Yukasu Maezawa: Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Family, Career, Wife, Kids

Yusaku Maezawa

Yukasu Maezawa: Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Family, Career, Height, Weight, Early Life, Personal life, House, Cars, Property.  Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire and entrepreneur. He is also fond of keeping an art collection. In 1998, he started his company Start Today. He also launched his website Zoztown in 2004. Zoztown became the largest online fashion retail in the Japanese market. Apart from this Yusaku is also fond of space travelling. He recently declared his trip around the moon which will be broadcast live.

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Yusaku Maezawa Early life and Education

Yukasu Maezawa was born on 22 November 1975 in Kamagya, Japan. He started his schooling at Waseda Jitsugyo High School in 1991. He started an Indie band with his classmates. He named his band Switch Style in which he played the role of drummer. After graduating from high school, he refused to go to college. He rather moved to the US  with his girlfriend and started collecting CDs and records. When he returned to Japan in 1995, he started his first company which sold imported albums and CDs through the mail.

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Yusaku Maezawa Business

In 1998, using the basis of mail-order album business he launched the company Start Today. His band also signed with the label BMG Japan. In 2000, Start Today became a public company and started selling clothing online. In 2004 Start Today opened the retail clothing website Zoztown which became the latest online fashion store and was listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Maezawa resigned from ZoZo in September 2019 after selling 50.1% of his stakes to the company SoftBank for 3.7 billion USD. He also sold 30% of his stakes to Yahoo Japan for 2.3 billion USD.

Yukasu Maezawa Contemporary Art Foundation

Yukasu Maezawa founded the Tokyo-based Contemporary Art Foundation in 2012. He had a goal of supporting young artists as a pillar of the next generation of Contemporary Art. In May 2016, Maezawa attracted significant media attention at auction with a record purchase price of 57.3 million USD of an Untitled artwork of the devil. This record was broken by himself in May 2017, with an auction price of 110.5 million USD of an Untitled artwork of a skull. Both these artwork was done by artist Jean-Micheal Basquiat. He is currently planning to open a Contemporary Art Museum in Chiba, Japan which will house his collection.

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Circumlunar Flight

As stated earlier Maezawa is fond of space travelling. In September 2018, it was announced that Maezawa will become the first commercial passenger to do a flyby around the moon. He will board Tesla’s SpaceX Starship which is in development since 7. The six days flight is scheduled for 2023. Originally he planned to take 6 to 8 artists with him as a part of his project #dearmoon. Later he changed the requirement to the members of the public.

Yusasu Maezawa ex-wife and their break-up

Yukasu Maezawa was formerly married to a professional model and actress Ayame Gorki. They broke up because of their different aspirations and Maezawa’s will to travel in space. They had three children, which are yet to come in limelight. The only thing we know about them is that they live in Chiba, Japan.

Yukasu Maezawa Net worth

Yuka Maezawa is a billionaire with a net worth of 2.1 billion USD. Most of his wealth comes from his clothing and online business. His site deals with around 7300 brands and had around 730000 for sale.

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Yukasu Maezawa Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name Yukasu Maezawa
Nickname Yukasu
Gender male
Profession Japanese Entrepreneur
Height (approx.) in centimetres– 165 cm

in meters– 1.65m

in feet inches– 5’ 5”

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 55 kg

in pounds– 121 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 22 November 1975
Age (as in 2018) 42 Years
Birth Place Camagaya
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Japanese
Hometown Camagaya
School Waseda Jitsuguo High School
College/University N/A
Educational Qualification High School
Religion Not Known
Ethnicity Asian
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Divorced
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Husband/Wife/Spouse N/A
Children N/A
Net Worth $ 2.9 Billion

Lesser-known facts about Yukasu Maezawa

  • He has the record of most retweeted tweets on his Twitter.
  • He is Divorced from his wife because of their different aspirations
  • He is 42 years old
  • His parent’s name is still unrevealed
  • He is fond of space travelling
  • He has founded the Contemporary art Foundation in 2012.
  • He launched his website Zoztown in 2004

Social Media Accounts

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