|Celebrated Name:||Ben Brode|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Ben Brode|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||20 June 1982|
|Birth Place:||The U.S.|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Ben Brode Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Video Game Designer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$2 Million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Ben Brode is a popular American video game designer. He had served as the game director of the popular online digital collectible card game, Hearthstone, until 2018. He then founded his game studio, Second Dinner, where he also serves as the Chief Creative Officer.
Maybe you know about Ben Brode very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ben Brode’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Ben Brode was born on the 20th of June 1982 in the U.S., and there isn’t any information available about his parents or his education.
Ben Brode is a married man, but he likes to keep his private life out of the limelight, so there isn’t much information available about his wife and when they got married.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 20th of June 1982, Ben Brode is 38 years old as of today’s date 10th July 2020. His height is 1.93 M tall, and his weight is … Kg.
Ben Brode began his career at the age of 20 when he joined Blizzard Entertainment as a video game tester. He got to work on the fantasy real-time strategy computer video game, Warcraft III, and the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, World of Warcraft. He worked in the position for one and a half years before becoming the Environment Test Lead.
While working on testing the games, he made custom maps for Warcraft III, one of which became ‘Map of the Week,’ and was even released to the community. He later began applying for a new position at Blizzard and had even applied for a position as a designer on the popular science fiction real-time strategy video game, StarCraft II. He instead found himself in a creative position on the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game.
In 2015, he became the lead designer of the free-to-play online digital collectible card game, Hearthstone, and he was promoted to the position of game director later in the year. He was the public face of the game, and he was on interviews, responding to player feedback, explaining game concepts, and more.
He worked for Blizzard Entertainment for 15 years before leaving the company in 2018 to start his game development studio, Second Dinner. It was revealed in 2019 that the company had received a US$30 million investment from NetEase, besides the license to create a mobile game for Marvel.
Awards & Achievements
Ben Brode has served as the director of the free-to-play online digital collectible card game, Hearthstone which has won several awards which includes:
- Forbes awarded Hearthstone as the best digital card game of the year.
- Hearthstone was awarded the best mobile/handheld game at The Game Awards 2014.
- The game won the “Mobile Game of the Year” and “Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year” Awards at the 18th Annual DICE Awards.
- The game won the best multiplayer game award at the 2014 BAFTA Awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Ben Brode in 2020
As of July 2020, Ben Brode has gathered a net worth of $2 million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a video game designer. He began his career as a video game tester for Blizzard Entertainment at the age of 20. He has worked on the popular games, Warcraft III and World of Warcraft. In 2015, he became the lead designer of the free-to-play online digital collectible card game, Hearthstone, which was massively successful and went on to win several awards. He left Blizzard Entertainment in 2018 to start his game development studio, Second Dinner.
Ben Brode has been a great video game designer, and his success proves that. One lesson which we can all learn from his life is his ability to always look for things to improve on. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps bringing us awesome games like he always has.