Stephen Hillenburg

Stephen Hillenburg

By: Ethan Van

On August 21, 1961, Stephen Hillenburg was born in the US. He graduated Savanna High School in Anaheim, and enrolled in Humboldt State University and in 1984, he can get a degree in "planning and interpretation of natural resources". In 1992, he received a Master fine arts Degree in arts from the "Art Institute of California". in 1998, Stephen Hillenburg joined in the show Nickelodeon and made the Animation of the it. In 2004, the first Spongebob show was released to the united stated and earned $140 Million world wide!


The reason why I chose this animator is because of the show Spongebob. When I was a kid, I grew up watching Spongebob and I thought the show was entertaining! It has to be one of my favorite shows of all the and it still is today! Why is Stephen Hillenburg considered an Animation Pioneer? He animated the TV series "Spongebob SquarePants" and he created 5 seasons of it!