Tamlyn Tomita is a Japanese actress and singer who gained recognition for her role as Kumiko in The Karate Kid Part II. Also, she worked Janet Tokada in the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. She was seen in the famous American television series ‘24’ as well as in the musical TV series Glee.
Tamlin Tomita was born Tamlyn Naomi Tomita on January 27, 1966, in Okinawa, Japan under birth sign of Aquarius. She holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group. She is the daughter of Shiro Tomita and Asako Tomita.
Regarding her education, Merchant attended Granada Hills High School in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles. After high school, she enrolled at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where she majored in history.
The 53-year-old, Tamlyn is not married yet and has no children. She has kept her personal life very secret and seems much focused on her career. And, therefore is nothing that might hint something about her relationship status.
She might be married and living a happy life with her husband. But, as she has not mentioned anything about it publicly, the fact still remains behind the curtains.
Talking about her past affairs, well, she dated Greg Watanabe, an American actor. They had a romantic relationship in their early days, however, later, they separated due to some personal reasons.
Perhaps, they did not have much interest in getting married and enjoying a relationship as husband and wife.
She has posted several photos with the unnamed man with both of them sporting wedding bands, but there are no details regarding the guy.
The talented actress has a net worth of $3 million. She earns a huge sum of money from her career. She worked in several TV series, with the main role in the 1986 TV films, The Karate Kid Part II and has also worked in several series.
In the late 1980s, she worked on television included a recurring role in the TV series ‘Santa Barbara’. The show was a good success and won several Emmy Awards in different categories.
Also, she has appeared in many TV films, like ‘To Heal a Nation’ (1988), ‘Babylon 5: The Gathering’ (1993) ‘Walking Shadow’ (2001), and ‘Jane Doe: Now You See It: Now You Don’t’ (2005).
In addition, she appeared in the series ‘The Good Doctor,’ wherein she plays the vice president of the hospital where the story takes place.