How rich is William Boyd "Bill" Watterson II?
William Boyd "Bill" Watterson II Net Worth:
|Birth date:||July 5, 1958|
|Birth place:||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Melissa Richmond (m. 1983)|
|Parents:||James G. Watterson|
|Awards:||Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year|
William Boyd "Bill" Watterson II net worth, wiki & biography:
William ‘Bill’ Boyd Watterson was born on 5th July, 1958 in Washington, D.C.
Bill Watterson Net Worth $100 Million
Bill Watterson has made his wealth by creating “Calvin and Hobbes” one of the very most popular cartoons ever, that was printed from 1985 to 1995. Before doing “Calvin and Hobbes”, Bill designed grocery advertisements for four years. He additionally functioned for Goal: The Political Cartoon Quarterly. His cartoons were influenced by his belief and values. Watterson’s cat, Sprite was the inspiration for the personality and physical features of Hobbes. He got the “Reuben Award”, for the cartoonist of the year in 1986 and then again in 1988. Bill received many awards for his Calvin and Hobbes like the Harvey Award, Max and Moritz Prize, Adamson Award and many more. In 1992, he was given the Eisner Award for Best Comic Strip Collection.
A patent examiner James G. Watterson was his father. Her mom Kathryn Watterson became a city Council Member when the family changed to Chargin Falls, Ohio. During his youth he used to spend hours alone making cartoons and drawing. Watterson drew his first cartoon at an early age of eight. By this time, he was spending most of his spare time drawing and cartooning. He additionally made cartoons for his High School paper and yearbook.
Bill was married to Melissa and within the year 2005 they changed to Cleveland from Chargin Falls. Bill came out his brief autobiography as well in 1980. Following the success of Calvin and Hobbes, he took up painting.