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Mao Kobayashi was born on 21 July, 1982 in Ojiya, Niigata, Japan, is an Actress, newscaster. Discover Mao Kobayashi's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 35 years old?

Popular As Mao Kobayashi
Occupation Actress, newscaster
Age 35 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 21 July 1982
Birthday 21 July
Birthplace Ojiya, Niigata, Japan
Date of death June 22, 2017,
Died Place Aobadai, Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japan

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Mao Kobayashi Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Mao Kobayashi's Husband?

Her husband is Ichikawa Ebizō XI (m. 2010–2017)

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Husband Ichikawa Ebizō XI (m. 2010–2017)
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Children Kangen Horikoshi, Reika Horikoshi

Mao Kobayashi Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Mao Kobayashi worth at the age of 35 years old? Mao Kobayashi’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from Japan. We have estimated Mao Kobayashi's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Actress

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Kobayashi was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2014 but kept her illness a secret. On 9 June 2016, her husband announced her condition at a press conference after the tabloid, Sports Hochi, ran a front-page scoop about her ordeal. The cancer had reached stage four and spread to her bones and lungs. In November 2016, the BBC announced that she was one of the BBC's '100 Women 2016' — a list of inspirational and influential women for 2016 — after she started a blog about her illness and how she was dealing with it. Titled 'Kokoro', it became one of the most popular blogs in Japan.


Upon marriage, Kobayashi retired from television to focus on raising a family. She gave birth to their first child, daughter Reika, on 25 July 2011. On 22 March 2013, she gave birth to their second child, son Kangen.


During an interview for News Zero, she met kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizō XI. On 19 November 2009, they announced that they were dating with the intent of marriage and were to be formally engaged sometime in December 2009. The couple registered their marriage on 3 March 2010 and held their wedding reception at The Prince Park Tower on 29 July 2010.


Kobayashi attended Kokugakuin Senior High School. In 2005, she graduated from the department of psychology at Sophia University.


In June 2004, Kobayashi made her acting debut as a flight attendant in the Fuji TV television drama Division 1: Pink Hip Girl.


While still in university, she gained attention for starring in Nippon TV's talk program Koi no kara Sawagi. From October 2003 to September 2006, Kobayashi served as the weather caster for Fuji TV's Mezamashi Saturday. She was appointed as the navigator for a corner on Fuji TV's Junk Sports in April 2004. In October 2006, Kobayashi became a presenter for the News Zero program on the Nippon Television Network.


Mao Kobayashi (小林 麻央 , Kobayashi Mao, 21 July 1982 – 22 June 2017) was a Japanese freelance newscaster and actress. She was also one of Fuji TV's weathercasters.

Kobayashi was born in 1982 in Ojiya, Niigata, the younger of two children. Her family moved between Saitama, Saitama and Nishinomiya, Hyogo seven times before settling in Arakawa, Tokyo when she was in high school. Her sister is Maya Kobayashi (b. 1979).