Chris Metzen

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Chris Metzen’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Chris Metzen

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth



48 years old

Birth Date

September 21, 1973

Star Sign


Chris Metzen Facts

Child Star?



Game Designer, Author‎, Voice Actor

Net Worth

$10 million

Current Partner

Kat Hunter








1.8m (5'9"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Ox

Annual Earnings

$500 thousand+ per year

About Chris Metzen

Christopher Metzen, widely known as Chris Metzen, is an American artist, author, voice actor, and game designer known as senior vice president of Blizzard Entertainment's story and franchise development.
Chris Metzen is also a video game developer and professional soccer player. Throughout his career as a Blizzard Entertainment's game designer, Metzen contributed through his artistic character and provided voice talent for some characters.
In addition to game development and his voice talent, Chris Metzen is also a talented manual art worker, scriptwriter, casting director, producer, and actor. He has made a significant contribution to franchises 'WarCarft' and 'StarCraft'. Chris Metzen began his career as an animator and an artist for Blizzard Entertainment; his first work was creating the video game 'Justice League Task Force'.

Chris Metzen Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Chris Metzen's net worth?

American game designer and voice actor Chris Metzen has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

How much does Chris Metzen earn per year?

Chirs Metzen earns approximately $500,000 annually and over $50,000 every month.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Chris Metzen?

A well-known game designer and voice actor, Chris Metzen's height are 5 ft 9 in (180 cm).

How old is Chris Metzen?

On November 22, 1973, game designer Christopher Metzen was born in the USA. He is 48 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Chris Metzen was born Christopher Vincent Metzen on November 22, 1973, in the USA. Since he was six, Chris has been interested in drawing and began creating comics when he was 12 years old.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Chris Metzen's partner?

American game designer Chris Metzen has been married to Kat Hunter since 2013, and they have three kids. Chris and Kat Hunter presently live in Irvine, California, USA.
Kat Hunter, Chris Metzen's wife, worked as a licensing project manager at Blizzard Entertainment.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For

Christopher Vincent Metzen, widely known as Chris Metzen, is an American video game designer, voice actor, artist, and author known for the award-winning story and franchise development: Warcraft universe, StarCraft universe, and Diablo for Blizzard Entertainment. He is known for creating fictional universes, character animation, scriptwriting, and game design for Blizzard Entertainment.
Chris Metzen is also known for his designation as senior vice president of Blizzard Entertainment's Story and Franchise Development. His notable voice talent is for thrall in 'Warcraft', 'World of Warcraft', 'Hearthstone', and 'Heroes of the Storm'. He also voiced Leoric in 'Diablo', Marine, Battlecruiser, Ghost in'StarCraft', Thrall, Vol'jin in 'Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne', and Thrall, Vol'jin in 'World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade'.
In 1995, Metzen began working on the development of 'Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness', which gained him the opportunity to work on fictional universes designing various scenarios and missions for games. In 1996, Blizzard Entertainment launched its second major franchise 'Diablo' with role-playing games. Metzen, David Brevik, and Bill Roper created the fictional universe for 'Diablo'. In 1998, Metzen took the role of lead designer of Blizzard Entertainment's science fiction game 'StarCraft'.
Chris Metzen became the creative director of Blizzard Entertainment video games with the launch of '2002 Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos'. On September 12, 2016, Chris Metzen announced his retirement from Blizzard Entertainment after 23 years. He left Blizzard Entertainment company to spend more time with his family,
Currently, Chris Metzen is under the employment of Warchief Gaming. And the most recent works of Metzen were for graphic novels 'Transformers: Autocracy' and 'Transformers Monstrosity'. He is the co-author of graphic novels and Flint Dille, and artist Livio Ramondelli.

What awards has Chris Metzen won?

Game designer Chris Metzen has won NAVGTR Awards for game and eSports works in the film 'Overwatch (2016)' in 2018.
Chris Metzen's IMDb credits as an actor are Thunder in 'The Dragon Prince' (2019) and Varian in 'Lords of War' (2014). Metzen's recognizable roles as producers are for 'Overwatch', 'Warcraft', 'StarCraft: Reclamation', 'Lords of War', and 'Diablo III: Wrath'.

Chris Metzen's Hobbies And Interests

Chris Metzen is the greatest fan of the 'Dungeons and Dragons' game. He also co-authored a graphic novel series based on the American civil war.
Chris Metzen's writings include the story for 'Diablo III' (2012), the story for the video game 'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty' (2010), the script for 'StarCraft' (1998), the story/screenplay for 'Diablo' (1996), and a storyline for 'Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal' (1996).
Chris Metzen has also done manual artworks for video games 'World of Warcraft', 'StarCraft: Brood War', 'StarCraft', 'Lost Vikings 2', 'Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal', and 'Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness'.
Chris Metzen's self-credited works include the tv series 'Troldspejiley' as SVP of Creative Development, Blizzard Entertainment, a documentary on 'World of Warcraft: Looking for Group', television short series 'Azeroth Choppers', and television series 'The Jace Hall Show'.

Other Interesting Chris Metzen Facts And Trivia

  • Metzen's primary inspirations for his science fiction and fantasy are the Dragonlance series of novels and Star Wars. And his artistic inspirations are Walt Simonson and Keith Parkinson.
  • Chris Metzen provided voice acting for some of the Diablo game characters.
  • Chris Metzen has contributed with artwork, voice work, and scriptwriting for 2004's 'World of Warcraft', a multiplayer online role-playing game.
  • For the science fiction strategy game 'StarCraft', Chris Metzen wrote begun with a short story along with Sam Moore.
  • He was born Christopher Vincent Metzen on November 22, 1973.

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