Hikaru Nakamura Net Worth

Hikaru Nakamura Net Worth

Hikaru Nakamura net worth is estimated to be around $50 million, as of 2023.

Hikaru Nakamura is one of the most popular chess players and writers. Moreover, he is a five-time United States champion. Also, he is the Tata Steel Chess Tournament winner in 2011. He was able to get bronze medals along with a gold medal.

All the information about Hikaru Nakamura age, height, weight, career & body measurements is mentioned in this article.

Net Worth $50 Million
Age 34
Date of Birth December 9, 1987
Profession Chess Player
Height 5ft 7inc
Weight 73 Kg
Nationality American
Birth Place Hirakata Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Early Life and Biography

Hikaru Nakamura was born on December 9, 1987, in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. He holds Japanese-American citizenship. His birth sign is Libra. The names of his parents are Shuichi Nakamura and Carolyn Merrow Nakamura.

His mother was a public-school teacher. The name of his sibling is Asuka Nakamura who is his elder brother. At the age of 2 years, his family moved to the US. When he was 3 years old, his parents got separated.

Later, at the age of 7 years, he started playing Chess. It happened with the help of his Sri Landan stepfather known as Sunil Weeramantry.


Till now, Hikaru has not shared anything about his educational background. At the age of 4, he took interest in Chess and wanted to become a well-known Chess Player.

Hikaru Nakamura Age, Height & Weight

Hikaru Nakamura is 34 years old, as of 2023. He is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 73 kg pounds.


At the age of 7 years, Hikaru Nakamura started his career of being a Chess player. He was helped by his stepfather. At the age of 10 years, he was beaten by Mater Jay Bonin in Marshall Chess Club.

In ten years, he was the youngest player to achieve the title of Chess Master. After breaking the record of Vinay Bhat, he got the title of the grandmaster of Chess. At that time, he was the youngest American under 15 years and 79 days.

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Then he was selected for the 19th Frank Samford Chess Fellow. It happened on June 20, 2005. He also received a grant of $32,000 for chess education and competition. Later in 2006, he got selected for Chess Olympiad at Turin, Italy.

He has played for US national team. He loves to compete with world-famous chess players. He appeared on the Showtime series Billions on May 10, 2020.

Awards and Achievements

  • Chess Grandmaster.
  • 2011 Edition of the Tala Steel Group
  • Five-Time US Chess Champion

How much is Hikaru Nakamura net worth?

As of 2023, Hikaru Nakamura net worth is $50 million.

The major source of his income comes from his profession as a Chess player. Moreover, he is also earning as a writer and stock investor. He has been a player on the US national team. By investing a lot of money in the stock market, he is becoming a thriving player of Chess.

Hikaru Nakamura Quotes

  • “The single most important thing in life is to believe in yourself regardless of what everyone else says.”
  • “The Single most important thing in life is to believe in yourself regardless of what everyone else says.”
  • “No, I’ve never had a job other than being a chess player. …”
  • “I had been playing a lot of chess, and I wasn’t really enjoying it, so I decided to go to college to see what else was there for me.”

Personal Life

Currently, Hikaru Nakamura is single. he has not married anyone so far. As per information, he has been dating Maria De Rose. No information is known about his past relationships.

Social Media Links

Hikaru Nakamura likes to share his pictures and videos on social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. On Instagram, he has over 259K followers. Moreover, he is equally famous on other platforms.

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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

1) How much is Hikaru Nakamura net worth?

Hikaru Nakamura is around $50 million, as of 2023.

2) Who is Hikaru Nakamura?

Hikaru Nakamura is a very famous Chess player. He has been a member of the US national team.

3) Who are Hikaru Nakamura parents?

Shuichi Nakamura and Carolyn Merrow

4) Who is Hikaru Nakamura dating?

He is dating Maria De Rose

5) How tall is Hikaru Nakamura?

He is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 73 Kg.