In 1997, Fukuda joined Morning Musume along with Yuko Nakazawa, Aya Ishiguro, Natsumi Abe, and Kaori Iida. Although she was the youngest member at that time, she was the first to graduate in April 1999. She left to continue her schooling and rumours of a return to a musical career have not been realized.
Her last single with Morning Musume was Memory Seishun no Hikari
In 2005 she was working as an assistant at her father's nightclub, Philippine, in Tokyo.
On November 9, 2011, her long awaited comeback album Double Fantasy, as a part of PEACE$TONE, was released.