Keiichi Tsuchiya is a professional race car driver, actor, and producer. He is best known for his work in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Doraibingu Hai! and Initial D: Third Stage.
Tsuchiya is currently 65 years old. He was born on January 30, 1956, in Tōmi, Nagano, Japan. Talking about his height, he is 5 ft and 5¾ in (1.67 m) tall.
Besides this, nothing much is known about Keiichi's early life. Moreover, he has not gone into details about his parents and siblings.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tsuchiya has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2021. He began his career through the Fuji Freshman series in 1977, perfecting his skills from street racing and ultimately becoming an underground legend.
The 65-year-old is a two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans class winner and 2001 All Japan GT Championship runner-up, prominent for his non-traditional use of drifting in non-drifting racing events. He played a vital role in popularizing drifting as motorsport.
Considered a Drift King, the car he drives, a Toyota AE86 Sprinter Trueno, has gone on to be one of the most popular sports cars. After his retirement, Keiichi served as team director for both GT500 and GT300 Class of ARTA JGTC Team.
The 65-year-old also owned the aftermarket company Kei Office which he sold at the end of 2005. Moreover, Tsuchiya worked as a stunt coordinator and stuntman on The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and served as a consultant for the popular manga and anime series, Initial D.
Tsuchiya appears to unmarried as of now. However, since he has managed to keep his personal life out of the public eye all these years, nothing much is known about his past and current relationship status.
You can follow Keiichi on Instagram at @keiichi_tsuchiya_ to know more about his personal and professional life. He currently has 76.7k followers on Instagram.
How old is Keiichi Tsuchiya?
Keiichi Tsuchiya is 65 years old; he was born on January 30, 1956, in Tōmi, Nagano, Japan.
How tall is Keiichi Tsuchiya?
Keiichi Tsuchiya is 5 ft and 5¾ in (1.67 m) tall.
Is Initial D based on Keiichi Tsuchiya?
Initial D's lead character Takumi was based on Keiichi Tsuchiya. In fact, Tsuchiya served as a consultant for the anime series.