Scott Adams is the creator and writer of well known American comic strip Dilbert. Dilbert appeared in around 65 countries and in 25 languages. He is also known as an author of his many realistic works based on commentary and business.
He was also the main subject of the book “The Trouble With Dilbert: How Corporate Culture Gets The Last Laugh.” Adams is known to be the best cartoonist of all time. In 1997, he won two Reuben Awards for his comic strip “Dilbert.”
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Scott Raymond Adams, aka Scott Adams, was born on June 8, 1957, in Windham, New York, U.S. He is the son of Virginia and Paul Adams. Scott is English, German, Irish, Dutch and Scottish ancestry. At an early age, he was a huge fan of Peanuts comics. After being inspired by famous cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, he started creating his own comics at the minor age of six. At the age of eleven, Scott won his first-ever drawing competition.
After being rejected from several art schools, he chooses law as his career. In 1975, he was graduated from Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School. He had also done a Bachelors’s degree in economics from Hartwick College. After graduation, he decided his talent was best suited for becoming an entrepreneur.
Scott Adams married his long-time girlfriend, Shelly Miles, in 2006. The couple was blessed with two children, daughter Savannah, and son Justin Miles. In 2014, Scott announced his separation from his wife. He wrote in a blog that he is not married anymore. Scott is in a live-in relationship with model Kristina Basham. She is also a vice president of WhenHub. Kristina has two daughters from her previous relationship.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 June 1957, Scott Adams is 63 years old as of today’s date 7th November 2020. His height is 1.8 m. Tall, and weight is 78 kg.
After his graduation, he started working at Crocker National Bank in San Francisco. He worked there for eight years. During his time at the management training program, he was held twice at gunpoint. During his working years, he worked on different positions like a computer programmer, supervisor, commercial lender, budget analyst, and product manager. In 1986 he received his Master of Business Administration degree in economics and management from the University of California, Berkeley. During his time at university, he created this character called Dilbert, whose name was inspired by his ex-boss.
In 1986, he started working at a telephone company Pacific Bell. He got the inspiration for his cartoon character Dilbert from the people around him at his workplace. In 1989, his Dilbert was first published by United Media. People loved his work, and Dilbert become more popular year by year. In 1994, Dilbert was published by 400 newspapers. After the success of Dilbert, Scott became a full-time cartoonist. Scott released his first business book named “The Dilbert Principle” in 1996.
Awards & Achievements
Scott Adams is one of the famous and strongest personalities in the world. He has been awarded many prestigious awards. He was placed constantly on the list of 50 most influential management thinkers by the “European Foundation for Management Development.” He had won American’s most prestigious award National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award in 1997. He was also awarded the “Newspaper Comic Strip Award” for his terrific work in the strip.
Net Worth & Salary of Scott Adams in 2020
Scott Adams is one of the highest-paid cartoonists of all time. As of November 2020, Scott Adams’s net worth is estimated to be $80 million. His comic strip Dilbert, was published on April 16, 1989. He mentioned in his blog he earned $368.62 as his first paycheck for his cartoon strip. After that, Scott rose to success. Dilbert was used in much-animated television series, books video games, and in dozens of merchandise items, which also added to his net worth. His cartoon strip Dilbert has published in around 2,000 newspapers around the word.
Scott Adams, initially in his career, faced lots of rejections, but he never lost hope. Later he became one of the successful cartoonists of this era. He is the inspiration of many new businessmen. His newsletters are followed and admired by many businessmen. People admire his never give up and always stand for truth mantra.