Who Owns EA? (2022)

EA is an American video game publishing company headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Aside from the EA Sports games FIFA, Madden NFL, NBA Live, NHL, and EA Sports UFC, EA now develops and publishes games of well-known properties like Battlefield, Need for Speed, The Sims, Medal of Honor, Command & Conquer, Dead Space, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Army of Two, and Star Wars.

Who Owns EA?

EA is currently owned by BlackRock. BlackRock owns majority 8.9% of the video game publishing company as of March, 2022.

The Vanguard Group & Public Investment Funds are other large owners of Electronic Arts. The company is led by its CEO, Andrew Wilson. Wilson is the CEO of the company since 2013.

Who founded EA?

Trip Hawkins launched the business on May 27, 1982, with a personal investment of roughly US$200,000. Trip Hawkins has worked for Apple since 1978, when there were just about fifty people employed by the company.

The home personal computer market exploded during the following four years. Apple had completed its initial public offering (IPO) by 1982 and had more over a thousand workers, making it a Fortune 500 corporation.