Scott Cawthon Net Worth 2022
Scott Cawthon is an American animator, video game developer and author best known for creating the immensely successful Five Nights at Freddy’s media franchise. Beginning as an indie game released online back in 2014 and now featuring film adaptations as well as novels written about it; its sales of millions have enabled Cawthon to amass an enormous fortune.
Cawthon was born July 26 in Houston, Texas and graduated from the Art Institute of Houston. Although his personal life remains private, it is known that he has children. Currently residing in Salado Texas with his family he has amassed considerable wealth through video game creation and novel publishing – his most successful venture being Five Nights at Freddy’s which earned millions through its success.
Cawthon initially began his career as an animation animator; however, as time progressed he soon developed an interest in game development. After submitting several video games such as Sit N’ Survive, Chipper and Sons Lumber Co. and The Desolate Hope to Steam Greenlight for approval – none were accepted – Five Nights at Freddy’s proved to be his breakthrough title and quickly became popular with both critics and gamers.
Cawthon estimated that his game franchise has generated over $20 million in revenues since its release. Millions have been earned through in-game sales across platforms like PC, Xbox, and PlayStation, plus significant profits have come from selling brand merchandise like beanies and T-shirts to generate additional profits.
Cawthon has made his mark as both an author and director, most notably with Monsters University (2013) and its sequel Monsters U2: Monsters United (2015), along with several horror movies like Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark”, Goosebumps”, Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature”, and Chillerama”.
Cawthon remains humble despite his immense success in Hollywood. He maintains strong work ethics and morals; is a devout Catholic; donates time and funds for charitable causes through film producing/game developing; has a great passion for his craft; thus becoming one of the most well-known directors in Hollywood.