Fortnite designer Darren Sugg Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Facts

• Darren Sugg is a 41-year American game designer
• He is the creative director of Epic Games and designer of the popular game Fortnite
• He has an estimated net worth of over $1 million
• He has worked on games such as The Lord Of The Rings Online: Shadows Of Angmar and The Lord Of The Rings Online: Mines Of Moria
• Darren is active on social media, having over 5,000 followers on Twitter

Fortnite designer Darren Sugg Wiki, Bio and Age

Darren Sugg was born under the zodiac sign of Leo on 1 August 1977, in Raleigh, North Carolina USA, which means that he is 41 years old and his nationality is American. He is best known as the creative director of Epic Games, and also for designing the worldwide popular video game entitled Fortnite. In addition, he is known for working on “The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar”.

Net Worth

So just how rich is Darren Sugg as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, this video game designer has a net worth of over $1 million, with his wealth being accumulated from his career in the previously mentioned field. He hasn’t revealed any information about his assets, but working at a steady pace, he is able to take care of himself and support himself and his family financially.

Ethnicity and Background

When it comes to Darren’s ethnicity, he is Caucasian and has brown eyes. Judging from the photos available on the internet, he has a bulky figure. Information about his early life and formative years isn’t available, but has two brothers named Adam and Andrew Sugg. Speaking about his education, Darren was a student of Marist College, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in communications and multimedia. Subsequently, he worked for the company Turbine as their game systems developer. Prior to rising to fame with Fortnite, Sugg had worked on games such as The Lord Of The Rings Online: Shadows Of Angmar and The Lord Of The Rings Online: Mines Of Moria, the sequel to Shadows Of Angmar.

Darren Sugg


Speaking about his relationship status, Darren is reportedly married put prefers keeping his wife’s identity behind the closed door. Reportedly, he doesn’t have any children, but who knows what the future holds.


As mentioned, Darren is best known for working on Fortnite, a 2017 online video game available as separate software packages, and which achieved overwhelming success in the following year. It has several modes, such as “Fortnite: Save the World”, “Fortnite: Battle Royale” and “Fortnite: Creative”, with the first and the second mode being released in 2017. The first mode includes up to four players who fight zombie-like creatures, and the second one is a free battle royale game which can include up to 100 players. The operative systems that can be used to play the game include Windows, macOS, Android, Switch and PlayStation 4. Fortnite Battle Royale soon became the most successful mode, earning the company hundreds of millions of dollars per month, ultimately becoming a culture phenomenon, and often seen in the mainstream media.


As mentioned, all modes achieved vast success worldwide, with the first mode having more than one million players by mid-2017. Shortly afterwards, the company released “Battle Royale”, which went on to become a financial hit for the company. As the result of this, the company divided into two separate teams for the mentioned modes, to provide better support for both. By June 2018, the game had reached 125 million players, having been for the Nintendo Switch. The popularity of the game rose when a renowned gamer, Ninja played “Battle Royale” with celebrities such as Drake, Kim DotCom and Travis Scott. However, not everyone has been in love with the game, as many adults were concerned over the impact the game has on young people, stating that it draws students away from school, and depicts gun violence.

Social Media

Being in the entertainment field, Sugg is naturally active on social media, which he uses to communicate with his fans as well as to speak about his projects.

On Twitter he has the audience of over 5,000 people. He has recently written about how much he loves the Fortnite community, adding – “It was there from the very first online test & it’s only continued to grow. I’m proud of everyone who keeps being good to one another.” Besides that, he wished his fans a Happy New Year.

Olivia Wilson

Olivia Wilson is currently a reporter for AffairPost based in London, United Kingdom. Prior to joining AffairPost in September 2018, she was a entertainment reporter. Olivia studied journalism at Cardiff University, graduating in 2010.

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  1. Good afternoon!!!! My sons are a everyday active Fortnite player and have put in a lot of money on Battle Passes and Skins. However, they were wiped clean on their accounts. I am wondering how they are able to get all there battle passes and skins back?
    Thank you

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