Kei Nishikori
Kei Nishikori
Celebrated Name: Kei Nishikori
Real Name/Full Name: Kei Nishikori (錦織 圭)
Gender: Male
Age: 34 years old
Birth Date: 29 December 1989
Birth Place: Matsue, Shimane, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Height: 1.78m
Weight: 70kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Mai Yamauchi
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Kei Nishikori Gay?: No
Profession: Professional Tennis Player
Salary: $6 Million Annual Salary
Net Worth in 2024: $30 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Kei Nishikori is a renowned Japanese professional tennis player. He got much popularity through being the second male Japanese player who got ranked in the top 5 in the singles which was after Jiro Sato. Furthermore, he is the only one to do the same in the Open Era.

His major achievements commenced in the year 2015 and later became the first male player who represents an Asian country to reach the Grand Slam singles final. Kei has had much achievements making him one of the top persons in the sports when it comes to Tennis sport. Here is a short biography and net worth of Kei Nishikori today.

Maybe you know about Kei Nishikori very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Kei Nishikori’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Kei Nishikori was born on 29th December in the year 1989 in Matsue, Shimane, Japan. He was born to his father known as Kiyoshi who is an engineer and his mother known as Eri who is a piano teacher. He also has an elder sister known as Reina.

Kei commenced having passion in tennis at a very tender age in which he was 5 years old. With this, he won his first All Japan Tennis Championships for Kids in 2001. He studied at Aomori-Yamada High School and later joined IMG Academy.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 29 December 1989, Kei Nishikori is 34 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and weight is 70 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Talking of his personal life, Kei Nishikori is a happily married man in which he is married to his wife known as Mai Yamauchi. The duo tied knots on 11 December 2020 with Mai Yamauchi being his long-time girlfriend. The couple were blessed with a kid in the year 2021 though they are yet to reveal the name of their first born kid.

Before dating Mai Yamauchi, Kei was previously dating his ex-girlfriend known as Honami Tsuboi. However, they later separated before Kei commenced dating Mai Yamauchi and later marrying her in 2020.


Kei Nishikori commenced his career at a very young age of 5 years in which he got much interest in Tennis. With this, he played his first junior match in April 2002 while he was at the age of 13 years. He later was involved in several Tennis competitions which has seen him rise in popoularity over time.

In 2010, Kei lost his second match against Novak Djokovic. He also lost in the first round of the Aegon Championships in 2010 against Richard Gasquet.

In the 2011 Australian Open, he advanced to the third round after overcoming Florian Mayer and Fabio Fognini, as well as the system. On October 7, 2012, Nishikori defeated sixth seed Milos Raonic of Canada to win the Rakuten Japan Open, his first ATP 500 series championship.

At the 2015 ATP World Tour Finals, Nishikori defeated Andy Murray in his first round encounter. After that, he fell to a lower-ranked opponent in the first round of the 2013 US Open, this time against world No. 179 Dan Evans in straight sets.

After this, he began his clay-court season at the Barcelona Open Banc 2015 Sabadell, where he defeated Santiago Giraldo, Teymuraz Gabashvili, Roberto, David Ferrer, and Bautista Agut to reach the final.

In April 2008, tennis player Kei Nishikori made his Davis Cup debut for Japan in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group.

In the Aljaz Bedene first round in Tokyo, Japan defeated Canada 4-1, and he was a part of three Japan triumphs. The 2019 Davis World Cup final will take place on November 24.Tennis events were suspended for Covid-19, however all tennis and other sports will resume in July 2020.

He reached the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships in 2021, defeating Reilly Opelka, David Goffin, and Aljaz Bedene. In the end, Nishikori was defeated by eventual finalist Lloyd Harris. 

Awards & Achievements

Kei Nishikori has had several achievements all through his career in which his major achievements commenced in the year 2015 and later became the first male player who represents an Asian country to reach the Grand Slam singles final. Some of the awards he received are as below;

  • ATP Newcomer of the year
  • JTA Outstanding player of the year
  • Sportsman of the year

His achievements are as below;

  • He won 11 single career titles
  • In 2006 he was ranked no 7 in the world
  • In 2015 he was ranked no 4
  • In his career he won 276 games totally
  • In 2016 he was ranked no 6

Net Worth & Salary of Kei Nishikori in 2024

Kei Nishikori Net Worth
Kei Nishikori Net Worth

As of June 2024, Kei Nishikori has an estimated net worth of $30 Million. This is from the fortunes he makes through his professional career as a professional Tennis Player. He has won several matches globally and hence receiving several awards which have as well contributed to his net worth. Kei is believed to be earning an annual salary of $6 million.

Being passionate on his career has made Kei rise into popularity and one of the renowned Tennis players all over the world. He loved the game since his childhood and he later became the most renowned Asian representative. Still being young, he is expected to do much in his career.


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