Norika Fujiwara – Japanese beauty queen

Norika Fujiwara

Asian Women - Norika Fujiwara

Norika Fujiwara, born June 28, 1971 in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture) is a Japanese beauty queen, model and actress. She became Miss Japan in 1992 and was an exclusive model for CanCam magazine. She has appeared in various commercials and TV series and a number of films in Japan.

After several years of model work, she has since worked internationally as a journalist and spokesperson, including acting as an ambassador of Japanese – Korean friendship during the 2002 FIFA World Cup, reporting from the 2004 Olympics in Greece, and going to Afghanistan and holding a photo exhibition there.

She was the formerly a guest announcer and interviewer for K-1 on their major shows until 2006 when she was replaced by Waka Inoue. She was also rumored to have been romantically involved with late K-1 legend Andy Hug for a time

She also voiced Princess Fiona in the Japanese-dubbed versions of Shrek and Shrek 2.

She married Osaka-based comedian Tomonori Jinnai on 17 February 2007 at Ikuta Shrine in Kobe city in Hyogo Prefecture.

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