Daigo Umehara

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Birthday
19, 1981
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese professional video game player specializing in 2D arcade games who is widely considered one of the world's greatest Street Fighter players. He set a Guinness World Record as the most successful player in major Street Fighter tournament history.

Before Fame

He first began playing arcade fighting games at age 10, picking up games like Street Fighter II and Fatal Fury: King of Fighters at a local arcade.

Trivia

In 2003, he became the first player ever to win both the Super Battle Opera and Evolution Championship series in the same year. On Twitch and YouTube, he is known as Daigo the BeasTV.

Family Life

He has an older sister named Hoyumi.

Associated With

He and Ryan Hart are both gamers who have competed in Street Fighter tournaments.