Rumi Fukatsu Biography

( 1986 - )
September 27, 2019
First published on:September 27, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Rumi Fukatsu

Date of Birth: 1986, June 24
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: Japan
Birth Name Rumi Fukatsu
Birth Place Kanagawa Prefecture, Kantō region, Japan
Famous Name Rumi Fukatsu
Horoscope Cancer
Net Worth $0.5 Million
Nationality Japanese
Ethnicity South Asian
Profession Blogger
Currently Married Yes
Married to Yusei Kikuchi
Children 1

Rumi Fukatsu is a former free announcer from Kanagawa Prefecture who is widely recognized as the wife of Seattle Mariners' baseball pitcher Yusei Kikuchi. The duo tied the knot in 2016 and are since living a blissful married life. 

Born on June 24, 1986, Rumi is currently 27 years old. Further, her star sign is Cancer. As per nationality, she is Japanese and belongs to the South Asian ethnicity.

Wife to Yusei Kikuchi

MLB player Yusei Kikuchi started to notice Freelance reporter Rumi Fukatsu in the fall of 2013.  It was love at first sight for Kikuchi. He tried to set up a meeting through mutual friends but was constantly turned down for two years because she wanted to maintain a professional relationship with athletes.

In November 2015, Kikuchi finally managed to arrange a casual dinner get-together that included a mutual friend in Tokorozawa City, Saitama Prefecture. There he approached her and said, “I want to support each other and build a bright and fun family.

Yusei Kikuchi and Rumi Fukatsu on their wedding SOURCE: LINE BLOG

Later Rumi also started developing feelings for Kikuchi and eventually started dating since December of 2015.  However, the player was in a hurry, so he ended up proposing her just before the start of the season in March 2016.

The duo filed marriage registration on the occasion of Fukatsu's birthday: 24th June and started a newlywed life in Tokyo. The two-year one-sided love was triumphant, and he said, “I can make meals and teach English.

Blessed With A Child

On 27th January 2019, Rumi announced she is expecting a first child with her husband. The news was disclosed through the blog where she wrote:

I have entered a stable period and my body has gradually calmed down. After talking with my physician and my husband, I am planning to give birth in Seattle.

Rumi Fukatsu SOURCE: LINE BLOG

In July, the couple welcomed their baby. However, they are yet to reveal the image as well as pictures of their baby. 

Her Husband Is Seattle Mariners' Star

A native of Morioka, Iwate, Yusei Kikuchi is a professional baseball pitcher currently signed to Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB) playing alongside Marco Gonzales and Tommy Milone.

Yusei Kikuchi SOURCE: ESPN.com

Before entering in MLB, the twenty-eight years old hunk played for the Saitama Seibu Lions of Nippon Professional Baseball's Pacific League.

Net Worth: $0.5 Million

A former announcer, Rumi Fukatsu has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million as of 2019. Previously, she served eight years long in journalism field retiring in 2017. She has worked for OHK, TBS Newsbird, NHK BS1 “World Sports MLB,” and “World Sports SOCCER.” 

According to the source, the average salary for announcer is ¥5.99 million ($55,504) per annum. 

Currently into blogging, she earns a decent sum from the profession. As reported, a new starter makes $500$2,000 per month while average makes over $32,500 per year, and full-time bloggers earn over $200,000 per annum.

On the other hand, her husband has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Currently, he is under a lucrative  $43 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, which spans three years and includes a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $43,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,333,333. In 2019, his salary is reported $8,000,000 and with a signing bonus of $6,000,000, while carrying a total pay of $9,500,000.

Education

Born and raised in Kanagawa Prefecture, Kanto region, Japan, Rumi enrolled at Ferris Jogakuin University, where she was a reader model for the Ray magazine, and won the Grand Prix at the Miss Tokyo Walker Reader Model Contest. Additionally, she was a caster for IBM Server Navigator and “Evening Fuji TV” co-produced by Moba HO!.


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