a model in Japan when she was 18 years old. Hirako is known for her stunning beauty and miraculous young looks even though she is in her 40’s.
Yoshida started his career as an actor in Japan in 1988. In 1995 he went to L.A. to pursue a career in Hollywood, however unfortunately he was not able to succeed there and returned to Japan in 1998. Since then, he has resumed his career as an actor in Japan.
In the recent years, the marriage was often reported to be on the rocks with frequent rumors of divorce.
(Source: Daily Sports)