Markus Persson Rank
About Markus Persson
Markus Persson is celebrated Swedish video game designer and programmer who gained fame for creating one of the most famous video games in the world, Minecraft. He is also known for being the co-founder of the software company Mojang. He became a billionaire in 2014 after Microsoft acquired both Minecraft and its developers Mojang.
He is the son of Ritva and Birger Persson. He got married to Elin Zetterstrand in 2011. The marriage ended in 2012.
He began programming at the young age of 7.
He is openly atheist.
He sold his software company Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion.
Having sold over 70 million copies as of 2005, Minecraft joined the ranks of the best-selling video games of all time.
Markus Persson Rank
Markus Persson's Popularity
Markus Persson is a famous Swedish video game designer, who was born on June 1, 1979. As a person born on this date, Markus Persson is listed in our database as the 25th most popular celebrity for the day (June 1) and the 96th most popular for the year (1979).
People born on June 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Markus Persson is the 676th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Markus Persson's birthday, Markus Persson is the 21st most famous Swedish and ranks 11th in famous people born in Stockholm, Sweden.
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