Who is SpongeBob SquarePants?

SpongeBob SquarePants is a cartoon character created by Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob SquarePants adventures all take place in the underwater city of Bikini Bottom. The series’ popularity has made it a media franchise, as well as the highest rated series to ever air on Nickelodeon, and the most distributed property of MTV Networks. As of late 2017, the media franchise has generated $13 billion in merchandising revenue for Nickelodeon. Many of the ideas for the series originated in an unpublished educational comic book…