Machida Keita Biography
Machida Keita is a Japanese actor. He is a member of stage troupe EXILE, and is represented by LDH. Keita Machida was born on July 4, 1990, in Higashiagatsuma, Japan. He has one younger and one older sister. Starting in elementary school, he learned Kendo until entering junior high school. In his youth Machida also attended EXPG Tokyo, a talent school run by LDH.
Machida joined Gekidan EXILE on January 25, 2011, after successfully passing the Dai 3kai Gekidan EXILE Audition. Although in July 2011, he was announced as a candidate member of Generations from Exile Tribe and left Gekidan EXILE. In September of the same year, he injured the calf of his right leg and focused on recovering.
On February 14, 2012, it was reported that he had dropped out from being a Generations candidate and rejoined Gekidan EXILE to focus on acting.
Machida Keita Info
- First Name: Keita
- Family Name: Machida
- Native name: 町田啓太
- Nationality: Japanese
- Gender: Male
- Born: July 4, 1990
- Born: Higashiagatsuma, Agatsuma District, Gunma, Japan
- Education: Japan Airlines High School, Ishikawa – Nippon Sport Science University
- Occupation: Actor
- Years active: 2010-present
- Agent: LDH
- Height: 1.81 m
Machida Keita Hobbies & Facts
- He’s an EXPG Tokyo graduate.
- He practiced kendo from elementary school to junior high school and reached the second dan.
- In junior high school, he was part of the baseball club.
- He obtained qualifications for special aviation radio, special land radio, gas welding, and hazardous materials handler Class B-4.
- GENERATIONS member Sekiguchi Mandy was his classmate at university, part of the same dance circle and a student at EXPG Tokyo too.
- He has publicly voiced his support and respect for the LGBTQ community in several interviews.
- He has a very close friendship with fellow Gekidan EXILE member Suzuki Nobuyuki.
Machida Keita Social Media & More
- Instagram: @keita_machida_official