Soichiro Fukutake Net Worth $1.25 Billion
He is the 25th wealthiest person on Japan’s 50 Richest List and is rated 1175th in the record of World Billionaires. Mr. Fukutake got some of his estimated net worth of $1.25 billion through his inheritance. He could be the eldest son of Tetsuhiko Fukuke, the founder of Fukutake Publishing Co., Ltd., now Benesse Corporation and Benesse Holdings, Inc. Today, Benesse is one of the biggest educational services companies on earth. It has got Berlitz language school in 2001. It’s also branching out beyond prep courses and language teaching into businesses like nursing homes, executive training and translation services. It has been enlarging schools and correspondence courses overseas especially in China, Korea and Taiwan. Born in 1945 in Okayama Prefecture, Soichiro Fukutake is a graduate of the School of Science and Engineering in Waseda University. He has worked for Nissei Sangyo Co. Ltd. and later joined Fukutake Publishing in 1973. He had trouble adapting to the extreme change in the environment, but after a couple of months, he felt happy about his move from Tokyo.