Yu Darvish


Yu Darvish Bio

Who is Yu Darvish

Pitcher, Yu Darvish joined Texas Rangers in 2012 and later played for Los Angeles Dodgers. Internationally, he pitched in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2009 World Baseball Classic as a member of Japanese national team.

Early Life (Childhood)

Grew up with the passion for outdoor sports, he played baseball in his school years. His father was a soccer player who played for the Florida State University soccer team.

Interesting Facts

He is popular for his endorsement which including Seiko, Asahi Dry Black Beer and Pocari Sweat. Through his career earnings, he has accumulated a net worth of $26 million.

Personal Life

He married Japanese actress, model, and television personality, Saeko, on November 11, 2007. Their marital life did not sustain long and they took divorce on 18 January 2012, the same day, he signed $60 million contracts with Texas Rangers. He is the philanthropist and his "Yu Darvish Water Fund" dedicated to the construction, installation, and maintenance of wells, well pumps, and rainwater storage facilities in developing countries. Currently, he is dating Japanese wrestler Seiko Yamamoto. They together have a son, born on July 29. He has two children from his ex-wife, which custody has been taken his wife herself.


He won numerous awards which including Japan Series champion (2006), Eiji Sawamura Award (2007), 2× Pacific League MVP (2007, 2009) and many more.


So far, there is no any drastic rumors and controversy regarding his professional and personal life.