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Shinzo Abe Wife: Is Shinzo Abe Married?

 Is Shinzo Abe Married?

Akie Abe is a Japanese radio DJ who was born on 10 June 1962. She is married to Shinzo Abe, a politician who has served as Prime Minister of Japan twice, the first time from 2006 to 2007 and the second time from 2012 to 2020.



Her father served in a previous presidency at Morinaga & Co., which is currently one of the major confectionery firms in Japan.

Akie Abe



Beginning in March 2011, she attended Rikkyo University in order to earn her master’s degree in Social Design Studies.

She was pictured while supporting the resurgence of cannabis culture in Japan by standing in the middle of a field of cannabis plants.


In order to demonstrate her support for LGBT rights, she participated in a homosexual pride march in Tokyo in 2014. The Moritomo Gakuen scandal brought to light the complicated role of the prime minister’s wife in Japan.

Although Akie Abe was not considered to be a civil servant herself, she was supported by a staff of five civil servants who were seconded from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, implying that her role carries public duties.

The scandal was brought to light by the fact that Akie Abe was supported by a staff of five civil servants.  Abe was the first spouse of a Japanese prime minister to actively use social media and was particularly personally active on Facebook and Instagram.



However, in the wake of the Moritomo Gakuen scandal, she dramatically reduced her social media activities and changed the style of her posts. Abe was the first spouse of a Japanese prime minister to actively use social media.

 

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