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Scott Richter

Scott Richter is an American entrepreneur and investor from the United States. Scott Richter is best known as the founder and CEO of Media Breakaway, LLC, which is part of The Parking Place, redirect.com, and affiliate.com.

Early Life

Scott Richter is a 53-year-old American entrepreneur and investor. He was born on the 18th of July 1971 in Virginia, the United States. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Cancer while his ethnic background and religious beliefs are still unclear.

He is the son of his father Steven Richter. However, there is not much information available related to his mother or siblings. He has never talked about his early life and very little things are known about it.

Similarly, he has not mentioned his academic qualifications. He might have taken formal education from a local high school. However, he has not mentioned the name of the educational institutes.

Professional Career

Scott Richter is often associated with the term “spam king” due to his history of sending large volumes of unsolicited commercial emails, commonly known as spam. He founded a company called OptInRealBig.com, which was one of the early email marketing firms.

In December 2016, he launched a YouTube channel called “The Big Jackpot.” He is currently a gambler and a content creator. Moreover, he has launched The Big Jackpot, a Twitch channel.

Scott Richter

Caption: Scott Richter an entrepreneur (Source: Wikipedia)

He started live-streaming casino experiences and wins and losses in slot machines as a pastime, but he never expected it to evolve into anything more. Richter is a popular slot YouTuber, with Brian Christopher Slots, NG Slots, and Lady Luck HQ.

He became a guest writer for Entrepreneur.com in March 2017. Richter’s article “Tips to Make Money on YouTube” was published on entrepreneur.com on August 31, 2017.

Legal Issues

However, the company faced legal challenges and accusations of spamming.  In 2003, Microsoft filed a lawsuit against Richter and his company for allegedly sending spam emails to Hotmail users. This lawsuit resulted in a significant settlement, in which Richter agreed to pay damages and abide by certain anti-spam practices.

He used to be one of the top 100 spammers on the ROKSO list, but he is no longer on it. His firm used to send 100 million emails every day. He claims to have sold 40,000 decks of Iraqi playing cards before they were even produced in one of the most famous emails in 2003. On March 30, 2004, he was interviewed by Rob Corddry on The Daily Show.

His firm, Media Breakaway, was sued by the famous social networking website MySpace in January 2007 for allegedly obtaining access to members’ accounts and exploiting them to send millions of spam messages posing as users’ MySpace “friends.”

On June 16, 2008, an arbitrator awarded MySpace $4.8 million in damages and $1.2 million in attorney’s costs to “spam king” Scott Richter and his Web marketing firm, Media Breakaway LLC, of Westminster, Colo., “for barraging MySpace members with unsolicited advertisements.” The reward was equal to 5% of the amount requested by MySpace.

Net Worth 2024

Richter’s net worth is estimated at around $15 million while his annual salary and income are unknown. Additionally, he also earned a good sum of money from his Twitch and YouTube channels.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Scott Richter with his wife (Source: Instagram)

Scott Richter married to Nicola A. Belzer. Meanwhile, there is very little known related to their marriage date and place. Similarly, it is still unclear whether the couple has any kids or not.

Scott Richter – Body Measurements

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Caption: Scott Richter posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This man is 5 feet 7 inches tall (176 cm) and weighs around 82 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of green eyes and bald hair while his other body measurements are unknown.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@scott_raja_richter’ there are over 7.4k followers. Likewise, there are 634 followers on his Twitter page ‘@ScottRichter’ and he is not active on Facebook.