- ‘With failure bring person toward success.’ The saying better clarify by our today’s topic Hideo Kojima who had been through many rejected game ideas before becoming the Vice President of the one of the largest game developing company, Konami Computer Entertainment Japan. He directed and created popular games like Snatcher, Policenauts, and Metal Gear series during his time there.
- He is the head of Kojima Productions and got a place in #7 in the list of Hot 100 Developer 2008.
- Net Worth, Income, and Salary
- Dating Life and Married Life
- Parents, family, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
‘With failure bring person toward success.’ The saying better clarify by our today’s topic Hideo Kojima who had been through many rejected game ideas before becoming the Vice President of the one of the largest game developing company, Konami Computer Entertainment Japan. He directed and created popular games like Snatcher, Policenauts, and Metal Gear series during his time there.
He is the head of Kojima Productions and got a place in #7 in the list of Hot 100 Developer 2008.
Hideo Kojima was born in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan, in 1963. His birthday falls on every 24th of August, which makes his zodiac sign Virgo. He belongs to Japanese nationality and Asian ethnicity.
Net Worth, Income, and Salary
Hideo career had hurdles initially; he faced many rejections with his video game ideas and could not satisfy the industry. His career then took a turn by getting hired by the game publisher ‘Konami Digital Entertainment’ as designer and planner in their MSX home computer vision. The less color palette and recourse made him disappointed, where he wanted to work on the Nintendo system.
Hideo career got a breakthrough when he took the project, Metal Gear as a senior associate. There, he focused on a prison escaping rather than fighting and even fixed the hardware limitation in the game’s development. The game was official released for the MSX2 home computer in Japan on the 13th of July 1987.
With amazing feedback, Hideo worked in graphic adventure game Snatcher on the 26th of November 1988. In 1990, he wrote and directed Snatcher, SD Snatcher, an adaption of the original storyline.
Since then, he worked in Metal Gear series along with Death Stranding in 2019. From the games, Hideo became one of the top ten people of 2002. He even got the rank of seventh in Hot 100 Developers 2008. Along with that, he has earned Lifetime Achievement Award at the Brazil Game Show and more.
As of 2020, Hideo’s net worth remains of $30 million.
Dating Life and Married Life
Hideo isn’t married yet, as he has dedicated his most of the time to bring the best games to his audience. Also, he hasn’t rumored dating any girlfriend in the media.
Parents, family, and Siblings
Hideo was born in the Kojima family to father, Kingo. His father was a pharmacist who often traveled on business and kept Kojima’s name after the most common name among doctors he met. At the age of four, his family moved to Osaka, Japan, where he spent most of his early life indoors, watching television, or making figurines.
While his teenage period, Hideo went to Kawanishi, Hyogo. At the age of thirteenth, his father died, which led their family into a financial crisis. Talking about his education, he enrolled at university to study economics but later found his interest in the video game industry.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Hideo’s height stands at 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 58kgs. He has black eyes and black hair.