Masayoshi Son Net Worth
Masayoshi Son Net Worth: Masayoshi Son is a Japanese businessman who has a net worth of $22 billion dollars. A businessman who jumped on the computer chip bandwagon early, Masayoshi Son patented and sold his first microchip while still in college for $1 million dollars. He is the founder and CEO of SoftBank Capitol and the CEO of SoftBank Mobile, which recently became Vodafone K.K. Born Son Jeong-ui on August 11, 1957, in Tosu, Saga Prefecture, Japan, he is the founder and current CEO of SoftBank, the CEO of SoftBank Mobile, as well as the current chairman of Sprint Corporation. Being a US citizen since the age of sixteen, Son graduated from Berkeley with a BA in economics in 1980. Only one year after his graduation, he formed the Japanese telecommunications and Internet corporation of today, i.e., SoftBank. The Tokyo-based company has a corporate profile that includes various other enterprises like Japanese broadband company SoftBank BB, data center company IDC Frontier, gaming company GungHo Online Entertainment, and the publishing company SoftBank Creative. SoftBank also holds various partnerships in Japanese subsidiaries of foreign companies such as Yahoo!, E-Trade, Ustream.tv, EF Education First and Morningstar. As for SoftBank Mobile and Sprint Corporation, the former is a mobile phone operator subsidiary of the telecommunications company SoftBank, while the latter is a US telecommunications holding company. Today considered Japan's third richest man, Masayoshi Son is also an avid philanthropist. As for his private life, he is a married man with two children.
Net Worth details: Masayoshi Son owns a 25 percent share of SoftBank which is invested in about one thousand internet businesses. Son has pledged 94 million shares as collateral against loans. He owns $45 million worth of residential property in Tokyo and purchased the Tiffany Building in Ginza for $326 million. Son also purchased property in California for $117.5 million.