What was the original name of the Monopoly mascot?
- Milton Monopoly
- Rich Uncle Pennybags
- Governor Smiley
- Monty Moneybags
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Answer: Rich Uncle Pennybags, was the original mascot of the game Monopoly. He is depicted as a portly old man with a moustache who wears a morning suit and top hat. He made his first appearance outside of Monopoly within the Parker Brothers’ game Dig, released in 1940. Rich Uncle Pennybags was modeled after American businessman J. P. Morgan. In 1999, Rich Uncle Pennybags was renamed Mr. Monopoly. The policeman in Monopoly has a name, too. You can thank Officer Edgar Mallory the next time he sends you to jail.
Rich Uncle Pennybags is the mascot of the game Monopoly. He is depicted as a portly old man with a moustache who wears a morning suit and top hat. In large parts of the world he is known, additionally or exclusively, as the Monopoly Man, or Mr. Monopoly. He also appears in the related games Advance to Boardwalk, Free Parking, Don’t Go to Jail, Monopoly City, Monopoly Junior, and Monopoly Deal.