工藤静香

工藤静香

japanese, j-pop, 80s, JPop, female vocalists

Shizuka Kudo (Kudou Shizuka, 工藤静香, born 14 April 1970) is a Japanese singer and J-Pop idol who made her debut on 31 August 1987. She was also a member of the groups おニャン子クラブ (Onyanko Club) and うしろ髪ひかれ隊 (Ushirogami Hikaretai). Early on in her career, she was also a member of the idol trio セブンティーンクラブ (Seventeen Club), which broke up after only two singles. She was born in Chuuou, Tokyo, and married SMAP member Takuya Kimura (木村拓哉) in 2000.