Uehara Takako was born on January 14, 1983 in Okinawa, Japan. Her is a member of J-Pop group SPEED. When they split in March of 2000, she pursued a solo career on the Avex label. She has released two studio albums, ten singles, and one compilation album to date. Takako also does acting and has been seen as the model for the Proudia line of Shiseido makeup.
In 2007, Takako started an official voice and audio blog, with text entries as well, which she updates frequently. In 2008, Takako Uehara will be in the musical comedy "The Wedding Singer" starting February 6th, 2008 to February 20th, 2008.