Who is Scott Cawthon and what is his net worth 2018? The man behind the success of the Five Nights at the Freddy’s video game franchise, Scott Cawthon, has great number of good video games to his name and has authored a number of books as well. Scott is a video game designer, developer, animator and writer on the same course. He is the man who has been credited with taking the video games to a whole new level.
Scott Cawthon’s association with the Hope Animation, which aims at creating animated films and video games to spread the teachings of Jesus resulted in his video game creations including ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ that released in 2007 and was one of his first successful video games. The game was based on a novel by the same name. However before this game, he had already released a number of games but none of them could gather success for him. Some of his early releases include Bogart, Lost Island and Legacy of Flan all of which were released in 2003.
In the initial period of his career, the work of Scott Cawthon was subjected to severe criticism due to the machine-like locomotion of the game characters in his video games. Some of his games which caught the attention of the critics include The Desolate Hope, Chipper and Sons, Sons Lumber Co. etc. the level of disappointment was so high that Scott almost gave up on his career.
However he took it as a challenge and went on to create the infamous video game franchise Five Nights at Freddy’s. With his new game franchise in 2014 which was based on mystery and horror, he tasted success yet again. His game soon escalated into the top selling list and the Steam version of the game was released soon after. This was also followed by the release of the game on the Android and the iOS platforms as well.
The game also fetched critical acclaims for Scott and he went on to create four sequels for the game. The last version of the game was released on October 7, 2016 and was titled Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location and the Android and iOS versions of the version were released on December 22, 2016 and January 3, 2017 respectively. An official spin off for the Five Nights at Freddy’s series was released on January 21, 2016 but that was only meant for Windows.
Meanwhile, the writer in him gained recognition when he came up with a novel adaptation on his successful video game Franchise. However the novel series was titled as Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes. Apart from video game creation and novel writing, Scott Cawthon has also made some great movies. Some of the notable ones include Noah’s Ark: Story of the Biblical Flood, The Pilgrim’s Progress, A Christmas Journey and many more.
Net Worth of Scott Cawthon
The Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise has been a constant source of income for Scott Cawthon. The game has remained at the top of the priority lists of a majority of video game players and has been earning amazing revenues. All the five versions of the Five Nights at Freddy’s earn an average of $6000 dollars revenue daily which is a great amount for any video game developer. Owing to the success of his FNAF franchise, his novel adaptations, his movies and his other games as well, the net worth of Scott Cawthon is expected to be around $60 million.
Scott Cawthon resides in Texas and has a graduation degree from The Art Institute of Houston. Scott has achieved a large fandom by his amazing video game creations. Although the initial part of his career was filled with criticism, he used this criticism in a better way to build a successful career for himself.