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Bill Watterson

Cartoonist
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Net worth 2018: $450 Million
Residence: Washington, D.C.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 5 July 1958
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.88 m
Education: Kenyon College
BIOGRAPHY

Bill Watterson was bornon 5 July 1958 in Washington, D.C., American, is Cartoonist. Bill Watterson is a renowned cartoonist, most popularly known for his creation ‘Calvin and Hobbes’. He began drawing as a child and continued contributing to school and college magazines and papers with his artwork. Even as a child, Bill Watterson had decided that he would pursue a career as a cartoonist. Post his graduation he immediately began work as one, but he failed to get success as an editorial cartoonist. Bill Watterson rose to fame with his comic strip ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ in 1985. The comic strip was syndicated for ten years from 1985 to 1995 at the end of which he announced his retirement from cartoon work. Post 1995, Bill Watterson has been taking more interest and time in painting. He has collaborated with other artists and supported various humanitarian causes with his paintings. He is known to be an extremely private person and seldom gives interviews. Bill Watterson is known for his strong negative opinions on comic syndication, licensing, and merchandising of his cartoon characters.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$450 Million

TIMELINE
2010

He has given only two interviews since his comic strip ended, the first in 2010 for newspaper ‘The Plain Dealer’ and the second in October 2013 for magazine ‘Mental Floss’

2005

In 2005, he answered reader’s questions and two years later wrote a review for the biography of cartoonist Charles Schulz titled ‘Schulz and Peanuts’

1999

In December 1999, he wrote a short note on the event of the forthcoming end of the iconic comic strip ‘Peanuts’

1995

After ten years of successfully running the comic strip, Bill Watterson announced in 1995 that he would be ending the same, as he had created everything that could have been done, with the comic strip

1991

The long struggle emotionally drained him and he took a sabbatical for nine months in 1991

1985

At this point Universal Press Syndicate bought the strip in 1985 and began publishing the comic strip titled ‘Calvin and Hobbes’

1980

In 1980, he graduated with a degree in political science

1976

Bill Watterson enrolled into the Kenyon College in Gambier in 1976

1958

Bill Watterson was born on 5 July 1958 in Washington D

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