Scott Cawthon Net Worth


Scott Cawthon Net Worth: Scott Cawthon is an American video game designer, developer, animator and writer. He is best known as a creator of Five Nights at Freddy’s video games franchise. He has created a number of video games, animated movies as well as written many books.

Scott Cawthon Net Worth

Name Scott Cawthon
Date of Birth July 26, 1971 (Age 46)
Birth Place  USA
Occupation Game Designer, Animator, Writer
Nationality United States of America
Education The Art Institute of Houston
Ethinicity American
Marital Stratus Married
Children 3
Years of active 2002-Present
Notable Work Five Nights at Freddy’s
Net Worth $60 Million
Income Source Video Games


How much is Scott Cawthon Net Worth?

Scott Cawthon has an estimated net worth of around $60 million. The Five Nights at Freddy’s game franchise is the main source of his wealth. However, he has made a notable amount of money through his FNAF franchise, his novel adaptations, his movies and his other games.

He has a verified YouTube channel with more than 1.7 million subscriber, which also contributes to grow his wealth.

Scott Cawthon Career

There’s not any legit information about when and how Scott Cawthon began his career as a game designer and developer. However, Cawthon mention that his first ever created game was “Doofas” which he made when he was a child. Cawthon began his official career in the early 2000s, and one of his initial day’s creation was RPG Max in 2002. He then joined with Hope Animation, where he created animation for children based on Christian Values.

In 2007, he released his one of the successful video games “The Pilgrim’s Progress” on his YouTube Channel. The game was based on John Bunyan’s novel of the same name. Before this game, he was already released many video games but none of them received success. In fact, he was criticized heavily for machine-like locomotion of the game characters in his video games. In that period of his career, he was frustrated and almost gave up on his career.

His career got new platform on Five Nights at Freddy’s video game franchise in 2014. He submitted the game on IndieDB and Desura, where it earned huge popularity. On August 8, 2014, the game was released for $4.99 on Steam. The game received massive critics and commercial success and soon was available for both Android and iOS users. Later, it inspired him to create four more sequels of the game.

Scott Cawthon mainly used Autodesk 3ds Max and Clickteam Fusion 2.5 to develop most of his games including, Five Nights at Freddy’s. 

In addition, Cawthon also released a novel based on his successful video game franchise. On December 17, 2015, he released his first book “Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes” as an e-book for Amazon Kindle.

Cawthon also used his experience to made many animated film such as Noah’s Ark: Story of the Biblical Flood, The Pilgrim’s Progress, A Christmas Journey, The Jesus Kids’ Club’ and many more.

What is Scott Cawthon Age?

Scott Cawthon was born on July 26, 1971 in United States. He is currently 46 years old.

Cawthon is a graduate from ‘The Art Institute of Houston’. He is currently resides with his wife and three children in Salado, Texas.