|This article is about a/an actor in Kamen Rider, the original series.|
In 1976, he changed his name to Jiro Yabuki (矢吹 二朗 Yabuki Jiro). However, from 2006 onward, he used back the name of Jiro Chiba.
Aside from his work in Kamen Rider, he has also appeared in other tokusatsu series such as Akumaizer 3 and Robotto Keiji. He has a brother named Sonny Chiba, whose son Mackenyu guest stars in Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future.