Masahiro Tanaka Net Worth

Net Worth: $33 Million
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    Baseball
  • Age:

    29
  • Birth Place:

    Itami, Hyogo, Japan
  • Weight:

    205 lbs (93 kg)
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Mai Satoda)
  • Full Name:

    Masahiro Tanaka
  • Nationality:

    Japanese
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About Masahiro Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka is a Japanese professional baseball player with an estimated net worth of $33 million.

Masahiro Tanaka began playing baseball during his first grade at Koyanosato Tigers. Then, he appeared to play for the Takarazuka Boys while attending the Itami Municipal Matzusaki Junior High School. In 2004, he moved to Komazawa University Tomakomai High School and played for the team as a pitcher.

During his stint with Tomakomai, the team won the National High School Baseball Tournament for two consecutive years. On September 25, 2006, several baseball teams such as Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, Orix Buffaloes, Yokohama BayStars and Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles selected Tanaka as first round picks during the NPB high school draft.

In 2007, Tanaka was named to the Tokohu Rakuten Golden Eagles' major league roster. During his stint with the team, he received numerous accolades such as Best Nine Award in 2011 and 2013; Golden Glove Award from 2011 to 2013, and Eiji Sawamura Award in 2011 and 2013.

During the 2013-2014 offseason, he was posted by Rakuten to Major League Baseball. A lot of teams such as New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Houston Astros have shown interest in signing Tanaka. Eventually, he landed a seven-year contract with the Yankees.

Masahiro Tanaka was born on November 1, 1988 in Itami, Hyogo, Japan. On March 20, 2012, he married to former model and television personality, Mai Satoda.

Earnings & Financial Data ?
Choose Year

Earnings 2015

Salary 2015
Salary from New York Yankees
$22,000,000

Earnings 2014

Contract 2014
Contract with New York Yankees
$155,000,000
Salary 2014
Salary from New York Yankees
$22,000,000

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