Nadech Kugimiya is one of the top actors, singers and models in Thailand. He was born on December 17, 1991 in Khon Kaen Province. Although his biological father is an Austrian and biological mother is a Thai, he grew up under the care of a Japanese and Thai couple. Hence, his family name is Japanese.
Nadech Kugimiya started his entertainment career as a model at the age of 17. Two years later, he made his first TV appearance in the drama Ngao Rak Luang Jai. This was followed by another TV project, Duang Jai Akkanee, where he was paired with his future girlfriend Urassaya Sperbund. The following year, the actor from Isan cemented his reputation as a bankable star with his sterling performance as Saichon in the TV drama Game Rai Game Rak. Again, he acted opposited Urassaya.
Now 27 years old and after his appearance in 14 TV programs, 6 movies, and several albums and concerts, Nadech has come a long way from his humble beginnings. He has become a favorite endorser of famous brands including Shopee, OPPO, 7-Eleven, Air Asia, Daikin, and True Move. In recognition of his superior talent in acting and singing, many award-giving councils has granted him trophies as Male Rising Actor (five times), Most Popular Male Star, Boy of the Year, Handsome Guy, Cool Guy of the Year, Top Musician, and Best Actor (more than 25 times). With his many projects as actor, singer, and endorser, he has consistently ranked among the highest paid actors in Thailand.
Nadech studied at Rangsit University with a degree of Communication Arts, major in Film and Video.
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