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James Patterson Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

How rich is James Patterson?

James Patterson net worth:
$350 Million

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James Patterson Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

James Patterson is a popular writer, who is mostly known for such book series as “Alex Cross”, “Maximum Ride” and “Women’s Murder Club”. James’ books are popular worldwide and a lot of copies have been sold of them in many languages. During his career James has received many awards. Some of them are: Children’s Choice Book Award, Edgar Award, the International Thriller of the Year award and others. So how rich is James Patterson? It has been estimated that James’ net worth is about $350 million. This huge sum of money of course came from the popularity of his books. It is further estimated that James earns around $90 million per year and this number might grow in the future.

James Patterson Net Worth $350 Million

James Brendan Patterson, better known as James Petterson, was born in 1947 in New York. James studied at Manhattan College, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English, and later a master’s degree at Vanderbilt University. After finishing at Vanderbilt Univeristy Patterson started to work in the advertising business, but later left this job and focused on writing. In 1976 James published his first novel entitled “The Thomas Berryman Number”. Later he started publishing the books which are now known as the Alex Cross series. These books became very popular all around the world. What is more, they are considered to be among the most successful detective series in the US, and these of course had a huge effect on James Patterson’s net worth. Another fact that should be mentioned is that his books have sold more than the books of Dan Brown, Stephen King and John Grisham. During his career James has worked with Andrew Gross, Ashwin Sanghi, Maxine Paetro and others.

In addition to this, James was the founder of the “James Patterson Page Turner Awards”. He was also a part of “The Simpsons” episode, called “Yokel Chords”. There is also the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarship set up by him. We can see that James’ net worth is not wasted, but instead used for good purposes. Another thing that makes James Patterson’s net worth grow are the film and TV adaptations of his novels, including movies and television shows: “Kiss the Girls”, “Child of Darkness, Child of Light”, “Alex Cross”, “Women’s Murder Club” and others.

James is married to Susan Patterson and they have a son, Jack Patterson.

All in all, it can be said that James Patterson is one of the most successful writers of this time. His books have affected many people and inspired different projects. There is no surprise that Patterson’s net worth is that high as almost every one of his books has become successful and gained praise from the critics. Undoubtedly, James will create more interesting stories in the future, which at first will become books and later movies or television shows. As said before, there is a high chance that James Patterson’s net worth will also grow. Let’s hope that this will happen soon and that we will be able to read more of James’ books.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Silent Night, Bloody Night1972Jeffrey Butler
A Fable1971The Husband
The Chicago Conspiracy Trial1970TV MovieWilliam Kunstler
Mission: Impossible1969TV SeriesVictor Laszlo / Johnny Costa
Castle Keep1969Elk
Bonanza1968TV SeriesCharles Ball
Hawaii Five-O1968TV SeriesDave Barca
The Winter's Tale1967TV MoviePolixenes
In the Heat of the Night1967Mr. Purdy
Flipper1967TV SeriesScott Emson
The Felony Squad1966TV SeriesPeter Holland
The Big Valley1965TV SeriesJamie Drumm
Slattery's People1965TV SeriesAdam Marsten
Lilith1964Dr. Lavrier
Brenner1964TV SeriesBert
The Defenders1962-1964TV SeriesMinister / Don Franks / Barney LeMay
East Side/West Side1964TV SeriesFred Cameron
Naked City1962-1963TV SeriesPhil North / Carver
Stoney Burke1963TV SeriesMark Wheeler
The DuPont Show of the Week1963TV SeriesBob Crane
Alcoa Premiere1962TV SeriesBarnaby Evans
Route 661961TV SeriesPaul Guin
Look Up and Live1961TV SeriesOreste
'Way Out1961TV SeriesNightime Harry
Play of the Week1960-1961TV SeriesLexy / Ragnar Brovik
The DuPont Show of the Month1959-1961TV Series
The Witness1960TV Series
Buick-Electra Playhouse1960TV Series
Deadline1959TV SeriesStagg

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards1968TV SpecialHimself

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