(Self-employed Minecraft Engineer, Inventor, Innovator)
Facts of ‘SethBling’ Samuel Portoff Bligorois (Minecraft Engineer)
|Full Name:||‘SethBling’ Samuel Portoff Bligorois (Minecraft Engineer)|
|Age:||32 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||April 03, 1987|
|Birth Place:||Seattle, Washington, U.S|
|Net Worth:||$20.5 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Profession:||Self-employed Minecraft Engineer, Inventor, Innovator|
|Education:||California Institute of Technology , CalTech|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
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“My roommate was talking about it and I thought the idea of a completely moldable world was really cool. I actually played for several hours without looking at the wiki because I didn't want to spoil the game, and my roommate came home to see me huddling in a dirt castle. I hadn't figured out how to craft. Needless to say, I looked at the wiki shortly thereafter.”
“It seems that word has gotten out that today is my birthday. I appreciate the birthday wishes :) I'm 26 on 3 April 2013.”
"r/Minecraft - IAm SethBling, the Minecraft videographer. “This is the Minecraft Redstone Menorah on YouTube.”
“ I started out programming my calculator in middle school, wrote lots of games throughout high school, and got a bachelor’s degree in computer science in college.”
“The best Minecraft maps on PS4 and PS3 and how to install them are on PlayStation Universe.”
“The 40 best Minecraft custom maps are on PC Gamer.”
“ "Team Fortress 2's Dustbowl has been recreated in Minecraft.”
"This In-Game Minecraft Phone Can Make Real Calls, Take Selfies.”
Relationship Statistics of ‘SethBling’ Samuel Portoff Bligorois (Minecraft Engineer)
|What is ‘SethBling’ Samuel Portoff Bligorois (Minecraft Engineer) marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
|How many children does ‘SethBling’ Samuel Portoff Bligorois (Minecraft Engineer) have ? (name):||None|
|Is ‘SethBling’ Samuel Portoff Bligorois (Minecraft Engineer) gay ?:||No|
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‘SethBling’ Samuel Portoff Bligorois is single. There are no details available of his past relationships.
Who is SethBling?
SethBling is the very reclusive American ‘King of Redstone’ in Minecraft videography. SethBling is the official writer of program MarI/O for the artificially intelligent bot, AI, and worked on Microsoft’s Xbox.
SethBling created the interpreter for BASIC programming language and the emulator for the 1977 Atari 2600- the home video game console in Minecraft. He is the innovator of the beloved Super Mario, along with other original and derivative video games and devices without using Minecraft mods.
Additionally, he is the commentator and live streamer for Twitch video. Seth’s Catchphrase is ‘Welcome back, SethBling here!’
SethBling- Birth Age, Early Life
SethBling was born Samuel Portoff Bligorois on April 3, 1987, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. His parents raised him and his brother Jason according to Jewish customs. Jason is a programmer.
Seth’s father is a creator of his own command block of tutorial videos and his handle is McBlingDaddy.
As a child, Seth played Super Mario Bros. 3 when he was five or six- one of his ‘hot’ childhood games. Additionally Seth had the Sega Genesis home video game console and played ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ throughout his holidays.
SethBling still lives in Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Seth did his elementary and high school in Seattle, Washington. He wrote MUD during high school and started making videos in high school. Though he did not participate in dramas, Seth was in charge of editing drama clips at the drama club.
Although very much on the network scene, SethBling reluctantly joined YouTube on December 19, 2006, and thus became one of the earliest YouTube users. He did not upload his first video until January 19, 2011 and most them were Minecraft mini-games and such.
Seth had to choose a name for AIM. However, his last name Bligorois was already taken and so he settled with ‘Bling’ and voila, you have the ‘SethBling’- a misnomer!
While still at High School, he programmed his calculator, wrote, and programmed algorithms too. Seth then enrolled at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California- also called Caltech. While at Caltech, he wrote programs in his favorite language, the C# language. In 2012, he graduated from Caltech with a degree in Bachelor of Computer Science.
A genius in the making, Seth scored 1470 out of 1600 in his SAT examinations.
SethBling –Professional Career
Seth started working while still at Caltech. Up until 2012, he worked as a software engineer with Microsoft on Xbox. At Xbox, he worked on the Xbox version of Internet Explorer, and on Xbox SmartGlass- a mobile phone app used to remotely control an Xbox console. Thereafter, he worked at the renowned search-engine Bing for four months.
SethBling used Redstone in Minecraft because he wanted to build a minecart station.
By profession Seth may have built his fortune on videos, however, he made a career out of ‘Minecraft’.
2011, ‘Duck Hunt’
2012 recreated the 1964 ‘Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots’
2012 ‘Super Pirate Battle Royale’ with FVDisco
2012, FPS Team Fortress 2 with Hypixel
2013, mechanical bull in Minecraft
2013, recreated the 1981 arcade game ‘Donkey Kong’
2013, ‘Cookie Clicker’
2014, ‘Goat Simulator’ sandbox video game
2014,‘Bejeweled’, ‘Stargate’, and a moving sand wave
2014, ‘Clippy’ the Microsoft Office assistant
2014, BlingPickpocket ‘Bukkit’ plugin
2014, Missile War mini-games with Cubehamster
2014, recreated Microsoft Excel’s functionality
2015, Turf Wars mode
2016, interpreter for BASIC, with keyboard, whiteboard
2016, emulator for the 1977 Atari 2600 console
2016, resource pack for Minecraft Pocket Edition Alpha
2019, released his 1000th video of a genetic evolution simulator datapack.
In June 2015, he wrote the artificial intelligence, AI, program Marl/O that plays Super Mario World. SethBling trained Marl/O to play SMWorld. However, complicated spatial movement hindered its progress. And in November 2017, Seth built a recurrent neural network to play Super Mario Kart. He trained the program, MariFlow how to recover from dead-end situations.
Seth contributes his popularity on YouTube channel to the Minecraft creator, Markus Persson.
Just like Markus Persson who did him good, Seth forwarded the goodness he received in kind to ACTennisAC, another star YouTuber. ACTennisAC accredits his popularity to the Minecraft-centric SethBling who ‘liked’ one of his videos.
On 26 November 2012, fans of SethBling’s Minecraft assembled in Paris for an international Minecraft convention.
Seth has done following guest appearances:
April Fools’ Minecraft 2.0 event
UHC Season 9 and Season 12.
Samuel Portoff Bligorois-Awards, Records Broken, Honor
2011, MineCon Cape Award
2012, MineCon Cape Award – to be redeemed
2013, MineCon Cape Award
2015, MineCon Cape Award – to be redeemed
2015, Minecraft Realms Cape Award – only two have been awarded so far.
Speedrunning World Record of 42.200 seconds at Super Mario World
‘The Legend of Zelda…’ World Record without using unlockable bonuses
Honor- Disney XD Coach
On 5 December 2015, Seth was the Coach in the ‘Clash of Karts: Mario Kart 8’, an one-hour eSports special feature on Disney XD.
SethBling- Body measurements, Height, Weight
He has brown hair and eyes. His height is 1.72 m and his weight is 66 kg.
SethBling-Net Worth, Earnings
His net worth is US $20.5 million. He earns US $300 K annually. His income accrues form video games, live streams, as a software engineer, and the speedrunner. According to Sam Gutelle, the YouTube ‘super-millionaire SethBling teaches Minecraft’ for a living.
This is the rundown on Seth’s earning for the month of January 2020.
Last 30 Days
+817,841 views, earnings $204 K – $3.3 K
+9,814,092 views, earnings $2.5 K – $39.3K
SethBling has 7.3 million views on Twitter, 269 K followers on Facebook, his web game channel has 1,048 uploads, 625,343,829 video views, 2.09 subscribers- US stats only.
Among Seth’s entire arsenal of creation and tutorial like the Minecraft Mini-games are sensational. In fact, he kinda’ shrunk the entire Minecraft into a single chest. It consists of SethBling’s Loot table randomizer, Randomize Blocks, Randomize Chest, Randomize Entities, Randomize Gameplay, and videos too. View his arsenal on Twitch, Amazon, Planet Minecraft, and Fasguy among others.
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