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It’s twin-tendo! Brothers, 20, pay off their parents’ mortgage by making video games 

It’s twin-tendo! Brothers, 20, pay off their parents’ mortgage by making video games

  • Twins use money they earned making video games to pay off parents’ mortgage 
  • Identical twins Ben and Matthew Horton began making money aged 13 
  • They already earn more than £100,000 a year each despite dropping out aged 16

Identical twins Ben and Matthew Horton have turned the tables, and used money they earned making video games to pay off their parents’ mortgage

Most 20-year-olds these days are pessimistic about their chances of getting on to the property ladder.

And if they were to put down a deposit, they would most likely turn to the bank of mum and dad for help.

But identical twins Ben and Matthew Horton have turned the tables, and used money they earned making video games to pay off their parents’ mortgage on their family home in Norfolk.

Despite dropping out of school at 16, the pair already earn more than £100,000 a year each. 

The twins began making money aged just 13. They created an online game and charged £5 for players who wanted to unlock extra features as they played.

The business expanded from there, with Matthew learning to produce video trailers of their growing number of games and Ben improving his programming skills. 

Their huge success has quickly seen them gain millions of fans around the world and the brothers now live and work together in Crawley, West Sussex but hope to move to LA, the global hub of the gaming industry.

And it has enabled them to help council worker father Mark and mother Caroline pay off the mortgage on their family home. 

Matthew told the Sunday Mirror: ‘We did all this stuff because we enjoyed doing it. We’re really fortunate.’

The twins began making money aged just 13. They created an online game and charged £5 for players who wanted to unlock extra features as they played

The twins began making money aged just 13. They created an online game and charged £5 for players who wanted to unlock extra features as they played

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