Scott Cawthon is an American video game developer as well as an animator who is very famous for creating the Five Nights at Freddy’s game franchise. He started developing games since the ’90s but went professional since 2002 after the official release of the game RPG Max.

He has released 6 series and 4 books based on the game. From his successful video game developing career, he has earned a huge amount and is also considered as one of the wealthiest video-game creators. As of 2020, his net worth is $70 million.

Journey to $70 Million as a Game-Designer

The 48 yaers old animator Scott Cawthon has a estimated net worth of $70 million which he has been able to gather from his longtime career. Most of his income is possible from his YouTube Channel where he has more than 2 million subscribers and Twitch.

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Scott Cawthon has $70 million fortune
Scott Cawthon has $70 million fortune

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He also adds to his fortune by writing the Five Nights at Freddy’s- based novels and guide books. 

Earning From Game Sales and Social Media

To this date, the gamer developer has released 7 series of horror game Five Nights at Freddy’s (2014- 2019). From the sale of the game online, he has earned millions and millions of worth. Here is the price list of his game as of now.

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted (2019) – $10.49
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location (2016) – $4.49
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 (2015) – $4.49
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 (2015) –  $4.49
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 (2014) – $4.49
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s (2014) – $2.99

He also makes earnings from his YouTube account where he has 2 million subscribers. As per Social Blade, he makes around $1.4K – $22.4K per year. Also, he has a Twitch account by the name animdude and has 7,053 followers. From there, he makes around $17,632 per month.

Author

Apart from animation and game designing, he adds to his net worth from writing as well. To this date, he has released 4 books that are based on video game FNaF. They are listed below;

  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes (2015) 
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Twisted Ones (2017)
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Fourth Closet (2018)
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Fazbear Frights. Into the Pit (2019)

Also, he is all set to release 3 more books this year.

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