Top 10 Richest People of Japan in 2016

Forbes Announced latest 2016 rich list of Japan, According to this financial magazine asses and Ranked the following ten people are the wealthiest people in Japan. In this list Tadashi Yanai & family is richest man in japan 2016 with $15.5 Billion networth income source from FMCG retails sectors. Watch below 10 richest peoples in japan 2016..
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Tadashi Yanai & family:-
Tadashi Yanai & family
Tadashi Yanai (born February 7, 1949) is founder and president of Fast Retailing, of which Uniqlo is a subsidiary. He is routinely ranked as one of the richest men in Japan, and in 2009 was ranked 76th richest man in the world according to Forbes, making him the richest man in Japan with an estimated net worth of $6 billion USD.
  • Net Worth: $15.5 billion
  • Born: February 7, 1949 (age 64), Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
  • Age: 64
  • Source of Wealth: retail, self-made
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Waseda University
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 2

Nobutada Saji family:-

Nobutada Saji family

Nobutada Saji (born November 25, 1945) is a Japanese businessman, chief executive of Suntory Ltd, Japan’s fourth-largest brewer and food manufacturer. He was the wealthiest individual in Japan as of 2004, with a net worth of $6.9 billion; however, a Forbes survey in June 2012 downgraded him to the second-richest, with a net worth of $7.9 billion. Nobutada Saji is the third generation to run the family drinks business, Suntory, founded by his grandfather. With sales soaring in the face of stiff competition, both Saji and his wife’s 8.9% stake in Suntory and the total family 90% stake (18 other relatives) has grown; we count the family stake here.

  • Net Worth: $10.7 billion
  • Age: 68
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Marital Status: Married

Masayoshi Son:-

Masayoshi Son
Masayoshi Son is a Japanese businessman and the founder and current chief executive officer of SoftBank, the chief executive officer of SoftBank Mobile, and current chairman of Sprint Corporation. Son has been on a buying spree in the past year, including acquiring approximately 72% of Sprint for some $21.6 billion and a $1.26 billion investment in mobile phone distributor Brightstar.
  • Net Worth: $9.1 billion
  • Born: August 11, 1957 (age 56), Tosu, Saga Prefecture, Japan
  • Age: 56
  • Source of Wealth: Internet, telecom, self-made
  • Residence: Tokyo, Japan
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of California Berkeley
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 2

Hiroshi Mikitani:-

Hiroshi Mikitani
Hiroshi Mikitani is a Japanese businessman. He is the co-founder and CEO of Rakuten.Chairman and CEO of Japan’s biggest e-retailer, Rakuten, Hiroshi Mikitani continues acquiring companies to grow his global offerings and challenge behemoths eBay and Amazon. “Mickey,” as he is called by his staff, has spent more than $1 billion over the past several years acquiring Buy.com in the U.S., Play.com in the U.K., Canada’s tabletmaker Kobo and a $100 million stake in photo-sharing site Pinterest.
  • Net Worth: $6.4 billion
  • Born: March 11, 1963 (age 50), Kobe, Hy?go Prefecture, Japan
  • Age: 49
  • Source of Wealth: online retailing, self-made
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Education: Master of Business Administration, Harvard University
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 1

Kunio Busujima & family:-

Kunio Busujima & family

Kunio Busujima is the founder and chairman of Sankyo, one of the three major pachinko machine makers in Japan. According to Forbes in May 2011, he is the fourth-wealthiest person in Japan with an estimated net worth of US$5.9 billion.now run by his son Hideyuki. Company’s sales are faltering due to a declining customer base.

  • Net Worth: $5.2 billion
  • Born: April 1, 1925 (age 88)
  • Age: 88
  • Source of Wealth: gaming, self-made
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Kiryu Commerce & Technical School
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 4

Akira Mori & family:-

Akira Mori & family

Akira Mori is the president and CEO of Mori Trust, a real estate developer in Tokyo, Japan and an offshoot of Mori Building, the company his father Taikichiro Mori founded in 1959. The recovery in Japan’s real estate sector has boosted the fortune of real estate magnate Akira Mori. The chief of $1 billion (operating revenue) Mori Trust, which operates 67 rental buildings and 29 hotels, plans to use his growing coffers to start acquiring properties abroad, targeting New York and London. Akira, with his late brother Minoru, who died last March, inherited his initial fortune from his father. The brothers parted ways in 1999.

  • Net Worth: $5 Billion
  • Born: 1936 japan
  • Age: 77
  • Source of Wealth: real estate, inherited
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 3

Takemitsu Takizaki:-

Takemitsu Takizaki

Takemitsu Takizaki chairs Keyence, a global supplier of sensors and other electronic components for factory automation systems, which he founded in 1974. The company’s stock price is up 50% over the past year, driven by rising sales to the auto industry. The company has built up a deep pool of technology patents from its investment in R&D.

  • Net Worth:  $4.7 Billion
  • Age: 68
  • Source of Wealth: sensors, self-made
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Education: Amagasaki Industry High School
  • Marital Status: Married

Han Chang-Woo & family:-

Han Chang-Woo & family

Korean-Japanese businessman Han Chang-Woo is chairman and CEO of Maruhan, which owns pachinko parlors, bowling alleys, golf driving ranges and movie theaters. The company’s subsidiary, Maruhan Japan Bank, has been expanding in Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.

  • Net Worth: $3.4 Billion
  • Age: 82
  • Source of Wealth: gaming, self-made
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 6

Keiichiro Takahara:-

Keiichiro Takahara

Keiichiro Takahara is the chairman and founder of Unicharm, maker of diapers, sanitary napkins and other personal-care goods. His son Takahisa is its CEO, a position he’s held since 2001. Because of Japan’s aging population, the sale of adult diapers exceeded that for babies for the first time in 2012. Unicharm’s international sales now represent over 50% of total revenue. The company’s stock price is up over 25% over the past year, thanks in part to robust sales in India and China, where Unicharm will open a fifth manufacturing plant this year. The company also has a successful joint venture with Sumitomo’s U.S.-based pet business, Hartz.

  • Net Worth: $3.3 Billion
  • Age: 82
  • Source of Wealth: diapers, inherited and growing
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 3

Masatoshi Ito:-

Masatoshi Ito

Masatoshi Ito is honorary chair of Japan’s largest retail group, Seven & I, with some 50,000 stores (including 7-Eleven convenience stores as well as superstores and department stores) worldwide. The company plans to open 1,500 7-Elevens at home during the 2013 fiscal year; abroad, the U.S. and China are key expansion targets.

  • Net Worth: $2.8 Billion
  • Born: 1925
  • Age: 89
  • Source of Wealth: retail, self-made
  • Country of Citizenship: Japan
  • Education: Yokohama City University
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: 3

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