Rachael Yamagata

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Arlington, Virginia, USA
Husky-voiced singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist Rachael Yamagata was born on September 23, 1977 in Arlington, Virginia. Her father is a Japanese-American attorney and Harvard graduate who works in Washington, D.C. while her mother is a German-Italian artist and painter based in New York City. Rachael has a twin brother named Benji. Her half brother Josh Ruben is an actor and director. Yamagata's parents divorced when she was two years old. She graduated from the Holton-Arms School for Girls in Bethesda, Maryland. Rachael attended both Vassar and Northwestern University. Read more...