Dates of birth and death unknown. Disciple of Segawa Kikunojô III, he made his apprenticeship in Kabuki under the name of
Segawa Masukichi. He changed the first ideogram of his first name when he became wakaonnagata in the 9th lunar month of 1789
and played at the Ichimuraza the role of Princess Omodaka in the Tomimoto-based dance-drama "Saetari Yamaji no Kikuzuki".
He took the name of Segawa Yûjirô II in the 11th lunar month of 1792, playing at the Ichimuraza the roles of Shinobu and Yûna in the
kaomise drama "Koganegiku Date no Ôkido".
He appeared on stage for the last time in the 11th lunar month of 1804, in Edo at the Ichimuraza, where he played the role of Iwato's sister Utamachi
in the kaomise drama "Mishi Tamadare Yuki no Furusato",
which celebrated the shûmei of Suketakaya Takasuke II, Ichikawa Takinosuke and Kiriyama Monji III.
No record afterwards. He was said to be more a sewamono actor than a jidaimono actor
and his forte was hime and musume roles.