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Robert Kirkman net worth:
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Robert Kirkman Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Robert Kirkman was born on 30 November 1978, in Richmond, Kentucky USA. He is perhaps most widely recognized as the creator of “The Walking Dead”, both the comic series and some of the episodes of the famous horror TV series adaptation.

So how rich exactly is Robert Kirkman? Sources estimate his current net worth to be $20 million, most of his wealth being accumulated through his work as a comic book author, plus being one of the writers of the episodes of TV series “The Walking Dead” has also significantly raised his net worth.

Robert Kirkman Net Worth $20 Million

Robert Kirkman wrote his first successful comic book entitled “Battle Pope” in 2000 with the help of artist Tony Moore. It was a parody of the superhero genre mixed with Biblical symbolism and dark humor. Despite its controversial themes, the comic book ran successfully and in 2005 was reprinted by “Image Comics” in color and in 2008 “Battle Pope” became an animated series on “Spike” TV channel.

The second successful Kirkman’s project was a story about a superhero entitled “Invincible” which he created in 2003 with artist Cory Walker. In the same year he released another comic which raised Kirkman’s success and net worth to a whole new level. There were some problems when Kirkman tried to publish the first issues of “The Walking Dead” as zombies weren’t seen as something that audiences might enjoy. However, Robert managed to sell the first issue and the comic gained instant popularity. In 2010, “The Walking Dead” won the Eisner Award in the category of “Best Continuing series”. In the same year, the first episode of “The Walking Dead” apocalyptic horror TV series adaptation was released on AMC. Not surprisingly, Kirkman was chosen to work as one of the writers for the episodes of this show. In addition, as show gained increasing popularity, Kirkman has published three non-graphic novels of “The Walking Dead”, which were entitled “The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor” (in 2011), “The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury” (in 2012) and “The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor” (in 2013). Currently, Kirkman is one of the co-authors to the spin-off horror TV show “Fear The Walking Dead” which should be released in the summer of 2015.

In 2004, Kirkman started working for one of the biggest comic book publishing companies Marvel Comics, which also boosted Kirkman’s already impressive net worth. Kirkman is known for working on such popular comic book titles as “Avengers Disassembled”, “Jubilee”, “Fantastic Four”, “Ultimate X-Men”, “Marvel Team-Up” and “Irredeemable Ant-Man”. However, in 2008, Kirkman ended his associations with Marvel Comics and became one of the partners of Image Comics. Currently, Kirkman is working on a science fiction feature film entitled “AIR”, which is scheduled to be released in 2015 and will be the first film produced by Robert Kirkman.

In his personal life, Robert Kirkman is married and has two children, one of whom is named Peter Parker, after the famous superhero Spider-Man.

Robert Kirkman information

Robert Kirkman information

Birth date: November 30, 1978
Birth place: Lexington, KY
Height:6′ 1″
Profession:Comic Book Writer
Nationality:American
Children:Peter Parker Kirkman
Awards:Kerrang! Award for Best Comic Book
TV shows:Outcast, Fear the Walking Dead, Talking Dead

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Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Outcast2016TV Series 1 episode filming
Fear the Walking DeadTV Series based on the series of graphic novels by - 6 episodes, 2015 created by - 6 episodes, 2015 developed by - 1 episode, 2016 written by - 1 episode, 2015 teleplay by - 1 episode, 2015 television story by - 1 episode, 2015
The Walking DeadTV Series series of graphic novels - 65 episodes, 2010 - 2015 written by - 7 episodes, 2010 - 2014 based on the series of graphic novels by - 6 episodes, 2010 - 2015
The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 22013Video Game based on the series of graphic novels by
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct2013Video Game based on the series of graphic novels by
The Walking Dead: Assault2012Video Game
The Walking Dead Social Game2012Video Game based on the series of graphic novels by
The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 12012Video Game based on the series of graphic novels by
Invincible2008TV Series comic book co-creator - 19 episodes
Battle Pope2008TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Outcast2016TV Series executive producer - 1 episode filming
The Walking Dead2010-2015TV Series executive producer - 68 episodes
Fear the Walking Dead2015TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Air2015/Iproducer
The Walking Dead: Assault2012Video Game executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ant-Man2015thanks
The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 12012Video Game special thanks
Paul2011special thanks
Quitting2010special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Comedy Bang! Bang!2015TV SeriesHimself
@midnight2015TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
Talking Dead2011-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Executive Producer, 'The Walking Dead'
The Writers' Room2014TV SeriesHimself - 'The Walking Dead' Graphic Novel Creator & Series Executive Producer
Doc of the Dead2014DocumentaryHimself
The Image Revolution2014DocumentaryHimself
The Walking Dead: A Decade of Dead2013TV Short documentaryHimself
Comic-Con All Access 20132013TV MovieHimself
Nerdist: Course of the Force2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Stroumboulopoulos2013TV SeriesHimself
The Nerdist2013TV SeriesHimself
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself
Inside the Walking Dead: Tour of the Prison Set with Robert Kirkman2013VideoHimself
Robot Chicken2012TV SeriesHimself
The Soup2012TV SeriesHimself
G4 Presents Comic Con 2012 Live2012TV MovieHimself
Machinima Comic-Con Live Stream 20122012VideoHimself
Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling2012TV SeriesHimself
Attack of the Show!2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Executive Producer, 'The Walking Dead' / Himself - Writer / ...
Desmontando the Walking Dead2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Nightmare Factory2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Scream Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
The Making of The Walking Dead2010Documentary shortCreator / Exec. Producer

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing in a Drama SeriesThe Walking Dead (2010)· Charlie Adlard
· Frank Darabont
· Tony Moore
· Scott M. Gimple
· Glen Mazzara
· Angela King
· Evan T. Reilly
· Nichole Beattie
· Seth Hoffman
2011WGA Award (TV)Writers Guild of America, USANew SeriesThe Walking Dead (2010)· Frank Darabont
· Charles H. Eglee
· Adam Fierro
· Jack LoGiudice
· Glen Mazzara


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