1 Stephen Hillenburg
Stephen McDannell Hillenburg was an American cartoonist, animator, director, producer, writer, voice actor, and marine biologist who was best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He also contributed to Rocko's Modern Life as a director and producer. ...read more.
truly one of the greatest TV creators in history that influenced so many cartoons today and took comedy and creativity to another level with spongebob
Steve Hillenburg is one of my all-time favorite cartoonists! Seth MacFarlane got nothing on Stephen Hillenburg! Thank you for SpongeBob, Mr. Hillenburg!
Stephen Hillenburg is the best creator that ever lived and no one will change that.
Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants.
2 Genndy Tartakovsky
Genndy Tartakovsky is a Russian American animator, director, writer and producer. He is best known for creating the Cartoon Network animated television series Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack and Star Wars: Clone Wars, and co-creating Sym-Bionic Titan. In 2011, Tartakovsky joined Sony Pictures Animation, ...read more.
Creator of Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Star Wars: Clone Wars. Not to mention he co-created Sym-Bionic Titan.
Definitely one of the most serious cartoonists of all time
What is wrong with this list?
HOW IS TARTAKOVSKY ONLY 10?!
Creator Of Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, The Original Clone Wars, Sym-Biotic Titan, And The Hotel Transylvania Franchise
3 Seth MacFarlane
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American television producer, filmmaker, actor, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres.
Creator of the funniest show family guy
Creator of Family Guy, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show.
very funny guy
4 Maxwell Atoms
Maxwell Atoms is an American animator, screenwriter and voice actor. Atoms was best known as the creator of Cartoon Network's The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy franchise.
Creator of The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Evil Con Carne, and Underfist.
5 Matt Groening
Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor best known for creating the famous television shows, The Simpsons and Futurama.
Creator of The Simpsons and Futurama.
Should be number 1
6 Pendleton Ward
Pendleton "Pen" Ward is an American animator, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor who works for Cartoon Network Studios and Frederator Studios. He created the Emmy Award-winning series Adventure Time and the internet series Bravest Warriors.
Creator of Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors.
7 Alex Hirsch
Alexander Robert "Alex" Hirsch is an American animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, and television producer. He is best known as the creator of the Disney XD animated television series Gravity Falls, where he voices some of the characters.
Young genius, and voices so many different people as well! He is truly gifted. Gravity Falls is incredible!
Gravity falls is amazing!
Aah one of my favourite creators! :3
He’s a cool guy
8 John R. Dilworth
Jonathan "John" Robert Dilworth, a.k.a. "Dilly", is an American animator, director and actor. He is best known as the producer, director, writer, and creator of the animated television series Courage the Cowardly Dog.
9 C.H. Greenblatt
Carl Harvey "C. H." Greenblatt is an American cartoon screenwriter, producer, and storyboard artist. He has worked on the hit TV series SpongeBob SquarePants, and on the Cartoon Network's series The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and Evil Con Carne. He is best known as the creator of Chowder, as well ...read more.
10 Craig McCracken
Craig McCracken is an American animator, director and producer. He is best known for creating the Emmy-winning animated series The Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends for Cartoon Network, as well as writing and storyboarding for Oscar's Oasis and Dexter's Laboratory in Kids' WB. ...read more.
Creator of The Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.
He created the powerpuff girls
11 J.G. Quintel
James Garland "J. G." Quintel is an American animator, television writer, voice actor, and director. He is the creator of the hit Cartoon Network series Regular Show, in which he also voices the characters Mordecai and High Five Ghost.
Alex hirsch deserves to be number 2 while J.G Quintel diserves number 3.Regular show was an absolute master piece
Creator of Regular Show.
Regular Show rocks!
12 Vivienne Medrano
No doubt the best animator currently well maybe other than Gennedy
13 Rebecca Sugar
Rebecca Rea Sugar is a Jewish American animator, composer and director. She is best known for creating the Cartoon Network series Steven Universe, which has made her the first woman to independently create a series for the network.
Rebecca Sugar helped writing intense and serious lines in Adventure Time. And now, she created her own show, Steven Universe!
Her show interacts perfectly with characters, and has a theme with a deep depth.
She made Steven Universe, a great show
She created my second favourite show!
I love Steven Universe
14 Thurop Van Orman
If it weren’t for The marvelous misadventures of Flapjack then Gravity falls, Steven Universe, Adventure Time, etc wouldn’t exist
Creator of The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack.
15 Daron Nefcy
Created Star Vs the Force of Evil
16 Chuck Jones
17 William Hanna
Rest In Peace William Hanna
18 Dan Povenmire
Daniel Kingsley "Dan" Povenmire is an American television director, writer, producer, storyboard artist, and voice actor associated with several animated television series, best known as the co-creator of the Disney animated series Phineas and Ferb in which he also voiced the show's villain, Heinz Doofenshmirtz. ...read more.
Co-Creator of Phineas & Ferb.
19 Butch Hartman
Elmer Earl Hartman IV, better known as Butch Hartman, is an American animator, writer, director, producer, illustrator and actor, best known for creating the Nickelodeon shows The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, T.U.F.F. Puppy, and Bunsen Is a Beast.
Butch Hartman has created 4 shows and is till continuing to develop more shows for his own network the shears effort that goes behind this is insane.
This guy's just awesome. Without his cartoons, Nick would have been quite... empty
Creator of Danny Phantom, Fairly Odd Parents, Tuff Puppy and Benson is a beast
20 Jeff Marsh
21 Ben Bocquelet
Benjamin "Ben" Bocquelet is a French-British animator, director, writer, and producer. He is best known as the creator of The Amazing World of Gumball of which he also co-writes alongside James Lamont and Jon Foster.
Creator of my favorite show.
He should ne higher in top
This man is so underrated and unpopular,i wish he had more attention... :(
Creator of The Amazing World of Gumball.
22 Joseph Barbera
Rest In Peace Joseph Barbera
23 Michael Dante DiMartino
Michael Dante DiMartino is an American animation director best known as the co-creator, executive producer, and story editor of the animated TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, both on Nickelodeon.
24 Tex Avery
25 Trey Parker
Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III is an American animator, director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and composer.
The almost entire South Park series, written and directed all by himself, one episode per week. The fact that he's not above even Seth McFarlane (who does absolutely nothing on Family Guy aside from the voices) means this list is BS.
I love his show South Park and his main character in it.