Masayoshi Son - age: 65

Masayoshi Son

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ABOUT

Known as a Japanese businessman who founded and currently occupied the chief executive officer of SoftBank, was the chief executive officer of SoftBank Mobile and current chairman of Sprint Corporation as well, Masayoshi Son was ranked the second richest man in Japan with net worth is $13.6 billion as of June 2015 by Forbes magazine. The magazine also portrayed him as a philanthropist and the World's 45th Most Powerful Person in their list in 2013. 

BEFORE FAME

Japan McDonald's president Den Fujita was the person inspiring him to pursue business career. He then entered the University of California, Berkeley and Los Angeles to study economics and computer science. During this time, his patent of translating device was sold to Sharp Electronics for $1 million. In 1980, he finished studying at Berkeley with a BA in economics. 

PERSONAL LIFE

He has a younger brother named Taizo Son, currently the President & CEO of Mistletoe, Inc. and Chairman of GungHo. 

SOCIAL SITE

Twitter: https://twitter.com/masason

FUN FACTS

Businessman Masayoshi Son were born on Sunday, birthstone is Peridot, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Rooster, it is 222 days until Masayoshi Son next birthday.

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