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Teruko Nakagami

Emerald Published On Fri Apr 30 2021   Modified On Fri Apr 30 2021
Teruko Nakagami

Facts of Teruko Nakagami

Full NameTeruko Nakagami
First NameTeruko
Last NameNakagami
Birth NameTeruko Nakagami
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBilly Dee Williams
Relation WithWayne Shorter (divorced)
No Of Children2


    Body and Relation Status of Teruko Nakagami

    What is Teruko Nakagami marital status ?Married
    How many children does Teruko Nakagami have ?2
    Who is Teruko Nakagami married with?Billy Dee Williams
    Who is Teruko Nakagami in Relation with?Wayne Shorter (divorced)

    Most of us surely know actor and novelist Billy Dee Williams from the Star Wars franchise. But what about his third wife Teruko Nakagami.

    Who is she and what does she do? Find out more about Nakagami with us.

    How Old Is Teruko As Of 2021?

    Teruko Nakagami is 75 years old as of 2021. She holds dual nationality (American-Japanese) and has Asian ethnic descent. 

    She grew up alongside her twin sister in a Japanese-American internment camp in California. 

    Apart from this, information regarding her family and education is not known. 

    Whereas Billy Dee Williams was born on 6th April 1937 in New York City, the U.S. to Loretta Anne and William December Williams, Sr. He is an American as per his nationality and has Afro-American ethnic descent. 

    When Did Teruko & Billy Get Married?

    Williams and Nakagami got married on 27th December 1972. Together they share a daughter named Hanako Williams born in 1973. Hanako is married and currently works as a manager in an art gallery in Los Angeles. 

    Teruko and Billy with daughter Hanako, Miyako, and son CoreyImage Source: Twitter @Mulboyne
    Teruko and Billy with daughter Hanako, Miyako, and son Corey

    Image Source: Twitter @Mulboyne

    Teruko also has a daughter named Miyako from her marriage with musician Wayne Shorter. 

    Billy filed for the divorce from Nakagami in 1993, but the couple reconciled and were living together by 1997. 

    Williams was previously married to his first wife Audrey Sellers (1959-1963) and his second wife Marlene Clark (1968- 1971) in Hawaii. 

    How Rich Is She?

    Despite her marriage with actor Billy, Teruko maintains a private life. She rarely speaks about her professional life in public. 

    On the other hand, Williams has a net worth of $9 million as of 2021. He earns his million-dollar fortune from his successful acting career. 

    Williams' Short Career Highlight

    Billy first appeared on Broadway in The Firebrand of Florence in 1945.

    He then played in A Taste of Honey, I Have a Dream, and Fences

    Likewise, he made his film debut opposite Paul Muni in the 1959 film The Last Angry Man

    He made his career breakthrough as Lando Calrissian in the 1980 epic space opera film The Empire Strikes Back alongside Mark Hamil, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher

    Billy as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise Image Source: Washington Times
    Billy as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise 

    Image Source: Washington Times

    He later voiced the character in the 2002 video game Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, The Lego Movie, and The Lego Batman Movie. 

    In 2019, he starred alongside Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, and John Boyega in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The film was made under the budget of $275 million and grossed over $1.074 billion in the box office. 

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