加護亜依 (Kago Ai) is a Japanese pop singer, actress, author and former Guinness Book of World Records holder for the hula hoop. At the age of 12, Kago was one of the four winners of the Morning Musume. 3rd Tsuika Audition held by UP-FRONT AGENCY in 2000, which led to her admission into the popular girl group Morning Musume. as a 4th generation member. In the same year, she became a founding member of Minimoni.. In 2004, she graduated from both the groups and formed W with Tsuji Nozomi. After a series of scandals, she was dropped by her agency. Kago is currently working towards rebuilding her career, but is still followed by scandal. In 2014, she formed a group called Girls Beat!! which she graduated from on February 29, 2016.
Place of Birth:Yamatotakada, Nara, Japan
Also Known As:Kago Ai (加護亜依), Kago Ai, 加護亜依, Aibon, あいぼん, Kago-chan, 加護ちゃん, Aipi, Ai-chan