Tadashi Yanai BioReal Name:
Tadashi Yanai Profession:
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
7 February 1949Age (as in 2019) :
70 Years Birthplace :
Chuocho, Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan Zodiac sign :
Ube High SchoolUniversity:
Waseda UniversityNet Worth :
Kanichi YanaiMarital Status :
Teruyo Yanai (nee Nagaoka)
Koji Yanai, Kazumi Yanai (1974)
About Tadashi Yanai
Tadashi Yanai is a famous Japanese billionaire businessman. He is the present CEO of Fast Retailing Company, owner of ‘Uniqlo’ clothing brand,
which is a popular apparel brand among the Japanese. At present he is also the Chairman of G.U. Company Limited. He also serves as an advisor and consultant in companies like Nippon Venture Capital Co. Ltd and Softbank Pro Limited. He is also an active philanthropist.
Tadashi Yanai was born on February 7, 1949 in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan to parents Kanichi Yanai and Hisako Mori Yanai. He is right now 70 years old. He has completed his high school education from ‘Ube High School’ and later he attended ‘Waseda University’ and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science in year 1971. After completing his education, he joined his father’s business which was tailoring.
After finishing his education, Tadashi Yanai has joined his father’s tailoring business, but soon left it and begun selling men’s cothing and kitchenware at the Jusco super market. Later he started, with his own business and opened his first ‘Uniqlo’ shop in year 1984 in Hiroshima. The shop has opened gates for public offer in 1994, owing to its great wide popularity.
Tadashi Yanai’s business has grown very much in over the years. He has almost opened 2000 stores on its name, and been the fastest growing retail chain. It has also become the fourth largest apparel company in the country.
In year 2012, Tadashi Yanai’s name was included in the 50 most influential people list of Bloomberg Market Magazine.
Talking about the business man’s love life and marital status, Tadashi Yanai is married; his spouse name is Teruyo Yanai. The couple has together two children, which they named as Kazumi Yanai and Koji Yanai.
He is happily residing with his family in Tokyo, Japan.
Also a philanthropist, Yanai has done many charities one of them was donating, millions for the victims of Sendai earthquake, which occurred in year 2011.
As per information available on web sources, Tadashi Yanai’s net worth is estimated to be US $23 billion. According to Forbes, he is the richest man in Japan.