How Much is Akira Toriyama Worth?
Japanese talented manga creator Akira Toriyama has amassed a net worth of over $50 million. He is recognized as one of the most prominent performers in the field he chose. He received his net worth by illustrating numerous popular series, writing art books and giving ground to rewarding anime and film production products.
Before finally deciding to try his skills as an author, Akira worked as an advertisement designer. Soon afterwards, he was able to put in print his first works as a part of an amateur competition held by Jump journal. All his subsequent works were disclosed in that magazine including his official writing and illustrating breakthrough – an eye-catching Wonder Island series.
In fact, his career has gained some momentum only after his next work Dr. Slump (1980-1984). For this impressive piece of art, he was honored the title of the best manga series maker in 1981. With publishing his subsequent opus Dragon Ball (1984) he marked his most notable act that has later sold over 160 million copies in Japan alone. The benefit of the graphic novel got the jump on creating ample of brilliant cartoons, video games and full-length pictures on its basis.
One of the most remarkable facts about Toriyama, he also originated portrayals of various video game heroes in games based on his artworks. In 2013, he presented best-selling series entitled Jaco the Galactic Patrolman. In the same year, the movie Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods appeared on big screens. Its follow up Broly released in 2018, features even more contributions from Toriyama.