Fusajiro Yamauchi Net Worth and Biography

Fusajiro Yamauchi is best known as a Japanese Entrepreneur. He’s the founder of the Nintendo Kompai company (founded at the end of 1889). This video game company needs no further explanation since it’s one of the largest gaming brands in the world. It’s actually his grand-son, Hiroshi, that invested heavily in the console market and that made the company very successful.

In this article we will be talking about both Fusajiro and Hiroshi Yamauchi and the history of Nintendo.

Net Worth: $2.1 billion
Birth Date:
November 22, 1859
Kyoto, Japan
Founder of the Nintendo Company
Last Updated:
January 2020
Fusajiro Yamauchi net worth

According to an article of Forbes that was published in 2013, the Yamauchi family had a staggering net worth of $2.1 billion dollars. Think about his wealth for a minute. That’s 2,100 times one million dollar. That’s similar to earning 1.75 million each month for 100 years long.

Of course, his source of wealth comes from the Nintendo Company. In 2013, Hiroshi Yamauchi (his grand son) was the 13th richest person in Japan and the 491st richest in the world. It’s hard to estimate these numbers correct, as his net worth fluctuates a lot since it’s mainly based on Nintendo stock and the stock market. Hiroshi Yamauchi was the largest individual shareholder of Nintendo after Fusajiro died. He ran the company for 55 years before retiring in 2005. 

Biography of Fusajiro Yamauchi

Fusajiro Yamauchi was born in Kyoto, Japan on November 22, 1859. He is the founder of Nintendo Koppai company who gave the world popular video games like Super Mario and Pokémon. His console started to gain popularity with the games that Shigeru Miyamoto created for it. 

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