David Vonderhaar was born on the 8th September 1972, in Arizona, USA, and is a video game designer, currently ranked the 2nd most popular designer in the USA (after Howard Warshaw) and the 6th worldwide. He is the studio design director of the company called Tryarch which has released such popular video game franchises as “Call of Duty” and “X-Men”. David Vonderhaar has been accumulating his net worth being active in the video game industry since 1996.
How rich is the designer of popular video games? It has been reported that the current net worth that belongs to David Vonderhaar is as much as $10 million. Sources estimate that his annual salary is equal to $3 million.
David Vonderhaar Net Worth $10 Million
To begin with, he was raised in Arizona, and was educated at Loveland High School. Then he graduated from The Cincinnati College of Business earning a Bachelors degree in 1997, since when he has been working for video game developer company Treyarch, which was founded by Doğan Köslü and Peter Akermann in 1996. Vonderhaar was responsible for developing the multiplayer for the first-person shooter games “Call of Duty: World at War” (2008), “Call of Duty: Black Ops” (2010), “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” (2012) and “Call of Duty: Black Ops III” (2015). Some interesting facts about the above mentioned games and David Vonderhaar: the soldier named Vonderhaar appeared in “Call of Duty: World at War” (2008); David’s head model was used creating a multiplayer character model in “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” (2012); one of set-up bots is entitled DVonderhaar in both “Call of Duty: Black Ops” (2010) and “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” (2012). Overall, the “Call of Duty” franchise games have increased the net worth of David Vonderhaar the most.
However, life is not that simple. In 2013, David received death threats after the new patch was released – it made some weapons slower and caused dissatisfaction among fans. Prior to creating the “Call of Duty” franchise Vonderhaar worked as an assistant creating such games as “Shanghai: Second Dynasty” (1999), “Heavy Gear II” (1999) as well as “OO7: Quantum Solac” (2008). Currently, David is one of the key people in the Treyarch company alongside Mark Lamia, Dave Anthony and John Rafacz. Vonderhaar is said to be the unofficial Treyarch’s Community Manager.
Furthermore, David Vonderhaar is a popular personality not only inside the company but outside as well. Many people follow him on social networking sites waiting for him to post some personal news or news related to the games he works on. One example out of many is his account on Twitter, which he joined in 2009, and as of the latest data, he has more than 680,000 followers even though his posts are sometimes too narcissistic or self-centred.
Finally, in the personal life of a video game designer, he does not reveal any facts about his private life. It is only known that he resides in Santa Monica, California.
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