|Celebrated Name:||Ed Boon|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Edward John Boon|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Date:||22 February 1964|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Ed Boon Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Game programmer, voice actor, and director|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
American game designer and voice actor, Ed Boon, is best known for being the co-creator of Mortal Kombat video game franchise. He worked at the Midway Games company for over 15 years and later joined the Warner Bros. Entertainment. His creation, Mortal Kombat, also gathered attraction of movies, which was directed by Paul Anderson.
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Early Life & Biography
Boon was born on 22 February 1964, in the city of Chicago, Illinois, to a middle-class family. He grew up with his two siblings and raised in a disciplined family. Ed completed his schooling from Loyola Academy, situated in Wilmette. Later, he got admission to the University of Illinois and earned a degree of Bachelor of Science. E majored in the subject of Mathematics. After he completed his graduation, he worked at Williams Entertainment for a few years in their pinball department. Ed was called Mortal Master during that period and eventually got the idea of what to do in the future.
Ed Boon is very private about his personal life. He has not revealed any such information about his love life to the media or his fans, known that Ed is currently single and looking forward to concentrating on his career. He has not planned anything about his marriage anytime soon.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22 February 1964, Ed Boon is 57 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2021. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 89 kg.
Ed’s career started when he worked at Williams Entertainment in their pinball department. He was widely regarded as ‘Mortal Master.’ He later co-created Mortal Kombat, which is a video game series, along with John Tobias. He worked as the lead programmer of the company, and Tobias served as the lead designer. Boon was responsible for naming the characters as Sonya Blade and Tanya, which denoted his sisters of real life.
His video game very soon became the crowd’s favorite and reached the top spots. Ed was ranked in the number 100 position of IGN’s list of “Top 100 Game Creators’, for his creation of Mortal Kombat. Alongside game creation, Boon also worked as a voice actor, who game voices to various characters of different video games.
Awards & Achievements
Ed Boon is one of the greatest game developers of all time, who is known for co-creating Mortal Kombat, which was a heartthrob for the youth of the 2000s. He has also received several awards and nominations throughout his career, some of which are listed below:
- Nominated for Game, Franchise Fighting in NAVGTR Awards (2018)
- Nominated for Game, eSports in NAVGTR Awards (2016)
- Winner of Game, Franchise Fighting in NAVGTR Awards (2016)
- Winner of Game, Franchise Fighting in NAVGTR Awards (2014)
- Ranked #10 in IGN’s list of “Top 100 Game Creators” (2009)
- World record for the “longest-serving video game voice actor” (2008)
Net Worth & Salary of Ed Boon in 2021
As of April 2021, Ed Boon has gathered a total net worth of $15 million as a game developer, voice actor, and director. He started his career at Williams Entertainment and worked in the pinball section. Later he worked for Warner Bros. Entertainment. His creation, Mortal Kombat, grabbed the attention of the audience, and soon became their favorite. His primary source of income is game designing.
Ed Boon is an American game developer, voice actor, and director who is best known for creating Mortal Kombat, a game which was a heartthrob for the kids of the 2000s. He was also ranked #100 in IGN’s list of “Top 100 Game Creators” and even a world record holder. He is the creator of gaming characters such as Sonya Blade and Tanya.