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The Top 50 Wealthiest Individuals In Japan For 2015: Japanese Billionaires & Millionaires

Tadashi Yanai ranked No. 1 on the 2015 Japan's 50 Richest Person List

The Top 50 Wealthiest Individuals In Japan For 2015: Japanese Billionaires & Millionaires

The 66-year old, retail mogul and CEO of Fast Retailing, Tadashi Yanai, is the Japan’s wealthiest individual with a net worth of US$21.1 billion. That’s up from $3.3 billion previously, according to the “JAPAN’s 50 RICH LIST” published by Forbes magazine.

Noticeably, out of the top 50 wealthiest individuals in Japan, only 2 are female, the overall collective wealth of Japan’s top 50 wealthiest is US$141 billion, up from US$130 billion a year ago.

And Japan’s richest person is…

Tadashi Yanai ranks No. 1 on the list, Masayoshi Son, the man behind Japan’s leading internet venture Softbank, at No. 2, saw his net worth fall to $13.9 billion, a $5.8 billion drop from a year ago.

Coming in 3rd place on the Japan’s richest person list is 69-year old Nobutada Saji and family with a net worth of US$10.9 billion, down US$300 million from last year.

Meanwhile, in the 4th spot is the Chairman and CEO of Japan’s biggest e-tailer, Rakuten, Hiroshi Mikitani with a net worth of US$10.5 billion, up 36% from a year ago.

The youngest person to make the list was 37-year-old founder of smartphone game maker Colopl Inc. Naruatsu Baba, ranked number 18 on Japan’s 50 Richest Person List.

Japan’s 50 Richest Person List:

Tadashi Yanai ranked No. 1 on the 2015 Japan's 50 Richest Person List
 
Rank #1 Tadashi Yanai, a net worth of US$21.1 billion.

Masayoshi Son ranked No. 2 on the 2015 Japan's 50 Richest Person List

Rank #2 Masayoshi Son, a net worth of US$13.9 billion.

Rank #3 Nobutada Saji family, a net worth of US$10.9 billion.

Rank #4 Hiroshi Mikitani, a net worth of US$10.5 billion.

Rank #5 Takemitsu Takizaki, a net worth of US$8.8 billion.

Rank #6 Keiichiro Takahara, a net worth of US$5.4 billion.

Rank #7 Han Chang-Woo, a net worth of US$4.9 billion.

Rank #8 Kunio Busujima, a net worth of US$4.4 billion.

Rank #9 Masatoshi Ito, a net worth of US$3.8 billion.

Rank #10 Akira Mori, a net worth of US$3.8 billion.

Rank #11 Masahiro Miki, a net worth of US$3.5 billion.

Rank #12 Shigenobu Nagamori, a net worth of US$3.1 billion.

Rank #13 Yoshiko Mori, a net worth of US$2.8 billion.

Rank #14 Yasumitsu Shigeta, a net worth of US$2.1 billion.

Rank #15 Kinoshita Brothers, a net worth of US$2.1 billion.

Rank #16 Takao Yasuda, a net worth of US$2 billion.

Rank #17 Akio Nitori, a net worth of US$1.9 billion.

Rank #18 Naruatsu Baba, a net worth of US$1.7 billion.

Rank #19 Minoru and Yuji Otsuka, a net worth of US$1.7 billion.

Rank #20 Kanazawa Brothers, a net worth of US$1.6 billion.

Rank #21 Hiroko Takei, a net worth of US$1.6 billion.

Rank #22 Tada Brothers, a net worth of US$1.6 billion.

Rank #23 Yusaku Maezawa, a net worth of US$1.5 billion.

Rank #24 Kenji Kasahara, a net worth of US$1.5 billion.

Rank #25 Katsumi Tada, a net worth of US$1.5 billion.

Rank #26 Hirokazu Sugiura, a net worth of US$1.4 billion.

Rank #27 Chizuko & Michio Matsui, a net worth of US$1.3 billion.

Rank #28 Kazuo Okada, a net worth of US$1.3 billion.

Rank #29 Soichiro Fukutake, a net worth of US$1.2 billion.

Rank #30 Yoshikazu Tanaka, a net worth of US$1.1 billion.

Rank #31 Yoshiyuki Sankai, a net worth of US$1.1 billion.

Rank #32 Kazuo Inamori, a net worth of US$1.1 billion.

Rank #33 Nobutoshi Shimamura, a net worth of US$1.1 billion.

Rank #34 Shoji Uehara, a net worth of US$1 billion.

Rank #35 Hiroshi Ishibashi, a net worth of US$980 million.

Rank #36 Yoji Sato, a net worth of US$965 million.

Rank #37 Masayuki Ishihara, a net worth of US$950 million.

Rank #38 Hajime Satomi, a net worth of US$925 million.

Rank #39 Muneaki Masuda, a net worth of US$910 million.

Rank #40 Ryoichi Jinnai, a net worth of US$900 million.

Rank #41 Masahiro Noda, a net worth of US$870 million.

Rank #42 Yasuhiro Fukushima, a net worth of US$850 million.

Rank #43 Susumu Fujita, a net worth of US$780 million.

Rank #44 Kagemasa Kozuki, a net worth of US$750 million.

Rank #45 Yoshitaka Fukuda, a net worth of US$740 million.

Rank #46 Yoshiko Shinohara, a net worth of US$680 million.

Rank #47 Masatoshi Kumagai, a net worth of US$670 million.

Rank #48 Satoshi Suzuki, a net worth of US$650 million.

Rank #49 Tetsuro Funai, a net worth of US$630 million.

Rank #50 Kentaro Ogawa, a net worth of US$600 million.

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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