Name: Shigeru Miyamoto
Occupation: Game Designer
Gender: Male
Birth Day: November 16, 1952
Age: 71
Birth Place: Sonobe - Japan
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto was born on 16 November 1952(71 years old) in Japan. Shigeru Miyamoto is Game Designer, Zodiac sign - Scorpio. More detail about Shigeru Miyamoto given below.

About Shigeru Miyamoto

Japanese designer of such classic Nintendo video games as Super Mario, Donkey Kong, 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.

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.

EmployerNintendo (1977–present)
OccupationGame designer, game producer, game director
Native name宮本 茂
BornNovember 16, 1952, Sonobe, Kyoto, Japan
Alma materKanazawa College of Art
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)
Notable workDonkey Kong, F-Zero, Pikmin, Super Mario, Star Fox, The Legend of Zelda, Nintendogs
Spouse(s)Yasuko 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 before fame

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.

Salary 2020

$1 Million Per Year

Net Worth 2020

$40 Million

Shigeru Miyamoto family life

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

Associations of Shigeru Miyamoto

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

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