|Celebrated Name:||Chris Metzen|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Christopher Vincent Metzen|
|Age:||46 years old|
|Birth Date:||22 November 1973|
|Birth Place:||United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kat Hunter (m. 2013)|
|Children:||Yes (3 children)|
|Profession:||Game designer, artist, voice actor, and author|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
Chris Metzen is a well-known game designer from America who is also an author, voice actor, and artist. He is known for the creation of fictional universes and has also written scripts for Blizzard Entertainment.
He has served as Blizzard Entertainment’s Senior Vice President of Story and Franchise Development. Metzen retired in 2016 to spend more time with his family.
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Christopher Vincent “Chris” Metzen was born on November 22, 1973, in the United States.
He was interested in gaming from a young age, and he joined ‘Blizzard Entertainment’ was a teenager.
Metzen began creating comics when he was 12 years old. His interest in drawing started when he was six years old. He got inspired by ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Dragonlance.’ He is an avid fan of ‘Dungeons & Dragons.’ He is also interested in dirt bikes, nightlife, and rock and pop music.
In April 2013, Chris Metzen got married to Blizzard Entertainment’s licensing manager Kat Hunter. They were dating each other for a long time. The couple is blessed with three children.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22 November 1973, Chris Metzen is 46 years old as of today’s date 4th August 2020. His height is 1.80 m tall, and his weight is 87 kg.
Chris Metzen started his career by joining Blizzard Entertainment at the age of 19 years. He was not aware that is was a video game developer and not a graphic design studio. In his first work, he provided character animation and artwork for the game ‘Justice League Task Force.’ In 1994, he contributed to providing documentation, illustrations, and artwork in the game ‘Warcraft: Orcs and Humans.’
Soon Metzen became involved in Blizzard Entertainment’s concept art, illustration, and manual art. He became significantly popular after designing ‘Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness’ in 1995. This led him an opportunity to work in designing the various missions and scenarios of the game. In 1996, he became one of the creators of ‘Diablo’ along with Bill Roper. He has also provided a voice in the game.
For the science fiction strategy game called ‘StarCraft,’ Metzen wrote a short story along with Sam Moore. He provided the script and extensive story of the game. In 2000, ‘Diablo II’ was released. A year later, he published a novel called ‘Of Blood and Honor,’ which was set in the Warcraft universe. In 2002, Chris Metzen became the creative director of the game ‘Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos.’
Chris Metzen has also appeared in many games like ‘StarCraft’, ‘StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty’, ‘Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm’, ‘StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void’, ‘Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne’, and ‘Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos’.
Chris Metzen has served as the Creative Development and Vice President at Blizzard Entertainment. In 2016, he announced that he would be retiring from the company after being with it for almost 23 years.
Awards & Achievements
At the 2005 Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, Chris Metzen was nominated in the category of Best Game Design. He was also nominated for Best Charact Design at the same Event.
Net Worth & Salary of Chris Metzen in 2020
As of August 2020, Chris Metzen has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. He made this fortune as a professional game designer. He has designed several games and has also provided voice acting in many of the games. In 2016, he appeared in the film ‘Warcraft.’
Chris Metzen is considered one of the most popular game designers in the world. He has successfully designed many popular games in his career. He has also appeared as a character in many of the games including ‘Overwatch,’ ‘World of Warcraft: Cataclysm’, ‘Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft,’ ‘Heroes of the Storm,’ ‘World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade,’ and ‘World of Warcraft.’ His popularity also made him appear in the ‘Warcraft’ film.