11 April 2008

Leah Dizon

Leah Dizon (リア・ディゾン, born on September 24, 1986) is a model, singer, actress, and TV personality in Japan. Her ethnicities include Chinese, Filipino and French. In 2006, she moved to Tokyo, Japan after being accepted by a Japanese talent agency for her modeling. Soon after, she began her music career releasing Japanese-language songs.
She was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her parents were casino dealers. Her father was a business man in one of the largest cities in California. She has two older brothers, an older sister, and two younger brothers. She says she grew up listening to Rock and R&B music. She took dance lessons and was in her high school theater. Dizon dreamed of pursuing a career as a singer.

After graduating from high school, Dizon decided to pose for the cover features of various import car magazines. This gained her much attention and a fanbase overseas, predominantly in East Asia. One year after her pictures were posted up on the internet, she already had 2,000,000 hits from search engines.

Following the advice of her fans, Dizon sent a demo tape with model photographs of herself to a talent agency in Japan and in April of 2006, after being accepted, she immediately moved to Tokyo. In October 2006, she released her first photobook titled Petite Amie (Girlfriend in French), which was ranked as the third best selling photobook of that year.

On February 14, 2007, she released her first physical single, Softly under the Victor Entertainment label. It peaked at number #7 in the Oricon Weekly Chart. On the same day, she also released her second photobook titled Hello! Leah.

On May 30, 2007, Dizon released her second single Koi Shiyō (恋しよう♪), which also peaked at #7 on the Oricon Weekly Chart. The title track is described as a 'grooving, up-tempo dance song'. The title track, Koi Shiyō is being used in a Lotte TV ad while Could you be that one? is being used in a PlayStation 3 Ninja Gaiden Sigma TV ad, with Dizon starring in both commercials.
Her third single entitled L・O・V・E U was released on August 8, 2007. Leah released her debut album "Destiny Line" on September 12, 2007. The CD+DVD Edition contains 14 tracks, 10 of which were penned by Leah herself the single PVs as well as a special album PV "Again and Again". Leah Dizon's third photobook titled Heaven, was released October 5, 2007. It includes a DVD.

Dizon released her fourth single entitled "Love Paradox" on March 26, 2008. The Title track is an American like Urban song, and the B-side "Under the same sky" is a mid-tempo ballad. The same day, she also released her fourth photobook, "Pure Leah."

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bluecrystaldude said...

wow.. I have to cursor up and down twice to restore my vision to his normal state. lol. Anyway, I love her pictures for D&G that you showed here..

WoW said...

oh....she really has attracted your attention, hasn't she? hehe thx anyway for dropping by.

bluedreamer27 said...

oh the first time i saw the name i knew it shes as filipina hehe
gheeeh i havent heard of her here in Phil. but if she would visit here in our country oh my i have to see her hehe

Anonymous said...

hot babe, too bad she got knocked up and married now

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