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Akira (BGYO) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Akira (BGYO)

Akira is a Filipino-Japanese singer-songwriter, actor and a member of the boy group BGYO under Star Music.

Akira (BGYO) Profile

Stage NameAkira
Birth NameAkira Morishita
OccupationSinger 
BirthdayApril 27, 2001
Active Years2014–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height173 cm (5’8 1/2”)
WeightN/A
NationalityFilipino
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A

Akira (BGYO) Facts:

Early Life

– He was born in Bulacan, Philippines.
– He wanted to join the military but due to financial difficulties, he started auditioning for comercials as a child.
– During his school years, he was a varsity basketball player.

Personal Life

– His father is Japanese and his mother is Filipino.
– His family consists of his parents, three sisters and one brother.
– He is skilled in beatboxing.
– First concert he attended was “EXO Planet 5 – Exploration” at MOA Arena, Philippines. (PopCulturalist)
– His favorite Japanese foods are takoyaki, ramen and yakiniku.
– He is terrifired of frogs.
– He’d continued his education and appeared in more commercials if he didn’t debut in BGYO.
– He cries easily among all the members.
– Akira dreams of collaborating with artists such as Iñigo Pascual, KZ Tandingan, Shawn Mendes, and PHP.
– He said he gets really quiet and calm when he gets food and gets so focused in eating that he gets tuned out of his surroundings. (Yahoo Southeast Asia)
– He wakes up early among the members.
– His life motto is: “Huwag kang susuko sa pangarap mo” (Don’t give up on your dreams).
– He looks up to Mr Gary Valencia.
– He likes drawing, playing, and biking in his spare time.
– His sisters got him into Kpop after which he discovered Kpop groups like EXO, NCT127, BIGBANG and NCT. (Metro Style)
– He is studying Tourism Management because he dreams of becoming a pilot someday.
– His mom was a singer in Japan and his dad was a singer in a band.  (NextShark)
– He has been together with Nate since their first audition.
– He is a fan of Kpop groups like BTS, SEVENTEEN, EXO, and SuperM.
– He has had four major accidents.

Career

– Akira is the Lead Vocalist, and Main Visual in BGYO.
– He acted in Filipino drama/movies “Sundalong Kanin” (2014), “Alienasyon” (2014), “All of Me” (2015), and “‘Tol” (2019).
– He was scouted by a co-worker of Direk Lauren.
– He has appeared in many commercials as a child including Jollibee, Cherifer and Royal.
– He won the “Inding-Indie Gawad Parangal Most Promising Actor of Indie Films” at the Inding-Indie Gawad Parangal Asian Excellence Award 2015 for his work in ‘Sundalong Kanin’.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @bgyo_akira
Instagram:  bgyo_akira
Tiktok: @ofcbgyo_akira

Akira Photos

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