Steve Aoki

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Aoki in 2012, photo by

Birth Name: Steven Hiroyuki Aoki (スティーヴン・ヒロユキ・アオキ)

Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 30, 1977

Ethnicity: Japanese

Steve Aoki is an American DJ, record producer, music programmer, and record executive. He is the son of Japanese-American parents, Chizuru Kobayashi and Hiroaki “Rocky” Aoki, a wrestler and restaurateur, who was born in Tokyo. His father founded the Benihana chain. Steve was raised in Newport Beach, California.

He is a half-brother of model and actress Devon Aoki.

Steve’s paternal grandfather was named Yunosuke Aoki.

Steve’s paternal grandmother was named Katsu Aoki.

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Very Japanese looking. Unlikely you see other East Asians with a beard like this.

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