Late American comic book artist Bob Kane had an estimated net worth of $10 million. Born in New York, New York in October 1915. He was widely recognized for his vital part in creating the DC Comics superhero Batman. Kane took art classes at cooper Union and later moved to the Max Fleischer Studio in 1934, holding a role as a trainee animator. He then went on to conceive “the Bat-Man” with support from Bill Finger, and in 1939 the Batman character was introduced in Detective Comics #27. In 1943 Kane distanced himself from the Batman comic books in order to concentrate on the daily Batman newspaper comic strip. The artist was also in charge of creating characters such as The Joker, The Penguin, Two-Face, Catwoman, Scarecrow, Robin, and Clayface, and had more than 100 writing works to television, movies, and video games about Batman. He was also been nominated for four Hugo Awards for Batman movies throughout his career. At the age of 83 Bob Kane died on November 1998.