Tao Okamoto fashion model
May 22, 1987
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
33-23.5-34 in | 84-59.5-86.5 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
9 US | 40 EU
Tao Okamoto was born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on May 22, 1985, is an Japanese supermodel and actress. She began her modeling career at the age of fourteen in Japan. Long time highly ranked on The Industry Icons List by models.com.
Tao appeared in films The Wolverine (2013) in role as female lead, Mariko Yashida and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) in role as Mercy Graves. Okamoto starred in HBO's sci-fi series Westworld Season 2 as a character Hanaryo and in NBC television series Hannibal in role as Chiyoh.
Has been on the cover of Numero Tokyo, Vogue Japan, Numero China, Glass, Harper's Bazaar Singapore, WWD Beauty, Bergdorf Goodman, Libertines, Vogue China, French Revue de Modes.
Appeared in advertising campaigns for Gap Holiday, Moussy Jeans, Michael Kors, Banana Republic, 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target, River Island, Tommy Hilfiger, Emporio Armani, Miharayasuhiro, D&G, Ralph Lauren, Kenzo, Kenneth Cole, Gap, Zac Posen, Uniqlo Jeans, Benetton.
Walked runway for Hermes, Kenzo, Chanel, Akris, Zac Posen, Costume National, Just Cavalli, Jason Wu, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Mugler, Giles, Topshop, Yigal Azrouel, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang.
Represented by agencies New York Women Management, Elite Paris, Women Milan, London Select Model Management.
My character in 'Batman v Superman' isn't supposed to be Japanese, but director Zack Snyder said he'd seen me in 'Wolverine' and had to get me in the film somehow. Hearing that was like music to my ears.
I started to model because I thought I could use it as an excuse to others, like, 'Yeah, I'm tall because I'm a model.'
Can't make plans for real life.
I’ve been modeling for over ten years but I never really imagine myself acting ever.
I’m in this Kimono for quite a long time in this film but I never really wear a Kimono in my real life so I’m enjoying.
I would like to live in Tokyo if I can work as much as I do in New York.