John Carmack Net Worth: John is an American game programmer who is famous for founding id Software who has a net worth of $40 Million. He was the main programmer for popular games such as Rage, Doom, Quake and Commander Keen. John grew up in Kansas City and was the son of Stan Carmack, who was the local news reporter. His interest in computers began to show at a very early age. At the age of 14, he and a group of kids broke into school to steal Apple 11 computers. They were caught, and John was sent for psychiatric evaluation. He was sentenced to one year in a juvenile home. He went ahead to join the University of Missouri -Kansas City, but was only there for 2 semesters as he chose to drop out and become a freelance programmer. A company called Softdisk later hired John. It was at this company that he met other future members of id Software. In the year 1990, while still working at Softdisk, John and other members of the team put together the very first of the Commander Keen games. After this, John left the company to start id Software. He has been key in the gaming industry for his popularization of many gaming techniques, as well as him pioneering some of them. Most of John's work has been licensed for use in popular games such as Call of Duty. During vacation with his wife, John happened to play some games on his phone, and decided that he would love to invent good quality games for mobile phones. He resigned from id Software and is currently working at Oculus VR.