Japanese game and manga artist Akira Toriyama has an estimated net worth of $45 million. He is best recognized for the manga series Dragon Ball and Dr. Slump. He is also known to be a character designer for the video game series Dragon Quest. In addition to being one of the most popular and highly influential personalities in Japanese manga, Akira Toriyama has been a source of inspiration to many aspiring manga artists.
His works on Dr. Slump earned him the Shogakukan Manga Award for best shōjo manga. In Japan alone, the Dr. Slump series sold more than 35 million copies. On the other hand, his Dragon Ball series later emerged to be one of the most successful and popular manga series worldwide. The “second best-selling manga of all time”, Dragon Ball sold over 230 million copies worldwide.
Toriyama Akira was born on April 5, 1955 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. He is currently married to Nachi Mikami, with whom he has two children.
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Others Feb. 2018
Sales of the video game Dragon Ball Fighter Z as the game's designer of the Android 21 character (approximately 2 million copies sold)
Others Oct. 2017
Sales of the Dragon Quest series as the game's character designer (approximately 71 million copies sold)
Box Office Sales Apr. 2015
Box office sales of the movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' as the film's screenwriter
Box Office Sales Mar. 2013
Box office sales of the movie Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods as the film's screenwriter
Box Office Sales Feb. 2013
Box office sales of the movie Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons as the film's illustrator of Sun Wukong for a poster for the film's Japanese release
Salary Feb. 2012
Annual salary from manga for the year 2012
Record Sales Feb. 2009
Record sales of the album Rule/Sparkle as the illustrator of Ayumi Hamasaki portrayed as Son Goku (approximately 350 thousand copies sold)
Others Dec. 2008
Sales of the video game Blue Dragon Plus as the game's character designer (approximately 58,848 copies sold)
Others Dec. 2008
Sales of the video game Dragon Quest Monsters as the game's character designer (approximately 1.9 million copies sold)
Others Nov. 2008
Sales of the video game Chrono Trigger as the game's character designer (approximately 3.44 million copies sold)
Others Dec. 2007
Sales of the video game Blue Dragon as the game's character designer (approximately 200 thousand copies sold)
Sale of Asset Mar. 2005
Selling price of the electric automobile designed by Akira Toriyama
Others Aug. 1996
Sales of the video game Tobal No. 1 as the game's character designer (approximately 650 thousand copies sold)