Grumpy Cat is an internet female celebrity cat from America. She is popular for the grumpy facial appearance that she has. She became famous in 2012 after a photo of her was posted on Reddit. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Grumpy Cat in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Grumpy Cat was born on 4th April 2012. Her mother’s name was Calico while her father is not known. She was given the name Tadar Sause by her owner Tabatha Bundesen. She was the smallest of the four kittens born to Calico.
Her permanently grumpy face is as a result of feline dwarfism. She is also undersized and has a flat face and a short tail.
Nothing much can be said about Grumpy Cat’s family because only the mum Calico is mentioned.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Grumpy Cat came to the limelight in 2011 after a meme of her was created by her owner’s brother, and it went viral within a very short time on the internet. This was mainly because of her appearance. From there the cat appeared on several ‘Friskies’ game show series on YouTube was known as ‘Will Kitty Play with It’.
She was made ‘Friskies’ official spokescat in 2013. She was involved in very many photo shoots, and she enjoyed services like royal cat treatment, luxury travel among other services.
Grumpy Cat has a book that was published in 2013 titled ‘Grumpy Cat; A Grumpy Book’. The book was published by House Chronic Books. She also has other books like ‘The Misadventure of Grumpy Cat and Pokey’, and ‘The Grumpy Guide to Life.
Grumpy Cat has also appeared on television a couple of times like in 2013 when she appeared on a documentary called ‘Lil Bub & Friends’ and also in a 2014 film ‘Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever’.
Her owner Tabatha had to quit her job to manage Grumpy Cat while Bryan Bundense is the one who manages the cat’s website, that is Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and also Facebook accounts. The cat has over 8.4 million Facebook followers, 1.5 million on Twitter and 2.5 million on Instagram.
The image of the cat has been used by many companies on their merchandise since she became famous. They include; stuffed toys, t-shirts, Mugs, beverages and many more. She was named the most influential cat in the world in 2012 and also received the Webby Award for the Meme of the year in 2013. In the same year, she got the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
The cat’s net worth is estimated to be $125 million. The source of her wealth is the appearances she has had on films and also the sale of her books. She has also done commercials, and she has many merchandises that bear her picture, and all this adds up to her fortune.
Grumpy cat is among the most famous and richest pets in the whole world. People love her a lot, and she has a massive following on the social media. Her owner realized the cat’s value and even quit her day job to manage the cat. The 6-year-old cat has more years ahead of her to offer even more entertainment to us human beings.