Japanese pro-golfer Hideki Matsuyama won the Masters in April 2021. Many pro-player including his idol and pro-golfer Tiger Woods congratulated Hideki Matsuyama for his win. But, people are more interested in his family and his children who remain a secret as of this writing.
Scroll down this bio of Hideki Matsuyama and learn more about details on his wife and kids along with other pieces of information.
How Old Is He?
Hideki Matsuyama turned 29 years old in February of 2021. He celebrated his birth on 25 February. Based on that information, he secured Pisces as his zodiac sign.
Hideki Matsuyama Family
Hideki Matsuyama was born to her father Mikio Matsuyama and her anonymous mother in his hometown Ehime, Japan. While nothing surfaced on her mother, his father was born in Japan a decade after the end of World War II in 1954.
When Hideki’s father turned 3 years old, the Canada Cup was held at the Kasumigaseki Country Club. Miko bought the Ocean Golf driving range. At the opening ceremony, he announced that the old place would have a new name, Hideki Golf Garden. The reason for that was, Hideki always came to the range with his father Mikio since his childhood.
Besides that, no further information on Hideki’s family surfaced as of this writing.
How Tall Is He?
As per Sports Yahoo, Hideki stood tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters). Whereas, he weighed about 90 kilograms (198 lbs) because of his tall physique and physical development.
Moreover, Hideki keeps his dark hair short. Furthermore, he has a gapped tooth at the front and a cleft chin which are his distinct features.
Is Hideki Matsuyama On Instagram?
Hideki Matsuyama maintained a very low profile when it came to detail on his private life. Moreover, his Instagram account earned a total of 57.3k followers on Instagram. He only posted 20 times on the platform.
Even though Hideki’s doesn’t seem to have a Twitter account, there existed an account titled Hideki Matsuyama Tracker with 1194 followers in total. But, he doesn’t seem to have an account on Facebook.
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Hideki Matsuyama Net Worth
Hideki Matsuyama sat on a total net worth of $35 million. But, let’s go through his career once to get a closer look at his career growth. As shared in New York Post, a sports marketing expert estimated Japanese golfer to win golf major could worth up to $20 million per year over the next three decades.
As Bob Dorfman of Baker Street Advertising told Sportico, “Barring any career-ending injury or scandal, I’d say a Masters win is easily worth $600 million for Matsuyama,”
Hideki was only four years old when he picked up a golf club at Ocean Golf, Japan’s one of many driving ranges. He demonstrated his talent as a golfer early on. In middle school, his parents put him in a boarding school where he could pursue golf with the intensity of the military.
He rose through ranks over the years and became the country’s best male golf player.
In 2010, Hideki competed in the 2010 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. Following that, he also competed in the 2011 Masters and turned to his professional career.
More into his professional career, his career as a rookie began on the Japan Golf Tour. In the event, he secured five wins and also included a top-10 finish at the 2013 U.S. Open. The amazing performance that he gave opened doors for him in the 2014 PGA Tour.
Moreover, Hideki earned his first PGA Tour event title at the 2014 Memorial Tournament. He finished the season in the top 30 of the FedEx Cup Standings. At the 2015 Masters Hideki Matsuyama finished at a respectable fifth place.
Disappointingly, Hideki couldn’t secure any win during his 2015 season. But he changed it with his determination in 2016. He won the Waste Management Phoenix Open and WGC-HSBC Champions along with the non-PGA Tour Japan Open.
Overall, Hideki won 6 PGA Tour finished and was placed 7 in FexEx Cup. Moreover, he was also ranked 14 in the world ranking. At Augusta National in April 2021, he won the Masters Tournament.
A few of the interesting facts about Hideki Matsuyama are he enjoyed watching baseball, especially Japanese Players. And, he doesn’t have a swing coach. More about his education, he attended Meitoku Gijuku Junior & Senior High School.
Furthermore, Hideki completed his college education at Tohoku Fukushi University in Japan.
Who Is Hideki Matsuyama Wife, Mei?
Does Hideki Matsuyama Have A Daughter With His Wife?
Hideki Matsuyama was secretly married to his wife Mei in January of 2017. Then the married couple welcomed a child named Kanna. As reported in GNN, he married his college sweetheart.
However, Hideki Matsuyama kept his marriage and details of his wife and children away from public attention. He did all of this to protect his wife and his daughter from the hounding Japanese Press.
Also, Hideki’s shy nature caused him to keep everything a secret. Many of his fans assumed his life as a father and a husband will affect his career. But, he shot it all down by claiming to be more focused.
Talking about his marriage Hideki shared with Golf.com,
“No one really asked me if I was married, so I didn’t have to answer that question.”
He added more,
“I felt that after the PGA would be a good time because our baby is born, and I thought that would be a good time to let everyone know.”
As of this writing, Hideki Matsuyama keeps details of his wife and kids a secret.
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Last modified: April 12, 2021