Yoji Harada Biography – Yoji Harada Wiki
Yoji Harada full name Yojiro Harada, was a Japanese tattoo artist, television personality and musician.
Harada moved to the U.S. in the 1990s. He later moved from Chicago to New York City in an attempt to become a professional musician. Following that spell, where Harada had moderate success with his punk band, Big Deal, Harada relocated to Miami to become a tattoo artist under the tutelage of Ami James.
Harada and James went on to star in the television show Miami Ink. The show chronicled Yoji’s progression from apprentice to official tattooist, as well as his marriage to Bridgette and the birth of his daughter, Sydney.
Yoji developed the infant clothing company ‘Ruthless and Toothless’. In 2001, Harada made his sole movie appearance in the controversial Japanese film, “Suicide Club.” The movie deals with a detective trying to uncover the reason for a string of suicides across Japan. Harada is featured in the movie as a comedian whose friend commits suicide while Harada is performing on stage.
Yoji Harada Age
He was born on August 6, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan. He died on March 26, 2019 in the Netherlands aged 46.
Yoji Harada Wife
Harada was married twice. He married his first wife Bonnie Minkus in 1996 and split from Minkus in 2003. He married his second wife Bridgette Harada, the mother of his daughter, in 2005 and divorced in 2009.
Yoji Harada Children – Yoji Harada Daughter
Harada had a daughter, Sydney Harada, who was born in 2005.
Yoji Harada Death
He died on March 26, 2019. He was 46 years old. His death was confirmed by fellow tattoo artist Tommy Montoya in an Instagram post. Montoya wrote: “Another friend gone!! so sad. rest In PEACE Yoji. you will be missed! #yojiharada.”
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In another post, Montoya wrote on his Twitter account, “rest in peace buddy. I will miss you today Yoji Harada passed away. Many knew him personally and many knew him from Miami/Ny Ink TV shows. Either way he was a great person and always showed me love!!! miss you Homie!!!”
rest in peace buddy. I will miss you today Yoji Harada passed away. Many knew him personally and many knew him from Miami/Ny Ink TV shows. Either way he was a great person and always showed me love!!! miss you Homie!!! pic.twitter.com/au6wn8hKdj
— Tommy Montoya (@TommyMontoya) March 27, 2019
Yoji Harada Cause of Death
Yoji Harada’s cause of death has not been disclosed.
Yoji Harada Religion
His religion was Judaism.
Yoji Harada Nationality
He was of Japanese nationality.
Yoji Harada Net Worth
This information about his net worth is being updated.