Akihiro Sato (model)

Akihiro Sato
Born Akihiro Macieira Sato
(1983-09-12) September 12, 1983
São Paulo, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian-Japanese
Other names Aki
Years active 2009present
Agent Mercator Model Management
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Akihiro Sato (born September 12, 1983[1]) is a Japanese Brazilian model.


Sato started modeling in Brazil and Thailand. He appeared in a Filipino movie called Handumanan. He is one of the most popular models in the Philippines as of 2009. He joined Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown and made it all the way to the end, Day 36 with Ervic Vijandre, Solenn Heussaff, and Aubrey Miles as the shows "Final Four". In the live finals, he was named as the "1st Celebrity Sole Survivor".

Sato also appeared in GMA Network shows like SRO Cinemaserye: Moshi Moshi I Love You, with Rufa Mae Quinto as his leading lady; in Darna as Vladimir the Vampire, one of Darna's enemies; and in Panday Kids as Oswaldo.

In 2011, Sato played the role of Tommy in the movie My Valentine Girls. He appeared in Captain Barbell as Bruno.

When his contract with GMA Network expired, Sato moved to ABS-CBN due to lack of TV shows. Sato appeared in Trip na Trip as a new host.

Personal life

Sato studied the Tagalog language in the University of the Philippines. He is good friends with his fellow Japanese Brazilian model-turned-actors Daniel Matsunaga and Fabio Ide.

Sato is now based in Brazil, where he lives with his girlfriend. Their daughter, Mayumi, was born on the 28th of January 2013.[2]


Year Title Role Network
2011 Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Doubles Showdown Himself / Guest GMA Network
2011 Trip na Trip Host ABS-CBN
2011 Captain Barbell Donald Higante GMA Network
2010 Survivor Philippines: Celebrity Showdown Himself GMA Network
2009 SRO Cinemaserye: Moshi Moshi I Love You Akihiro Watanabe GMA Network
2009 Panday Kids Oswaldo/Kakak GMA Network
2009 Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition Himself GMA Network
2009 Darna Vladimir GMA Network


Year Title Role Film Production
2011 My Valentine Girls Tommy Regal Films
2009 Handumanan Carlos Silva Indie Film


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