1. Kei Nishikori

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Kei Nishikori is the professional tennis player of Japan and also the richest athlete of Japan and 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.

2. Masahiro Tanaka

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Masahiro Tanaka is the richest and professional baseball player and becomes at 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 and he is right handed pitcher and throws two-seam and four-seam fastballs with the speed of 97mph. he is been selected in the national team and played in the Beijing Olympics and becomes the youngest baseball player from Japan to play in Olympics.

3. Hiroki Kuroda

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Hiroki Kuroda is the professional baseball athlete of Japan and has an estimated net worth of US $ 16 million and ranked at No.3 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan. 40 years old right handed baseball pitcher is played for Hiroshima Carp in the NPB. He wins the best 9 award of Japan in 2005 and also wins the NPB championship in 2006. He also wins 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.

4. Yu Darvish

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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 is played for the Texas Rangers in the MLB. He was part of the Beijing Olympics and was 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.

5. Hisashi Iwakuma

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Hisashi Iwakuma is the professional baseball player of Japan and also the richest athletes and ranked at N0. 5 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 6.5 million. 34 years old right handed baseball pitcher is played for Seattle Mariners in MLB and previously he played for Osaka Buffaloes and Tohoku Eagles in the NPB. He made his first international appearance in the 2004 Olympics and also was the member of Japanese national team in the world baseball classic in 2009. He also finished third in the in the 2013 American League.

6. Ichiro Suzuki

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Ichiro Suzuki is another professional baseball player and also 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 is played 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.

7. Koji Uehara

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Koji Uehara is the professional baseball pitcher of Japan and also included in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan and ranked at No. 7 with an estimated net worth of US $ 5 million. 40 years old Japanese baseball pitcher is currently plays for the Boston Sox in the NPB. The right hand thrower is 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.

8. Kyuji Fujikawa

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Kyuji Fujikawa is the professional baseball pitcher of Japan and also the richest athletes of Japan and ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 4.5 million. 35 years old right hand baseball pitcher is 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.

9. Nori Aoki

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Nori Aoki is another professional Japanese baseball player and also the richest athletes of Japan and ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 1.95 million. 34 years old left hand bat and right arm thrower is played 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.

10. Junichi Tazawa

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Junichi Tazawa is the professional Japanese baseball player and also the richest athletes of Japan and ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 1.275 million. 29 years hold right hand thrower is played for Boston Sox in the MLB. He previously played for Nippon Oil in the NPB from 2005 to 2008. In 2008 he is signed by the Boston sox for 3 years contract against the US $ 3 million.

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