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Mike Krahulik Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Mike Krahulik was born on the 25th September, 1977 in Spokane, Washington State, USA. He is a cartoonist well known for the web-comic “Penny Arcade” (1998 – present). Mike Krahulik is also recognized by an online nickname Gabe or Jonathan Gabriel. More, Mike is also known as a co-founder of the charity ozganization “Child’s Play” which donates games and toys to children’s hospitals all over the world.
How much is the net worth of Mike Krahulik? It has been reported that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, as of late 2015, earned during his career of almost 20 years.
Mike Krahulik Net Worth $5 Million
“Penny Arcade” is an English web-comic and blog, created by two authors and follows video games written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. “Penny Arcade” is one of the most popular web-comics on the internet., and was first published on 18th November 1998, which makes the publication one of the oldest still regularly updated web-comics. New comic strips appear online every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and is based around the two alter egos of the authors, Tycho Brahe and Jonathan Gabriel (“Gabe”). The two characters spend a lot of time consuming and commenting on computer and video games, and another main theme in the strip are their disputes. Often the Strips reflect well on everyday things, like other websites, family reunions etc.
“Penny Arcade” is the source of living for Krahulik and Holkins, which means that they invest all of their time in this page. Donations were accepted earlier, but now the site is borne solely by advertising and promotion. The website is visited daily by thousands of people, making it extremely successful, and in fact by 2010 “Penny Arcade” had 3.5 million readers. It is believed that the number of fans is rising constantly, so Mike Krahulik’s net worth is likely continuing to rise too.
Closely associated with the blog and comic “Penny Arcade” is the video game “Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness” released in 2008. It has been released through Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, and Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. What is more “Penny Arcade: The Series” (2010) the reality show has also been released. Of course these projects added to Mike’s net worth.
“Penny Arcade” won a number of awards, which in turn have helped add to the outright size of the net worth of its creators Holkins and Krahulic. In 2009, they won Project Fanboy Award in the category of the Best Webcomic, and in 2010, Krahulik, Holkins and Khoo won the Ambassador Award for their contribution to the game industry. The same year they were listed as the most influential people in “Time 100” by Time magazine. In 2015, the two (Krahulic and Holkins) were named the Multimedia Empire Builders.
Moreover, Mike and Jerry launched the television series “Strip Search” (2013 – present) which are written and produced by Krahulik. Further, as himself he appeared in the television series “A World of Her PWN” (2009), and television series “Table Top” (2009).
Finally, in the personal life of the cartoonist, he is married to Kara Krahulik, who also has a comic alter ego named Kara. The family has two children and resides in Seattle, Washington State.