Grumpy Cat Net Worth, Bio, Height, Awards, and Instagram
Grumpy Cat Net Worth: Grumpy Cat, is caused by a combination of an under bite and feline dwarfism. rumpy Cat, the Internet sensation beloved for her angry-looking face, has died at the age of seven on May 14, 2019.
Thanks to merchandising deals, paid appearances, a Lifetime movie and a variety of sponsorships, Grumpy Cat amassed quite a bit of wealth in her short life, though her net worth has been disputed. According to some estimates,
Grumpy Cat, also known as Tarder Sauce, was born on April 4, 2012 in Morristown, Arizona. She is owned by Tabatha Bundesen, a former waitress at Red Lobster. Her distinctive expression, which earned her the nickname, Grumpy Cat, is caused by a combination of an under bite and feline dwarfism.
Though her face appears to be set in a perpetual scowl, she is a sweet, calm, kind cat according to those who know her personally.
Tabitha’s brother, Bryan, posted a picture of the cat on Reddit in September 2012. The picture was quickly snatched up by other Reddit users, who began to add captions to the photo.
Within days, the image had gone viral, and suddenly, “Grumpy Cat” captions were everywhere. From there, it was only a short walk to a veritable cat-centric empire.
Between products, appearances on television shows, ad appearances, book deals, and photo shoots, Grumpy Cat has become one of the most successful animal actors ever.
Her image has been copyrighted, and is now licensed to appear on a range of items, including t-shirts, mugs, and tote bags.
A line of stuffed animals is currently being developed. A Grumpy Cat book was published July 23, 2013. It reached #7 on the New York Times Best Seller List.
The book was followed by a calendar and a second book called, “The Grumpy Guide to Life”.
She has appeared on a large number of talk shows, including “Today”, “Good Morning America”, “Big Morning Buzz Live” on VH!,
“The Soup”, and even made appearances on the reality competition shows, “The Bachelorette” and “American Idol”.
She has also popped up on the MTV Movie Awards and on QVC. She has become somewhat of a “spokescat” for Friskies, appearing on their YouTube game show, “Will Kitty Play With It?” on multiple occasions.
Other endorsement and product deals include commercials for Honey Nut Cheerios and the “Grumppuccino” iced coffee line from Grenade Beverage, LLC.
The brands and ad agencies that hire Grumpy Cat roll out the red carpet for her.
Ben Lashes and her owner are reportedly quite choosy with regards to what products and services she is willing to lend her face to, and they require that she be treated in the same manner as a human star.
She flies first-class, sleeps in private hotels rooms, is chauffeured around in a luxury vehicle with tinted windows, and the list of perks goes on.
She is not your ordinary cat. She is a $100 million brand. She is also a brand that is about to take the next step towards media domination.
After an intense bidding war and major negotiations, Grumpy Cat made the move to the small screen.
November 29, 2014 marked the premiere of Grumpy Cat’s first television movie.
Entitled, “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever”, the film, produced by LifeTime, follows Grumpy Cat during a rough holiday season. Aubrey Plaza provides the voice of Grumpy.
How did Grumpy Cat die
Grumpy Cat’s family revealed that on May 17 that she’d passed away at her home on Tuesday.
The adorable pet died from complications from a urinary tract infection.
Her family’s statement said: “Despite care from top professionals, as well as from her very loving family, Grumpy encountered complications from a recent urinary tract infection that unfortunately became too tough for her to overcome.
“She passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, May 14, at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha.
“Besides being our baby and a cherished member of the family, Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world – even when times were tough.
“Her spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere.
“Grumpy’s Family – Tabatha, Bryan and Chyrstal.”
Connect with her on Instagram@realgrumpycat
Grumpy Cat’s net worth is estimated at $100 million. She’s won multiple web-based awards, including Buzzfeed’s “Meme of the Year Award” in 2013, the Friskies “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2013, and being named MSNBC’s “Most Influential Cat” in 2012.
She has her own manager, Ben Lashes, who is known for repping other feline celebrities, including Keyboard Cat and Nyan Cat.