From 1991 to 2000, White worked in animation on various television shows, including Tiny Toons, and spent his final years in animation as the lead character designer for SpongeBob SquarePants. In 2000, White left Nickelodeon to pursue his passion of painting on a full-time basis. In 2010 Todd White released his first book which collected all of his art work to date, including original sketches, insights to his creative process and personal comments as well as a biography. In 2018, he released his second book The Devil's in the Detail.
He owns and runs his own gym called Todd White Jiu Jitsu.
He is currently a fourth-degree black belt in Jiu-Jitsu.