About Akira Toriyama
It has been known that the total amount of Akira Toriyama net worth is as much as 45 million dollars, as of right now. Akira Toriyama has become famous because of his career in being an artist, and as such he is mostly known as a manga and game artist.
He was born in Japan in 1955. Before he became such a well known manga artist, Akira Toriyama was working in one advertising company. In 1978, Akira Toriyama officially started his career as a manga artist, when his first creation was published, called “Wonder Island”. In the period of 1980-1984 Akira Toriyama became even more popular when he created comedy series called “Dr. Slump”. The series were shown on the Weekly Shonen Jump and they also added up to the total size of Akira Toriyama net worth. In 1981, for these series, Akira Toriyama was awarded with the Shogakukan Manga Award.
However, in the whole world Akira Toriyama is mostly known for his other manga series, called “Dragon Ball”. He started these series in 1984. They lasted till 1995 and during this time the series gained immense attention internationally. These series have also added up a lot of revenues to the total amount of Akira Toriyama net worth and made him well known all around the world.
Other series which also added up to his popularity include “Dub & Peter 1”, “Go! Go! Ackman” and “Cashman – Saving Soldier”.
A lot of mangas of Akira Toriyama have been chosen to be animes shown on TV, such as “Dragon Ball”, which was developed into “Dragon Ball Z” and “Dragon Ball GT”, as well as “Dragon Quest” and “Dr. Slump”. In addition to these creations, Akira Toriyama is also known as a creator of many characters of video games, such as the ones in “Dragon Quest”, “Tobal No. 1” and “Chrono Trigger”. This involvement has also added up to the overall amount of Akira Toriyama net worth.
In 2005, Akira Toriyama designed a car, which is sold through CQ Motors. Therefore, he is getting involved into business more and more and this career is also expected to increase his net worth by a mile. This car which he has created can seat only 1 person, but it can develop a top speed of 18 miles per hour. Therefore, Akira Toriyama today is known not only as a manga artist, but also for his other developments.