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Shigeru Miyamoto
Shigeru Miyamoto is a Japanese video game designer, producer and director at Nintendo, where he is one of its representative directors. He is the creator of several acclaimed and best-selling game franchises of all time, including Mario and The Legend of Zelda. Born in Sonobe, Japan, he graduated from Kanazawa City College of Industrial Art. He first pursued a career as a manga artist, until he developed an interest in video games. With the help of his father, he joined Nintendo in 1977 after impressing then president Hiroshi Yamauchi with his toy. He helped create the artwork for the arcade game Sheriff, and was later tasked with designing a new arcade game for the company. This eventually led to the Donkey Kong game in 1981. Miyamoto went on to create two Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda, which became a huge hit for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Games have helped Nintendo and the NES to dominate the console gaming market.
Native name宮本 茂
BornNovember 16, 1952, Sonobe, Kyoto, Japan
Alma materKanazawa College of Art
OccupationGame designer, game producer, game director
EmployerNintendo (1977–present)
Notable workDonkey Kong, F-Zero, Pikmin, Super Mario, Star Fox, The Legend of Zelda, Nintendogs
TitleGeneral Manager of Nintendo EAD (1984–2015), Senior Managing Director at Nintendo (2002–2015), Representative Director at Nintendo (2002–present), Fellow at Nintendo (2015–present)
Spouse(s)Yasuko Miyamoto
Children2

About Shigeru Miyamoto

Game Designer Shigeru Miyamoto was born on November 16, 1952 in Sonobe, Japan (He's 70 years old now).

Japanese designer of such classic Nintendo video games as Video Game Super Mario, Donkey Kong, Video Game The Legend of Zelda, and Star Fox. He was one of the creators of Wii Sports and assisted in the development of the Wii console.

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Shigeru Miyamoto before becoming famous

Shigeru Miyamoto was born in the Zodiac sign Scorpio (The Scorpion), and 1952 is also the year of Dragon (龍) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He pondered a career as a manga artist after graduating from college.

Achievement of Shigeru Miyamoto

He based the love triangle between Donkey Kong, Mario, and Peach on the Bluto, Popeye, and Olive Oyl dynamic in the Popeye cartoons.

Shigeru Miyamoto's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He has two children with Yasuko Miyamoto, whom he married.

Shigeru Miyamoto on Social Media

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He's been dubbed the "Entrepreneur Steve Jobs" of the video gaming industry.

Shigeru Miyamoto Income & Net worth

Shigeru Miyamoto's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a game designer. Information about his net worth in 2023 is being updated as soon as possible by allfamous.org, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Shigeru Miyamoto.

Shigeru Miyamoto Height and Weight

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Latest information about Shigeru Miyamoto updated on March 28 2022.