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Keiko Agena Age, Net worth, Husband, Biography, Height & More

Keiko Agena Age, Net worth, Husband, Biography, Height & More

Last updated on: February 10, 2023

Keiko Agena is a well-known American actress who was born on October 3, 1973. She is best recognized for her role as Lane Kim in the television series Gilmore Girls and as NYPD medical examiner Dr. Edrisa Tanaka in the television series Prodigal Son on FOX (2019–2021).

Early Life

Keiko Agena was born on October 3, 1973, in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Her father, Keiko Agena, was a Japanese immigrant who had settled in the United States with his wife. Keiko Agena’s mother was American-born. Keiko’s formative years were spent in Honolulu, where she also started her formal education.

Her father was a self-taught artist and painter in his spare time. Keiko gained an appreciation for the arts as a result of this. Her lifelong appreciation for the visual arts eventually led to the development of enthusiasm for the performing arts. When she was only 10 years old, she started performing in plays put on by the school.

As soon as she let her parents know how much she enjoyed acting, they started encouraging her in all of her endeavors to pursue a career in the field. She was also influenced by her grandmother, who provided transportation for Keiko to her various performances and rehearsals. Her self-assurance was boosted as a result of her upbringing in a family that was so accepting and nurturing. Acting went from being a simple pastime for her to become her one and only passion very quickly.

She continued her education at “Whitman College” in Walla Walla, Washington, after she received her diploma from high school. She spent one year there concentrating on her theatre studies. She moved to Los Angeles when she was in her late teens and immediately started trying out for roles in films and television shows. She waited until she was 20 years old before she made her first appearance on screen.



Agena’s first major acting role came in 1995 when she was cast as the recurring character Dawn in the television series “Sister, Sister.” She went on to appear in several other popular TV shows of the era, including “ER,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” and “Felicity.” Agena also had small roles in films such as “Hundred Percent” and “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.”

Agena was selected to play the role of Lane Kim in the television series “Gilmore Girls” in the year 2000. The television show, which chronicled the day-to-day activities of a mother and daughter living in a sleepy Connecticut town, was a smashing success and aired for a total of seven seasons. The performance that Agena gave as Lane, the daughter of Rory’s best friend, garnered both critical acclaim and a dedicated following of fans.

Agena kept working as an actor in both television and movies after “Gilmore Girls” ended in 2007. She appeared in the movies “The Ugly Life of a Beautiful Girl” and “Lil Tokyo Reporter,” as well as the television shows “Private Practice” and “Castle.” Agena appeared frequently in the popular Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” in 2017.


Agena is an accomplished writer in addition to being a gifted actress. She has contributed essays and short stories to numerous collections and publications, including magazines and anthologies. 2017 saw the publication of Agena’s debut book, “No Mistakes: A Perfect Workbook for Imperfect Artists,” which was written as a how-to guide for artists.


Agena’s career has included both film and stage work. She made her L.A. stage debut in the 2008 production of “Art” at the Pasadena Playhouse. In 2013, she was also a part of the Los Angeles cast of “The Power of Duff.”

Recent Works

Agena has continued her career as an actress in recent years, appearing in both television and film projects. In 2019, she appeared in multiple episodes of the television series “Better Call Saul.” In addition, she had a role in the movie “The First,” which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

Awards and Achievements

Agena has been honored multiple times throughout her career for the talents she possesses and the contributions she has made to the entertainment industry. She was awarded the Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble in a Television Series for her work on “Gilmore Girls” in the year 2001. She was considered for an NAACP Image Award for the role that she played in the show “Shameless” in the year 2015.


Agena has also participated in a number of political and social causes. She has backed groups that support racial and social justice, education, and the arts. She has also supported the arts and sits on the board of directors of East West Players, a Los Angeles theatre company that supports Asian-American performers and artists.

Know Keiko Agena career debut, husband, age, height, awards, favorite things, body measurements, affairs or boyfriend or dating history, net worth, car collections, address, date of birth, school, residence, religion, father, mother, children, and much more. 


Full Name

Christine Keiko Agena







Film – Hundred Percent (1998)

TV Show – Renegade (1993)

Best Known for

The TV Show, Gilmore Girls, where she played Lane Kim for Seven Seasons and reprised the role in 2016.


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Personal life

Date of Birth

October 3, 1973

Keiko Agena Age

As of 2023, she is 49 years old.

How old was Keiko Agena in season 1 of Gilmore Girls?

In the first season, Keiko Agena (Lane Kim) 26 years old, played the role of a 15-year-old girl.

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Birth Place

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America


Los Angeles, California, United States of America

School / College / University

Whitman College



Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Japanese)

Food Habits



Not known.



Physical Stats & More


  • In feet – 5′ 1″
  • In Centimeters – 155 cm
  • In meters – 1.55 m


  • In kilograms – 52 kg
  • In Pounds – 114.5 lbs

Body Measurements

33 – 34 – 34 inches

Shoe size

5.5 (US)

Dress size

4 (US)

Bra size


Eye color

Dark Brown

Hair Color



Keiko Agena Husband

Shin Kawasaki (2005–Present)

Keiko Agena with husband Shin Kawasaki


Her father’s name is not known


Claire Agena


She has 3 Younger Sisters





Keiko Agena with her Grandmother

Relationship & More

Marital Status

Married to Shin Kawasaki

Marriage Date

December 19, 2005

Affairs or dating history

Shin Kawasaki (2005–Present)

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Favorite Things


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Money Factor

Keiko Agena Net Worth

$400 thousand

As of 2023, Keiko Agena’s net worth is estimated at around $400 thousand.

Source of Income – Acting

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