Sayaka Kanda was a Japanese actress, voice actress, and singer. She hails from a family who are involved in the entertainment industry. She was the only child of actor Masaki Kanda and pop singer Seiko Matsuda. Further, she had recorded several singles and albums including Ever Since (2002), Good Morning, Polar Night (2009), Doll (2005), and Trick (2016).
Her acting work credits Amazing Grace(2011), Omotesando Koukou Gasshoubu! (2015), Super Danganronpa 2 The Stage (2015–2017), and Crest of the Royal Family (2021). She had also been recognized for giving her voice to the animated film Frozen series and Idoly Pride (2021). Wanna know more information on the actress then keep on scrolling to discover further details.
Caption: The Japanese actress and singer, Sayaka Kanda.
Sayaka Kanda: Bio, Family, Career
The actress was born on 1 October 1986 in Setagaya, Japan, under the zodiac sign, Libra. She is the only child of actor Masaki Kanda and a pop-singer Seiko Matsuda. Moreover, her paternal grandmother Teruko Asahi (1924—2001) was a former actress. She had the nationality of Japanese and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
She had started her career in the Japanese entertainment industry while she was a student at a Japanese school in Los Angeles in 1999. At the time, she appeared in a short film Bean Cake that won the Palme d’Or du court métrage at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. The actress previously had written a few lyrics for her mother Seiko Matsuda’s songs.
In December 2011, she made her Kōhaku Uta Gassen debut singing “Ue o Muite Arukō” alongside her mother. Also, she debuted as a voice actress in July 2012 on the TV animation Good Luck Girl! and later voiced for the character Anna in the Japanese dub of Disney’s Frozen. She had furthermore from the duo Trustrick with guitarist Billy in April 2014 and disbanded in December 2016. Moreover, she had created a YouTube channel on 7 November 2011 with 111k subscribers and more than 8 million views.
Sayaka Kanda: Personal Life, Boyfriend, & Death
Coming over to her personal life, she was a divorcee and enjoying her bachelor life. She had married Japanese actor Mitsu Murata in May 2017, who had appeared in the 2005 tokusatsu series Kamen Rider Hibiki. After two years in 2019, she announced their divorce. Additionally, one of the reasons behind their separation is reported that disagreement of having a child.
Following her divorce in December, she was rumored to have an affair with Johnny’s Jr. unit, MADE’s Taiga Akiyama after they met during a stage performance in July 2019. She later denied her affair in one of the YouTube videos of her own. Other than this, she had not been involved in any kind of rumors or controversies.
Unfortunately, the actress passed away at the age of 35 on Saturday, 18 December 2021, at a hotel in Sapporo, Japan. Further, she was found unconscious in the outer garden on the fourteenth floor of her hotel room. Additionally, the local police investigation says the fall may be suicide but didn’t rule out foul play.
Caption: Sayaka and her ex-husband husband Mitsu Murata.
Sayaka Kanda: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his earning, she has an estimated net worth of around $2 million at the time of her demise. Her main source of income comes from her acting and singing career. Also, she had made a profitable amount from promoting products or brands through her social media platforms.
Sayaka Kanda: Body Measurements
She had a slim and lean body figure that has unknown body measurements of chest or waist. Further, her body stood to an average height of 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 meters with unknown body weight. She had brown eyes color with blonde dyed hair color.