Kei Nishikori - Blue Uniqlo Shirt
Kei Nishikori – Blue Uniqlo Shirt


Kei Nishikori is the only male Japanese tennis player who has ranked in the top 5 singles. He was born on 29 December 1989 in Shimane Prefecture in Japan. His father is an engineer and his mother is a music teacher. He has one sister named Renia. He got his early education from the Aomori-Yamada high school. In 2004 he joined IMG academy when he was moved to Bradenton in Florida with his family, at that time he just 14 years old. Kei Nishikori worked very hard to make his body fit and healthy. He has a height of 5.8 inches with a bodyweight of 70 kg.

Kei Nishikori - Grey Uniqlo Hoodie
Kei Nishikori – Grey Uniqlo Hoodie


Kei Nishikori started playing tennis when he was just five years old. When he was 14 years old he won the Raid 21 tournament title in Rabat in 2004. And in 2006 he was the quarter-finalist of junior French open, which was held in morocco. Kei won Luxilon Cup in 2007 against the Michael McClune that was held at Sony Ericsson Open.

In 2007 Kei Nishikori started his professional career after qualifying the ATP main draw in Los Angeles. After his outstanding performance in ATP, he becomes the newcomer of the year 2008. He also represents Japan in the Olympics 2008 in Beijing. In 2012 Kei completed his singles and doubles in Olympics held in London. He also won the first tennis medal for Japan in 96 years.

Date of BirthDec 29, 1989
Place of Birth (Born)Shinmane, Japan
Turned Professional2004
Height5 ft 8 in (178 cm)
Salary Contract$37.4 million
Net Worth$37.3 million
Official Website

Personal Life – Wife & Girlfriend:

Kei has been rumoured in relationship with the Japanese model Ako Mizuki. And more recently with girlfriend Honami Tsuboi, who is a yoga teacher.

Net Worth:

As Kei is the most popular tennis player, he earns millions of dollars from his tennis career and endorsements as a salary. It is reported by Forbes that Kei’s total net worth is about $37.3million. In the last year from June 2017 to June 2018, he earned $33 million. About 99 percent of the income comes from the endorsements. He endorsed many different brands such as Wilson, Addidas, Uniqlo, and Cup noodles. Kei is also sponsored by Nissan foods and TAG Heuer.

Social Network:

Kei is always active on different social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Kei has more than 1 million followers on Twitter and 516 k followers on Instagram. In addition to these sites, he has his own site and application for mobiles. His website and application contain his personal information and upcoming events.

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