Hikaru Yaotome is a Japanese singer and songwriter as well as member of Hey! Say! JUMP. He is under the management of Johnny & Associates. He was born in Miyagi and lives in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area.
On December 1, 2002, he entered Johnny & Associates as a trainee. Later, he was put in Ya-Ya-yah group and become the second lead singer behind Kota Yabu. In 2006 he was named as part of the "Kitty" section of the temporary unit Kitty GYM. On September 21, 2007, he began performing as a member of Hey! Say! JUMP. In 2009, he graduated from Horikoshi High School along with actress Saki Fukuda.
He can juggle and play the bass guitar which is displayed in his band's concerts. He strongly admires Flea, the bassist of Red Hot Chili Peppers. He even showed talents in composing and writing lyrics on Hey! Say! JUMP's first studio album Jump No. 1. He is currently quite interested in Western music such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nsync.
3nen BGumi Kinpachi Sensei 7th Series (October 2004 - March 2005) as Maruyama Shu
3nen BGumi Kinpachi Sensei 7th Series Ma no Saishuukai Special (December 30, 2005) as Maruyama Shu
Orthros no Inu (TBS 2009) as Kumakiri Masaru
3nen BGumi Kinpachi Sensei Final as Maruyama Shu (March 2011)
Ikemen Desu ne (TBS July 2011) as Hongo Yuuki