Akira Mori Net Worth
Akira Mori net worth: Akira Mori is a Japanese real estate magnate who has a net worth of $4.3 billion. Akira Mori is one of the richest people in Japan. Akira leads Mori Trust, which is an offshoot of Mori Building, a company founded by his father, Taikichiro Mori, in 1959. Akira, along with his late brother Minoru, inherited his initial fortune from their father following his death. The Mori brothers went separate ways in 1999, with Akira mainly focusing on office buildings, apartment blocks and hotels in high-rent areas of Tokyo. Since then, the company saw its constant growth and now it owns and operates 67 rental buildings as well as about 30 hotels in Japan, mainly in central Tokyo and other high-rent districts in major Japanese cities. In addition, Mori's company plans to start acquiring properties abroad, preferably in New York and London. Apart from real estate, Akira is also expanding the scope of Mori Trust's activities, investing in China's education services and the mass media industry via his newly created MA Platform Group. The most recent investment the company made is in closely held Tsingda eEdu Corp., which provides English lessons over the Internet in China.