Biography - A Short Wiki
Check out the time and place of Sid Meier's birth and a lot of more information!
Sid Meier is a Canadian-American game programmer, designer as well as a producer who is the idea behind several video games, including the Civilization series. He is the co-founder of MicroProse, together with Bill Stealey, and he is also the director of Firaxis Games, which was founded in 1996. Some of the games that he has programmed are Sid Meier’s Starships, Sid Meier’s Civilization v1, and Sid Meier’s Pirates Mobile, among many others.
Read about Sid Meier's career and accomplishments in the following section.
After completing his studies at the University, Sid began developing cash register systems for various department stores. With his earnings at the time, he purchased an Atari 800 in 1981, and it made him realize computer programming can be used to make video games. He co-founded a computer developing company together with Bill Stealey called MicroProse in 1982. Some of the initial games of the company included Floyd of the Jungle, Hellcat Ace, Spitfire Ace, Solo Flight, and Strike Eagle, among others.
Family and Personal Life
Below is a short description of Sid Meier's family situation. Check it out!
Sid is married to Susan Meier, and they have been blessed with one child named Ryan Meier. Susan and Sid met at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cockeysville, where they are both members of the church choir. There are no details on when the couple tied the knot, but it is estimated that they have been together for several years. The family resides in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Susan Meier|
|Children/Kids||Yes 1 (Ryan Meier)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
All information you might be interested in can be found in the table below, for example, birthdate, birthplace, and more!
|Full/Real Name||Sidney K. Meier|
|Age (as of today)||68 years|
|Date of Birth||February 24, 1954|
|Place of Birth||Sarnia, Canada|
|Height||1.7 m, 5 feet 7 inches|
|Weight||78 kg, 172 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$40 million|
|Occupation||Designer, Game Programmer, Producer|
Height, Weight, and Age
Sid Meier's height is pretty average measuring 1.7 m. Sid Meier weighs 78 kg. Being born on February 24, 1954, translates to an age of 68 years as of todays date (February 5, 2023).
I like some shooters, and I respect games like Doom, but I don’t think it’s right for me.Sid Meier
It may be that other developers are finding that their games play better on one platform over the other, so they’re choosing to migrate to that platform.Sid Meier
We’d love to do Pirates for the 21st century. People have also asked about Colonization, and a few others.Sid Meier
The new Pirates! builds on that legacy delivering an even more powerful and fun experience to players… and is still unmatched in offering a blend of genres in one great game.Sid Meier
Our approach to making games is to find the fun first and then use the technology to enhance the fun.Sid Meier