Sachiko Kuno Placed on Forbes List of Self-Made Women

February 3, 2016

2015 America's Self-Made Women Net Worth- $330 Million

Age- 61

Source Of Wealth- pharmaceuticals, Self Made

Residence- Potomac, MD

Citizenship- Japan

Sachiko Kuno on Forbes Lists

#41 America's Self-Made Women (2015)

Japanese scientist with a Ph.D. in biochemical engineering, Sachiko Kuno and her research partner, now husband, Ryuji Ueno, made their fortune as cofounders and majority owners of 2 pharmaceutical firms, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals in Bethesda, Md. and R-Tech Ueno in Japan. The pair moved to the U.S. in 1999. Together they own 2 historic Georgetown mansions, Evermay and Halcyon House. A permanent resident of the U.S., she cofounded and is CEO of S&R Foundation, a nonprofit in Washington D.C. that supports talented individual in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship.