Friedia Niimura

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Friedia Niimura
Born Friedia Monnamur Niimura
(1980-02-19) February 19, 1980 (age 37)
Munich, Germany
Other names Rin Kozue
Occupation Model, actress
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Relatives Joshua (brother, deceased)

Friedia Monnamur Niimura is a Japanese model and occasional actress.


She was born February 19, 1980 in Stuttgart, Germany.

She lived in the USA until she was 13, then moved to Japan for approximately 10 years, where in the mid-1990s she started using the stage name Rin Kozue (こずえ 鈴 Kozue Rin?) and performed as a model on several late shows on TV.[1]

Her brother, Joshua, was a model, married to Japanese singer and actress Anna Tsuchiya, but he died of heart failure in Tokyo at the age of 25 on May 20, 2008.[2]

In 2005, Kozue moved to California with American musician Benji Madden of the band Good Charlotte.[1] In 2006, Niimura admitted that they had broken up.[3]

In 2010, Niimura married writer/director Sunny Peabody, who Introduced her to YouTube. Her Style is Beauty, Fashion and DIY. In December 24, 2015, the two had their first child, a son named Everest Snow Peabody.


  1. ^ a b こずえ鈴 米人気ロッカーと同棲発覚 [Rin Kozue living with popular American rocker]. Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). Japan: Sports Nippon Newspapers. September 3, 2005. Retrieved January 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "土屋アンナの元夫・JOSHUAさん、死因は心不全" [Anna Tsuchiya's ex-husband Joshua dies of heart failure]. Oricon Style (in Japanese). Japan: Oricon Inc. May 26, 2008. Retrieved January 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ 元こずえ鈴、破局認めた…「スーパーマン」日本プレミアで [Former Rin Kozue admits to breakup at Japanese premiere of "Superman"]. Sports Hochi (in Japanese). Japan: The Hochi Shimbun. August 3, 2006. Archived from the original on February 25, 2009. Retrieved January 19, 2013. 

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