Gackt Bio

Who is Gackt

Gackt Camui better known by his stage name Gackt, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He is known among the Final Fantasy community for his songs "Redemption" and "Longing", which are the theme songs of Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII-.

Early Life (Childhood)

Gackt was born on July 4, 1973, the second of three children in a Ryukyuan family in Okinawa, Japan. His father was a music teacher, who primarily played the trumpet, and his mother was also a teacher. Gackt's musical education began at age three, when his parents initiated his classical piano education.

Interesting Facts

Gackt worked as a runway model for favorite designer Yoshiyuki Konishi. He wrote and acted in the film "Moon Child" in 2003. He became the first Japanese artist to release his music catalog on iTunes in October 2007.

Personal Life

GACKT was once married to a Korean woman, but due to some crazy rabid fangirls, they divorced. He has stated that he would not like to get married again.


Gackt has won Hawards, including Best Asian Rock Artist at the Music Video Festival.