Shigeru Miyamoto

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Birthday
16, 1952
Birthplace
Sonobe, Japan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Sonobe, Japan

About

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

Before Fame

After graduating from college, he considered a career as a manga artist. 

Trivia

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

Family Life

He married Yasuko Miyamoto and he has two children.

Associated With

He was once called the Steve Jobs of video games.