Satoru Iwata

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Birthday
6, 1959
Birthplace
Hokkaido, Japan
Death Date
Jul 11, 2015 (55)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1959
Birthplace
Hokkaido, Japan
Death Date
Jul 11, 2015 (55)

About

The fourth president of Nintendo, he was named one of the world's top CEOs by Barron's Magazine.

Before Fame

He made simple number games with an electronic calculator while in high school.

Trivia

He was the first Nintendo president not related to the Yamauchi family through either blood or marriage.

Family Life

He was married to Kayoko Iwata.

Associated With

He worked on The Legend of Zelda, which was co-created by Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka, and Eiji Aonuma.