Markus Persson AKA Notch Net Worth

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Markus Persson AKA Notch Net Worth
Net Worth:
$150 Million
Date of Birth
June 1, 1979
Place of Birth
Stockholm
Profession
Programmer, Video Game Designer, Video Game Producer, Game programmer

Markus Persson net worth Markus "Notch" Persson is a Swedish game developer who has a net worth of $150 million dollars. Markus Persson was born in Stockholm, Sweden on June 1, 1979. Persson began programming while still in elementary school, using a Commodore computer. He began developing his own games soon after, and created his first complete game when he was just 8 years old. After finishing school, he worked for King.com from 2005-2009. In 2010, he formed Mojang, a game developing company with Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser. The first release from Mojang was "Minecraft", a sandbox, open world game that debuted to widespread acclaim and popularity. Markus Persson served as lead designer until 2011. In 2012, Persson earned $100 million off licensing fees from Minecraft. In addition to "Minecraft", he has also worked on the photo-sharing service, "Jalbum", as well as the games, "Scrolls" and "0x10c". He has also entered a number of successful games in the Ludum Dare 48-hour game competition. When not programming, he also records and releases electronic music under the name, Markus Alexei.

Markus Persson AKA Notch Net Worth

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Markus "Notch" Persson

Markus Alexej "Notch" Persson is a Swedish video game programmer and designer. Persson is the owner of Mojang, the video game company he founded alongside Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser in late 2010. His principal venture for founding Mojang was Minecraft, a first-person sandb...
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Date of Birth
  • June 1, 1979
Nicknames
  • Notch
  • Markus Alexej Persson
  • Markus Alexei
Nationality
  • Sweden
Country
  • Sweden
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