Daiki Yamashita Biography
|Date of Birth:||1989 , September-7|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan|
|Net Worth||$1.6 million|
|Famous for||My Hero Academia (Season 1-5) as Izuku Midoriya|
|TV Show||My Hero Academia (2016-21), Demon Slayer, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Yowamushi Pedal, Don't Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro|
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.
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.
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).
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.