Nicholas Sparks is the name probably known to all readers of romantic dramas. He is a talented and successful writer, and producer. Nicholas is mainly known for such books as The Notebook, Messaga in a Bottle, The Last Song and many others. A lot of his books were or will be made into movies. There is no surprise that Sparks is so popular all over the world. How rich is Nicholas Sparks? Well, it has been announced that Sparks’ net worth is 30 million dollars. There is no doubt that Nicholas Sparks’ net worth will become even higher as he continues writing books, and the more movies are planned to be made based on Sparks’ books.
Nicholas Sparks Net Worth $30 Million
Nicholas Charles Sparks, simply known as Nicholas Sparks, was born in 1965, in Nebraska. Sparks studied at the University of Notre Dame and graduated with a degree in business finance. Although his studies were not related to writing at all, Nicholas knew what he wanted to do in the future. Sparks wrote his first work when he was still a student. The novel was never published, as well as another work entitled The Royal Murders. In 1990, together with Billy Mills, Nicholas wrote Wokini: A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self- Understanding. It became really successful and made Nicholas’ net worth much higher.
While working as a seller of pharmaceuticals, Nicholas wrote one of his most famous books, The Notebook. After being published it soon became a bestseller and of course added a lot to Nicholas Sparks’ net worth. After the success of his first novel, Nicholas was able to release a lot more books which became famous all over the world. Other books written by Sparks include Nights in Rodanthe, The Wedding, At First Sight, The Lucky One, Safe Heaven and many others. His last book was released in 2013 and it was entitled The Longest Ride. All these books made Nicholas’ net worth grow quickly.
As mentioned before, many of Spark’s novels have been made into the movies, and have brought him even more fame and acclaim as well as more money. It has been announced that recently Nicholas is working on a project entitled The Watchers, which will probably also gain a lot of success. As Nicholas Sparks’ net worth is quite high, he is able to help others that need that money more. Nicholas has donated to New Bern High School and also helps other charities such as Creative Writing Program.
Finally, it could be said that Nicholas Sparks is one of the most famous writers of our time. He is able to write books that touch many readers’ hearts. That is why he is so popular all over the world. If Nicholas continues writing there is a high possibility that his net worth will grow in the future, and that his fans will be able to enjoy his novels and talent.
Separated from Cathy Sparks, his wife of 25 years [January 2015].
Working on a new novel called Dear John, which is slated for release in either September or October 2006. [May 2006]
Volunteer coaching at New Bern High School and recently coached Karjuan Williams who was national champion in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:49, and coached another runner who ran 1:52. [May 2006]
His mother died in a horse riding accident when Nicholas was in his mid-twenties. His father died in a car accident when Nicholas was in his early thirties. His sister, Dana, died after many years of battling a brain tumor when she was age 33, Nicholas was age 34.
Is the middle child of three children. Has an older brother named Micah (Michael) and a younger sister named Dana (Danielle).
Father of Miles, Landon, Ryan, Lexie, and Savannah.
Each of his children's names were characters in one of his books. Miles and Ryan (A Bend in the Road), Landon (A Walk to Remember), Lexie (True Believer & At First Sight), Savannah (Dear John). Additionally characters Adrienne and Paul (Nights in Rodanthe) are the names of his in-laws.
Most of his novels are set in North or South Carolina.
He recently donated a track to New Bern High School
He is a major contributor to the Creative Writing Department at the University of Notre Dame
Was a pharmaceutical sales rep until his writing career took off.
Was selected by "People Magazine" as the 'Sexiest Author'
After receiving his first check for "The Notebook", he went out and bought his wife a new wedding ring
Still holds a track & field record at Notre Dame
Is one of only two contemporary authors to have a novel spend more than a year on both the New York Times hardcover and paperback best-seller lists (the other author being J.K. Rowling)
Has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do
Graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1988.
Stories tend to center around a tragedy
Characters questioning their Christian belief or faith
Author of romantic stories where the main characters usually don't experience the typical happy ending
Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.
Loving once and only once is possible - anything is possible
I do not use profanity in my novels. My characters all go to church.
Writing the last page of the first draft is the most enjoyable moment in writing. It's one of the most enjoyable moments in life, period.
I don't know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
[on the type of heroes in his novels] I simply create the character your mother told you to be. Be honest, work hard, don't look down on others, women and children in the lifeboats first.