Cartoon came into existence in from the era of black and white. People love cartoons as they are stressbusters. They are loved and enjoyed by every age group. Creating successful cartoons requires a lot of effort. A lot of creativity is required to make a character successful.
You must be having a favorite character and I am sure the mind behind the character’s creation would be in the list below. This list includes the most richest cartoonists in the world.
1. Walt Disney - $5 Billion
Walter Elias Disney was one of the most well-known animators. Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto are some of the most beloved characters created by Walt Disney.
2. Trey Parker & Matt Stone - $600 Million
The South Park empire was created by the duo. Their first animation “Jesus vs. Frosty”, was also a hit among the people. South Park is one of the popular creations of Parker & Stone
3. Matt Groening - $500 Million
Matt Groening’s started his career with the comic strip ‘Life in Hell’ and later eventually created ‘The Simpsons.’
4. Hanna-Barbera - $300 Million
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created characters like The Flintstones, Tom & Jerry, The Jetsons, Scooby Doo, and Huckleberry Hound. These characters are still loved and do not show signs of loosing their charm anytime soon.
5. John Lasseter - $100 Million
John Lasseter is the man behind the animated movies Cars, Toy Story and A Bugs Life. People enjoyed every creation of Lasseter in the movie.
6. Stephen Hillenburg - $90 Million
7. Tim Burton - $80 Million
8. Mike Judge - $75 Million
9. Seth MacFarlane - $55 Million
10. Terry Gilliam - $40 Million