Akira Toriyama Net Worth
Akira Toriyama net worth: Akira Toriyama is a Japanese game and manga artist who has a net worth of $45 million. Akira Toriyama was born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan on April 5, 1955. Before becoming a manga artist, he worked for three years in an advertising agency. In 1978, his first manga was published with the story "Wonder Island". His popularity rose when he created the comedy series "Dr. Slump", which was serialized from 1980 to 1984 in Weekly Shonen Jump. He won the Shogakukan Manga Award for best shojo manga series of the year in 1981. Akira Toriyama's most popular manga is probably "Dragon Ball", which he began in 1984 and continued all the way until 1995. Other works include "Cashman – Saving Soldier", "Dub & Peter 1", "Go! Go! Ackman". Several of Toriyama's mangas have been developed as animes, including "Dr. Slump", "Dragon Quest", and multiple installments of "Dragon Ball", like "Dragon Ball Z" and "Dragon Ball GT". Akira Toriyama has also designed a number of video game characters, including those in the games "Dragon Quest", "Chrono Trigger" and "Tobal No. 1". In 2005, CQ Motors produced and began selling a car that Toriyama designed. Called the QVOLT, it seats just one person and has a top speed of just 18 miles per hour.