Tao Okamoto was born May 22, 1987 in Tokyo, Japan. Okamoto signed with Elite Models in 2006, debuting that same year for Emanuel Ungaro and Martian Grant’s spring shows in Paris in October. November 2006 she appeard in an editoal for Jalouse.
In 2007 Okamoto was featured in the Dolce and Gabbana spring lookbook. She has walked for designers such as Julien Macdoanld, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs, Akris, and Zac Posen.
Tao Okamoto has also appeared in magazines such as Teen Vouge, Chinese Vouge, Japanese Vouge, Harper’s Bazaar, Dazed and Confused, i-D, Allure, and French Vogue. In 2009 Okamoto was named the face of Ralph Lauren, and the face of Zac Posen in 2010.
It is reported that she left Supreme Management and signed with Ford Models in 2010. Okamoto currently lives in New York, NY.