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Michael Monroe Lewis was born on the 15th October 1960, in New Orleans, Louisiana USA. He is probably best recognized not only for being a columnist and journalist, but also for being an author, who has written 16 books, including “The New New Thing” (2000), “The Blind Side: Evolution Of A Game” (2006), and “Boomerang: Travels In The New Third World” (2011). He is also known as an editor for “Vanity Fair”. His career has been active since 1989.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Michael Lewis is? It is estimated by authoritative sources that the size of Lewis’ net worth is over $15 million as of mid- 2016, which has been accumulated through his successful career as a writer. He is also a journalist, columnist and editor, which also contributed considerably to the overall size of his wealth.
Michael Lewis Net Worth $15 Million
Michael Lewis is the son of J. Thomas Lewis, who worked as a corporate lawyer, and Diana Monroe Lewis, who was a community activist. He studied at the college preparatory Isidore Newman School, after which he enrolled at Princeton University, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Art History in 1982 and where he was a member of the Ivy Club. Then Michael graduated with an MA degree in Economics from the London School Of Economics in 1985, and was hired as a bond salesman by the Solomon Brothers. In order to become a full time employee, he moved to New York, and attended the training program by the investment bank. This was the basis of his net worth.
However, after a few years he quit his job as his ambitions were higher, and he focused on writing. His first book, and also his first bestseller, came out in 1989, entitled “Liar’s Poker”. The book’s sales increased Michael’s net worth, and certainly encouraged him to continue with his writing career. He has now released 15 more books, all of which have increased his net worth by a large margin. His second book came out in 1991, entitled “Pacific Rift”, and by the end of the 1990s, he had also released “The Money Culture” (1991), and “Trail Fever” (1997).
In 2003 he published the book “Moneyball: The Art Of Winning An Unfair Game”, which was later made into the film “Moneyball”, released in 2011, starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, adding a lot to the overall size of his net worth. During the 2000s, Michael’s books became even more popular, and books such as “The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine” (2010), was also made into the film “The Big Short” (2015), starring Christian Bale, Brad Pitt and Ryan Gossling, “Boomerang” (2011), and “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt”, contributed to his net worth.
Most recently,Michael released his 16th book, entitled “The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds”, which has also added a lot to his net worth.
Apart from his books, Michael has also written columns for several famous magazines, including Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Spectator, and many others, which have also benefited his net worth.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Michael Lewis has been married thrice. He married his third wife Tabitha Soren in 1997, with whom he has three children. Previously, he was in marriage with Diane de Cordova, and then with Kate Bohner(1994-95). His current residence is in Berkeley, California. He is also known in the media for being an atheist.