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Norihiro Yokoyama was born on 1968 in Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan, is a Japanese jockey. Discover Norihiro Yokoyama's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is he in this year and how he spends money? Also learn how he earned most of networth at the age of 56 years old?

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Occupation Jockey
Age 56 years old
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Born 1968
Birthplace Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan

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Norihiro Yokoyama Height, Weight & Measurements

At 56 years old, Norihiro Yokoyama height is 163cm and Weight 49kg.

Physical Status
Height 163cm
Weight 49kg
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Dating & Relationship status

He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Children 3 (incl. Kazuo and Takeshi)

Norihiro Yokoyama Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2023-2024. So, how much is Norihiro Yokoyama worth at the age of 56 years old? Norihiro Yokoyama’s income source is mostly from being a successful Jockey. He is from . We have estimated Norihiro Yokoyama's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2024 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2024 Under Review
Net Worth in 2023 Pending
Salary in 2023 Under Review
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Source of Income Jockey

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Norihiro Yokoyama (横山典弘; Born February 23, 1968) is a Japanese jockey.

As of May 2024, he is the oldest jockey in Japan to win a Grade I race.

Norihiro is born in a family heavily involved in horse racing, with his father, being a jockey, as well as his elder brother being a retired jockey and teacher at the Horse Racing School.

Two of Norihiro's sons, Kazuo, and Takeshi, are also jockeys.


Norihiro started racing on March 1, 1986, and won his first race with Kioi God on April 29, 1986.


He won his first GI race with Kyoei Tap in the 1990 Queen Elizabeth II Cup, and would go on to win the Takarazuka Kinen the following year with Mejiro Ryan.


Later that year, on July 18, Norihiro won his 2000th JRA win, the fifth JRA jockey to ever do so, when he won an allowance race held at Sapporo Racecourse with Sugino Blade.


Norihiro became a Derby jockey in 2009, after 15 starts at the Derby in his 24 year long career, when he won the Japanese Derby with Logi Universe.


In 2010, Norihiro won the Yushun Himba in a dead heat against Apapane with Saint Emilion, which was the first Grade I race in Japan to end in such a way.


Norihiro won his second Derby in 2014 when he won the race with One And Only.

Later that year, Norihiro won his 2500th JRA win after Yutaka Take and Yukio Okabe with in the inaugural race of the Icho Stakes.


On September 4, 2016, Norihiro became the fourth jockey to win a graded race in all 10 JRA racecourses following his victory with at the Niigata Kinen (GIII).

On September 2, 2023, Norihiro rode Power Hall at the Sapporo Nisai Stakes.

He finished 2nd in that race, but Takeshi won the same race, marking the first time in JRA history where a father and son each finished first and second in a graded race.

The following week, the reverse occurred on that year's Shion Stakes where Norihiro won the race with while Takeshi came in second.

This victory also made Norihiro, at age 55, the eldest jockey to have won a JRA graded race, previously held by Yoshitomi Shibata when he won the Leopard Stakes in 2021.

On January 14, 2024, Norihiro broke his own record of the eldest JRA jockey to win a graded race when he won the Keisei Hai with Danon Decile.

This race was also the third graded race ever where a father and son finished in first and second place, as Takeshi came in second with Urban Chic.

On May 5 of that year, Norihiro won his 2944th race at an allowance race at Niigata Racecourse with Hawaiian Time, overtaking Yukio Okabe's previously held 2943 wins to become the JRA jockey with the second most win after Yutaka Take.

On May 26, 2024, Norihiro won his third Derby ever with Danon Decile.

This was the eldest Japanese Derby win and Grade I win ever, surpassing Yutaka Take's previous record.