Naruatsu Baba

About Naruatsu Baba

Birth Year: 1978
Birth Place: Japan
Residence: Japan
Education: Kyushu Institute of Technology
Known for: Founder and majority owner of the smartphone-game maker Colopl

Naruatsu Baba Net Worth

Naruatsu Baba was bornon 1978 in Japan. Baba is the founder and CEO of smartphone game maker Colopl. He owns nearly 50% of the Tokyo-listed company. Colopl has been betting on virtual reality gaming through a $50 million fund to invest in such games. He founded the company in 2008 and has been developing games since 2003.
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💰 Net worth: $700 Million

2014 $2.2 Billion
2015 $1.6 Billion
2016 $1.2 Billion
2018 $700 Million

Biography/Timeline

2003

Baba joined KLab in 2003 and briefly worked at GREE starting in 2007. However, even while working full-time at start-up companies, he had been developing mobile game applications and websites as a side Business since his university days.

2008

He founded Colopl in 2008 as a developer and owns 59% of the company. Colopl has five of the largest-grossing apps for Android smartphones, including Professional Baseball PRIDE, Treasure Trove Detective and Dino Dominion.

2014

According to Forbes, he had an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion as of December 2014.