Quick Facts of Masashi Kishimoto
Masashi Kishimoto is a Japanese manga artist is famous for his Naruto manga series. It lasted from 1999 to 2014. Two anime movies namely Boruto: Naruto the film and The Last: Naruto the film was supervised by him.
Let’s find out how much net worth he managed to gain and whether he married or not.
Masashi Kishimoto Bio, Wiki
The artist, Masashi Kishimoto was born on 8th November 1974 in Nagi, Okayama, Japan. On the date mentioned above, his parents welcomed two identical twins into the world. The other is Seishi Kishimoto, besides Masashi. The name of his parents is not revealed yet.
During his childhood, he loved to watch his animated cartoons with his twin brother. Besides that, he always enjoyed drawing and sketching. He also enjoyed playing baseball and basketball since a very tender age.
Masashi Kishimoto Body Measurements (Height & Weight)
As of 2018, Masashi is 44 years old. The famous artist is busy in his work, he cares less about his physical appearance; nevertheless, he looks fit. Masashi stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inch and weighs 57 kg which is exactly similar to the Galina Dub. He has black hair with black eye color.
Masashi Kishimoto Personal Life
Masashi got married in the year 2003. Masahi is very dedicated towards his work. Hence, he hasn’t been able to separate time for any kind of relationships apart from his marriage. However, the name of his wife is not revealed publically. The loving couple has a son.
Masashi Kishimoto Career
Every child has the interest to do something. In Masashi’s case, he had a keen interest in animation. Not only this but he also did drawings as well.
In 1995, Masashi’s first successful manga pilot was Karakuri which was submitted to publisher Shueisha. For his work, he received a Hot Step Award in 1996. At the beginning of his career, he faced a lot of frustration and rejection including Michikusa as well as Asian Punk. In 1999, however, the serialized version of Naruto premiered in Weekly Shonen Jump which became a successful breakthrough amongst people.
Kishimoto’s work ‘Naruto’ has accumulated 700 chapters in 72 volumes selling more than 113 million copies in Japan and 95 million in the United States. The series, however, ended on 10 November 2014. He was the winner of the series Rookie of the Year in the Agency for Cultural Affairs. His work on the seventh volume also led him to win the Quill Award, he is the first manga ever to win this title.
Masashi has been working on the popular video game Tekken 6 where new characters have been redesigned. Not only did he work on manga, but he also made films inspired by his anime. Movies like ‘Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie,’ ‘The Last: Naruto the Movie’ and ‘Boruto: Naruto the Movie’ all are his creation.
Net Worth of Masashi Kishimoto?
Masashi Kishimoto has an estimated net worth of about $20 million. His source of income is from his career as a manga artist. As of October 2015, Kishimoto had sold more than 220 million copies of Naruto worldwide. He also made money by selling his movies, mangas, novels and other publications.
This Japanese manga artist has indeed had a successful career. His most successful manga is the Naruto series from 1999 to 2014. He has produced series in mafia manga genres, baseball manga, and shonen genres as well.