Obituary of Satoru Iwata

[ edit ]

Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata (born December 6th, 1959 in Sapporo, Japan) was a Businessperson who was best known for being a Japanese video game programmer, video game designer, and producer. He was the fourth president and CEO of an obscure company called Nintendo. Satoru died on July 11th, 2015 and his death was because of a bile duct tumor. He was 55 years old.

Please help us remember the life of Satoru Iwata by contributing to his obituary, his family tree, funeral, burial, his birth, family, career and death in the sections below.

[ edit ]

Satoru Iwata Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Iwata, Satoru
    • Common Name: Satoru Iwata
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Sapporo, Japan
    • Birth Date: December 06, 1959
    • Age: 55 (at death)
    • Occupation: Businessperson
    • Nationality: Japanese
    • Favorite Food: KFC Chicken
    • Favorite Color: Orange (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Satoru's Family Tree

    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Kayoko Iwata (married ?-2015, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 11 2015 at age 55
  • Place: Kyoto, Japan
  • Cause of Death: Tumor (Bile duct)

Category Tags:

BusinesspersonJapanese Born on December 6th Born in 1959 Died in 2015 Died at age 55 Died from Tumor

Quotable Quotes:

"[at a conference for game developers in 2005] On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer." (IMDB)

"I used to bowl when I was an alcoholic."

"Satoru Iwata was a visionary leader in the world of gaming, forever changing the landscape of the industry with his unique ideas and approach. Despite his untimely passing, his legacy continues to inspire and impact gamers worldwide. (V)"

Is Mr. Satoru Iwata still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

Recent Deaths:

Iris Apfel
Died March 1st, 2024 in Palm Beach, United States
Brian Mulroney
Died February 29th, 2024 in Palm Beach, United States
Richard Lewis
Died February 28th, 2024 in Los Angeles, United States
Chris Gauthier
Died February 23rd, 2024 in Vancouver, Canada
Pamela Salem
Died February 21st, 2024 in Surfside, United States

More Celebrity Bios:

S. Truett Cathy
Born: March 14th 1921 in Eatonton, United States
Paul Mellon
Born: June 11th 1907 in Pittsburgh, United States
Billy Mays
Born: July 20th 1958 in McKees Rocks, United States
H Ross Perot
Born: June 27th 1930 in Texarkana, United States
Vince McMahon
Born: August 24th 1945 in Pinehurst, United States

Related Links:

Satoru Iwata on
Satoru Iwata at IMDB

Community Comments:

Be the first to comment on Satoru's obituary.

Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-28 00:43:04
Author: Stan
Confirmation: Satoru Iwata on Wikipedia

Contact Us  Terms of Use  Privacy Policy