Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Somekawa Jûrobê, he started his career at the beginning of the 1700s, performing as a wakaonnagata in Ôsaka.
He played in Ôsaka in the 1st lunar month of 1702 a tsubone role in the new year drama "Keisei Meoto Ike".
He became kashagata in 1709.
Ubê played in the 11th lunar month of 1731 at the Kado no Shibai the role of the Takasago kôshitsu
in the kaomise drama "Aioi Kikenjô".
His rank in the 1732 Ôsaka hyôbanki,
kashagata section, was jô-jô (superior - superior) [visual].
No record afterwards.