Yusaku Maezawa Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Yusaku Maezawa Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight59 kg
Date of BirthNovember 22, 1975
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Eye ColorDark Brown

Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese entrepreneur and former musician who is widely recognized for founding the clothing and retail organization named Start Today, in 1998. The organization launched an online fashion retail portal called Zozotown which became Japan’s largest such portal by 2004. In 2018, he launched a custom-fit clothing brand called ZOZO and an at-home wearable measurement system called the ZOZOSUIT. Yusaku is also an art connoisseur and founded the Tokyo-based Contemporary Art Foundation, in 2012, to support young artists.

Born Name

Yusaku Maezawa

Nick Name

Yusaku, MZ

Yusaku Maezawa as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2018
Yusaku Maezawa as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2018 (Yusaku Maezawa / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Kamagaya, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Residence

Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Nationality

Japanese

Education

Yusaku graduated from the Waseda Jitsugyo High School.

Occupation

Entrepreneur, Former Musician

Yusaku Maezawa and Elon Musk as seen in September 2018
Yusaku Maezawa and Elon Musk as seen in September 2018 (Yusaku Maezawa / Instagram)

Genre

Rock, Pop

Instruments

Drums

Labels

BMG Japan

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

59 kg or 130 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Yusaku has 3 children from a spouse that he has divorced and whose details have not been publicly revealed.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Japanese)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Yusaku Maezawa as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019
Yusaku Maezawa as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019 (Yusaku Maezawa / Instagram)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short Stature
  • Short-cropped hair
  • Sports a thin mustache
  • Affable smile
  • Has a mole on his neck
Yusaku Maezawa as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019
Yusaku Maezawa as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2019 (Yusaku Maezawa / Instagram)

Yusaku Maezawa Facts

  1. In 1991, Yusaku started a music band with his classmates which was named Switch Style. Yusaku was the band’s drummer and they released their first EP in 1993.
  2. The band even signed a contract with BMG Japan in 1998 but by 2001 he had taken a hiatus from his musical career to focus on his burgeoning business.
  3. He decided to forego college education and moved to the United States for a while, where he would collect CDs and vinyl records of his favorite artists. Upon returning to Japan in 1995, he founded a company that imported albums and CDs and sold them in Japan by mail.
  4. The same mail-order business model became the foundation on which the organization Start Today was founded in 1998.
  5. In September 2018, it was announced that Yusaku would be the 1st commercial passenger to attempt a flyby around the Moon, onboard a SpaceX Starship which is scheduled for launch after 2023.
  6. On January 1, 2020, a tweet of his set a world record for being the ‘Most Retweeted Tweet’ with more than 4.1 million retweets. He broke that record 4 days later with another tweet that was retweeted more than 4.3 million times.

Featured Image by Yusaku Maezawa / Instagram

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