He has saved the world, on at least 10 occasions. He has his own football team, Motor Racing competiton and his own tennis tournament. He paints, teaches typing and even dabbles in World History. He may be a medical professional, but he still loves to party.
Considering he is turning 25 this October, Mario has accomplished a lot in his lifetime.
Super Mario Brothers was first released in 1985. Some estimations now put the number of instalments of Mario and Mario-related spin off games at over 250 titles. That is a lot of ground for one little plumber to cover. Mario did feature in several games before SMB, such as Donkey Kong and the original arcade game Mario Bros, but Nintendo seems to have decided 2010 is the 25th birthday of our moustache-wearing friend.