Philipp Dettmer is popularly known as a founder and the head writer of the German animation and design studio “Kurzgesagt”. “Kurzgesagt” is concerned with creating animated videos that are related to science and is also known as the largest science channel on YouTube.

Quick Info 
Full NamePhilipp Dettmer
BirthplaceMunich, Germany
Age41 years
OccupationFounder and the head writer of Kurzgesagt
Net Worth$700,000
Philipp Dettmer


Philipp was born in 1978 in Munich, Germany and currently, he is at the age of 41 and his zodiac sign is not known as his birthday has been hidden. Philipp holds German nationality and his ethnicity has been kept secret.

Dettmer spent his childhood happily but about his childhood, family members, and family background, he is quiet so that, there is still a question mark about his family.



Dettmer went to attend high school for his education but later, he left his education when he was at the age of fifteen. After he left high school, he was inspired by one teacher who became a remarkable and influential teacher for him who created a passion for learning and understanding the world.

After that, he started his study in history and information design with a focus on infographics for which he joined college and expand his knowledge.


How did Philipp start his Career?

Dettmer started his career after finishing college where he came up with the project titled “Kurzgesagt”. He follows his passion through the project “Kurzgesagt”. Kurzgesagt is popularly known as an animated and design studio that has been established or founded by Philipp where Philipp and his teams are seen working on making animated videos that are related to science.

Philipp Dettmer
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Likewise, they were seen discussing scientific, political, technological, philosophical, and psychological fields or subjects and seen providing the information that is gathered by them. Philip has been seen working to make more difficult ideas so that, he dedicated himself full time to working for “Kurzgesagt”.

Further, they also post 4 to 16 minutes long videos on their YouTube channel which has become the best platform to share their knowledge with people and they also received so many views on their YouTube Channel.


Personal Life

Dettmer’s relationship status is still a mystery for his fans and followers as he is very secretive about his personal life there is still a question mark about his relationship.


Social Media

Dettmer is not active on any social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and so on with his account but he is active with his project name “Kurzgesagt”.

Instagram & Twitter

He has created an Instagram account for “Kurzgesagt” with the tag name (“@Kurzgesagt”) where he has got 348k followers and posted 1117 posts. The videos and photos that, he posted on the Instagram account are mostly related to scientific facts.

Philipp Dettmer
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Likewise, he also created a Twitter account with the name (“@Kurz_Gesagt”) in July 2013 where he has 357K followers and tweets 3211 times.


Kurzgesagt has created a YouTube account with the name “Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell” where he has 14.9M subscribers. Kurzgesagt joined YouTube on 10 July 2013 where the views reach 1,378, 730,139.

He and his teams have been seen posting the one animated video per month where the videos are concerned with making the science look beautiful as it is beautiful. Likewise, they mostly explain things with optimistic nihilism.


What is the Current Net Worth of Philipp?

A creative, talented, and active man Philipp is popularly known as a founder and head writer of “Kurzgesagt” which is known as the largest science channel on YouTube and became able to provide their new innovative and creative knowledge through their YouTube Channel. His success and hard work made him have an estimated net worth of $700,000.


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