Chris Metzen
Chris Metzen

Chris Metzen is a worldwide known game designer, voice actor, artist, and author of American origin. His fame came along after he designed the fictional universes for three major awards winning film by the names of; StarCraft, Diablo, and Warcraft. These films were by Blizzard Entertainment. Chris was also the idea behind Justice League Task Force video game.

Quick Biography

Chris was born in the United States of America on November 22, 1973. He had a big interest in gaming and comics since he was a child. At the age of six, Chris was busy drawing, and by the time he was 12, he was already creating comic books.  His biggest inspiration was Star Wars and Dragonlance.  He joined Blizzard Entertainment when he was still a teenager.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Christopher Vincent Metzen
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: 22 November 1973
Birth Place: United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: N/A
Spouse: Kat Hunter (m. 2013)
Children: Three children
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 87 kg
Profession: Game designer, author, voice actor
Net Worth in 2020: $12 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Chris was born in the United States on 22 November 1973. That automatically means he is 46 years old. He is 1.8 m tall and has a weight of 87 kg. His other body measurements are unavailable.

Education, School/College University

Unlike most celebrities who are open to the public about their personal life, Chris does not reveal any information on his private life. There is no information about where he got his education.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Chris Metzen is of American nationality and from the white ethnicity. On his religious views, Chris has severally described himself as being non-religious. He is a big supporter of Donald Trump. Chris’s parents are not known to the public, and it is also not clear if he has any siblings.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Chris Metzen With Wife Kat Hunter
Chris Metzen With Wife Kat Hunter

Chris Metzen married his long time girlfriend, Kat Hunter, in 2013. Kat Hunter was working at Blizzard Entertainment as a licensing project manager. The couple is living happily with their three children. There has never been reported any affairs in their marriage.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 2013
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Chris Metzen Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Kat Hunter (m. 2013)
Kids: Three children

Professional Life and Career

Chris started his career by joining Blizzard Entertainment when he was 19 years old. When he joined the company, he was not aware that it was not a graphic design studio but a video game developing studio. In his debut job, he was the one who provided artwork and character animation for the game by the name of the Justice League Task Force. His following work was also a success in providing artwork, documentation, and all illustrations of the video game Warcraft: Orcs and Humans.

Chris was now becoming an important employee of the company. He became involved in the company’s concept art, manual art as well as illustrations. He gained more popularity in 1995 after he designed Warcraft 11: Tides of Darkness. This opened a door for him to work and design different missions and scenarios of the video game. He was one of the creators of the game Diablo, together with Bill Roper. He as well provided his face in the game.

Metzen, alongside Sam Moore, wrote a short story for the science fiction strategy game by the name of StarCraft. Diablo 11 was released in 2001. In 2001, he was the creative director of the game Warcraft 111: the reign of Chaos. Some of the other games that Chris appeared in are StarCraft 11: Wings of Liberty, Starcraft 11: Heart of the Swarm, Starcraft 11: Legacy of the Void, Warcraft 111: Reign of Chaos, and Warcraft 111: The Frozen Throne. Apart from all that, Chris served as Creative Development and Vice President of Blizzard Entertainment. He retired from the company in 2016, after working there for 23 years.  As an author, Chris published his novel Blood and Honour in 2001. The book was set in the Warcraft universe.

Awards & Nominations

At the 2005 Annual Game Developers Choice Award, Chris was nominated for the Best Character Design. At the same event, he was nominated for in the category of Best Game Designer.

Chris Metzen Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Chris Metzen Net Worth
Chris Metzen Net Worth

As of March 2020, The net worth of this famous game designer is $12 million. He made his money as a professional game designer, where he worked with Blizzard Entertainment. He worked for the company for 23 years, and that is how he earned his fortune. Chris has also published a novel by the name of Blood of Honour.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

Chris is a very secretive person, and over the years, he has managed to keep his private affairs totally out of the public. There is no scandal or controversy that is associated with the game designer. We hope he stays like that.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 5.5k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 4k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 100k followers, while on YouTube, Chris Metzen’s account is not active.

Chris Metzen is a known game designer of all time. He was nominated for different awards following his unique work. He designed the fictional universe for video games produced by the Blizzard Entertainment company, where he worked for 23 years. His service to the company was not in vain, and he has an impressive wealth to show for it. Chris left the company in 2016 to pursue other adventures.

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