Shigeru Miyamoto is the creator of the Mario franchise, and most characters, excluding Wario. He grew up in Kyoto, Japan and never realy had much of an intrest in TV or video games. As a young adult, he applied for a job at Nintendo, which at the time was a toy company, and got the job. Soon after, Nintendo started making video games. Gunipi Yukio mentored him and he made the game "Donkey Kong". After that, "Super Mario Brothers" was made, and thus Luigi was born.