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Derrick Wyatt Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Derrick James Wyatt
Place Of Birth
Michigan, USA
51 years old
Birth Date
August 10 1972

Derrick Wyatt Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art
Net Worth
Jack Wyatt, Mary Wyatt

About Derrick J Wyatt

Derrick J. Wyatt is a character designer, animator, color stylist, art director, and voice artist from the United States of America.

Born on August 10, 1972, in Traverse City, Michigan, Derrick J. Wyatt attended Joe Kubert School of Art in New Jersey.

At Joe Kubert School Cartoons of Graphic Art, Wyatt mastered craftsmanship under Argentine comic artist Jose Delbo and American artist and professional illustrator Kim DeMulder.

After graduating from art school, Derrick interned at the American animation production company Spumco, L.A., California. Later, he left his position at Spumco and took a job as an originator at Warner Bros, the Film Production company.

Derrick joined the crew of the American animated TV series 'Ben 10: Omniverse', which aired on Cartoon Network from 2012-2014. He also designed characters for 'Ben 10: Ultimate Alien' and 'Ben 10: Alien force'. He was also the art director and lead character designer for the superhero animated TV series 'Transformers: Animated'. Besides Ben 10 and 'Transformers: Animated', Derrick worked for the Teen Titans, Go Go Moba Boy, and Mucha Lucha franchises. He also joined hands with the character-designing team for 'Legion Of Super-Heroes' and 'Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated'. Unfortunately, Derrick passed away on December 16, 2021. Josh Perez, Derek's friend, tweeted the sad news as he received the information from his sister. Derek's death was a sad blow to his fans, colleagues, and the animation world. Keep reading to discover Derek's legacy in the cartoon world!

Derrick J Wyatt Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Derrick J Wyatt's net worth?

Derrick J Wyatt had an estimated net worth between $80,000-85,000, which he garnered as an animator and character designer.

How much did Derrick J Wyatt earn per year?

Derrick J Wyatt's annual earnings were not disclosed to the media.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Derrick J Wyatt?

Information regarding Derrick J Wyatt's height was not released to the media.

How old was Derrick J Wyatt?

Derrick J Wyatt was born on August 10, 1972, and died on December 26, 2021, at 49 years of age.

Childhood And Education

Derrick James Wyatt was born on August 10, 1972, in Traverse, Michigan, US. With his family, Derrick shifted to Paw Paw, Michigan, where he completed his schooling. Derrick was passionate about drawing, cartoons, and comic books from childhood.

After graduating, Derrick enrolled in The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art (The Kubert School), where he studied under Argentine comic artist Jose Delbo and American artist and professional illustrator Kim DeMulder from 1994-1996.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Derrick J Wyatt was born to Jack and Mary. He has a sister named Denise.

Who was Derrick J Wyatt's partner?

Derrick J Wyatt's personal life details were unknown to the public.

Career And Professional Highlights

After graduating from the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in New Jersey, Derrick moved to Burbank, California, and joined as an intern at Spumco, Inc. He proceeded as a character designer by working for 'Mucha Lucha', 'Teen Titans', 'Ben 10: Omniverse', 'Ben 10: Ultimate Alien' and 'Ben 10: Alien force'.

From August 2006 to May 2008, Derrick worked as an Art Director for Cartoon Network. In July 2008, he joined as a Character Model Supervisor at Warner Bros' animation department. He continued the same for three years until 2011.

For the second time, Derrick rejoined Cartoon Network as an Art Director from June 2011 to June 2014. Then he worked for Nickelodeon Animation Studio in the same role as Art Director for a year before rejoining Warner Bros as a character designer in 2015.

Best Known For…

Derrick J Wyatt is best known for his character design for 'Teen Titans', 'Mucha Lucha', 'Transformers: Animated', 'Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated', 'Ben 10: Omniverse', 'Ben 10: Ultimate Alien', and 'Ben 10: Alien force'.

What awards did Derrick J Wyatt win?

Annie Awards nominated Derrick J Wyatt under Character Design in an Animated Television or Other Broadcast Venue Production for 'Ben 10: Omniverse' along with Chap Yeap and Steven Chol.

Derrick J Wyatt's Hobbies And Interests

Derrick Wyatt is a collector of action figures. Derrick was active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram. 

Other Interesting Derrick J Wyatt Facts And Trivia

  • @derrickjwyatt was Derrick's Instagram handle, with more than 8000 followers and 2000 posts. The last Instagram post Derrick shared on his page was on 2021 Thanksgiving day, with the caption "#happythanksgiving".
  • Derrick Wyatt was a huge fan of Transformers and considered working as a lead character designer for the Transformers franchise his dream job.

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