Shogo Taniguchi

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Facts of Shogo Taniguchi

Full Name
Shogo Taniguchi
Birth Name
Shogo Taniguchi
Famous Name
Shogo Taniguchi
Currently Married
No. of Instagram Followers



Defender - Centre-Back

Squad No : 5 Market Value : €1.70 million Position in Team : Defender - Centre-Back

Football Player

Squad No
Market Value
€1.70 million
Position in Team
Defender - Centre-Back

Career & Net worth

Currently Club
Kawasaki Frontale
Started career as


Currently Married

Shogo Taniguchi is a professional football player who hails from Kumamoto, Japan. The professional footballer currently plays for Kawasaki Frontale, a Japanese professional football club based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo. His prominent position is a center-back, and his jersey number is 5. Apart from being an active club player, Taniguchi has also been a part of the Japanese national team.

Moreover, Taniguchi gives his best in the field, and he is also considered one of the best centers back in the world. Playing for the club, Kawasaki Frontale, Taniguchi has been a part of multiple games and has also led the squad to win most of the matches. Apart from being a well-known center-back, he sometimes plays as a defender.

Net Worth: How Rich Is Shogo Taniguchi?

Taniguchi has amassed a decent sum of money from being a professional football player. He has been a part of multiple matches representing his club and his own home nation in various games. So, giving the best performances in the field, Taniguchi has surely received a good cash prize.

A Japanese football player earns $30690.38 per year and $14.76 per hour, as reported by Economic Research. So, being a professional footballer, Taniguchi may earn in the same range. On the other hand, his net worth may be in the millions. 

Shogo Shogo Taniguchi flaunting his puma collection SOURCE: Instagram

An online portal claims that Taniguchi has a net worth of around $500,000 to $1 million. All the credits to his active involvement in the renowned sport worldwide. As we know, pro players also make money from working with numerous brands.

In the same way, Taniguchi may have collaborated with some companies that must be paying him well. The Kawasaki Frontale center-back shows off his luxurious lifestyle via his Instagram account and other social media platforms too.

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Is Taniguchi Dating Someone or Single?

Talking about the personal life of Taniguchi, he appears to be a single guy who is entirely focused on his career. Going through every post on his Instagram, we couldn't find any hint about Taniguchi being involved in romantic affairs.

So, it can be said that he is busy with his work rather than searching for a life partner. Not to mention, Taniguchi is also at the peak point of his career and is also working hard to get more success in his life. Besides that, Taniguchi is also of private nature like many other Japanese footballers.

Shogo Shogo Taniguchi is more focused on his career SOURCE: Instagram

Rather than sharing everything in the media, he mostly prefers keeping it away from the public domain. So, there is very less information regarding his personal life. Apart from that, we can get every detail about his professional life easier on the internet as numerous verified sites have covered it.

Career Overview

The Kumamoto native has been playing for the team Kawasaki Frontale for a long time. As per Transfermrkt, he joined Kawasaki Frontale on February 1, 2014, and the same report has said that his current contract will expire on January 31, 2023, which was extended on January 21, 2021. 

Representing his club, Taniguchi has participated in various games, including in Emperor's Cup and League Cup. He has also helped his team to win some titles, including J1 League (4): (2017, 2018, 2020, 2021), Emperor's Cup (2020), J.League Cup (2019), and Japanese Super Cup (2): (2019, 2021). 

Shogo Shogo Taniguchi and his team after winning the 2018 J1 League SOURCE: Instagram

Apart from that, he is also an international player who has also represented the Japanese national team. He was called by Japan's coach Vahid Halilhodzic on May 7, 2015, for a two-day training camp. And Taniguchi once got more recognition when he was called up for the 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup on July 23, 2015.

At the time of this writing, he scored a total of 10 goals for the Japanese national team and 17 goals for his current club, Kawasaki Frontale. 

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Short Info On His Early Life

Shogo Taniguchi was born on July 15, 1991, in Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan. Taniguchi holds Japanese nationality, and he belongs to Asian ethnic background. As for his physical appearance, Taniguchi is a tall guy, and his height measurement is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m).

As said earlier, Taniguchi is a person who prefers to keep his details far from us. Due to this reason, the information about his family background remains under investigation. Also, none of the media outlets is aware of his parents as Taniguchi has not opened up yet.

Shogo Shogo Taniguchi wearing his fellow club jersey, Kawasa Frontale SOURCE: Instagram

 No doubt, he is close to them, and it can also be said that his father and mother have supported him since the beginning of his career. So, there is a huge role of his parents in his success earned by Taniguchi. 

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Social Media Activeness

The Japanese professional footballer is fond of using social media, and he has an active presence on all social media platforms. Taniguchi is registered on Instagram under the username @shogo_taniguchi_5 and has gained over 86.4k followers at the time of this post. 

The Influencer Marketing Hub reports that if Taniguchi makes a post on Instagram, then he has a chance to earn $353.25 - $588.75. So, the skilled football player may earn from advertisements.

Shogo Shogo Taniguchi with his friendsSOURCE: Instagram

Apart from that, Taniguchi is also an active Twitter user, and his username is @sh0g0715. Since January 2012, he has been using Twitter, from where Taniguchi updates about his professional life. So, to get updated on his lifestyle, we can follow him on these platforms.

Some Facts & Trivia Of Shogo Taniguchi

  • Taniguchi is a native of Kumamoto, Japan
  • His player agent is Roberto Tukada.
  • Transfermrkt reports Taniguchi's market value to be €1.70m, and the highest was €2.50m on June 27, 2019.
  • Apart from being a centre-back, Taniguchi's other position is Defensive Midfield.
  • Taniguchi joined his current club, Kawasaki Frontale, on February 1, 2021.
  • From 2010 to 2013, he was at Tsukuba University. 

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