|Real Name/Full Name:
|William Murray Hawkins III
|70 years old
|28th December 1953
|Lisa Proctor Hawkins
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Savina Hawkins, Willy Hawkins, Hunter Hawkins)
|Is Trip Hawkins Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Trip Hawkins is an American who earns his living through his entrepreneur profession. He has set up a number of businesses. He is known for being the founder of Electronic Arts. He is particularly a video game developer and has founded other video game companies, including the 3DO Company and later developed Digital Chocolate. These techniques have enabled him to earn a comfortable living as they are a great source of income. He has also earned a number of awards from his career.
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Early Life & Biography
Trip Hawkins was born as William Murray Hawkins III. He was born on 28th December 1953 in Pasadena, California, in the United States. He is of white ethnicity. His parents were William Hawkins, Jr. and Helen Hawkins. He was raised together with his sister Jennifer Hawkins.
He attended Harvard University, where he obtained his undergraduate degree majoring in Strategy and Applied Game Theory. He was very smart in his work and thus graduated in 1976 with the best honors. He later attended Stanford University. He was in the School of Business and obtained his MBA from here.
Trip Hawkins is married to his wife Lisa Proctor Hawkins, whom he had dated for quite some time. The couple is blessed with four kids, including Savina Hawkins, Willy Hawkins, and Hunter Hawkins. He lives in Santa Barbara in California, together with his family, where he had been working from 2016 to 2019.
Hawkins led a lavish lifestyle without bothering to pay the taxes, which later led to some problems. He owned up to $60 million. He, therefore, had to pay off all the money from the profits he got from the sale of EA stocks. He paid part of the money and was still owed $26 million in taxes and penalties.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 28th December 1953, Trip Hawkins is 70 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 1.54m tall, and his weight is 71 kg.
Hawkins began his career in 1982 when he was employed by Apple Computer as the director of strategy and marketing. He left the company to set up his own company, Electronic Arts (EA). The company grew very fast and was doing very well. He became the leading company of video gaming as the chairman of this company.
In 1991 he started another company, 3DO, which was yet another video game company. He resigned from EA as a board member in 1994 to concentrate on 3DO Company. The cost of this video game was much higher as compared to others, and this made it not to perform so well. He received competition from Sony Station and Sega Saturn, which were lesser as compared to 3DO, which made it to fail in the market.
He gave up on 3DO in 1996, and then he became a video game developer for play station and personal computers. By May 2003, 3DO was already bankrupt and became out of the market. He was a very determined man as although he faced failure from the former business, and he managed to start a new company. He founded Digital Chocolate, which aimed at developing video games for hardware devices.
In 2012 he stepped from his senior position in Digital Chocolate and joined Israeli Technology Company as one of the directors. In March 2013, he was again hired by NativeX as a senior advisor. He was also the strategic advisor of SkillZ by December 2014. His last business set up was If You Can, which was aimed for children to teach them how to cope with certain environmental issues such as compassion and anti-bullying lessons. Since 2016 he had been a professor at the University of California, where he was in charge of entrepreneurship and leadership.
Awards & Achievements
He received Hall of Fame award in 2005 from (AIAS). He has also been accorded various titles. In 1995 he was named among 75 most important people in the Game Industry. His greatest achievement is in his success in all his business dealings.
Net Worth & Salary of Trip Hawkins in 2024
As of February 2024, Hawkins’ net worth is estimated to be $120 million. This high income was as a result of the success of his company. The sale of is stocks from his EA company was very high. He also has several companies, which are a great source of income. He has owned several properties, including a private jet, two multi-million dollar houses, and four cars. He also afforded to take all his children to private schools and have several household workers.
Trip Hawkins is a courageous and hardworking man. Although he faced a number of failures in his career, he stayed focused and would look for a new business strategy. This made him a successful person.