On November 11, 2007, she married Yu Darvish. The two chose the 11/11 date, because 11 was husband Yu’s number. They had their formal wedding in Hawaii in January 2008. They have two sons, but were divorced in 2012.
In 2010, a late push from Japanese voters gave Saeko Darvish (she was number 5) the title of Baseball’s Hottest Wife for 2010.
Saeko was born on November 16, 1986 in Miyazaki, Miyazaki. She is a graduate of Horikoshi High School a private high school in Nakano, Tokyo, famous for being attended by many Japanese celebrities.
She co-hosted and performed a cover song at the annual Girl Pop Factory show in the summer of 2004