15 Richest Business Samurais- The Japanese Billionaires
The brain and the hard work when combines together, form the vision of the leading Japanese nation, it is more likely to produce some big names of the world in all kind of fields. There are self-made struggling businessmen who have earned their fortunes out of their small businesses turning them to large worldwide platforms.
The highlight of 15 richest business samurais of Japan is given in the list below
the president and founder of Japan’s largest Fast Retailing, Mr. Todashi Yanai aces the list of richest man of Japan. The core brand of Fasat retailing is known as Uniqlo which earns a great part of the annual income of the company and its owner. He focuses on giving proper training to new employees and being strategic in running the business. With a net worth of $21.1 billion, he is the richest person of Japan and 35th richest of the world.
The amazingly talented Masayoshi Son is the second richest business samurai of Japan. He is the founder and chief executive officer of SoftBank. One great extension in the name of SoftBank is his internet powerhouse SoftBank mobile that makes brings the maximum revenue to the company. He has been on the list of richest people of Japan since long ago. Recently, he has got an estimated net worth of $13.9 billion.
Third on the list of wealthiest business tycoon of Japan is Nobutada Saji. He is the chief executive of Japan’s fourth largest brewers and food manufacturer Suntory Ltd. This company is mainly a family business of Nobutada Saji family of which, Nobuhiro Torri heads the Suntory foods and beverages. With an estimated net worth of $10.9 billion, he is the third richest man in Japan.
The owner of Japan’s largest e-retailer, Rakuten makes him to hold the forth rank on rich list of Japan. He has provided its USA customers with chances to earn cash money on buying internet products by the company. He has got an estimated net worth of $10.5 billion according to forbes.
Takemitsu Takazaki is the man behind Keyence, one of the largest manufacturer of automation sensors, electronic components, barcode readers and digital microscopes. He is the chairman and founder of the company and has got an estimated net worth of $8.8 billion. This gets him the fifth spot on the list of richest people of Japan.
Keiichiro Takahara is the chairman and founder of Unicharm, mainly manufacturer of diapers alongwith napkins and other goods. The company is now run by his son Takahisa. According to forbes, he has got an estimated net worth of $5.4 billion that makes him sixth richest business magnate of Japan.
The next on the list is a Zanichi Korean businessman of Japan. Mr. Han Chang-Woo is the chair and CEO of Maruhan, Japan’s largest Pachinko parlor operator. He also owns a number of golf driving ranges, bowling areas and movie theatres. His latest grand project is dream island. He has got an estimated net worth of $4.9 billion.
The founder and honorary chairman of Pachinko gaming-machine maker Sankiyo, Mr. Kunio Busujima is the next entrepreneur of Japan. He has got an estimated net worth of $4.4 Billion that gives him the 8th rank on the rich list of Japan.
Mr. Masatoshi Ito is the owner, founder and honorary chair of Japan’s largest retailers Ito-Yokado. He occupies the ninth spot of the rich list of Japan with an estimated net worth of $3,8 billion. It has got its stores, convenience shops and department stores all over the world.
The president and CEO of Mori Trust, a real estate developer in Tokyo, Akara Mori is the tenth richest businessman of the list. In the recent past year, he has founded new Kyobashi Trust Tower. He has got an estimated net worth of $3.8 billion.
One of the most popular Japanese discount Shoemaker, ABC-Mart has been founded by the next man on our list. Yes, he is none other than Masahiro Miki who has got an estimated worth of $3,5 billion. He has been struggling to expand his business on international level. He is a former amateur boxer.
Shigenobu nagamori is the Ceoand Chairman of world’s largest manufacturer of micromotors for hard disks and optical drives, Nidec. He has also been working on robotics and imparts his time in Masayoshi’s SoftBank. With an estimated net worth of $3.1 billion, he is the 12th richest man of Japan.
Yoshiko Mori, being a member of an affluent family of Japan, is considered as the richest woman of Japan. She has inherited her wealth as the real estate business set up by his late husband which include Shanghai World Financial Center, Roppongi Hills apartment and the Mori building obviously. She has now an estimated net worth of $2.8 billion.
Japan’s youngest self-made billionaire, Yasumitsu Shigeta is the next businessman of the list. He is the founder of mibile distributor telecom company Hikari Tsushin. He has set an example of building one’s own fortune by himself. He also owns websites and owns an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion.
The last gem on the list is not a single person but a family of three brothers, Kyosuke, Shigeyoshi and Katsuhiro. They are the owner of Acom, a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ financial group. Shigeyoshi serves as the chair, president and CEO of Acom. They own a number of hotels, golf courses and buildings in Japan. With a net worth of $2.1 billion, they are the closing group on the list of top 15 richest business samurai of japan.
This was a quick go-through on the top Richest Business Samurais- The Japanese Billionaires.
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