Jens Bergensten

Game Designer

Birthday May 18, 1979

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Orebro, Sweden

Age 44 years old

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Swedish designer of video games who became known for his work on the popular game Minecraft.

Before Fame

He first designed video games when he was just 11 years old. Later, he received a graduate degree in computer science.


He was a founder of the Oxeye Game Studio, which developed games such as Cobalt and Harvest: Massive Encounter.

Family Life

He married Jenny Thornell in 2013. He has one son.

Associated With

He took over the development of Minecraft from the game's previous designer Markus Persson.