Daiki Yamashita Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 Aug, 2021
Facts of Daiki Yamashita
Date of Birth: 1989 , September-7
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Japan
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Daiki Yamashita
Nationality Japanese
Birth Place/City Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Voice-actor
Net Worth $1.6 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Brown
Famous for My Hero Academia (Season 1-5) as Izuku Midoriya
Girlfriend N/A
Married No
Children No
Online Presence Twitter
TV Show My Hero Academia (2016-21), Demon Slayer, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Yowamushi Pedal, Don't Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro
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Among the entertainment industry, the anime has a stronghold so is the voice-actor for the anime character. Japanese-born Daiki Yamashita saw wide success after voicing the character Izuku Midoriya in My Hero Academia (2016-21), as Yushiro in Demon Slayer, and as Narancia Ghirga in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

Yamashita started his career as a voice actor in 2012, and by 2014, he won the Best Male Newcomer Award at Seiyu Awards. Thanks to his voice-over of Sakamichi Onoda in the anime Yowamushi Pedal.

What Is Daiki Yamashita's Age? Birthday and Family

Yamashita was born on September 7, 1989, in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, which makes him 31 years old as of now (in August 2021). The 5 feet 2 inches tall voice actor with a versatile vocal range tends to keep information about his family background low-key, including parents and siblings.

As for his nationality, Daiki Yamashita holds Japanese citizenship with Asian ethnic background.

Learned Voice-Acting At Japan Narration Actor Institute

As reported, Yamashita was very keen on singing from an early age, so to study formally, he joined the Muse Academy of Music, Tokyo, and studied singing for 2 years. It was then when the Shizouka Prefecture native began to take interest in voice-acting and later enrolled at Japan Narration Actor Institute.

CAPTION: Daiki Yamashita, a voice-actor attended Japan Narration Actor Institute SOURCE: [email protected]_boy

Although, his first voice-over stint was in Little Busters!, but professionally, he saw starring voice-role as Rekka Shirogane in an anime adaptation of  Gaist Crusher (2013).

Daiki Yamashita's Net Worth From Voice-Acting Career

Since turning professional in 2012, it's been nearly a decade that Daiki Yamashita is active in voice-over showbiz. No doubt, he thrives to portray and justify his character's weight with his versatile voice. Thanks to 83 voice-over credits (including video games), Yamashita has a $1.6 million net worth as of 2021.

In Japan, a voice-actor is paid accordingly with the rank range of A to F. For instance, a voice-actor with an 'F' rank earns 15,000 Yen (or $136) per 30-minute episode, while with an 'A' rank, one can sum up 45,000 Yen ($409) for a 30-minute episode. And for ones above 'A' rank, they can set their own pay bar.

Comparatively, the Japanese voice-actors earn less than western voice-actors whose salary is $33.82 per hour, with an annual paycheck of $76,297.

Voice-Acting Credits

In 2013, Daiki Yamashita voiced Tōya, Iwan in Log Horizon, before breakthrough as Sakamichi Onoda in Yowamushi Pedal (2013-14), and Yowamushi Pedal: The Movie (2015).

After that, he saw a voice-over in Sailor Moon Crystal (2014-16), Lance N' Masques (2015), Dimension W (2016), Handa-kun (2016), and Bubuki buranki (2016). Then, Yamashita voiced Izuku Midoriya in My Hero Academia; the first season in 2016, and then in further 4 seasons, totaling 5 ( in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021).

CAPTION: Yamashita got breakthrough as a voice-over of Izuku Midoriya in My Hero Academia SOURCE: [email protected]_boy

Furthermore, he earned voice roles in Food Wars (2016-17, as Mitsuru Sotsuda), Re: Creators (2017, as Sota Mizushino), and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2018-19, as Narancia Chirga).

Other anime vocal credits of Yamashita are Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (as Yushiro), No Guns Life (2019-20), Pokémon (2019-20), Horimiya (2021), and Don't Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro (2021).

Personal Life Of Daiki Yamashita- Is He Married or Dating?

The Japanese-voice actor prefers to keep his personal life low-key and barely has an outlet any for updates about him. So far, no confirmed relationship status of Yamashita is out, either if he is married or not. Moreover, the Seiyu Award-winner does not have any report of dating story or girlfriend either.

Daiki Yamashita is not active on Instagram, but he is an avid user of Twitter (@DaiKing_boy). As of 2021, Yamashita's Twitter has more than 549.4K followers.