Who Is Ohno Satoshi

If you a fan of Japan’s entertainment industry, you may have heard him sing or saw him act. If you been to Japan, you may have saw him in advertisement billboards or television commercials – or featured on JAL’s aeroplanes body. So, who is OHNO SATOSHI and why is it important to know about him?  Well,these are compiled details about him you should know about a Japanese entertainer named OHNO SATOSHI. 

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Ohno Satoshi (大野 智) born on November 26, 1980 in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan. Youngest in sibling of two, with one married older sister. Blood type ‘A’ and born under Sagitarrius star sign. Working under Johnny’s Entertainment talent agency as an idol, singer, actor, artist and also radio host.
However, Ohno Saoshi is well-known as LEADER of Japanese top boy-band, ARASHI.

Ring a bell? No?

arashi power of paradise

Well, ARASHI is a Japanese boy-band debuted on September 15, 1999 at Honolulu, Hawaii. Aside Ohno Satoshi, the members consist of Aiba Masaki, Ninomiya Kazunari, Sakurai Sho and Matsumoto Jun. They are official ambassador of Japan Tourism and Japan Airline (JAL), along with few other products like Hitachi, Kirin and others for their individual entitlement. And Arashi was enlisted as FIRST in WORLDWIDE BEST-SELLING ALBUMS by Global Album Chart back in November 15, 2106 for their first week ‘Are You Happy?’ album released.


Aside their achievement in best selling albums and singles almost every release, Ohno Satoshi marked his own record as the only member to release a solo single back in 2009 – entitled “Kumurinochi Kaisei”. He had held his own solo concert, “3104 yen” back in 2006 and held a private art exhibition, “Freestyle” twice. Won several Best Actor Award throughout his career.

ohno satoshi freestyle


Now we come to fun part, details pertaining Ohno Satoshi.

  • Annual income estimated to be around 10 million yen! Approximately RM 392980!
  • Becoming leader of ARASHI after winning a game of jankenpoi (“rock-paper-scissors”) with the other members before their official debut.
  • Wear contact lenses because he having far-sighted vision
  • Checks the internet because he is interested in the fans’ reactions, when ARASHI starting a concert tours
  • Least known ARASHI member during debut years
  • Refused opportunity to debut as member of V6
  • His personal manager is his own mother
  • Quit high school after 3 days starting classes to transfer to Kyoto
  • His mother bought his clothes
  • Rumoured to finally received driving license
  • Love fishing and sleeps!
  • Choreograph dance steps for few songs and concerts
  • Design artwork on JAL airplane to promote Olympic Tokyo 2020


These are a few facts gathered from talk shows and magazines interviews throughout the internet.
The list might not complete, but at least it provide a baseline picture to who Ohno Satoshi is.


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  1. Happy bday Ohno Satoshi!!! If I’m not mistaken I used to listen to their song, or maybe I stumbled upon them once or twice..coz ARASHI is ringing a few bells in my mind now…

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