Top 4 richest personalities of JAPAN

Top 4 richest personalities of Japan
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Basic InformationTadashi YanaiMasayoshi SonTakemitsu TakizakiNobutada Saji
NationalityJapaneseJapaneseJapaneseJapanese
Date of Birth7th February 194911th August 195710th June 194525th November 1945
Place of BirthUbe, Yamaguchi, JapanTosu, Saga, JapanAshiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, JapanHyōgo Prefecture
Age71 years old63 years old75 years old74 years old
StatusBusinessmanBusinessmanBusinessmanBusinessman
OccupationFast Retailing, the parent company of UniqloEntrepreneur, investor, philanthropistKeyenceSuntory brewing, distilling, and drinks
School  N / A  N / AAmagasaki Industry High SchoolEducated at Koyo Gakuin High School
GraduationWaseda UniversityUniversity of California, Berkeley  N / ABachelor of Economics in degree from Keio University
CareerStarted career in 1971 by selling Kitchenware and men’s clothes at JUSCO supermarket.After graduation, he started Unison in Oakland, CaliforniaHe started his career as a Japanese businessman, honorary chairman, and founder of KeyenceHe started his career from the Breer and food manufacturer.
Net worth$24.3 billion (May 2020)$30 billion (August 2020)$14.7 billion (June 2017)$6.9 Billion (2004)
Famous forFounder of Fast Retailing, the parent company of UniqloChairman, president, and CEO of SoftbankHonorary chairman, KeyencePresident of the privately held Suntory brewing, distilling and drinks group
Investments He did investment for making the company of clothes in Japan.SoftBank Group Corp., multinational telecommunications and Internet corporation, e-commerce, Internet, technology services etc. Manufacturer of automation sensors, Vision systems, Barcode readers, laser markers, measuring instruments, and digital microscopesSuntory brewing, distilling and drinks group
PhilanthropyIn March 2011, Yanai donated 1 billion yen to victims of the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunamiIn 2011, he donated about 10 billion yen to the relief for the Tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.  N / A  N / A

Tadashi Yanai:

Tadashi Yanai was born on 7th February 1949 in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan. He is the founder and businessman of a fast Retailing company; he is from the parent company of Uniqlo (unique clothing). His parents are Kanichi Yanai and Hisako Mori Yanai. He started his career from the selling of Kitchenware and men’s clothes from 1971 at JUSCO supermarket. After one year he quit selling clothes and joined his father work at a tailor shop at the roadside. Yanai opened his first store at Hiroshima in 1984 and changed the company name from Ogori Shoji to Fast Retailing in the year of 1991. He said; “I might look successful but I’ve made many mistakes. People take their failures too seriously. You have to be positive and believe you will find success next time.”

Tadashi Yanai on Bringing Uniqlo’s Values to Milan’s Lifestyle
Tadashi Yanai on Bringing Uniqlo’s Values to Milan’s Lifestyle

Tadashi Yanai is now footstep down from the board of Softbank later the 18 years as a self-governing manager at the Japanese skill corporation. He published his work in 2 books, “One Win, Nine Losses (1991) & other is Throw Away Your Success in a Day (2009)”. Yanai won the international Retailer of the Year Award for 2010 from the National Retail Federation in the US. He became the 4th Japanese National to win the prize and became the first from 1998. He was included in the 50 Most influential list of Bloomberg Markets magazine in the year of 2012. He donated about 1 billion yen to the victims of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami[1].

INTERVIEW UNIQLO's Tadashi Yanai on His Father, His Sons and the clothing business
INTERVIEW UNIQLO’s Tadashi Yanai on His Father, His Sons and the clothing business
5 Things To Know About Tadashi Yanai | Conversation With | CNA Insider

Masayoshi Son:

Masayoshi Son was born on 11th August 1957 in Tosu, Saga, Japan. He is the richest person in Japan. He married and has 2 children. Masayoshi Son is a Japanese entrepreneur who founded SoftBank, a multinational telecommunications and internet corporation and is also the current chairman of spring Corporation. He has currently been the Chairman of Sprint Corporation. He started his career after graduation at Unison in Oakland, California. Masayoshi Son was in Japan and started selling the software in a company called Nihon SoftBank in 1981 of which name was changed to SoftBank. He lost billions of dollars on Kingston Technologies in the year of 1990s. He faced major loss in 2000, he lost about $70 billion in the dot com crash. His big loss could not break his spirit and work with hard-working. He invested about $20 million in 2000 in Alibaba which was a company at that time. He thought that it was the right time to decide over the years Alibaba registered him and initial public offering in 2014 value SoftBank’s stake which is more than about $50 Billion[2].

SoftBank shares soar 17% after Masayoshi Son's $7.4b buyback his biggest company's,
SoftBank shares soar 17% after Masayoshi Son’s $7.4b buyback his biggest company’s,

Softbank attempted to enter the booming market for the years, it was able to purchase Vodafone Japan for about $15 Billion in 2006. He took over most of the Sprint Nextel in 2013 which is American telecommunication had the worth of about $22 Billion, it is the biggest foreign acquisition by a Japanese company. He is a kind-hearted and humanitarian person, he donated about 10 Billion Yen for the victims of the Tsunami and earthquake in 2011[2].

Giants of the tech world Masayoshi Son and Jack Ma quit together
Giants of the tech world Masayoshi Son and Jack Ma quit together
SoftBank Shares Tumble With Son’s Foray Into Options Trading

Takemitsu Takizaki:

Takemitsu Takizaki is a Japanese Businessman born on 10th June 1945 in Ashiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. He is the Chairman and Founder of Keyence. He is a Japanese Manufacturer of automation sensors, Vision systems, Barcode readers, laser markers, measuring instruments, and digital microscopes[3]. Newly superannuated, Takizaki, 70, help out to invent the exactness devices used in Toyota car muster lines and went on to gently shape up Keyence, his publicly-traded factory-automation company, over the last four decades. Known for its deep focus on R&D, the company keeps frequent expertise copyrights and is known to charm the perkiest concentrations with performance-based recompense packages[4].

Takemitsu, Takizaki founder of Keyence Richer by $3.1 billion-1
Takemitsu, Takizaki founder of Keyence Richer by $3.1 billion
#SecretSelfmadeBillionaires0282 Takemitsu Takizaki Keyence & The Sensor King 10 Lessons

Nobutada Saji:

Nobutada Saji was born on 25th November 1945 in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. He is a businessman, chief executive of Suntory Ltd, which is Japan’s fourth-largest brewer and food manufacturer. He got his early education from Koyo Gakuin High School and graduate with a Bachelor of Economics degree from Keio University. He got his higher education degree of MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He was the richest man individually in Japan in 2004 by Forbes news and information with the net worth of about $6.9 billion, but after in survey of 2012, he downgraded his wealth and became the 2nd richest person in Japan with the net worth of $7.9 billion. He is a grandson of the group’s founder, Shinjiro Torii, Saji became the President of the Privately-held Suntory brewing, distilling and drinks group in 2001 and living at Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan[5].

19 Suntory Ceo Nobutada Saji And Beam Suntory Inc Ceo Matt Shottck.jpg
19 Suntory Ceo Nobutada Saji And Beam Suntory Inc Ceo Matt Shottck.jpg
Suntory Buys Beam for $16 Billion, Gets Maker’s Mark and Jim Beam

Summary:

In this post, we discussed the top richest personalities of Japan, who earned their name in the country as well as in the world. Tadashi Yanai is a famous businessman who is the founder and chairman of the company of Fast Retailing who did hard-work for himself and family, become famous in the country. After that, he became famous all over the world and the richest personality in Japan. Masayoshi Son is also a businessman, but also a philanthropist who worked for humanity and facilitation for the public. He lost his wealth many times on many works, later he invests some wealth in the Alibaba company and got profit from it and purchase SoftBank, became the 2nd richest person in Japan. Takemitsu Takizaki is a businessman who got famous in the country due to his Honorary chairman, Keyence. He became the manufacturer of the automation sensors, Vision systems, Barcode readers, laser markers, measuring instruments, and digital microscopes. Now, he is famous in the Toyota company for making sensors and other products. Nobutada Saji is the businessman who is Japan’s fourth-largest brewer and food manufacturer. Due to his hardworking and efficiency, he got famous all over the world. All are the richest personalities who have their hard-working.

References:

1.            wikipedia. 12th September 2020; Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tadashi_Yanai#Philanthropy

2.            thefamouspeople. 12th September 2020; Available from: https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/masayoshi-son-7387.php

3.            famousfix. 12th September 2020; Available from: https://www.famousfix.com/topic/takemitsu-takizaki

4.            prestigeonline. 12th September 2020; Available from: https://www.prestigeonline.com/id/profiles/takemitsu-takizaki/

5.            peoplepill. 12th September 2020; Available from: https://peoplepill.com/people/nobutada-saji/


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