Minecraft Founder Rants About Downside Of Success

By Staff  |  08/30/2015


Microsoft acquired the uber-popular Minecraft franchise nearly a year ago for a whopping $2.5 billion, which made its founders rich... including Markus Persson.

Despite having endless amounts of cash, the 36-year-old Sweden native just isn't enjoying his life.

Persson took to Twitter this weekend to complain about the downsides of success and money, saying its made him feel empty and isolated. Read through his series of tweets below, in which he says things like, "I've never felt more isolated" and that he's "run out of reasons to keep trying."