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Wealthiest People in Japan (January 3, 2023)

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As of January 3, 2023, Tadashi Yanai was the wealthiest man in Japan, with an estimated net worth of 31.0 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Masayoshi son (No. 2, $22.6 billion), Takemitsu Takizaki (No. 3, $21.3 billion); and Takahisa Takahara  (No. 4, $7.3 billion).

Masatoshi Ito is the fifth-richest person in Japan, with a whopping $4.4 billion. Shigenobu Nagamori ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $3.7 billion, followed by Masahiro Miki with $3.7 billion. Akio Nitori is placed 8th with a net worth of $3.7 billion. Yasumitsu Shigeta ($3.6 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in Japan.


  1. Tadashi Yanai & family: $31.0 billion
  2. Masayoshi son: $22.6 billion
  3. Takemitsu Takizaki: $21.3 billion
  4. Takahisa Takahara: $7.3 billion
  5. Masatoshi Ito: $4.4 billion
  6. Shigenobu Nagamori: $3.7 billion
  7. Masahiro Miki: $3.7 billion
  8. Akio Nitori: $3.7 billion
  9. Yasumitsu Shigeta: $3.6 billion
  10. Masahiro Noda: $3.5 billion
  11. Hiroshi Mikitani: $3.3 billion
  12. Takao Yasuda: $3.2 billion
  13. Akira Mori & family: $3.0 billion
  14. Yoichi & Keiko Erikawa: $2.7 billion
  15. Katsumi Tada: $2.4 billion
  16. Masateru Uno & family: $2.2 billion
  17. Yuji Otsuka: $1.9 billion
  18. Keiichi Shibahara: $1.9 billion
  19. Masaaki Arai: $1.8 billion
  20. Yusaku Maezawa: $1.7 billion
  21. Yasuhiro Fukushima: $1.7 billion
  22. Kentaro Ogawa: $1.6 billion
  23. Eiichi Kuriwada: $1.6 billion
  24. Kazuo Okada: $1.4 billion
  25. Nobutoshi Shimamura: $1.4 billion

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