Scott Cawthon is a renowned American Video game designer, animator and a developer. He has been well known the ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s Franchise’ which is a game series and is abbreviated as FNaF. Though he faced a lot of criticism, he always remained determined in having the best in which this saw the release of other video games such as; ‘Chipper and Sons Lumber Co.’, and evolved the first game to Five Nights at Freddy’s.
This had a great success through its increase in popularity which led him to release five other games in the series and a novel as well. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Scott Cawthon in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Scott Cawthon was born on 26th July in the year 1971 in the United States of America. There is inadequate information concerning his family and educational background and it is believed that Cawthon commenced his career of the game design and animation in the 1990s. The gaming career commenced officially in the year 2002 in which he released RPG Max. This game created animations which were meant for people with Christian values. In 2007, he released part of the 8-part series on his YouTube Channel which was known as ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress. In this, he got a root in his career line.
His video games were meant for those with Christianity values as he is a Roman Catholic in which he has been a member of one of the organizations of the church known as Hope Animation which is responsible for the creation of animated films on Christian moral values and beliefs.
He lives a private life on his personal life compared to his career which is always on the talk on media platforms. He currently resides together with his wife and children at Salado in Texas. Together with the family, they used to reside in Fort Worth Texas. In addition to this, he has two children known as Braden Cawthon and Ian Cawthon.
Career, Awards & Nominations
The official launching of his first game commenced in the year 2000 with his first game being known as RPG max which got released in 2000. He then joined a church organization known as Hope Animation which used to make animations for children so as to teach them about Christian beliefs and moral values.
He then uploaded one of his 8-part series known as The Pilgrims Progress which after this release, he invented other more games such as Sit N Survive, Chipper, The Desolate Hope and many more. Due to some criticisms, he gave some improvements to more reliable one such and game the game a name by Five Nights at Freddy’s which he then posted it for Indie DB which it passed through many hands but was then later accepted in August 2014.
With its popularity, he began releasing more games which increased his earnings. He released Five Nights at Freddy’s a second time on his website after the creation of a platform where he could easily upload his games and the series was over and released in 2015. On its full release, Warner Bros Pictures were then allowed to put the games in their films which led to the success of Scott’s career as even Warner Bros wanted to change this game into a movie which they got the rights after its completion. Scotts has been nominated in the iHorror Award on the Best Horror Video Game.
Net Worth & Earnings
Scott Cawthon has an estimated net worth of $65 million. Being a genius in video games production, Scott Cawthon gets his fortunate earnings which make him rich each new day. In addition to this, he has also published some books which all have enhanced his net worth. The success in his career defines of his bounteous net worth.
Being inactive in the social media platforms, it has been quite challenging to access much of his personal life. He loves children and maintains good morals with them in which he mentors them to become their best they can be. He has remained to be a faithful follower of the Roman Catholic Church.