Hisaye Yamamoto Wiki, Bio, Death, Height, Weight, Age & More

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Hisaye Yamamoto who was born on August 23, 1921, in Redondo Beach, California was a famous American author known for her short story collection Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories which was first published in 1988. From a very young age, she got interested in reading and writing and decided to make her career out of it. In this article, we will tell you about Hisaye Yamamoto Wiki, Bio, Death, Height, Weight, Age & More.

After World War 2, she moved to California with her family where she started working for the Los Angeles Tribune a weekly newspaper, intended for African American audiences. She was a columnist, editor, and field reporter there. Since a stroke in 2010, her health was not good and in 2011, she died in her sleep at her home in northeast Los Angeles at the age of 89 years old. We were able to collect all the possible information about her which you can read below. Check out the Hisaye Yamamoto Wiki, Bio, Death, Height, Weight, Age & More.

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Hisaye Yamamoto Wiki

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Full NameHisaye Yamamoto
Nick NameHisaye
Date of BirthAugust 23, 1921
Date of DeathJanuary 30, 2011 (Wikipedia)
Age90 years [At The Time of Her Death]
Birth PlaceRedondo Beach, California
Zodiac SignGemini
ProfessionAmerican Author

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Currently, we don’t have any information about her family but we will update this section when we will get some information.


Boyfriend, Affairs, and Marriage

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She was married to Anthony DeSoto and has 5 kids with him. However, her husband died in 2003 and she lived in poor health till her death in northeast Los Angeles.

Marital StatusMarried
HusbandAnthony DeSoto (Died in 2003)
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Currently, we don’t have any information about her highest qualifications but we will update this section when we will get some information.

SchoolUnion High School
College/UniversityCompton College
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Residence AddressNortheast Los Angeles (Death Time)
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Hisaye Yamamoto Net Worth

Currently, we don’t have any information about her net worth at the time of her death.

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Lesser Known Facts About Hisaye Yamamoto

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  • Did Hisaye Yamamoto smoke? Not Known
  • Did Hisaye Yamamoto drink alcohol? Not Known
  • For her works, she had also received many awards like 2010: Asian American Writers Workshop’s Lifetime Achievement Award, 1988: Association for Asian American Studies’s Award for Literature for Seventeen Syllables, and many more.
  • In 2021, Google celebrated her with a Google Doodle.
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Who was Hisaye Yamamoto?

Hisaye Yamamoto was an American author.

When did Hisaye Yamamoto die?

She died on January 30, 2011, at the age of 90 years old.

Was she married?

Yes, she was married to Anthony DeSoto who died in 2003.

Did she have any kids?

According to Wikipedia, she had 5 kids with her husband.

What was her net worth?

Not Known

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