7 Astonishing Facts About Yoda: The Biggest Mystery of Star Wars Demystified


If you were given the power to live for 900 years, what would you do? Let’s hear it from the horse’s mouth. This article not only discusses Yoda’s nine centuries-long journeys but also demystifies the mysteries surrounding it.

So, if you’ve watched Star Wars and were also intrigued by this minor green character, then this article is sure to answer a few questions you have in your mind. 

The interesting facts about Yoda are – his connection with Albert Einstein, the secret of his ears, the man behind his voice, the struggle behind his name, etc.

Despite his small size, This Jedi trainer was respected in his world, where he lived for nine centuries. 

7 Surprising Facts About Yoda: Which No One Will Tell You About

The following are the reasons behind Yoda being mysterious:

1# Who is Yoda?

Who is Yoda? Facts abour Yoda

Born in 896 BBY (before the battle of Yavin), this green-eyed character from the Star Wars Universe was only 66cm tall and 17 kg heavy.

This powerful Jedi Master received his training from the Jedi Master N’kata Del Gormo. This mysterious humanoid alien died in 4 ABY (After the Battle of Yavin)

2# Yoda: His Relation to Albert Einstein

Yoda: His Relation to Albert Einstein

Credit for the looks of Yoda goes to make-up artist Stuart Freeborn. The make-up artist once said that he got the inspiration for Yoda’s face from Albert Einstein and his face.

Nick Dudman re-designed Yoda’s looks with a computer in The Phantom Menace so that he could look younger. This look was based on Stuart’s design.

3# Yoda: What is hidden in his ears?

Yoda: What is hidden in his ears?

The green pointed ears of Yoda were very expressive and sensitive. But what was so special about those ears?

They used to curl up when he experienced strong emotions like a surprise. Imagine your ears curling up when Erica gives you an unexpected peck on your cheek the next time.

4# Yoda: the Reader of the soul  

Yoda: the Reader of the soul

Imagine someone touches you and suddenly knows everything about you. Stifling, right?

Yoda could do that.

It was because of this power; he was able to catch Vos (Dark Disciple) red-handed. No Other Jedi was successful in seeing the lie of Vos.

5# Yoda: The Man who Played him

Yoda: The Man who Played him

Frank Richard Oznowicz, a famous puppeteer at that time, gave voice to our mysterious little and wise Yoda.

The name of Oznowicz was recommended by Jim Henson, who himself had declined this task due to his busy schedule. 

6# Yoda: the struggle behind the name

Yoda: the struggle behind the name

The original name which was planned for Yoda by George Lucas was- Bluffy. Eww, right? I would not have written an article on someone so adorable but named Bluffy.

Thankfully the screenwriter replaced this irritating name and coined the phrase Minch Yoda. Eventually, Minch was removed too, and the character Yoda won the race.

7# How old was Yoda when he died + Final Words

How old was Yoda when he died + Final Words

Skywalker came to Dagobah from the cloud city after a year. Yoda confirmed the words of Vader and asked him to defeat him. He says that Luke will be the next Jedi, and he also motivated him to propagate his knowledge since he will be the last Jedi. Luke also gets informed of a member of the Skywalker family. When Yoda died, his body disappeared.

Yoda spoke the following last words to Luke: “Luke .. when gone am I, the last of the Jedi, will you be Luke the Force runs strong in your family. Pass on what you have learned, Luke There… Is.. another… Sky… walker…”

Pearls of Wisdom by Yoda

  • A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.
  • Patience you must have, my young Padawan.
  • You must unlearn what you have learned.
  • Judge me by my size, do you?
  • Named must be your fear before banishing it; you can
  • Fear is the path to the Dark Side; fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.
  • The most excellent teacher is a failure.
  • In the end, cowards are those who follow the dark side. 
  • Difficult to see. Always in motion is the future.
  • Wars do not make one great.
  • In a dark place, we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way.
  • Pass on what you have learned
  • Control, control, you must learn management!
  • Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose
  •  Do. Or do not. There is no try.
  •  If no mistake you have made, you are losing. A different game you should play.

So the next time you go out with your friends, and someone mentions aliens, you have plenty of information to brag about. Just select a few points from this article and surprise your friends by revealing the mysteries of Yoda to them.

Vansh Sharma
Vansh Sharma
Graduate in Journalism and Mass Media. For me, writing is a free flow of thoughts and opinions that brings reality in a formative way. I am a keen observer of society and nature, hence my writing shares a dramatic arch with deep rationale. Writing and reading make me think deeper and help me draw a contrast to understand better. I have written research papers and am on the verge to complete more. You can walk with me from Cinema, lifestyle & everyday speculations to technology, health, and education.


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