Tamlyn Tomita

Tamlyn Tomita is known as a Japanese-American actress and singer. She is most famous for her role in The Karate Kid Part II.

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Background and Age

Tamlyn Naomi Tomita was born on January 27, 1966 in Okinawa, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. She was born to guardians Shiro Tomita and Asako Tomita. Her mom has Filipino roots making. Her father Shiro was a cop who before joining the Los Angeles Police Department, worked as an assistant at Manzanar, California, during part of World War II. As a sergeant in the LAPD, Shiro started the first Asian Task Force in 1977. He lost his life to cancer in 1990.

Tamlyn went to Granada Hills High School in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles. After high school, she enrolled at the University of California Los Angeles where she studied history.

Career and Net Worth

As a college student, the lovely Tamlyn built up passion and energy for modeling. She started her career by going into beauty contests. She was delegated Queen at the 1984 Nisei Week Pageant held in Los Angeles. In 1985, Tamlyn was delegated Queen at the Miss Nikkei International. It was her first beauty event triumph at the 1984 Nisei Week Pageant that made her ready and confident for her acting career. As part of her triumphant prize, Tamlyn got the opportunity to make a trip to Hawaii where she was chosen by director John G. Avildsen to star in the sequel to 1984's The Karate Kid.

In 1993, she appeared in the film called Come See the Paradise which featured a huge cast. She additionally had a role in 1995's a comedy film called Four Rooms which likewise featured Madonna and Antonio Banderas. Tamlyn's acting career kept on being dynamic as she gained more experience. In 2008, she showed up in Shonda Rhimes' TV series Private Practice. In 2012, she had a role in the gymnastic drama Make It or Break It. A portion of her latest movies includes The Good Neighbor and Berlin Station.

In September 2019, the third season of the Good Doctor made its debut. In the medical drama, Tomita plays a character named Allegra Aoki.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Tamlyn was rumored to be in a relationship with Gray Wantabe in 2006. Bits of gossip about their relationship started to twirl after they were grouped up in the 2006 film "Only the Brave". Since then, news about her romantic life have been limited. She has done a good job of keeping her personal life away from the media. She has posted a decent number of photographs on her Instagram with an anonymous man with both of them wearing wedding rings.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 27 Jan, 1966
Age: 54 yrs
Occupations: Television actor
Film actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands
Education: University of California, Los Angeles
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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