For other uses, see Joe (disambiguation).
"Okay, baby!"
—Joe, Street Fighter

Joe (ジョー?) is a non-playable character from the Street Fighter series who first appeared in the original Street Fighter game as one of the ten computer-controlled opponents.

Biography Edit

Appearance Edit

Joe is a tall, young fellow who has short, spiky, blond hair and wears red pants with white shoes. In his Street Fighter V artwork, he also wears a light gray tank top with fingerless black gloves and a star-shaped belt buckle.

Story Edit

Joe was formerly the unbeaten kickboxing champion of the United States before violent outbursts and financial troubles caused him to become an outlaw on the road. He currently participates in indie wrestling tournaments under the identity "Super Star".[1]


  • Joe is loosely based on the late kickboxing legend, Joe Lewis.
  • Up until their new artwork was released for the Street Fighter V website, Joe and Mike were the only fighters never to be officially featured in any other Street Fighter related media outside the original game.
  • The Caucasian character and the African-American character featured in the original Street Fighter II intro were initially believed to be Joe and Mike from the very first game. However, the Street Fighter V website later revealed that they were separate characters named Scott and Max, respectively.[3]
  • In Final Fight: Streetwise, Kyle faces a kickboxing fighter in Little Italy's fight club named "Ghost", who sports the same pants and hair style as Joe. This has led to speculation that "Ghost" is in fact Joe.

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Street Fighter Characters
Playable Ken · Ryu
CPU Only Adon · Birdie · Eagle · Geki · Gen · Joe · Lee · Mike · Retsu · Sagat

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