Sally Hinata was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She began her career as a commercial model when she was 15 years old, and subsequently became a TV host and MC after graduating from high school, specializing in entertainment news. After moving to LA, and while attending LA Valley College as an art major, she started Variable Speed Audio, Inc., which is celebrating 24 years in the music business. Sally and her partner began producing music and built 2 recording studios in both Santa Monica and Van Nuys. By 1995, she established a record company named Hyper Group, Inc., with 3 music labels along with a music publishing company and a management division comprised of recording artists, musicians, composers and producers. In 2012, Sally expanded this division into a new management company, Energy Talent LLC, to include models and actors. Many of her clients have achieved great success in feature films, TV shows, and in the TV commercial field.