I've always struggled in my life to find the courage to chase my dreams. My parents were not very rich and they've always wanted for me to play safe and find a ‘normal' job, such as a doctor or a lawyer.
However, every time I read Todd Howard’s story, I always hope that sometimes, in the future, I could be just like him, follow my passion and make it my job.
As of 2020, Todd Howard's net worth is estimated at $10 million.
Todd Howard: the Man behind the Screen
Todd Howard, at first, looks like an average American man. He's a 49 years old man, who lives in Macungie Township, Pennsylvania with his family. Todd Howard wife is called Randye Howard and together they have a son, Leo. But, as soon as you get a closer look to his story, you will find out how amazing his story is and how much he has achieved over the years. He has succeed into becoming one of the best game designer, director and producer ever, working for one of the top 3 game studios ever in America, the Bethesda game studios. But the road up until the creation of his world known games, elder scrolls and fallout, was long and full of adversities.
Todd Howard was born on the 25th of April in 1971, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Since he was a little boy, he developed a huge interest in videogames and, more simply, to informatics. He had a nice childhood, without any issues, playing with hid friends like any other kid. In particular, he was very fond of some old game, such as Ultima III and Wizardry, which will inspire him in the future for his best works. He was enrolled in the Leigh County's high school, from where he graduated with the great grades in 1989. Later, he decided to apply to the College of William and Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he chose a business/finance major. Despite his passion for videogames, he decided to ‘take the easiest path toget through college'.
While he was in college, he obtained the video game ‘Wayne Gretzky Hockey', which changed his life. After that, he decided to prove his worth and dive into his passion for video games. During the holiday break of his college's last year, he decided to look for a job in the game designer ‘s office ‘Bethesda game studios', since it was on his daily walk from school to his commute. However, he was rejected various times. At first, they thought he needed to finish college, but then he was left out because of a lack of job opportunities. But Todd didn't quit and decided to start working for a small company in Virginia, while asking to be hired at Bethesda game. Finally, in 1994, he was recruited by the video game company, as a producer.
Todd Howard: The rise of Elder Scrolls and Fallout
From that moment on, thanks to Bethesda game studios, he started to rise for success in the video game world and become one of the best game designer ever. The first works, where he took part in, were published in 1996, from ‘The Terminator: Future Shock' to ‘SkyNET‘ and ‘The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall‘.
However, his career skyrocketed when he started working as a game designer and producer for the video game Elder Scrolls III : Morrowmind, in 2000. Thanks to his great skills, the company had such a big success, that Scrolls III was awarded with the prize of Game of the Year. Later, in 2006, he was appointed as an executive producer for the second chapter of the elder scrolls saga, by completing the Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. But Todd Howard didn't stop there. While working on the Elder Scrolls, he also worked as a game director and executive producer on a new video game saga, with Fallout.
From that moment on, Todd Howard always proved his worth, by becoming the best specialist in the field. Thanks to his legacy, the Bethesda net worth reached almost 3 billion $, all because of the millions of fans of the Elder Scrolls and Fallout. But the company is not the only one who profited from his hard work. Todd Howard net worth, in fact, grows more and more every year. Despite his modest life back in Macungie Township, his net worth is almost of 10 million $. His saga's franchises only, Elder Scrolls and Fallout, yearly makes his net worth rise of millions of dollars. Since his first steps in the company, with Elder Scrolls III, Todd Howard net worth has benefited hugely.
Todd Howard is the symbol of how constant work and passion can help you achieve your dreams. As Todd has done, a person must never give up on something he loves, because no matter how much you try, you could still succeed.