Markus Persson
Markus Persson

Markus Persson is a famous Swedish designer and Video game programmer. He is famous for creating a MINECRAFT sandbox video game. He has also founded MOJANG Video Game Company in the year 2010 along with Jakob Porter and Carl Manneh. In the year 2009, Mojang got popular and supported during its demo. He is one of the most amazing video game programmers.

Quick Biography

He was born on 1st June in the year 1979 in Stockholm in Sweden. At present, he lives in Beverly Hills’ in California. He is the son of a Swedish father and Finnish mother. For a total of seven years, he has been lived with Edsbyn. At the age of just eight, he produced TEXT BASED ADVENTURE GAME, and that’s quite amazing.

He is also one of the founders of WURM ONLINE, but he doesn’t work on it now. He has also been the programmer for Jalbum. If you want to know more about his life, then you can continue reading ahead.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Markus Alexej Persson
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: 1st June 1979
Birth Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality: Swedish
Religion: Atheist
Parents: N/A
Spouse: Elin Zetterstrand (m. 2011–2012)
Children: Minna Almina Zelda Zetterstrand
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 90 kg
Profession: Video game programmer
Net Worth in 2021: $2 billion

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

He is 42 years old. his height 1.75 m and weight is 90 kg.

Education, School/College University

Markus must have studied in a school located in Stockholm, but he hasn’t revealed any information about his school.

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

His father was Swedish, and his mother was Finnish. He has spent his first seven years of his life in Edsbyn, and then he shifted to Stockholm with his family. He started programming on his father’s computer just at the age of seven. He belongs to white ethnicity and Swedish nationality. He doesn’t express any political views as he is more focused on his work.

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

He got married to Elin Zetterstrand in the year 2011, and they got divorced after one year in 2012. He didn’t say anything about his divorce. At present, he is most probably single.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 13 August 2011
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Markus Persson Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Elin Zetterstrand
Kids: Minna Almina Zelda Zetterstrand

Professional life and Career

He is most famous for his creation of MINECRAFT game, and it released on 18th November in the year 2011. He left his work as a game developer because he wanted to work for the MINECRAFT. In the year 2011, he sold more than one million copies of this game, and then it continued selling more and more.

There are regular updates on the console of this game. He came up with the idea of Scrolls along with Jakob Porserr, and it has elements including card games and board games. He left his involvement in MINECRAFT game because he sold it to Mojang for $2.5 billion. He started working on the 0x10 game series. He has played a major role in the video gaming field and has made his career shine with hard work and passion.

Awards & Nominations

Markus Persson hasn’t won any awards, but he has definitely done his best when it comes to video games. His fans love him for his superb work in the field of video games. He might win some awards in the future for his remarkable work.

Markus Persson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Markus Persson Net Worth
Markus Persson Net Worth

As of October 2021, The net worth of Markus Persson is around $2 billion. Microsoft Software Company had paid him $2.5 billion in order to acquire Mojang AB, which is a Swedish company. He is famous for making his deal with Mine craft.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

He has got a lot of criticism from Twitter because he referred to feminism as a social disease and also claimed that feminists are sexist against all men. In the year 2017, he faced a lot of criticism when he referred to a video game developer as a cunt. In March 2019, he got a lot of criticism when he called transgender women as mentally ill.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

MARKUS PERSSON might not be using social media accounts as there isn’t any information available about it.

Markus Persson is probably single as he hasn’t revealed any information about his personal life. He stays quiet about it and keeps it a secret. He has been most famous for his video games, and there are a lot of fans of him in the world. He has done his best in the field of programming and video games.

He has been able to earn a huge amount of money with his several deals, and video game releases in his career till now. He hasn’t won any awards, but he might win some in the future for his remarkable work. He loved to play video games and started programming at an early age due to which he is so much success at this time.


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