James Patterson Net Worth
This well-known author, speaker, and mentor for writers tops the list of Top 100 at number 8 with a net worth of around $87 million . He sold 9.5 million domestic copies in a year and several of his works are being adapted for the small screen. The prolific Patterson also scored an estimated seven-figure signing payment for co-writing an upcoming thriller novel with former President Bill Clinton.
Who is James Patterson?
Born on March 22, 1947, in Newburgh, New York, James Patterson is a prolific author who has written detective stories, thrillers, science fiction, romance and young adult novels. His first book was published in 1976; 20 years later he left his advertising career to focus on writing. Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for having the most books on The New York Times‘ best-seller list.
James Patterson Bio Info
Born: 22 March 1947 (age 71 years), Newburgh, New York, United States
Genre: Mystery, young adult fiction, thriller, comedy, realistic fiction, romance
Spouse: Susan Patterson (m. 1997)
Children: Jack Patterson
Zodiac sign: Aries
James Patterson Quotes
- I don’t smile as much as I should, even though I smile inside a lot. – James Patterson
- The more you read, the better you get at it. – James Patterson
- Somebody said the key to life is to work hard, play hard, rest hard, and I’ve pretty much adopted that. – James Patterson
- I think e-books are terrific in their own right. I love being able to get on a plane and basically carry around seven books and it weigh 10 ounces. – James Patterson
James Patterson Videos on YouTube
The prolific novelist’s latest book, Private, is out June 28. James Patterson will now take your questions.