Jason Thor Hall (born 17 July 1987) is an America-based video game developer, entrepreneur, and social media influencer. He is best known for launching an independent gaming studio named Pirate Software in 2016.
So far, he has almost two decades of experience in video game development. Continue reading to learn more about his age, height, wiki, net worth, wife, bio, weight, family, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, and more.
Jason Thor Hall Wiki/Biography
Born in an American family in the United States, Jason Thor Hall’s birthday falls on the 17th of July. He goes by the nickname Thor and his zodiac sign is Cancer.
He attended Tustin High School between the years 2002 and 2006. Following high school graduation, he could’ve attended university for higher studies.
|Video game developer, entrepreneur, and social media influencer
|36 [as of 2023]
|Date of Birth
|17 July 1987
Jason Thor Hall’s Wife & Family
As Jason Thor Hall is in his mid-30s, he is often assumed to be a married personality by the people on the internet. However, he didn’t close his marital status being a private person.
Further, his relationship status is believed to be single. Regardless, he could’ve been in at least one relationship over the past few years.
His ethnicity is mixed and his nationality is American. His father’s identity is shared with the public and his father’s name is Joey Ray Hall. It is shared that Thor drew inspiration from his father to enter the gaming industry.
Joey worked at Blizzard Entertainment for around 23 years between 1991-2014. Following that, he stepped out of the company to focus on his personal endeavors. As per MobyGames, he has 37 credits across different games including Overwatch.
Apart from this, we couldn’t find any information about his mother or siblings.
Jason Thor Hall Age, Height & More
Jason Thor Hall’s age is 36 as of 2023. His height is 6 feet 2 inches & his weight is about 78 kg. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes. He didn’t disclose his body measurements but his shoe size is 12.5 (US).
Jason Thor Hall kickstarted his game development career by securing a job position at Blizzard Entertainment in September 2009. Being a tech enthusiast, he worked as a freelance security researcher & developer for around seven years prior.
His journey with Blizzard started after receiving the job role of QA Analyst. Over three years, he was a part of three different video game projects namely Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty, World of Warcraft, and Diablo 3 respectively.
In October 2012, he was promoted to the job position of QA Hacks – Assistant Lead. He worked on seven gaming projects and headed a team of security professionals. Also, he became an expert at communicating with teams of large size.
Only a year later, he was shifted to the role of Associate Test Engineer. His job responsibilities are quite similar to his previous role and only worked in this role for six months.
Over the next couple of years, he worked in three different roles and ended up working in the prominent job position of Senior Red Team Specialist during his company departure.
Upon leaving Blizzard, he joined Amazon Games as an Automation Engineer. At the same time, he founded a gaming company Pirate Software in February 2016.
His stay with Amazon was short-lived as he joined Eagle Research Group as a Cyber Security Specialist only after eight months. While he worked on his own venture, he indulged in various tasks including custom tools development at Eagle.
In November 2017, he quit his job at Eagle Research Group to focus on his company completely. To date, the company released only two games, Heartbound and Champions of Breakfast. The former game is highly loved and has a rating of 10/10 among 1,581 reviews on Steam.
Social media career
Though Jason Thor Hall is a game developer, he gained an immense fanbase across major social media platforms. He goes by his company’s name across all social sites and doesn’t use any personal accounts.
Hall launched his YouTube channel in February 2016 and used to share videos related to the released/upcoming games by Pirate Software. He did quite the same by tweeting on Twitter as well.
However, his focus shifted toward Twitch and created his channel in March 2017. His streams come under the Software & Game development category and has been consistently streaming regularly since the channel’s launch.
Though he actively streamed hundreds of hours each month for many years, his streams only attracted a few hundred concurrent viewers. This continued till October 2023 and his career took a turn ever since.
Since November 2023, his streams began to pull thousands of live viewers, and each stream averaged over 10 hours. His channel went from 39k followers to over 267k followers in two months.
Coming to YouTube, his long-format videos don’t perform well on YouTube, but his Shorts succeed in amassing millions of views. In fact, a short video titled, “American Healthcare” has more than 11 million views at the moment.
Looking at the numbers, he has more than 384k followers and 1.32 million subscribers (with 503 million total video views) on Twitch and YouTube respectively.
Jason Thor Hall’s Net Worth
Jason Thor Hall has an estimated net worth of $2.75 million. As the owner of a lucrative gaming company, he regularly receives a substantial salary and holds a significant ownership stake in the company.
Upon his entry into social media, he further explored newer income streams. He actively monetized his content on YouTube and Twitch. Regardless of his popularity, he doesn’t prefer working with brands.
Further, he actively makes a decent income from subscriptions on Twitch. As per TwitchTracker, he currently has 17,478 paid subscribers. When calculated, it would fetch him at least $43,000 per month.
The income from this source doesn’t remain the same and fluctuates constantly depending on his subscriber count. Additionally, he earns an extra income by selling merchandise via Big Cartel.
- He is managed by Sidequest Media.
- He currently resides in Tacoma, Washington.
- His contact/business email is piratesoftware[at]sidequestmedia[dot]com.
- He shares random images on his Instagram account with 4k followers.
- One of his live streams on Twitch peaked at 18,515 concurrent viewers.
- He has numerous pets including a parrot.
- His Twitter/X handle is followed by more than 69k people.
FAQs about Jason Thor Hall
Who is Jason Thor Hall?
Jason Thor Hall is a video game developer, entrepreneur, and social media influencer from the US.
How old is Jason Thor Hall?
36 years old.
How tall is Jason Thor Hall?
He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall.
Is Jason Thor Hall married?
No, he is unmarried.
What is Jason Thor Hall’s worth?
$2.75 million (estimated).
Images source: @PirateSoftware on Twitter/X.