These days, you don’t need to be on TV to become a celebrity. There are tens of hundreds of celebrities coming up from YouTube, Gamming etc. And Optic Scump is one such example. Perusing his career in gamming, Scump is an online celebrity who has is a competitive player and has won gamming competitions to add to his wealth.
Optic Scump’s real name is Seth Abner. He was born on June 30, 1995 to Kristen Abner and Shawn Abner. He completed his early education from Mechanicsburg in Pennsylvania. The name of high school was Cumberland Valley High School. After he was done with his high school education, he never intended to go to college, instead he perused gamming to be the focus of his career. He wanted to become a professional gamer.
Optic Scump is a professional Call of Duty player. Currently he is serving as the Captain of Optic Gamming. It is a professional eSports organization in America. It has got multiple teams of every game like DOTA 2, Call of Duty, League of Legends, PUBG and many more.
In 2012, Scump started gamming with OpTic on its Call of Duty: Black Ops II season. The organization even started a YouTube Channel with Scump and has achieved a good number of subscribers. In 2013 – 2014, Scump stayed with OpTic for its Call of Duty: Ghosts season. He couldn’t stand the first position in this season and had issues with the team mates which he considered was causing the problem to his game. So he left OpTic and joined Team EnVyUs, but returned to OpTic soon after joining EnVyUs.
In 2015, for the season Advance Warfare of Call of Duty Seth’s team was favorite in the Championship but late the fans and supporters got disappointed when the team scored 7th position in the championship. But soon after that he was able to achieve the first prize in the 2016 -2017 championship of Call of Duty. He got a grand prize of $150,000 and also of $30,000 in his career. These prizes have contributed towards his net worth
Seth is also focus of sponsorship of many hardware companies like Turtle Beach, Loot Crate, Brisk Mate, Scuff Gamming and GymShark In March 2015, Seth was also sponsored by Red Bull even though Seth wasn’t a Red Bull eSport player.
Seth has a YouTube channel as well. In his channel he has got 2.2 million subscribers . His channel mainly focuses on gamming videos. The content of his channel lasts up to 400 hours.
Achievements and Awards
Scump is has won the Major League Gaming (MLG) X Games gold medal twice in his career so far. In August 2017, Seth became the Call of Duty Champion for the first time.
Net worth of Optic Scump
Scump has a net worth of $70,000. His earnings come from his game wins and from YouTube channel. His tournament winnings sums up to $523,543. From Call of Duty alone he has won $261,250.