We see in the Hollywood movie Super Mario Bros. that no-one seems to know Mario's full name or his background.

So I just want to know, who are his parents and where do they live? Are they still alive?

  • His first name is obviously Super.. – Wakanda Forever Nov 18 '17 at 7:49
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    @Bat: It is a big question that its name is 'Super Mario' but officially set 'Mario Mario' so which is corrected? – Anand Pandey Nov 18 '17 at 7:53
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    That was a joke. Mario Mario is correct one. – Wakanda Forever Nov 18 '17 at 7:58
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    What is Mario's full name? – Valorum Nov 18 '17 at 9:28

We know that his mother Mama Mario exists. She was also living with Papa, but it's not clear whether he was really father of Mario and Luigi.

Also, there are other bunch of Mario's parents theories in existence. But, we don't have official words on this.

  • What about his parents? This is the main question. – Anand Pandey Nov 18 '17 at 7:57
  • @AnandPandey Updated. – Wakanda Forever Nov 18 '17 at 8:10
  • Only the final two paragraphs are relevant here. I've edited out the info about his full name since you appear to be answering the question in Anand's comment rather than the question above – Valorum Nov 18 '17 at 9:13

The answers really depends on which canon you use.

Movie Canon

(Disclaimer: I have never watched the Super Mario Bros. movie.)

We don't know if their parents exist in this canon.

Game Canon

Their parents do exist (see Yoshi's Island) but don't play a large role in the games.

The parents live together in a small cottage in the hills, probably near the Mushroom Kingdom. Not sure if they are still alive.

TV Canon

Their mother definitely exists and lives in New York somewhere, and is very much still alive. We don't know about their father.

Amada Anime Series

The only story that has Mario's parents is Issun-bōshi. They live in a cottage near a river, and are probably still alive at the end of the story.

  • This would be better if you could edit in some evidence of each. – TheLethalCarrot Feb 24 '20 at 10:08

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