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Sam Houser Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

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Sam Houser net worth:
$100 Million

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Sam Houser Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Sam Houser was born on 24 May 1971, in London, England, and is a video game developer and producer; his brother Dan also works similarly. Sam is the founder and president of Rockstar Games and one of the creators of the series “Grand Theft Auto”, and the director and producer of the video game “Grand Theft Auto III”. Sam and his brother appeared in the list of 100 people who most influence the world according to the magazine Time. Houser has been active in the gaming industry since 1988.

How much is the net worth of Sam Houser? It has been authoritatively reported that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $100 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Video games development is the main source of Houser’s fortune.

Sam Houser Net Worth $100 Million

To begin with, the brothers were raised by their parents, actress Geraldine Moffat and solicitor Walter Houser. As a child, he liked playing arcade video games like “Mr. Do!” and “Elite”. Sam was educated at St. Paul’s School in London, and then studied at the University of London and the University of Cambridge. Afterwards, he moved to USA, in 2007 becoming a citizen.

With the help of his father, Houser was appointed as a video producer in the company of BMG Entertainment. Later, Houser was transferred to the division of the Interactive Publishing which developed video games. In his capacity, Sam had to work only as the executive producer of video games, however, he created some games under the franchise of “Grand Theft Auto”, and then worked as the creator and executive producer of “Grand Theft Auto III” (2001), being responsible for what the game is today, a huge success in all its editions. The series produced a distorted and unique view of New York (Liberty City), Miami in the 1980s (Vice City) and finally on California’s tumultuous 1990s and 2013 (San Andreas). This project became a significant source of Sam’s net worth.

Sam also produced other video games, including “Max Payne” (2001), “Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne” (2003), “Manhunt” (2004), “The Warriors” (2005), “Bully (2006), “Red Dead Redemption” (2010) and others. Overall, all the above mentioned works have increased the total size of Sam Houser’s net worth.

In addition to this, the television film featuring Houser “The Gamechangers” (2015) was created by Owen Harris; the role of Sam was created by the actor Daniel Radcliffe. The docudrama tells the story of the controversy caused by “Grand Theft Auto”; it is worth saying that after the first released of “Grand Theft Auto”, Sam was blamed for creating a new form of violence. The attorney Jack Thomson wanted to ban the game, because of the supposed psychological effects of violent video games, yet he did not succeed.

Finally, in the personal life of Sam Houser, he is married and has two children, and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Despite being the producer of the highly acclaimed series, Houser is far from being a celebrity, preferring to always keep away from interviews and the press.


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Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Red Dead Redemption 2 2017 Video Game executive producer filming
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game executive producer
Max Payne 3 2012 Video Game executive producer
L.A. Noire 2011 Video Game executive producer
Red Dead Redemption 2010 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony 2009 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars 2009 Video Game executive producer: Rockstar NYC
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned 2009 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto IV 2008 Video Game executive producer
Manhunt 2 2007 Video Game executive producer
Bully 2006 Video Game executive producer
Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis 2006 Video Game executive producer: Rockstar NYC
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories 2006 Video Game executive producer: Rockstar NYC
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories 2005 Video Game executive producer
The Warriors 2005 Video Game executive producer
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition 2005 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto Advance 2004 Video Game executive producer
Manhunt 2003 Video Game executive producer: Rockstar NYC
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne 2003 Video Game executive producer
Midnight Club II 2003 Video Game executive producer: Rockstar NYC
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City 2002 Video Game executive producer
Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven 2002 Video Game executive producer: Take-Two Interactive U.S.
Duke Nukem Advance 2002 Video Game executive producer: Take 2
Grand Theft Auto 3 2001 Video Game executive producer
Max Payne 2001 Video Game executive producer
Spec Ops: Ranger Elite 2001 Video Game executive producer
KISS Pinball 2001 Video Game executive producer
Oni 2001 Video Game executive producer: Rockstar Games
4x4 Evo 2000 Video Game executive producer
Smuggler's Run 2000 Video Game executive producer
Grudge Warriors 2000 Video Game executive producer
Spec Ops: Stealth Patrol 2000 Video Game executive producer
Skate and Destroy 1999 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto 2 1999 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961 1999 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1969 1999 Video Game executive producer
Grand Theft Auto 2 1999 Video short executive producer
Wild Metal Country 1999 Video Game executive producer: Rockstar
Grand Theft Auto 1997 Video Game executive producer
Courier Crisis 1997 Video Game producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto 2 1999 Video Game production team
Grand Theft Auto 1997 Video Game chief whip

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto 1997 Video Game uncredited

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto 2 1999 Video Game Monk in step van

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto 2 1999 Video Game production lead

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
VGX: The Next Generation of Video Game Awards 2013 TV Special very special thanks

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 BAFTA Games Award BAFTA Awards Special Award · Leslie Benzies

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 Game Developers Choice Award Game Developers Choice Awards Best Game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) · Leslie Benzies
· Adam Fowler
· Aaron Garbut
· Alexander Roger
· Obbe Vermeij


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1 Brother of Dan Houser.
2 President of Rockstar Games, creators of Grand Theft Auto.


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