Jens Bergensten has been working as a video designer, and he hails from Sweden. From the year 2010, he has been working as a video developer and a game designer. After several years of practicing his career, he rose to lead designer and lead developer of Indie Sandbox game Minecraft. This was after the lead developer by the name of Markus Persson. Most of the people have usually referred to as ‘Jeb_’ Here is a quick summary of the net worth of Jens Bergensten in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jens was conceived in the year 1979 on 8th of May in Orebro Sweden. There is very little information that is available when it comes to the early life of Jens. He has always never appreciated his early life being scrutinized by the cameramen.
He got married in 2013 to Jenny Bergensten. However, it is never in the public domain if they have any children. The couple has been living happily, and they have been seen holding hands in the public. Keep it here to learn of any developments regarding his personal life.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career began at the age of 11 years old. Since then he has been working as a programmer. When he turned twenty-one years old, he became a rapper and at the same time a modder for a shooter Quake three Arena. After a while, he worked as a Java and C++ developer. In Korkeken Interactive studio, he was appointed as the game developer. The company would, however, go bankrupt, and he moved to Oblivion Entertainment.
During all this time, he led the development of a game: ‘Whispers in Akarra.’ He would later discontinue this after straying of the team from the original plan and vision. After insolvency of Oblivion, Jens was forced to move to Malmo, and here he bagged a master’s degree in the field of Computer Science from Malmo University in 2008.
When he was studying, he created Indie Game Development Company, currently known as ‘Oxeye Game Studio’ together with Pontus Hammarberg and Daniel Brynolf. The studio grew and became to be known as the Platform Game Cobalt and real-time strategy. Till 2010, Jens has been working for an online knowledge community, Planeto. He worked as a Mojang back-end developer in charge of the scrolls.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jens Bergensten net worth is estimated to be over $10 million. The wealth has been created from his career as a software developer and game development. He has worked on some of the most famous games that have enabled him to amass this wealth. He has also founded a company that deals with the development of various games.
Jens has been rated as among the best programmers in the world thanks to his excellent skills when it comes to coding. His programming started to be sharpened when he was seven years old, and from then he knew his career would follow programming path. He continues to be innovative in writing codes, and better things can be expected of him.