The son of a Japanese fisherman, Hideo Nomo worked hard enough to become a rookie of the year in Major League Baseball 1995. Nomo played as a pitcher in Japan, he escaped out of Japan and started his successful MLB career in the United States. Hideo net worth increased after Los Angeles Dodgers contracted him in 1995.
His income quadrupled in the next couple of seasons; he was a millionaire after signing in with Chicago Cubs in 1999. Nomo is the first Japanese ever to pitch a no-hitter in MLB. Hideo retired in 2008 after a 13-year long and fruitful career. A song was sung to pay tribute to Nomo in 1996.
Hideo Nomo net worth and income profile is estimated here.
Net Worth: $35 Million
Yearly Contract: $4 Million