1. Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori is professional tennis player of Japan and also the richest athlete of Japan, ranked at top in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 32 million.

He is the only tennis player of Japan who ranked in top 10 in the international tennis ranking. He won the ten single men’s tittles and also was the runner up in the US Open in 2014 and the only male player from Asia who reached in the Grand Slam final.

9. Nori Aoki

Nori Aoki is another professional Japanese baseball player with an estimated net worth of US $ 1.95 million.

34 years old left hand bat and right arm thrower plays for the Seattle Mariners in MLB. Previously he played for Kansas Royals and San Francisco team in the MLN and also for Tokyo Swallows in the NPB.

He is also the one of the four players who amasses more than 200 hits in the one single season of Japanese baseball league.

8. Kyuji Fujikawa

Kyuji Fujikawa is the professional baseball pitcher of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 4.5 million. 35 years old right hand baseball pitcher currently plays for Hanshin Tigers in the NPB.

He was also the member of the Japanese national baseball team in the 2006, 2009 world baseball classics and also played in the Beijing Olympics.

8. Kyuji Fujikawa

Kyuji Fujikawa is the professional baseball pitcher of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 4.5 million. 35 years old right hand baseball pitcher currently plays for Hanshin Tigers in the NPB.

He was also the member of the Japanese national baseball team in the 2006, 2009 world baseball classics and also played in the Beijing Olympics.

7. Koji Uehara

Koji Uehara is the professional baseball pitcher of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 5 million. 40 years old Japanese baseball pitcher currently plays for the Boston Sox in the NPB.

The right hand thrower previously played for the Yomiuri Giants in the NPB and for Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles in the MLB.

He is one of the four players in the history of baseball who won the both the world baseball classic and the World Series.

6. Ichiro Suzuki

chiro Suzuki is another professional baseball player, Amongst the richest athletes of Japan and ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 6.5 million.

A 42 years old left hand bat and right hand thrower plays for the Miami Marlins in the MLB.

He previously played for Seattle Mariners in the MLB and for Orix Blue in the NPB. He was also the member of the Japanese national baseball team in the 2006 inaugural world baseball classic and also played in the 2009 world baseball classic.

5. Hisashi Iwakuma

Hisashi Iwakuma is a baseball player with an estimated net worth of US $ 6.5 million. 34 years old right handed baseball pitcher plays for Seattle Mariners in MLB. Previously he played for Osaka Buffaloes and Tohoku Eagles in the NPB.

He made his first international appearance in the 2004 Olympics and also part of the Japanese national team in the world baseball classic in 2009. He also finished third in the in the 2013 American League.

4. Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish is another Japanese baseball professional player who is ranked at No.4 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 10 million.

He plays for the Texas Rangers in the MLB. Part of the Beijing Olympics and also the member of the national baseball team of Japan in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. The 29 years old right handed pitcher finished third in his first season of MLB and also finished second in the American League.

3. Hiroki Kuroda

Hiroki Kuroda is a professional baseball athlete of Japan who has an estimated net worth of US $ 16 million.

40 years old right handed baseball pitcher played for Hiroshima Carp in the NPB. He won the best 9 award of Japan in 2005 and also won the NPB championship in 2006.

He also won the Bronze medal in the 2004 Olympics with the national baseball team of Japan. He returns to Japan and get signed with his old team Hiroshima Carp with one year contract of US $3.3 million.

2. Masahiro Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka is the richest and professional baseball player who became second in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 22 million.

Tanaka nick name is Ma-Kun, He is right handed pitcher who throws two-seam and four-seam fastballs with the speed of 97mph.

He was selected in the national team and played in the Beijing Olympics becoming the youngest baseball player from Japan to play in Olympics.

1. Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori is professional tennis player of Japan and also the richest athlete of Japan, ranked at top in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 32 million.

He is the only tennis player of Japan who ranked in top 10 in the international tennis ranking. He won the ten single men’s tittles and also was the runner up in the US Open in 2014 and the only male player from Asia who reached in the Grand Slam final.

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