Youko Martinez is a half Guatemalan, half Japanese actress, singer and model set in New York City.
Her artistic career began in Guatemala City with her coach and Juilliard alumni, Angelica Rosa with who Youko developed her acting, musical and modeling technique. After two years of training, she competed in the World Championships of Performing Arts in 2015 against contestants from 68 countries, where she was one of three acting finalists. Shortly after, Youko packed her bags and moved to the big apple to pursue her artistic dreams. In May 2018, she graduated from the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts earning an associates degree in film and television performance.
As of today, Youko has been the lead role of multiple critically acclaimed productions and has received international recognition for her work.