Chris Metzen Net Worth

Chris Metzen Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

$10 Million

Wiki Biography

Born Christopher Vincent Metzen on the 22nd November 1973 in USA, exact location remains a mystery, Chris is a game designer, artist and voice actor best known to the world for being one of the script, character and universe writers from Blizzard Entertainment games, including Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft, among others. His career was active from 1993 until 2016, when he decided to retire, as he wanted more free time to dedicate to his family.

Have you ever wondered how rich Chris Metzen is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Metzen`s net worth is as high as $10 million. Apart from working for Blizzard, Chris has also created numerous art images and comics, published under the alias “Thundergod”, which also improved his net worth.

Chris Metzen Net Worth $10 Million

Little is known about Chris` early life and education, however, he apparently started drawing when he was just six, and when he turned 12, he created his first comic book. Since the early days he was a fan of the video game “Dungeons & Dragons”, and novels Star Wars and Dragonlace, which inspired him to start a career of his own.

He applied for a graphic designer position at Blizzard after a friend`s recommendation, however, he thought it was a graphic designer studio, instead of game developing studio. His first project at Blizzard was the Justice League Task Force, a competitive fighting game, for which he created artwork and character animation, also working on artwork, illustrations and the game`s documentation for Warcraft: Orcs And Humans. Little by little his role in the studio increased, and for the Warcraft II: Tides Of Darkness, he created the universe and also designed several missions and scenarios. The following year, Blizzard released Diablo, which would became a very successful game; Chris co-created the universe of the game alongside Bill Roper. For the sequel of Diablo, Diablo II released in 2000, Chris created the story, artwork and script as well. He was then appointed as creative director for the Warcraft III: Reign Of Chaos, and also provided the game`s story, concept and script. His net worth was rising steadily.

In the following games, Metzen also served as creative director. He wasn`t a big part of the multiplayer online role playing game World Of Warcraft, however, he still contributed by writing scripts, and also gave voice to several characters from the game, including Thrall, Ragnaros and Vol`jin, among others. He also lent his voice to numerous characters from various games, including Marine, Battlecruiser, Ghost from StarCraft, and Bastion from Overwatch, among others.

From then on, he focused more on solo work; he created a graphic novel series, entitled Soldier: 76, and the title character appeared later in the video game Overwatch. In 2012, he published a digital comic series Transformers: Autocracy, as a collaboration with author Flint Dille and artist Livio Ramondelli. Trio is currently working on its sequel, called Transformers: Monstrosity.

Regarding his personal life, Metzen has been married to Kat Hunter since 2013, but the two have been together for years, and have three children.

Full NameChris Metzen
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 22, 1973
Place Of BirthUnited States of America
ProfessionGame designer
SpouseKat Hunter
MoviesWarcraft, Diablo III: Wrath


World of Warcraft: Legion2016Video GameThrall Varian Wrynn (voice, uncredited)
Heroes of the Storm2015Video GameThrall (voice)
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor2014Video GameThrall (voice)
Lords of War2014TV SeriesVarian
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm2013Video GameMarine / Battlecruiser / Infested Marine / ... (voice)
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm2010Video GameKing Varian Wrynn Thrall Ragnaros ... (voice)
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty2010Video GameMarine / Battlecruiser / Infested Marine / ... (voice)
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King2008Video GameKing Varian Wrynn Thrall Dranosh Saurfang ... (voice)
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos2002Video GameThrall (voice)
StarCraft: Brood War1998Video GameBattlecruiser / Ghost / Marine (voice)
StarCraft1998Video GameBattlecruiser / Ghost / Marine (voice)
Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal1996Video GameCharacter Voices #4 (voice)
Diablo1996Video GameKing Leoric (voice)
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness1995Video Game voice


Overwatch: Infiltration2016Short executive producer
Overwatch: The Last Bastion2016Short executive producer
Overwatch: Hero2016Short executive producer
Overwatch: Dragons2016Short executive producer
Overwatch: Alive2016Short executive producer
Overwatch: Recall2016Short executive producer
StarCraft: Reclaimation2015Short executive producer
Lords of War2014TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Diablo III: Wrath2012Video short producer


StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void2015Video Game
Diablo III2012Video Game story
Diablo III: Wrath2012Video short
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty2010Video Game story
StarCraft1998Video Game script / story
Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal1996Video Game storyline consultant
Diablo1996Video Game screenplay / story
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness1995Video Game


Overwatch2016Video Game creative director
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty2010Video Game voice-over director
World of Warcraft2004Video Game creative director / manual development and editing / voice director
StarCraft1998Video Game manual designer / strike team
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness1995Video Game manual designer / scenario designer
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans1994Video Game manual illustrator

Art Department

World of Warcraft2004Video Game manual artwork
StarCraft: Brood War1998Video Game manual layout
StarCraft1998Video Game manual artwork / manual layout / scenario designer / senior designer
Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal1996Video Game manual artwork
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness1995Video Game artist / manual artwork

Casting Director

StarCraft: Brood War1998Video Game
StarCraft1998Video Game


StarCraft1998Video Game

Animation Department

Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness1995Video Game layout artist

Sound Department

StarCraft1998Video Game voice production


South Park2006TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


Troldspejlet2014TV SeriesHimself - SVP of Creative Development, Blizzard Entertainment
World of Warcraft: Looking for Group2014DocumentaryHimself
Azeroth Choppers2014TV Series shortHimself (2014)
The Jace Hall Show2010TV SeriesHimself

Known for movies

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