Edward John Boon
Chicago, Illinois, United States
For his high school education, Ed Boon went to the Loyola Academy in Wilmette.
In 1986, he graduated from the University of Illinois, UIUC with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science.
Game programmer, director, actor, producer
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Sonya Boon (Sister), Tanya Boon (Sister)
6 ft or 183 cm
89 kg or 196 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
His dating history and private life info aren’t available.
Race / Ethnicity
His chest, waist and biceps measurements are not known.
Ed Boon has not endorsed any brand.
His religious views aren’t known.
Best Known For
- Creating Mortal Kombat game series in collaboration with John Tobias.
- Serving as the creative director and team leader in the creation of DC Comics fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us.
His first film work came in 1995 adventure fantasy film Mortal Kombat in which he voiced the Scorpion character.
First TV Show
In 1996, Ed Boon guest appeared in talk show GamePro TV as himself.
His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.
Ed Boon Favorite Things
- Mortal Kombat Character – Scorpion
- Singer and Songwriter – Prince
- Music Band – Genesis
- Fighting Game Series – Tekken
- Fatality – Quan Chi’s Leg Beatdown
Source – Wikia
Ed Boon Facts
- Ed Boon has named two characters in the Mortal Kombat game after his sisters – Tanya after Tania and Sonya Blade after Sonya.
- The name of one of the characters in the game was created by spelling his and John Tobias’ surnames backward – Noob Saibot.
- In 2009, the prestigious IGN magazine included him at the #100 position on the list of “Top 100 Game Creators.”
- In 2008, the special edition of Guinness magazine, Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition honored him for being the longest-serving video game voice actor.
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