Concerned Ape(Eric Baron) - Updated Feb 2024

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Concerned Ape(Eric Baron)

Concerned Ape is a video game developer, designer, artist, composer, and musician from the United States. Moreover, Concerned Ape is well known for inventing the game Stardew Valley.

Early Life

Eric Baron best known as Concerned Ape was born on 3rd December 1987, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. As of now, Concerned Ape is 36 years old and is a citizen of the United States. In addition, he grew up playing video games and computers.  Moreover, he has a zodiac sign of Scorpio and his ethnicity is unknown. Besides that, there is no more information regarding his parents, siblings, and childhood life. Looking at his success, we may assume that, he was well-raised by his parents as a child.

Talking about his academic qualifications, he received a degree in computer science from the University of Washington in Tacoma.

Professional Career

Talking about his professional career, he began working a part-time job at a Seattle theater and spent the rest of his time building a video game. Stardew Valley was his first project, which he began in 2012 and finished in 2016. The game was nominated for Best Independent Game at The Game Awards 2016 after selling a million copies in just two months.

He created all of the characters, wrote the script, composed the music, and animated every pixel in Stardew Valley. He has been working on Stardew Valley by himself for the past four years. Since 2019, another designer has been assisting him with Stardew Valley.

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Caption: Concerned Ape working on his desktop (Source: PC Gamer)

He announced in 2020 that he was working on several new games, at least two of which will be set in the Stardew Valley universe.  In February 2021, he and board game creator Cole Meideros released a Stardew Valley cooperative board game. Moreover, he revealed in October 2021 that he was working on a new game called Haunted Chocolatier, with no set release date.

Concerned Ape – Net Worth 2024

Talking about his net worth, Concerned Ape’s net worth is estimated at around $34 million and he has not disclosed his income and salary.

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Caption: Concerned Ape posing for a photo (Source:


At The Game Awards 2016, his game Stardew Valley’ was nominated for Best Independent Game. Looking at his success, he might receive more awards and recognition in the upcoming years.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship, he is in relation with his girlfriend, Amber Hageman. Asides from that, there is no more information on their relationship status. Moreover, this gamer is not a part of controversy or rumors and focuses on his career.

Body Measurements

This developer stands around 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 65 kg. Moreover, he has brown eyes with black hair and there is no more information regarding his other body measurements.

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Caption: Concerned Ape giving his interview (Source: Hookshot, Charge Beam, Revive)

Concerned Ape – Social Media

On his Twitter, there are more than 730.6k followers. Likewise, there are more than 4.4k followers on Facebook and he is not active on Instagram. In addition, he has a self-titled  YouTube channel, there are more than 213k subscribers.