Kentaro Kobayashi is a Japanese comedian, Manga Artist, Director, and best know for playing the role of Mac in the “Get A Mac” advertising campaign. In July 2021, he has been dismissed from the role of Director of the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony after making jokes about the Holocaust. In 1998, which is 23 years ago Kentaro and another comedian performed in the sketch where he turns to his colleague and said “the ones from that time you said ‘let’s play the Holocaust,” this video has emerged now and many criticized Kobayashi and one among them is Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said “outrageous and unacceptable”, and Simon Wiesenthal who is an Austrian Holocaust survivor said, “Any person, no matter how creative, does not have the right to mock the victims of the Nazi genocide.” Regarding this incident, Kentaro Kobayashi came forward and released a statement “Entertainment should not make people feel uncomfortable. I understand that my stupid choice of words at that time was wrong, and I regret it.”
What is Kentarō Kobayashi Net Worth?
Kentaro Kobayashi Net Worth
$2 Million USD
Kentarō Kobayashi is 48 years old born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. He attended Tama Art University and after graduating he pursued his career in the entertainment world and began working on planning, scripting, and directing, also Kobayashi worked on Manga series named Hana Usagi from 1999 to 2004 which was published on Young Magazine Uppers. His debut work came in 1998, he worked on Rahmens Box Ceremony, and then he started his theater project KKP in 2002, besides this Kentarō Kobayashi worked on several projects such as TakeOff – Light Three Brothers, Nokemono Nokemono, Pendulum, and Cheese Cake, and Leap. Kobayashi is the best know for her playing the Mac in the “Get A Mac” advertising campaign, and from 2009 to 2019 he hosted the Kentaro Kobayashi TV 1-10 on NHK BS Premium. Also, Kentarō Kobayashi is a singer and has several songs under his name – Record of Records, Midnight Running, Samurai Breakin, One Minute for Sleep, Koniwa, Pringles and Bass, Break Beats, Piano and Clock, Hones and Clock, Sex, and No Message Rap.
The estimated Net Worth of Kentarō Kobayashi is around $2 Million USD.
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