This red-headed OpTic member is a Call of Duty legend in the making at just 26-years-old. Seth Abner is a professional gamer named Scump, who has over 1.2 million followers on his official Twitch and 2.63 million subscribers on YouTube. Scump is the inaugural Call of Duty World Champion. That’s why this Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania native is a multi-millionaire and one of the best gamers in the Famousss.
Scump’s Net Worth
Seth “Scump” Abner has a net worth of $2,000,000. He makes his earnings as a professional video game player. His game of choice is Call of Duty.
Seth Abner won the Major League Gaming (MLG) X-Games gold medal on two occasions. He also won the first-ever World Championship for Call of Duty during the inaugural tournament in 2017.
Currently, Scump is a member of OpTic Texas. He still has major success in Call of Duty championships, earning most of his income from tournament victories.
Scump has 522k followers on his @scumpabner Instagram account. He uses it to plug his live Twitch streams and tournament feeds. However, he’s started making decent dough as an influencer.
You can catch Scump repping brands like:
Scump also earns considerable revenue from YouTube ads. His most popular video is nine years old. It’s called Sweatbannin – 88-0 Flawless, and has almost 10 million views to date. His videos average 100-150k each and tend to gain more traction with time.
Additionally, Scump is a partner with Twitch. He gets money for ads, subscription services, and tips from fans when he livestreams.
Scump’s Family & Early Beginning
Seth Aber was born on June 30, 1995, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. This Gemini’s parents are Kristen and Shawn Abner. Shawn Abner is a retired Major Leauge Baseball Player. He played for the San Diego Padres and Chicago White Sox.
In 2019, Shawn Abner was arrested for animal cruelty. He left his 14-year-old husky home alone for a month. The dog died.
Seth had an easy upbringing. He graduated from Cumberland Valley High School. Seth played football growing up, but the red-haired, blue-eyed child wasn’t much of an athlete. He was drawn to video games instead.
At a young age, Seth got into Call of Duty. He would start streamnig his Call of Duty adventures in 2010, at the age of 15. These streams would set the foundation for what would become a lucrative career in gaming.
Scump’s Rise to Fame
After a couple of years of diligently honing his craft, Scump caught the eyes of OpTic. At this time, his family moved to Chicago, Illinois. It was here that Scump was drafted to OpTic. They scored 1st place in the 2012-2013 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Season 2 at UMG Chicago. The team would finish in 3rd during the 2013 Call of Duty Championship.
Going into 2013-2014, it was the Call of Duty: Ghosts season. They didn’t do as well as the previous year, ranking 9th at the MLG Fall Championship and coming in at 13th place during UMG Philadelphia.
Following this downward career turn, Scump decided to take a leave from OpTic. He joined the looks of ProoFy, Goonar, and Merk. This new partnership didn’t last too long, as Scump would return to OpTic in just work weeks!
Op Tic sent MBoZe, Nadeshot, and Clayster to the Call of Duty Championships 2014. They came in third place.
During the 2014-2015 season, Call of Duty released Advanced Warfare. OpTic came in second in the first event when new team member Ian “Crimsix” Porter lost to his former teammate, Aches. However, OpTic rebounded to pull off 1st place in three 2015 events, including UMG Orlando, MLG Pro League Season 1 Playoffs, and the Call of Duty NA Regional Championships.
The group entered the 2015 Call of Duty World Championships as the definitive favorite. However, they ended up in seventh place! This stunning loss led to more dissension between Nadeshot and Scump. Instead of Scump leaving OpTic, this time Nadeshot quit.
The group rebounded and placed 1st in the MLG Pro League Second Season. They lost to the FaZe Clan during the UMG Dallas 2015 Summer Championship but won the UMG Washington, D.C. 3rd Season after an impressive 11-0 season. By the end of 2015, OpTic won nine championships, making it their most successful year.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III came out for the 2015-2016 season. They continued to make second and third place rankings. Their most definitive victory came at the 2016 Call of Duty World League Stage One Finals Tournament. Scump and crew took home the $250,000 prize.
The Call of Duty seasons 2016 through 2018 saw OpTic make many transitions. They started to fall apart after Call of Duty: World War II. Many members got kicked out, with Scump almost landing on the chopping block. 2018 was the first year that OpTic didn’t win a Championship.
During the 2018-2019 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Season, OpTic regrouped. They started using a five-man roster and won the first-ever Black Ops 4 Tournament, which was the CWL Las Vegas 2018. By 2019, Scump officially became the 5th highest Call of Duty earner.
Scump is in a long-term relationship with a woman named Isabelle. They started dating in 2017. He officially announced their relationship in a 2019 tweet,
Isabelle and Scump are very happy. They take many vacations together. If Scump gets married to Isabelle, we will keep you updated!
Scump’s Rumors and Controversies
It is easy to be touchy when you’re passionate about something. There was a lot of in-fighting between OpTic members, especially during their glory days. Scump had numerous altercations with Nadeshot. These beefs cause both men to leave OpTic at one point, with Nadeshot never returning.
Scump also had beef with another Op Tic member, Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper. FormaL left the squad for a litlte bit, too.
Both issues seem to be resolved. Scump chalked it up to everybody being young and immature. We’ll keep you updated about other Scump rumors as they break.
Other Notable Facts About Scump
During the 2019-2020 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season, Scump left OpTic. He would sign on with NRG Esports to be a part of Chicago Huntsmen. By 2021, Scump moved to Texas to join OpTic Dallas.