|Real Name/Full Name:
|49 years old
|February 12, 1975
|Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Lauren Bleszinski)
|Is Cliff Bleszinski Gay?:
|Video Game Developer
|Net Worth in 2024:
Cliff Bleszinski is an American video game developer who is popularly known as CliffyB. He is also the former design director for the game development company known as Epic Games, and the company is famous for its Battle Royale Game, Fortnite. He is also the founder of Boss Key Production. He is known for his contribution to the development of the Unreal and Gears of Wars series.
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Early Life & Biography
Cliff was born on February 12, 1975, and he born in Boston, Massachusetts, in the US, and he started game development at a very young age of 15.
Cliff has been married to Lauren Bleszinski, and she is a former professional gamer and an id Software employee. Earlier, he was married to a woman whose name was Darcy. His brother’s name is Tyler Bleszinski, and he is the founder of Polygon, which is the sister site of SB Nation.
His father died when he was just 15, and he was an engineer for Polaroid. He got his nickname “CliffyB” from some jocky kid as he was a shy kid, and then he took this name and developed a tough persona around it. Later in 2008, he said he wanted to retire the moniker, and he then said that it is time to grow up a bit. His other brother’s name is Greg Bleszinski.
At the age of 13 in 1988 he was first seen in the Nintendo Power issue, and he appeared in it to get the high score of 9,999,950 in the game, Super Mario Bros. Later he also went to the Nintendo World Championships when he was just 15, and he then came second in Massachusetts.
In 2000, he was given the title of “Next Game Gods” by PC Gamer in the November issue, and they believed that he would soon become an industry legend. Wire Magazine also awarded him the Rave Award in 2007 for his contribution to the Gears of War. In 2010 he also appeared on NBC’s show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and there he showed the trailer of Gears of War 3.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 12 1975, Cliff Bleszinski is 49 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 6’2’’ tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Cliff’s first game was “The Palace of Deceit,” which is an adventure title, and he started it at the age of 15. The game was programmed in visual basic, and its second version came out when he was just 16.
He started his career with Epic Games after he submitted his next game, Dare to Dream in 1992, to the company’s CEO, Tim Sweeney. The game did not achieve much success. This game led to the work on Jazz Jackrabbit. This title, which came out in 1994, soon became Epic’s most significant selling game at that time.
The game earned him enough money to get him an apartment and his first car. He also joined Sweeney and James Schmalz on the new game, Unreal. The series was a success, and it received a sequel too, and then the game was a famous series.
He also served as the consultant on Rune and also as the lead designed on the first three installments of the Gears of War series and franchise. The game sold more than 22 million copies, and it earned them over 1 billion in revenue.
After 20 years with the company, he announced his retirement, and he said that after so many years, he wanted a break. He retired on October 3, 2012.
Awards & Achievements
Talking of his awards and achievements, he had been awarded the Rave Award by Wired magazine in 2007. His work on the Gears of War is considered one of the most significant achievements.
Net Worth & Salary of Cliff Bleszinski in 2024
Cliff has earned most of his net worth from development video games, and he was once a design director for the game development company Epic Games. Today his net worth is calculated to be around $20 million as of February 2024, and he has been able to accumulate this wealth due to his creativity by designing many popular games like Gears of War and Unreal. Today these games alone have sold millions of copies worldwide.
Cliff Bleszinski is nothing but an inspiration for many game developers who want to do something big in this industry. He has been developing games for a long time, and he is pretty successful in this industry. He has created many successful video games, and he is one of the best game developers we ever got.