Birth Name: Farid Yu Darvishsefat (ダルビッシュ・セファット・ファリード・有, Darubisshu Sefatto Farīdo Yū)
Place of Birth: Habikino, Osaka, Japan
Date of Birth: 16 August, 1986
Yu Darvish (ダルビッシュ 有) is a Japanese professional baseball player. He is a pitcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB).
His father, Farsad Darvishsefat, is Iranian. His mother, Ikuyo, is Japanese. His parents met while studying in Florida, U.S. The couple settled in Osaka, Japan, where Yu was born. Yu and stands at 6’5″, 196cm. His father was also a sportsman, excelling in soccer and motocross.
Yu has two children with his former wife, Japanese actress, model, and television personality Saeko; and a son with his partner, Japanese wrestler Seiko Yamamoto.