Being an actress and former fashion model from Tokyo, Japan, Rie Miyazawa rose to popularity in 1991 when her Fine art nude photography book, Santa Fe, was published. In acting career, she also gained success with various nominations and awards, typically the Best Actress Award at the 23rd Moscow International Film Festival (2001) for her role as a Chinese Kunqu performer in the Hong Kong film Peony Pavilion.
She made her debut in an advertisement for Kit Kat when she was 11. Since then, she appeared in a number of films, television shows, commercials, stage appearances and photo books.
She has a daughter born on May 20, 2009.