Ed Boon Bio, Age, Nationality, Family, Marriage, Net Worth, Video Games


Ed Boon Biography

Edward John Boon is known professionally as Ed Boon is an American director who was employed for over 15 years at Midway Games, philanthropist, and also a video game programmer. Since 2011, he has worked for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in its company NetherRealm Studios. He is best known for the widely popular Mortal Kombat series, which he created with John Tobias. Boon and Tobias’ last names backward are the basis for the name of the Mortal Kombat character Noob Saibot.

He graduated from high school at Loyola Academy in Wilmette and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Over the next two years after graduation, he was employed by Williams Entertainment in their pinball department, working on approximately 20 pinball games. During the time, he was called the Mortal Master, an early indicator towards a future creation.

In 2000, along with John Tobias, he was the co-creator of the Mortal Kombat fighting game series and served as the series’ lead programmer, with Tobias the lead designer, until their partnership dissolved with Tobias’ departure from Midway. In the game, he named series characters Sonya Blade and Tanya after his sisters Sonya and Tania, while another character, Noob Saibot, was named after Boon and Tobias’ reversed surnames.

2009 list of “Top 100 Game Creators,” he was ranked #100 in IGN’s for his involvement in the Mortal Kombat series. He proceeded to be directly involved with the MK franchise and its multimedia side projects and has also provided voice acting and motion capture work for the games, most known providing the voice for the “Get Over Here!” and “Come Here!” catchphrases uttered by Scorpion in every installment of the series as well as both feature films.

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On the 2008 edition of Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition consequently awarded him a world record for the “longest-serving video game voice actor.”

Ed Boon Age/Early Life

He was born on February 22, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. His birth sign is Pisces and as of 2019, he is 55 years old. Like many famous people and celebrities, he has kept his personal life private. Once we have more details, we will update soon.

Ed Boon Nationality

He is an American citizen.

Ed Boon Family

He grew up alongside his two sisters. His mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will update soon.

Ed Boon Marriage

We have no information about who is dating or married too. We will update this section soon.

Ed Boon Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars.

Ed Boon Works

Video Games

• 1990 – High Impact Football
• 1991 – Super High Impact
• 1992 – Total Carnage

• 1992 – Mortal Kombat
• 1993 – Mortal Kombat II
• 1995 – Mortal Kombat 3

• 1995 – Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
• 1996 – Mortal Kombat Trilogy
• 1997 – Mortal Kombat 4

• 1999 – Mortal Kombat Gold
• 2001 – The Grid
• 2002 – Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance

• 2004 – Mortal Kombat: Deception
• 2005 – Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks
• 2006 – Mortal Kombat: Armageddon

• 2008 – Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe
• 2011 – Mortal Kombat
• 2011 – Batman: Arkham City Lockdown

• 2013 – Injustice: Gods Among Us
• 2013 – Batman: Arkham Origins

• 2015 – Mortal Kombat X
• 2017 – Injustice 2
• 2019 – Mortal Kombat 11


• F-14 Tomcat (1987) – effects
• Space Station: Pinball Rendezvous (1987) – software and effects
• Banzai Run (1988) – effects

• Taxi (1988) – software and effects
• Black Knight 2000 (1989) – software and effects
• FunHouse (1990) – the voice of Rudy


• Mortal Kombat (1995) – the voice of Scorpion
• Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) – the voice of Scorpion
• Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011) – cameo appearance in the first-season episode “Johnny Cage”

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