Marc Merrill net worth and salary 2019. What is Marc Merrill net worth today and how did he become successful? Read on as we unveil the secret behind his rise to fame and fortune.
Who is Marc Merrill?
Marc Merrill is the president and co-founder of a game production company, Ropt Games, Inc. He worked as the corporate marketing executive in the exciting world of Business-to-Business media at Advanstar Communications with leadership, marketing, and elite gaming skills including Schedule Mastery +9.
He also co-created the game ‘League of Legends’, which is an online battle arena game that has gained so much popularity among game enthusiasts.
Today, Marc Merrill has reaped the fruit of his labour as his net worth is estimated to lie around $2.3 billion. So how did he achieve such a magnanimous net worth? Let’s found out…
|Net Worth||$2.3 Billion|
|Source of Wealth||Game Development|
|Dare of Birth||August 17,1980|
|Residence||Malibu Rd, Malibu, CA, USA|
Marc Merrill was born on August 17, 1980, in California, United States. Information about his family is unavailable at the moment, but we will update soon.
He graduated from the University of Southern California. There he met his girlfriend named Brandon, and together they started creating video games like StarCraft and EverQuest. Merrill took interest in gaming since his childhood days.
After Marc graduated from college, he took on the job as an analyst at U.S Bank in 1998. After that, he switched jobs and started to work in an event management and marketing services company where he served as the corporate executive of Advanstar Communications and also served as a Finance Assistant at U.S Bancorp before creating a company with his good friend Brandon.
The company was called the Esports Tournament Organizer, and one of the most famous and successful video game developer company, Riot Games Incorporated. The creation of Riot Games Inc. happened in 2006 and was done by Marc and his friend Brandon.
He created a famous American company, known as the Esports tournament organizer and one of the successful video game developer company, and named it Riot Games Incorporated. The company was founded in the year 2006 by Marc and Brandon Beck in Los Angeles.
After its creation, the company took to its first creation and launched the game called ‘League of Legends’. The game became a super hit across the globe since it uses ‘free-to-play model which ease-up things for its players.
The game became one of the most played games in the history of gaming, which led to the company, Riot Games’ to be listed on the top 25 tech companies in the world in 2013.
Mark Merrill is married to Ashley his wife, and together they have two kids. He named his wife after one of his game character named Ashe. He lives with his family in a Malibu mansion worth $13 million.
Although Mark seems to have acquired much wealth and success and could handle all responsibilities in his home, his wife Ashley still insisted on working. Mark is also a Philanthropist. He donated the sum of $10,000 to his City’s Charity Organisation in 2016.
Marc Merrill Net Worth
Marc Merrill has a net worth estimated at $2.3 Billion. A worth well worked for as a game developer. His fortune comes from his ‘Riot Games’.
He bought a 6500 sq-foot mansion located in Santa Monica in 2011. The house was bought for $4.445 million. He also owns a house valued at $8 million in the same place.
He currently lives with his family in a Malibu mansion he acquired in June 2018 for $13 million.