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(Baseball player)

Currently a starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He is married and a father of five.

Relationship Facts of Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish is married to Seiko Yamamoto.
He is father of Five(unknown).
Yu Darvish is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Yu Darvish?

Yu Darvish is a married person. Previously, he dated his girlfriend, Japanese actress, and model, Saeko made their relationship public in August 2007.

Later he announced that she was pregnant with his son and they tied their knot on 11 November 2007.

They welcomed their first son was born in March 2008 while their second son was born in February 2010.

But he and his wife could no longer stay together. Their divorce was finalized on 18 January 2012, the same day Yu Darvish signed with the Texas Rangers.

He found love again, this time with former world-champion wrestler Seiko Yamamoto.

The couple announced their relationship on 30 July 2015 and Yamamoto gave birth to their son on 29 July 2015.

The couple tied the knot in 2016. Their second son was born on March 20, 2017, while their third child was born in late 2018/early 2019.

Who is Yu Darvish?

Yu Darvish is a Japanese baseball player who is currently a starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He previously had played for Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Who are the parents of Yu Darvish?

He was born on 16 August 1986 in Osaka, Japan. He was born Farid Yu Darvishsefat. As of 2021, he is 35 years old. Darvish was born to Iranian father Farsad Darvishsefat and Japanese mother Ikuyo.

He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- brothers Kenta Darvish and Sho Darvish.

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Caption: Yu Darvish’s wife (Source: Answersafrica)

Darvish holds Japanese citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.

Education, School/College University

He attended Gakko Hojin Nankogakuen Tohoku High School in northern Sendai where he was the ace pitcher.

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He started playing baseball by leading his team to four straight appearances in national tournaments after becoming an ace pitcher in his first year.

His skills attracted both national and international attention including that of the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, Anaheim Angels, and New York Mets. But he intended to play for a Japanese professional team.

Later, he joined Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters from 2005 to 2011. He joined the American baseball team Texas Rangers of the Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2012 and played for the team until 2017. He teamed with Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017 and on 13 February 2018 signed a six-year, $126 million contract with the Chicago Cubs.

Moreover, he played with the Japanese national team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2009 World Baseball Classic, and the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Yu Darvish’s MLB stats from 2012 to 2019 are 62 W, 51 L, ERA 3.60, G 166, GS 166, CG 2, SHO 1, IP 1024.2, H 832, SO 1253, WHIp 1.18.

Awards, Nominations

He was awarded Pacific League MVP two times in 2007 and 2009. Also, he won Pacific League ERA title in 2009 and 2010. In addition, he became NPB All-star 5 times from 2007 to 2011.

What is Yu Darvish’s net worth?

As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be over $23 million while his annual salary is known to be $20 million. He signed a 6-year contract with the Chicago Cubs including $126,000,000 guaranteed.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

He has a height of 6 ft. 5 inches and weighs 102 kg. Darvish has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Social Media

He has around 541k followers on Instagram and around 208k followers on Facebook and he has over 2.5 million followers on Twitter.

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