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Suzanne Collins was born on 10th August, 1962, in Hartford, Connecticut. She is an American novelist, known all over the world for her books, from which the most famous are “The Underland Chronicles” and “The Hunger Games” series.
So just how rich is Suzanne Collins? Sources estimate Suzanne’s net worth is $70 million, her main source of income being her books and the movies made after her novels. In 2013, Suzanne Collins was number 87 in Forbes Celebrity 100 List, with total earnings, in 2012, of about $55 million only from “The Hunger Games” Trilogy, which only in the first year was sold in 27.7 million copies all over the world. It was estimated that, besides the $1.5 million obtained for the rights, the writer made other $5 million from the first movie of the series, which proved to be a real success. And more money was to come from DVD sales, other 3 movies, and royalties. In 2015, Suzanne Collins entered again in Forbes’ annual World’s Top-Earning Authors, where she was number 11 of 16, with earnings of $11 million made from “The Hunger Games” movies. The novelist lives together with her family in a house in Connecticut.
Suzanne Collins Net Worth $70 Million
Suzanne traveled a lot during her childhood, as her father was a military officer and her family was always moving. She graduated in 1980 from the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham and in 1985 she completed her bachelor degree from Indiana University, where she has studied dramatic writing, theater, and telecommunications.
Suzanne Collins started her professional career as a writer in 1991, when she started writing for children television shows, including “Oswald”, “The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo”, and “Little Bear”.
From 2003 until 2007, she wrote the five books in “The Underland Chronicles” and in 2008 the first book in the trilogy, “The Hunger Games”, was released, and followed by the second, “Catching Fire”, in 2009, and by the third, “Mockingjay”, in 2010. After the third book was launched, Suzanne Collins was named “one of the most influential people in the world” by Time Magazine. The novelist wrote other three less known books: “Fire Proof: Shelby Woo #11”, published in 1999, “When Charlie McButton Lost Power”, launched in 2005, and “Year of the Jungle”. This last book was published in 2013 and tells a part of Suzanne’s childhood, by describing a 6 years old girl’s year, after her father had left to Vietnam.
In 2012, the writer became the best-selling Kindle author of all time, according to Amazon. In the same year, “The Hunger Game” movie series was launched and, until now, it has grossed more than $750 million all over the world. The adaptation of the book for the big screen was done by the author herself. The movies have been contributing substantially to Suzanne’s net worth in the last years.
She has received more than 10 awards as a writer, including CYBIL Award–Fantasy and Science Fiction (2008), California Young Reader Medal (2011), and Georgia Peach Book Awards for Teen Readers (2010).
Suzanne Collins tries to keep herself and her family away from the press. She is married with the actor Cap Pryor and together they have two children.
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|Birth date:||August 10, 1962|
|Birth place:||Hartford, Connecticut, United States|
|Profession:||Writer, Author, Screenwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Charles Pryor (m. 1992)|
|Children:||Charlie Pryor, Isabel Pryor|
|Awards:||Teen Choice Award for Choice Book|
|Movies:||The Hunger Games, The Hunger Games|
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