Currently, holds the top three spots for most watched Japanese TV drama of all time, with "Hero", "Beautiful Life" and "Good Luck!" ranked respectively. Each of these three dramas scored a viewership rating of over 30% for its pilot. In addition, he also made Japanese TV drama history, when all 11 episodes of "Hero" received over 30% of viewership.
In November 1999, he became the first Asian star to become a spokesperson for Levis Jeans Company
Became the first male star to advertise lipsticks for the Kanebo Testimo II range, in February 1996. The brand's sales figures nearly tripled within a single month, since the launch of the campaign.
Has 2 daughters with ex-singing sensation, Kudo Shizuka, named Kokomi and Mitsuki Kimura.
Joined Johnny's Office in November 1987 as a Johnny Junior. Consequently chosen to become a member of new group SMAP in April 1988.
One of the most charismatic members of the pop group Smap, he retains favorite status among teen girls and young women even though he is married. (The youth culture in Japan is such that unattached idols are believed to 'belong' to everyone; once the person is married, or 'taken,' their popularity frequently dwindles.)
Takuya is close friend with Model and Actress Jessica Claudine Auger also know as Zoe Aggeliki.
Start starring in the movie Bushi no ichibun directed by Yamada Youji now in Japan after 11 years late showed in his last movie. [January 2006]