Mike Judge Net Worth
Mike Judge Net Worth and salary: Mike Judge is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, film director, comedian, cartoonist and musician who has a net worth of $75 million dollars. Born October 17, 1962 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Mike Judge is best known as the creator and star of the animated television series Beavis and Butt-head (1993–1997, 2011), King of the Hill (1997–2010) and Silicon Valley (2014 – ). Judge wrote and directed the films Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996), Office Space (1999), Idiocracy (2006) and Extract (2009). With the exception of Office Space, he was also the producer. Judge is also known for his role as Donnagon Giggles in the Spy Kids movie franchise. The second of three children born to archaeologist Jim Judge and librarian Margaret Blue, Judge was raised from age 7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and attended St. Pius X High School before graduating with a Bachelor of Science in physics in 1986 from the University of California, San Diego. In 1987, he moved to Silicon Valley to join Parallax Graphics, a startup video card company with about 40 employees based in Santa Clara. Disliking the company's culture, philosophy and his colleagues, Judge quit after less than three months and became a bass player with a touring blues band. In the early '90s he played blues bass with Doyle Bramhall and was a part of Anson Funderburgh's band for two years, playing on 1990 Black Top Records release Rack 'Em Up, while simultaneously taking graduate math classes at the University of Texas at Dallas. In 1989, after seeing animation cels (celluloids) on display in a movie theater, Judge purchased a Bolex 16 mm film camera and began creating his own animated shorts, which led to his 1992 development of Frog Baseball, a short film featuring the characters Beavis and Butt-head, to be featured on Liquid Television, a '90s animation showcase on MTV. By 2005, Mike Judge had already been presented with the Austin Film Festival's Outstanding Television Writer Award.