Meet Sunao Adelstein: Jake Adelstein Wife, Family And Children

Who Is Sunao Adelstein? Jake Adelstein Wife, Family And Children

Jake Adelstein is a journalist, crime writer, and blogger from the United States who has spent the majority of his career in Japan.

His first book is Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Japanese Police Beat. Many people have questioned the credibility of the stories presented in the memoir.


Who Is Sunao Adelstein? Jake Adelstein Wife

Sunao Adelstein is the wife of Jake Adelstein, who is a journalist.

Adelstein was born in Missouri and came to Japan at the age of 19 to attend Sophia University and study Japanese literature.



He joined the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper in 1993 as the first non-Japanese staff writer and stayed for 12 years.

Jake Adelstein Family And Children

Jake Adelstein hasn’t shared any information about his family details on the internet. His children’s details are yet to be revealed on the internet publicly.

Following his departure from the Yomiuri, Adelstein released an expose detailing how an alleged crime leader, Tadamasa Goto, forged a deal with the FBI.



He was granted entry to the United States in order to get a liver transplant at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Adelstein accused Goto of threatening to murder him over the story in his memoir, Tokyo Vice, released in 2009, about his stint as a reporter in Japan.

Jake Adelstein Wikipedia And Biography

Wikipedia has featured Jake Adelstein on its official page.

Adelstein went on to work for the Daily Beast, Vice News, The Japan Times, and other media after working as a reporter for a US Department of State investigation into human trafficking in Japan.

Jake serves on the board of the Lighthouse: Center for Human Trafficking Victims as an advisor.



Adelstein sued National Geographic Television, which had recruited him to help film a documentary about the yakuza, on April 19, 2011, citing ethical issues with their activities in Japan.

The journalist dropped the complaint a month later after reaching an agreement.

Meet Jake Adelstein On Instagram

Jake Adelstein is active on Instagram under the username @tokyovice, where he has posted 4,298 posts.

He has gained 5,579 followers and has been following 909 people on Instagram so far.

The journalist is also active on Twitter under the username @jakeadelstein, which he joined in November 2009.

Adelstein has gained 33.6k followers and has posted 4,576 tweets on Twitter to date.

His wife, Sunao Adelstein, is also active on Twitter under the username @JumipngSunao, which she joined in January 2011.

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