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Masashi Kishimoto Net Worth – $25 million

What is Masashi Kishimoto’s net worth? Is Masashi Kishimoto married?


Masashi Kishimoto is a Japanese manga artist.

His best known work, Naruto, was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1999 to 2014.


He was born on November 8, 1974, in Nagi, Japan.

“I was not the center of anyone’s attention in school, rather sitting on the outskirts,” Masashi confessed in an interview about his childhood.

In elementary school, Kishimoto became “completely addicted” to the manga series “Dragon Ball.”

“What Dragon Ball taught me is what was fun about manga, what makes a fun story in manga,” he said.

He started drawing manga for magazine contests during college.

In 1996, Kishimoto released his first work, the one-shot Karakuri.


Why does NARUTO have whiskers on his face


Kishimoto first drew Naruto as a one-shot manga in 1997.

He launched the original Naruto manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999. He ended his main Naruto manga after 15 years of serialization in November 2014. 

The story follows the adventures of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja of Konohagakure.

The ninja manga is Kishimoto’s first completed series and was released in tankōbon (book) form in 72 volumes.

It has been translated into several languages, including French, German, English, Korean, and Chinese.

In 2010, the manga series won the 16th Spanish Manga Barcelona award. 

“I think readers see themselves in Naruto, and that’s what appeals to them,” Kishimoto told Los Angeles Times while trying to explain Naruto’s success.

Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring, a spin-off of Naruto, was released in 2015. The plot is set after the epilogue of Naruto.

Boruto: Naruto the Movie was released in 2015. It made over $39.5 million at the box office.

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations began serialization in May 2016. The story follows the adventures of Boruto Uzumaki, the son of Seventh Hokage Naruto Uzumaki, as he and his friends explore their world and grow into powerful ninjas. On this project, Kishimoto is a supervisor until Vol. 13.

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Louis Groves, 18, Lewisham poses as Naruto – @Getty

In April 2017, The Boruto: Naruto Next Generations premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo.

In 2018, the video game Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker was released.

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Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru

The manga Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru was serialized from May 2019 to March 2020.


Masashi Kishimoto is married but he didn’t reveal the name of his wife. However, what Kishimoto did say about his wife is that Kushina Uzumaki was somewhat based on his wife.

On another occasion, Masashi said that “my wife was very upset also that Naruto didn’t get together with Sakura.”

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Masashi Kishimoto – Net Worth

So, how much is Masashi Kishimoto worth? Kishimoto earned most of his wealth from creating the manga series, Naruto. Therefore, Masashi Kishimoto has an estimated net worth of $25 million.

Naruto has sold more than 250 million copies worldwide.

The series has spawned multiple anime and anime films. Also, Naruto video games have been released on consoles by Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. Several official artbooks based on the manga have been released, including Uzumaki Naruto: Illustrations, Naruto Illustration Book, Paint Jump: Art of Naruto, and The Art of Naruto: Uzumaki.

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