Facts of Eiichiro Oda
|Full Name||Eiichiro Oda|
|Birth Name||Eiichiro Oda|
|Other Name||Tsukihimizu Kikondo|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||Sondermann Awards,Kumamoto prefecture Honorary Prize|
|Education||Tokai University Kumamoto Campus|
|Date of Birth||1,1975|
Eiichiro Oda is a Japanese manga artist widely known as the creator of one of the longest-running and highest-grossing manga and anime, One Piece. The media franchise of One Piece earns him a yearly income of around $21 million to $26 million.
Popular with the pen name Tsukihimizu Kikondo, Oda anime creation has grabbed him a multi-million dollars- thanks to the successful run of One Piece since 1997.
Here know the details on his income, earnings, wealth, assets, personal life, and other money-related information.
'One Piece' Creator Eiichiro Oda’s Net Worth: Income Sources, Salary & Earnings
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Eiichiro Oda has a net worth of $200 million as of May 2020; he earned his huge fortune from his career as a Japanese manga artist-notably as the creator of One Piece & royalties from the sales of its manga.
In 2015, Oda earned $26 million per year as a Mangaka, while in 2010, his annual income stood at $24 million.
Reportedly, the One Piece is one of the highest-grossing ongoing manga and anime of all-time; sitting at a whopping revenue at $20.9 billion so far through sales of books, manga, merch & others.
Here is the break-down of the earnings & income sources:
- Manga magazine- $8.825 billion
- Merchandise sale- $5.757 billion
- Manga volumes- $2.707 billion
- Video games- $1.89 billion
- Home entertainment- $1.285 billion
- Anime box office- $433 million
In comparison with other Japanese animes; the One Piece records earnings more than Masashi Kishimoto's Naruto ($10.3 billion) though, it is less than that of Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball ($25 billion).
Back in 2013, One Piece's earning went down due to sudden problems in Eiichiro Oda's health. But after that, One Piece has not ever gone on loss.
How Was 'One Piece' Created?
Oda started his career at the age of 17 with a manga titled Wanted! which won a number of awards. Right after he got recognized by one of the popular magazine, Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.
At the age of 19, he drew a manga Romance Dawn, pirate-themed one-shot story which was published by Akamaru Jump and Weekly Shonen Jump in 1996.
The same manga featured Monkey D. Luffy as the protagonist who was later turned into the protagonist of long-time running anime and bestselling manga series One Piece, which premiered on July 22, 1997.
As for a fact, Eiichiro Oda was influenced to write One Piece after seeing the Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama and popular TV animated series “Vicky the Viking”.
Some of his other popular creations are:
- Ikki Yakō
- One Piece
- God's Present for the Future
- Cross Epoch
- Taste of the Devil Fruit
Awards And Accolades
- Eiichiro Oda has received several awards and titles. His Awards lists:
- 2018 Kumamoto prefecture Honorary Prize
- 2012 Grand Prize at 41st Japan Cartoonists Association Awards
- 2009 and 2008 Sondermann Awards
Moreover, Oda's name was recorded in the Guinness World Record in 2015 for the most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author.
He made up to the World record by printing 320,866,000 copies worldwide until December 2014.
Eiichiro Oda's Involvement In Charity Works!
Eiichiro Oda donated around $8 million to the Kumamoto Prefecture for reconstruction from the damage suffered from the 2016 earthquake. As a matter of fact, the donations were made as two separate gifts; one of $4.6 million under the name of Luffy and $2.8 million under his own name.
Apart from that, he also provides support to several earthquake-stricken areas by giving foods, exchanging art for local products, and writing supportive and inspiring messages.
How Lavish Is The Life of Mangaka, Eiichiro Oda? Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses, Taxes, Insurances
Eiichiro Oda lives in Kumamoto city. There he owns a luxurious house featuring his workplace. His mansion is full of surprises. For example; he has a bar with a popcorn machine, crane game, and desk full of manga papers.
There’s something more exciting, he has a shark-themed toilet and you can even get a train ride on the balcony. And all that is inside his residence.
Well, there is no information regarding his cars, tax payments, and insurance plans and policies.
Regarding his expenses, Oda spends his income in house and car maintenance, clothes, foods, daily use items expenses, and other miscellaneous expenditures.
When & Where Was Eiichiro Oda Born?
Eiichiro Oda was born on 1 January 1975 in Kumamoto, Japan. He was born to parents; the father who was a salaryman and mother who was an ordinary housewife. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Asian ethnic group.
How Old is Eiichiro Oda & His Height?
Eiichiro Oda is 45 years old as of May 2020 & has an average Asian height.
Married To Former Cosplay Model: Who Is Oda's Wife?
Coming to his relationship, Eiichiro Oda is married to longtime girlfriend-turned-wife Chiaki Inaba. The couple exchanged vows in 2004.
His wife is a former cosplayer and model who is popular for cosplaying One Piece character Nami during Jump Festa in 2002.
The married couple is blessed with two children whose identity is not disclosed.
Interesting Fact: Eiichiro Oda is a huge fan of rapper Eminem.