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 "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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- June 1, 1979
- Markus Alexej Persson
- Markus Alexei
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E3 2011 PC Gamer Talks to Minecraft CreatorPC Gamer talks to Minecraft creator Markus Persson at E3 2011 about bringing the game to Xbox 360 and the convention.
Minecraft Could See a Minecraft Port - IGN NewsRenowned programmer John Carmack has offered to port Minecraft to the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset following Mojang's Markus "Notch" Persson...
Minecraft: Notch InterviewNotch, creator of Minecraft opens up about how he started game development, Scroll and whats in store for the future.
Markus "Notch" Persson - YouTubeMarkus Alexej "Notch" Persson. ... The Shaft 100: An Interview with Notch ( Markus Persson ...
Special Award Winner In 2012: Markus Persson ...At the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards in 2012, Markus 'Notch' Persson, the ...