Who is Yusaku Maezawa?

Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire, entrepreneur, musician and art collector who got widely famous and successful for his company, Start Today founded in 1998 which is a online fashion retail website Zozotown currently one of the few Japan's largest online shop which listed itself in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange since 2012. Maezawa is also widely known after he introduced a custom-fit apparel brand ZOZO and at-home measurement system, the ZOZOSUIT, in 2018. As of January 2020, he is estimated by Forbes to have a net worth of $2 billion and is the 22nd richest person in Japan.

What is Yusaku Maezawa famous for?

Yusaku Maezawa was best famous for being the 22nd richest person in Japanese as of 2020 whose net worth is estimated at $2 Billion by Forbes. Yusaku Maezawa came to a wide internet sensation after he was reported on September 17, 2018, to be the first commercial passenger due to fly to the Moon in SpaceX Starship developed by SpaceX company. He also is known as one of the top businessmen in Japan who owns the popular online fashion website, ‘Zozotown.’ On 5 January 2020, Maezawa successfully achieved the most ever retweets for his Twitter message offering one million yen (approx US$9300) each to 1000 randomly selected people who retweeted the message and followed him. In response, more than four million people ended up retweeting Maezawa's tweet and following him. His verified Instagram page has over 199,000 followers and an official Twitter page with more than 345,000 followers as of now.

Where is Yusaku Maezawa from?

Yusaku Maezawa was born on 22 November 1975 in Kamagaya, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. His parent's details are currently not available. He is Japanese by nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity. His religion is not known. His zodiac is Scorpio. Maezawa attended Waseda Jitsugyo High School in 1991, where formed a band, Switch Style with his classmates in which he was a drummer. The band released its first EP in 1993. After graduating from high school, he moved to the US with a girlfriend, where he started collecting CDs and records. In his return to Japan in 1995, He used his album collections to start his first company, which sold imported albums and CDs through the mail.

What is the Yusaku Maezawa occupation?

Yusaku began his business career by from the album collection company which sold imported albums and CDs through the mail in 1995 which later became the basis to launch the company, Start Today which later in 2000 would become an online platform for selling clothing, and become a public company. Start Today opened the retail clothing website Zozotown in 2004, and By 2012, Start Today was listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Maezawa introduced a custom-fit clothing brand ZOZO and the ZOZOSUIT, an at-home measurement system, in over 72 countries and territories in 2019. But resigned from ZoZo in September 2018 after selling a stake of 50.1% in the company to SoftBank for US$3.7 billion (400 billion Yen). He also sold 30% of his stake in ZoZo to Yahoo Japan. Apart from the businessman, he is a musician which he founded with his high school classmates called Switch Style in 1991 which signed with the label BMG Japan in 1998 but he declared a hiatus on his music career in 2001 to focus on his business career. Maezawa is also the founder of the Tokyo-based Contemporary Art Foundation, which he started in 2012 with a goal of "supporting young artists as a pillar of the next generation of contemporary art."

Is Yusaku Maezawa married?

Yusaku is currently a divorced man and is single. The fact of details regarding his relationships is not yet reported nor revealed by him. All that we know about his relationship is he had a girlfriend while he was at Waseda Jitsugyo High School during 1991 and he moved to the US with his girlfriend, where he started the new idea of collecting CDs and records which later become a successful business. He probably might have married her but it's not confirmed. He has three children from his marriage. He is currently searching for a good partner who will get to experience the moon journey in 2023 via SpaceX Starship developed by SpaceX company.

How much is Yusaku Maezawa worth?

The Japanese businessmen Yusaku Maezawa estimated net worth is estimated at $2 Billion as of 2020. He earned most of his wealth from his one of the popular online shopping company in japan named Zozotown started since 2004 until now. He also ran a company called, Start Today which also amassed him huge money. He is now considered one of the wealthiest businessmen in Japan. Further information regarding his cars and houses is currently under review.

How old is Yusaku Maezawa?

The billionaire is now 44 years old. However, he doesn't look old enough for his age. He still looks as young as he is in his mid-20s. He is one of the richest tycoons in Japan who owns a popular online platform Sart Today Co. Pvt. also called "Zozotown".Further information on his body measurements is currently under review.