Nick Name: Sethy, Scumper, Scumpii, Scumper Jumper, The Ginja Ninja, The King
Birthday: June 30, 1995
Age: 26 Years, 26 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Cancer
Also Known As: Scump
Born in: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Famous as: Youtuber
father: Shawn Abner
mother: Kristen Abner
U.S. State: Pennsylvania
Who is Seth Abner?
Seth Abner, best known by his pseudonym ‘Scump,’ is an American professional ‘Call of Duty’ player. In 2015, he replaced Matthew Haag as the new captain of the popular eSports organization, ‘OpTic Gaming.’ Abner has participated in many gaming tournaments and is a two time ‘Major League Gaming’ (MLG) gold medalist. He won his first ‘Call of Duty World Championship’ in August 2017, post which his popularity skyrocketed. He has been sponsored by various gaming companies like ‘Turtle Beach,’ ‘Brisk Mate,’ ‘Gymshark,’ and ‘Loot Crate.’ Abner has so far managed to earn a decent amount of money from his gaming career. In 2017, he won a whopping $261,250 by getting the first position at the ‘Call of Duty World League Championship.’ Apart from the gaming world, Seth Abner is also quite popular on social media. While his verified Twitter account has more than 2 million followers, his YouTube channel has over 2.3 million subscribers.
Childhood & Early Life
Seth Abner was born on June 30, 1995, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, to Kristen and Shawn Abner. His father Shawn is a retired ‘Major League Baseball’ outfielder, who played for teams like ‘San Diego Padres’ and ‘Chicago White Sox.’ Seth Abner studied at ‘Cumberland Valley High School,’ from where he graduated in 2013. After graduating high school, he chose to pursue a career in gaming instead of attending college.
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Seth Abner started his career in 2011 with an eSports organization called ‘Quantic LeveraGe.’ During the subsequent 2012 – 2013 season he joined hands with ‘OpTic Gaming.’ He then played for the ‘League of Legends’ team ‘Apex Gaming’ for a brief period of time before rejoining ‘OpTic Gaming’ for the ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ season. Being a part of ‘OpTic Gaming,’ he placed ninth and 13th at the ‘MLG Fall Championship’ and ‘UMG Philadelphia’ respectively. He then announced he would be joining ‘Team EnVyUs,’ which at the time boasted of players like Goonjar, Merk, ProoFy. However, his stay with ‘Team EnVyUs’ did not last long, and he returned to ‘OpTic Gaming’ after a couple of weeks. Subsequently, Seth Abner became part of the 2014 ‘Call of Duty Championship.’ His ‘OpTic Gaming’ team, which consisted of players like MBoZe, Clayster, and NaDeSHoT, won the third spot. His team was then invited to participate in the ‘MLG X Games Invitational,’ where ‘OpTic Gaming’ won the championship. Abner was largely credited for his team’s victory and was even honored with a gold medal.
In 2015, Seth Abner replaced Matthew Haag as the new captain of ‘OpTic Gaming.’ As captain, Abner led ‘OpTic Gaming’ to six championship victories and two ‘Pro League Regular Season’ victories before the end of the season. ‘OpTic Gaming’ then won the second season of ‘MLG Pro League,’ which enabled the team to qualify for ‘MLG Pro League Season 2 Playoffs’ in Austin, Texas. During the playoffs, Abner won his second gold medal, becoming the only eSports competitor to win two consecutive ‘XGAMES’ gold medals. At the beginning of the new season (Call of Duty: Black Ops III), Abner announced that there would be no changes to his team. In April 2016, he helped his team win the 2016 ‘Call of Duty World League Stage One Finals.’ In 2017, he won first place at the ‘Call of Duty World League Championship’ after failing to secure the top spot on four previous championship events. With 26 major championship wins, Abner is the second most successful player in the history of ‘Call of Duty.’ As of April 2018, he had won a total of $572,368 from tournaments all around the world.
Personal Life & Family
Seth Abner lives in Los Angeles, California. He was in a relationship with fellow Twitch streamer KenZ, who is also known for streaming ‘Call of Duty’ videos. He is close to his father, Shawn Wesley Abner, who is a former baseball player. He also likes spending time with his brother Jordan.