Andrew Gower Net Worth

Net Worth: $680 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Business and IT
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Nottingham, England
  • Marital Status:

    undisclosed marriage
  • Full Name:

    Andrew Christopher Gower
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About Andrew Christopher Gower

Andrew Gower is a British video game developer who has an estimated net worth of $680 million. He is the co-founder of Cambridge-based Jagex Games Studio, the company he founded with his brother Paul Gower and Constant Tedder. He left the Jagex board of directors in December 2010 and he no longer has holdings with the company. He also co-wrote the MMORPG RuneScape with his brother Paul. As of November 2011, Gower is not listed under the credits for RuneScape. He has founded a new gaming development and consulting company, Fen Research, since he left Jagex. He holds 90% of the shares in the company. He is currently developing a futuristic sci-fi game and has designed a statically typed programming language to aid in the project’s development.

Born Andrew Christopher Gower on December 2, 1978 in Nottingham, England, he has been programming since the age of seven according to his Twitter account. He first discovered the idea of RuneScape while playing Pacman. He attended The Becket School and then went to Cambridge University. He and Paul were listed as the 654th richest entrepreneurs, worth £113 million, in the UK in the 2007 Sunday Times Richest List. The Sunday Times listed them as the 566th richest men in 2009 with an estimated worth of £99 million. The Daily Telegraph also listed the brothers as the 11th richest young entrepreneurs in the UK.