What Is The Net Worth Of Video Game Designer Todd Howard?

Todd Howard is one of the most successful video game designers. He also works as a director and producer at Bethesda Game Studios.

With a decade long experience along with armful triumphant projects, the designer definitely holds a considerable amount of net worth, which is believed to be $5 million, as per some authorized sources.

Journey To $5 Million

After starting Todd Howard’s early career in the gaming world working with a smaller game company in Virginia, he was finally recruited as a producer by Bethesda Softworks in 1994.

Howard became the producer and designer of The Terminator: Future Shock (1995), a first-person shooter video game. Subsequently, Todd worked for many other projects shaping up his skills further in the field.

In 2000, Todd eventually made his own mark in the gaming after he designated as a project leader and designer for The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. The game became a critical and commercial success collecting numerous Game Of Year accolades.

American video game designer Todd Howard

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Some of his other finest works include The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, released in November 2011, Fallout 4, released in November 2015, and Fallout 76, a multiplayer installment in the series which attracted huge attention upon its release in November 2018.

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Sources suggest that the video game designer is paid over $70,750 a year.


Todd Howard frequently gained attention from the generalist media for his great contribution to the gaming. Some of his projects also appeared in many reputed publications and networks like Newsweek, CNN, USA Today, and The Today Show.

Howard won three consecutive Game of the Year awards for his work on the video games Fallout3, Oblivion, and Skyrim. He was also named as ‘Top 20 Most Influential People in Gaming over the Last 20 Years’ by the GamePro magazine.

In 2013, Howard ranked 70th in the list of ‘The Top 100 Game Creators of All Time’ made by IGN. In 2017, the designer was also incorporated into the Hall of Fame of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

Charity Work

Todd Howard is a director and executive producer at Bethesda Game Studios. Along with the company, Howard is also engaged in many non-profit organizations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, the entity creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

Short Biography: Todd Howard

Todd Howard was born on April 25, 1971, in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He has an older brother named Jeff Howard.

After developing an interest in video games at a very young age, Howard’s passion for a video game was catalyzed by the 1980s video games Wizardry and Ultima III: Exodus, which he also refers to as his inspirations to date.

After his schooling from the Emmaus High School, Todd was later accepted into the College of William & Mary and graduated with a major in finance/business, despite his temptation to create video games.

Taking about his relationships, Todd Howard has a son named Jake Howard; however, he has not revealed who is the biological mother of his son. He is quite secretive about his love life and relationship. It is yet to be revealed whether he is married or not.