Hajime Satomi Net Worth $11.7 Billion
Hajime Satomi is the founder of Sammy Corporation and he’s an estimated net worth of $1.17 billion as of April 2013. According to Forbes, he is the 27th richest person in Japan. Born on January 16, 1942 in Tokyo, Japan, Forbes attended Aoyama Gakuin Univesity but withdrew in November 1975. Satomi made his estimated net worth of $1.17 billion when he founded Sammy Corporation, an amusement gear manufacturer. His earnings have grown with all the generation of machines for pachislot and pachinko industry, among Japan’s most widely used types of gaming. Additionally, he was successfully recorded on the primary Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in March 2001. Nowadays, the organization is the leading maker of pachislot and pachinko machines. In 2004, Sammy Corporation bought out the ailing videogame manufacturer Sega Corporation for $394 million. The just combined $4.5 group with $4.5 billion in sales is nowadays called Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. with chief businesses of Sammy Corporation and Sega Corporation. In 2005, the group has grown and become one of the top 60 businesses in Japan based on recurring income. It has bought 22.4% of Sega for $427 million.