About Yoko OnoYoko Ono is a Japanese avant-garde artist, peace activist, filmmaker, musician, pianist and singer, also known as a former wife of John Lennon, soul of the Beatles. The most characteristic feature of her New Wave music is politically engaging lyrics, often centering around the topics of feminism. Besides her art, Yoko is also known for launching and managing numerous philanthropic programmers, most notably- campaigns against war and HIV outreach programs. As for 2013 Yoko Ono net worth is estimated at $500 million, making her one of the richest woman in the world.
Yoko was born in Tokyo, in a family of Zenjiro Yasuda and Eisoko Ono. Her father, who was a talented pianist and banker, originated from an extremely wealthy and noble family. Yoko’s paternal grandfather, Yasuda Zenjiro, was a founder of a financial conglomerate Yasuda zaibatsu, one out of for greatest business conglomerates in the Empire of Japan. As assured by Ono herself, Zenjiro was a distant relative of the Emperor.