Yumiko Fukushima is a former TBS TV announcer and sports reporter in Japan. She earned popularity as the wife of a professional baseball player, Ichiro Suzuki. The couple was married in December 1999; they do not share any children.
Yumiko Fukushima was born on December 10, 1965, in Matsue, Japan. She graduated from Keio University. However, before marrying the baseball star, she was actually a TV reporter for TBS TV.
Regarding her education, she is graduated from Keio University.
Yumiko Fukushima has maintained her personal life low profile, however, she has been married for more than 18 years now. She is married to Ichiro Suzuki on December 3, 1999, in a small church in Santa Monica, California. Her husband Ichiro Suzuki is a Japanese professional baseball outfielder.
Similarly, his fans highly appreciate his playing skills and have named Micheal Jordan of baseball in Japan. The couple moved to the United States in 2001.
In fact, Yumiko is the biggest supporter and cheerleader of her husband. Moreover, the loving couple does not have any kids of their own; they have a pet dog, Ikkyu, which is the combination of Ichi of “Ichiro” and Yumi of “Yumiko”, which can be vocalized “kyu” as well.
Yumiko Fukushima started her career as a sports reporter and TV announcer. Likewise, she left her job after getting married and started to live in America. Although her individual net worth is unknown she has shared the net worth of $180 million with her husband. Her husband reportedly earned $170 million in salaries during his MLB career.
Fukushima is a social active woman. Similarly, her husband is active on social works and donated $1.25 million to the Japanese Red Cross for earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.
The couple is living a lavish lifestyle in $1.75 million mansions which are located in Bellevue, Washington, United States. Her husband also makes $4 million per annum from ads in the home country.