Japan's Rich List

Tadashi Yanai

#1 Tadashi Yanai

Net Worth: $24.9 Billion - Age: 70

  • Founder and President of Fast Retailing
  • Fast Retailing is the parent of Uniqlo
  • Bachelor of Arts/Science
  • Tokyo, Japan

#2 Masayoshi Son

Net Worth: $24 Billion - Age: 62

  • CEO of Softbank
  • Invested in companies like WeWork, Alibaba, and Uber
  • Bachelor of Arts/Science
  • Tokyo, Japan
Takemitsu Takizaki

#3 Takemitsu Takizaki

Net Worth: $18.6 Billion - Age: 74

  • Founder of Keyence
  • Made his fortune from sensors and electronic components
  • Self-made
  • Osaka, Japan

#4 Nobutada Saji

Net Worth: $10.8 Billion - Age: 74

  • Chairman of Suntory Holdings
  • Nobutada Saji’s family members are included in this net worth estimate
  • Suntory bought U.S. Beam in 2014
  • Japan
Hiroshi Mikitani

#5 Hiroshi Mikitani

Net Worth: $6 Billion - Age: 54

  • Founder and CEO of Rakuten
  • Sponsorship deals with two sports teams: NBA’s Golden State Warriors and soccer team FC Barcelona.
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Tokyo, Japan
Yasumitsu Shigeta

#6 Yasumitsu Shigeta

Net Worth: $5.4 Billion - Age: 54

  • CEO of  Hikari Tsushin
  • His net worth was $42 billion before the dotcom crash in 2001
  • Dropped out
  • Tokyo, Japan
Takahisa Takahara

#7 Takahisa Takahara

Net Worth: $5.2 Billion - Age: 58

  • CEO of diaper maker Unicharm
  • Takahisa’s father founded Unicharm in 1961
  • No listed eductaion
  • Tokyo, Japan

#8 Akira Mori

Net Worth: $4.7 Billion - Age: 83

  • Chairman, co-CEO and owner of Mori Trust
  • Mori Trust owns more than 100 properties across Japan
  • No listed education
  • Tokyo, Japan
Shigenobu Nagamori

#9 Shigenobu Nagamori

Net Worth: $4.5 Billion - Age: 75

  • Founder, chairman and CEO of Nidec
  • World’s largest manufacturer of motors for hard-disk drives and optical drives
  • Self-made
  • Kyoto, Japan
Hideyuki Busujima

#10 Hideyuki Busujima

Net Worth: $4.45 Billion - Age: Unknown

  • Chairman and CEO of pachinko-machine maker Sankyo since 2008
  • Son of Sankyo founder Kunio Busujima
  • No listed education
  • Unknown residence

This information was taken from Forbes.com