Top Ten Best Cartoon Creators


The Top Ten

1 Seth MacFarlane 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 Family Guy, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show. - phillysports

2 Matt Groening 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.

Seth MacFarlane at number 1 is a joke, if anything he is the WORST cartoon creator - 445956

Creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. - phillysports

3 Pendleton Ward 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. - phillysports

4 Stephen Hillenburg Stephen Hillenburg Stephen McDannell Hillenburg is an American marine biologist, cartoonist, animator, director, producer, writer, and voice actor, who is best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.

Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. - phillysports

5 Alex Hirsch 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! - keycha1n

Creator of Gravity Falls. - phillysports

6 J. G Quintel

Creator of Regular Show. - phillysports

Regular Show rocks!

7 Thurop Van Orman

Creator of The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. - phillysports

8 Craig McCracken 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. more.

Creator of The Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

9 Daron Nefcy Daron Nefcy
10 Rebecca Sugar 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.

She made Steven Universe, a great show


The Contenders

11 Jeff Marsh
12 Genndy Tartakovsky 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, more.

Creator Of Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, The Original Clone Wars, Sym-Biotic Titan, And The Hotel Transylvania Franchise - JPK

Definitely one of the most serious cartoonists of all time

Creator of Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Star Wars: Clone Wars. Not to mention he co-created Sym-Bionic Titan. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

What is wrong with this list?

13 Dan Povenmire Dan Povenmire more.

Co-Creator of Phineas & Ferb.

14 Butch Hartman 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.

Creator of Danny Phantom, Fairly Odd Parents, Tuff Puppy and Benson is a beast

15 Rob Renzetti Rob Renzetti
16 Lauren Faust Lauren Faust Lauren Johanna Faust is an American animator, screenwriter, director, and producer, best known for developing Hasbro's animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, as well as working frequently with her husband Craig McCracken.

Created My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic - JPK

17 Craig Bartlett Craig Bartlett Craig Michael Bartlett is an American animator best known for writing for Rugrats and creating the television series Hey Arnold! and Dinosaur Train. He also voiced various recurring characters in Hey Arnold!

Creater of Hey Arnold! (and the Cynthia doll from Rugrats, lol)

18 Jhonen Vasquez Jhonen Vasquez Jhonen C. Vasquez is an American comic book writer, cartoonist and music video director. He is best known for creating the comic book Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, with its spin-off comics Squee! and I Feel Sick, and the Nickelodeon animated series Invader Zim.

Creator of Invader Zim. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

19 Danny Antonucci Danny Antonucci Daniel Edward "Danny" Antonucci is a Canadian animator, director, producer, and writer. He is known for creating the Cartoon Network animated comedy series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He also created Lupo the Butcher, Cartoon Sushi, and The Brothers Grunt.

Creator of Ed, Edd n Eddy. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Sadly, he also made The Brothers Grunt, the show that is childishly gross and something Nickelodeon could get away with. Viacom in a nutshell.

20 Justin Roiland
BAdd New Item

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top Ten Cartoon Show Creators Top 10 Best Tyler the Creator Songs Best Guitar Riff Creators Best TV Show Creators Best Geometry Dash Creators

List Stats

31 listings
2 years, 359 days old

Top Remixes

1. Seth MacFarlane
2. Matt Groening
3. Pendleton Ward
1. Daron Nefcy
2. Craig McCracken
3. Alex Hirsch



Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.