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Burnie Burns Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Burnie Burns worth? $5 million

How did Burnie Burns earn his money and wealth?

Burnie Burns was born on January 18, 1973, at Rochester, New York, U.S. He is an author, acting professional, producer, comic, director, and host living in Austin, tx, Florida. He is a co-founder, former CEO, and current creative official of Rooster Teeth. He is recognized for a form of film-making that uses video gaming technology and his efforts in machinima, in its production and also works with live action and animation. Burns is also known for his work in the hosting and podcasting area.

In April 2003, Burns, along with several friends and co-workers, created the machinima sequence Red vs. Blue: The Blood Gulch Chronicles. At the Penny Arcade Expo, San Diego Comic-Con International, Sundance and The Sydney Film Festival he made an appearance as one of the founders in the area of machinima. Burns was born in the Rochester, New York and was raised in Houston, Texas. His dad was a Physics professor who handled the Desertron Super Collider. He is 1 / 4 French-Canadian. Burns’ dedication to engage in a medical profession led him to become a participant of HOSA. Half of his senior year contained medical shifts at  Southwest Memorial Hospital.

After the first season of Red vs blue, Burns, voicing the personality of Church, became a high profile in the machinima group. As the director, author and lead acting professional of the sequence, he was the power behind the force. The series made by him has gained 3 prizes at the 2003 Machinima Film Festival – Best Picture, Best Writing, and Independent Machinima Film – and was nominated for three others.

Burns and Matt Hullum created the funny web sequence ‘The Strangerhood’, in 2004, 13 months after the first season of Red vs. Blue had finished broadcasting. The sequence uses the same machinima technique used to film Red vs. Blue. His producing work includes professional producing the 2012 documented film Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, about the Swedish movie gaming designer Mojang, the makers of the popular movie gaming Minecraft. In 2013, he began professional producing the anime-influenced web series RWBY, created by Rooster Teeth employee Monty Oum.

In July 2014, Rooster Teeth released a crowdfunding strategy for the film Lazer Team on Indiegogo. The fundraising event achieved its $650,000 goal in under 10 hours and split Indiegogo’s history for the quickest movie strategy to reach $700,000. Within three days, Lazer Team split $1 million. As of 2015, Lazer Team held the history for the biggest highest funded film campaign on Indiegogo with over $2.4 million gathered.

What are the most watched movies of Burnie Burns?

  1. The Schedule (1997)
  2. The Outfield (2015)
  3. Why Him? (2016)
  4. Lazer Team 2 (2017)

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