Scott Cawthon’s Net Worth & Salary in 2021

Scott Cawthon’s Net Worth: This is one of the questions that people ask the most about Gwen Shamblin and although they always end up answering it on other pages with an “I don’t know, you know” or “it depends” if there are some estimates that various web portals mention.

As of June 2021, Scott Cawthon’s net worth is estimated at a whopping $70 million. He has got many endeavors from which he has amassed his massive fortune. The developer earned his net worth as an American video game maker, developer, writer, & YouTube.

Name:
Scott Braden Cawthon
Date of Birth:
July 26, 1971
Net Worth:$70 million
Occupation:Animator, author, philanthropist, producer,
video game developer, voice actor, writer,
Nationality:American
Last Updated:2021

Who is Scott Cawthon?

Scott Cawthon is an American-born independent video game designer. He was born on July 26, 1971 in the city of Houston, in the state of Texas, in the United States.

Scott Cawthon graduated from the Art Institute of Houston. He is married and has children. Previously he was dedicated to making animated films. He is also known to many in the world, for being the creator and developer, of the famous indie horror video game saga:

“Five Nights at Freddy’s”.

His personal life

Scott Cawthon was a designer of 3D models, of which he sold from his website: ” scottgames.com “.

He currently lives in the city of Salado, in the state of Texas, with his wife and children.

Previously, he was part of an animation project called “Animation Hope” (in Spanish: “La Esperanza de Animación”), which was a project of animators of the religion of Christ, where they made animations related to the Bible and the stories and children’s stories of God; with the sole objective of spreading the teachings of Jesus Christ to the whole family.

In addition to that, he was a part of designing several independent animated films. Among them, “Noah’s Ark” (“Noah’s Ark”), “The Pilgrim’s Progress” (“The Pilgrim’s Progress”), “A Christmas Journey”, and “The Jesus Kids Club” (“The Jesus Children’s Club”).

His story as a video game developer

Scott Cawthon (before creating Five Nights at Freddy’s) had already created a variety of many other indie games, for which they did not receive a warm welcome.

On March 19, 2007, he uploaded to his official YouTube channel, the first part of a series of eight episodes of one of his first films, which was “The Pilgrim’s Progress”; an animated film that was a retelling of a novel of the same name, written by the English novelist, John Bunyan.

After releasing the “The Pilgrim’s Progress” video game, Scott Cawthon created several of his many other games; including “Sit ‘N’ Survive”, “There is NO Pause Botton”, “Chipper and Sons Lumber Co.” and “The Desolate Hope”. Some of them were submitted to the Steam Greenlight page.

While the “The Desolate Hope” video game was going through an acceptance process, some of its video games (most notably “Chipper and Sons Lumber Co.”) were heavily criticized by featured contributors for having characters that moved and they interacted with each other as if they were “animatronic machines.”

Cawthon had last chance

Discouraged at first, almost to the point of leaving game development altogether, Cawthon had only one last chance and was deciding one of his three options; including making a sequel to “The Desolate Hope”, making a reboot of “Legacy of Flan” or making a new game where the idea was about animatronics and security cameras.

Scott Cawthon finally decided to use the animatronic characters to his advantage; which thus provoked at the beginning, the development of “Five Nights at Freddy’s”.

On July 24, 2014, Scott presented Freddy’s video game to the IndieDB page, where it gained great popularity. He then presented it to Desura on August 13, 2014, but he presented it before on Steam Greenlight on June 13, where it was accepted, on August 18 of the same year.

Official video game trailer

When it was released on Steam Greenlight, the official video game trailer was released shortly on July 14, 2014, with a subsequent demo, on July 24 of the same year.

By August 8, 2014, when the game was accepted, it was released for $ 4.99 on Steam. The game was well-received by critics and became the subject of a large popular segment of “Let’s Plays” on YouTube.

After that, Cawthon continued with Freddy’s career and went on to develop multiple installments of the franchise.

His story as a writer

On December 22, 2015, Scott Cawthon made his debut as a writer by launching for worldwide sale, the official novel of the franchise: “Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes” (“Five Nights at Freddy’s: Los Silver Eyes “), with the collaboration of the New York novelist, Kira Breed-Wrisley.

Sometime later, Scott signed an agreement with the book publishing company: “Scholastic Inc.”, which was in charge of distributing the softcover book, on September 27, 2016, and creating an audio-book version. of the novel, released on October 5 of the same year.

According to the “New York Times” (“New York Times”); the novel was a sales success, to the point of ranking first in the best-selling books of the year

Scott Cawthon’s early films

1.- Noah’s Ark.

2.- The Pilgrim’s Progress.

3.- A Christmas Journey.

4.- The Jesus Kids Club.

1.- Doofas.

2.- Forever Quester.

3.- SlumberFish.

4.- 8-Bit RPG Creator.

8-bit RPG Creator.

5.- Gunball.

6.- Flanville.

7.- Legacy of Flan.

8.- Legacy of Flan 2.

9.- Legacy of Flan 3.

10.- Legacy of Flan: Flan Rising.

11.- The Pilgrim’s Progress: The Video Game.

12.- 20 Useless Apps.

13.- Spooky Scan.

14.- There is NO Pause Button !!

15.- The Desolate Hope.

16.- The Desolate Room.

17.- Sit ‘N’ Survive.

18.- Rage Quit!

19.- Chipper and Sons Lumber Co.

20.- Five Nights at Freddy’s World.

“All Scott Cawthon video games, which did have success and marked the history “

1.- Five Nights at Freddy’s.

2.- Five Nights at Freddy’s 2.

3.- Five Nights at Freddy’s 3.

4.- Five Nights at Freddy’s 4: The Final Chapter.

5.- Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location.

6.- Freddy Fazbear’s Pizzeria Simulator.

1.- Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes.

2.- Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Twisted Ones.

3.- Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Freddy Files.

4.- Five Nights at Freddy’s: Survival Logbook.

5.- Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Fourth Closet.

Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Fourth Closet.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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