Masako, Kōtaishi Naruhito Shinnōhi Masako
Being the wife of Naruhito,Crown Prince of Japan, She becomes the member of the Imperial House of Japan.
Birthday: December 9, 196
Original name: Masako Owada (小和田雅子 Owada Masako)
Her husband: Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan, son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko
Tag: empress consort. Heir, ascends the throne, Early life and education, Employment, Courtship and Marriage, Family, Children, Succession, Setsuko and Reiko,
Sisters: Yumiko Egashira and Hisashi Owada
Crown Princess of Japan (Masako Owada) was a senior diplomat and former president of the International Court of Justice. She is capable of speaking five languages, including French and German.
Masako lived in Moscow when she was two where she attended Detskiysad (kindergarten in Russian) and she moved to New York At the age of 5. She returned to Japan in 1971. She entered Futaba Gakuen, a private Roman Catholic girls’ school in Denenchofu, Tokyo. Btw, Masako’s mother and maternal grandmother also graduated from here as well. She learned to play piano and tennis, joined a handicrafts club and became a veterinarian. During school days, Masako revived Futaba’s softball team, serving as the third baseman and after three years bringing her team to the district championships.
It is said that Masako met Naruhito the Crown Prince of Japan the first during in November 1986, when she pursued her studies at the University of Tokyo. It is alleged that they meet several times over the next few weeks, which arouse the Japanese press ‘s attention. Hence, she was rumored to be one of the possible royal brides. Her maternal grandfather, Yutaka Egashira, was working for the Industrial Bank of Japan.masakoshejapanherwasowadanaruhitocrown