Nijiro Murakami is a talented young Japanese actor who is best known for his on-screen works like Destruction Babies, Isle of Dogs, Natsumi's Firefly, and In This Corner of the World. His recent performance in Netflix's Alice in Borderland has been admired and praised by many worldwide. The aspiring actor has also managed to bag numerous awards for his performance.
How is Nijiro Murakami Living His Personal Life?
Nijiro Murakami is mostly hands full of his hectic schedule, which involves shooting on sets, traveling, promotion, etc. Assumably, he spends his off-days with his family and friends.
The "Forget Me Not" star does not have rumors of dating anyone and is likely single. Also, he has not revealed his ideal type of girl. Till now, his romance has been limited to on-screens only.
It is a bit surprising to point out that despite being active on Instagram with almost three hundred thousand followers, Murakami has zero posts as of this writing. Moreover, he is yet to follow anyone on Instagram. Also, it looks like Nijiro who shares a similar surname with writer Haruki Murakami is a fan of Taylor Swift!
Well, whatever the reasons may be for doing that, we hope the charming celeb is doing well in his life!
Nijiro Murakami's Net Worth
Nijiro Murakami has a net worth of $200,000 from his acting career till now. On average, a professional actor in Japan can earn $57,000 annually. In spite of his young age, the 1.68 meters tall actor has numerous small and big screen credits and undoubtedly receives more paycheck than average.
Among the list of acting performances in his career, the Japanese is mostly remembered for his time in the series "In This Corner of the World." In the nine-episode Japanese mini-series, he portrayed the character of Tetsu Mizuhara and worked with Nana Eikura, Yutaro Furutachi, Honoka Matsumoto, Tori Matsuzaka.
Starred in Alice in Borderland
On December 10, 2020, Netflix premiered sci-fi suspense-thriller drama series titled "Alice in Borderland." The show is based on the manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Haro Aso, which ran from November 2010 to March 2015.
The series follows the life of Arisu, a young man obsessed with video-game living a carefree life when one day he suddenly finds himself in a strange, emptied-out Tokyo. In order to survive, he and his friends need to compete in the game of life and death.
Check out the clip of Nijiro Murakami and his Alice in Borderland co-stars in an interview!
Nijiro plays Shuntaro Chishiya, one of the recurring characters whose personality is mysterious, quiet, and sly. Alongside him, the series has other Japanese actors like Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Dori Sakurada, Aya Asahina, Ayaka Miyoshi, and Ayame Misaki.
Due to the quick success of "Alice in Borderland," Netflix nodded for season two. Good news for television fanatics!
Quick Facts About Nijiro Murakami
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- Nijiro Murakami was born in Tokyo, Japan.
- His father is Jun Murakami, who is a veteran Japanese actor.
- He spent most of his youth days in Montreal, Canada.
- The 23-year-old made his acting debut in the Japanese movie Still the Water in 2014.
- For his performance in the 2016 movie Destruction Babies as Shota Ashihara, he won the Best New Actor in the 8th TAMA Film Award, 38th Yokohama Film Festival, and 90th Kinema Junpo Award.