Jeff Kaplan is an American Video Game Designer, who becomes popular for his creations in the gaming world. He became famous for his design in the video game called World of Warcraft.
Besides this, he is the main designer of the videogame called Overwatch. Jeff Kaplan is more than just a designer as he is the Vice President of Blizzard Entertainment.
Jeff Kaplan Net Worth 2020
Jeff has a Net Worth over $10 Million. When it comes to the fortunes, Jeff Kaplan has earned a lot of money through his body of work in several years. All of his money came from his designing career which took off in the gaming industry.
Jeff Kaplan’s income source is the giant gaming company called Blizzard Entertainment as he is currently its Vice President. The profit that comes from being the director of the famous videogame called Overwatch also adds to the fortunes.
The salary received by Jeff Kaplan for his work at Blizzard Entertainment is not yet disclosed to the public but his salary is estimated to be around $200,000 per year.
Apart from his earning, Jeff Kaplan has other fortunes such as he owns a mansion which is located in Santa Rosa Valley, California. The worth of the mansions is estimated to be in millions of dollars.
Jeff Kaplan Biography
|Full Name||Jeffrey Kaplan|
|Birthdate||4th November 1972|
|Birth Place||New Jersey, USA|
|Residence||Los Angeles, USA|
|Age (as of 2020)||47 Years|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Occupation||Video Game Designer|
Early and Personal Life
Jeff Kaplan was born on November 4th in the year 1972 in New Jersey. He grew up along with his brother Jason in Canada Flintridge which is located in California. Kaplan was always a gaming child, although he never pursued it as a career as he lacked programming skills.
Jeff always wanted to be a creative writer and when he grew up he pursued his studies in Creative writing. He had many failed attempts in the writing industry and ended up leaving his dream behind to pursue a career in gaming which later skyrocketed. Jeff Kaplan’s personal life has not been disclosed to the public yet However, it is known that he is married to a woman named Angela, whom he met while gaming online.
Jeff Kaplan got involved in the professional gaming industry by playing a big multiplayer game called Everquest. He tasted success for the first time when he became famous online for his accomplishments and commentaries about the videogame called Legacy of Steel Guild.
After that, he was invited to work at Blizzard Entertainment by its senior designer, Rob Pardo for the development of a new game called World of Warcraft. In 2002 he became the quest designer for World of Warcraft and thereafter he certainly became the game director of World of Warcraft.
Jeff went on to director with another game called Overwatch, from which he received immense success. Now, in the year of 2019, he is still directing the Arcade game Overwatch, additionally, he still remains at the top position of the company.
- Warcraft III – Reign of Chaos (2002)
- World of Warcraft (2004)
- World of Warcraft – The Burning Crusade Designer (2007)
- World of Warcraft – Wrath of the Lich King (2008)
- Overwatch (2016)