Scott Cawthon
Scott Cawthon
Celebrated Name: Scott Cawthon
Real Name/Full Name: Scott Cawthon
Gender: Male
Age: 52 years old
Birth Date: 26 July 1971
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: Yes (Ian Cawthon, Braden Cawthon.)
Profession: American independent video game designer, developer, animator, and writer, best known as the creator of the Five Nights at Freddy’s game franchise
Net Worth in 2024: $70 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Scott Cawthon is a private American video game maker, an animator. He is also a writer and developer. He is known for his creative arts known as Five Nights at Freddy’s. That is a game which originated from France. Scott has also made games like Chipper Son’s Lumber Co. There is No Pause Button and Desolate Hope.

Maybe you know about Scott Cawthon very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Scott Cawthon’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

Scott Cawthon was born in 1971, 26th July in the United States of America. Scott is a resident of Salado in Texas. Scott has a loving wife and dear children with whom they stay in Salado. Scott believes in God and carries the Catholic faith. He has been a member of the church organisation called Hope Animation. This organisation has the role of creating animated films concerning Christian beliefs and moral values.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26 July 1971, Scott Cawthon is 52 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 70 kg.


The starting of Cawthon’s career has not been well revealed. His job as a game designed and animating is approximated to have started around the 1990s. His first game titled Doofas was posted, Lewis Dawkins. The game was Cawthon’s childhood product. He officially launched his first game at the beginning of 2000 which was known as RPG max that was released in 2002. Later, Cawthon became a member of Hope Animation. Here, he made animations for children teaching touching of Christian values.

In his YouTube Channel Cawthon sent the 8-part programme under the name The Pilgrims Progress. The joy in the series is the revision of John Bunyan’s novel by the title The Pilgrims Progress. After releasing Cawthon invented several more games including Chipper, Sit N Survive, The Desolate Hope among others.

Some games seemed related in a way or another and were criticised for the characters.

Scott Cawthon improved the designed games to come out with a more reliable game called Five Nights at Freddy’s. He posted the game for Indie DB. The game was further submitted to Desura in 2014, 13th August. Steam Greenlight got a chance to access the games in 2014, 13th August and officially accepted in 2014, 18th August.

Cawthon released other games that gave him much money. He released second-round Five Nights at Freddy’s. In his website, Cawthon developed a platform where his games could be uploaded and continued with Five Nights at Freddy’s horror series. Cawthon added Halloween and released the series in 2015, 31st October.

In April 2015 Warner Bros Pictures were given authority to term those games into the films. The role of doing so was given to Seth Grahame-Smith, Roy Lee and David Katzenberg. The three had forecasted that the results of the work between them and Cawthon would be a movie of all characteristics. The job of adaptation was given to Gil Kenan and Tyler Burton Smith in 2015, July.

Awards & Achievements.

Scott Cawthon was in 2015 nominated for an iHorror Award. It was in the category of Best Horror Video Game as a result of his work in Five Nights at Freddy’s.

Net Worth & Salary of Scott Cawthon in 2024

Scott Cawthon Net Worth
Scott Cawthon Net Worth

As of May 2024, Scott Cawthon has an estimated net worth of $70 million. He got his wealth through his uncountable video games which have been designed and sold online and also as hard copies. He has also developed games which he usually sells to entertainment group for merchandise services. His booster was the creation of Five Nights at Freddy’s game which went to the extent of becoming a film. He has earned a lot from the game.

Scott’s has hiked to a more significant height from his inventions despite challenges. He has been a faithful follower of the Catholic church and believed in himself and has no gear to desperation. Cawthon maintains good morals of his children and also in other children.


  1. The top picture isn’t Cawthon lol. Also some things to include could be that he worked for minimum wage at a dollar general when he made five nights at freddy’s and that there is now a movie officially in the works by Blumhouse which starts filming in spring 2021.


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