Stan Lee Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Spouse

Stan Lee Net Worth

Introduction of Stan Lee

Stanley Martin Lieber is the full name of Stan Lee. The famous American comic writer created many fictional characters which include Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Hulk, Fantastic Four, Thor, Daredevil, Scarlet witch, Black Panther, and many others. Leading Marvel Comics for over 20 years, Stan Lee expanded his business to a multimedia corporation and gained fame and popularity in the comic industry.

Net Worth in $$50 million
NameStan Lee
Age95 years
Date of Birth28 December 1992
Place of BirthManhattan, new York, United States
Height1.75 m
Weight71 kg
Marital StatusDivorced
Wife/Spouse NameJoan Boocock Lee (m. 1947–2017)
ChildrenJoan Celia Lee, Jan Lee
ProfessionAmerican comic book writer, film producer, publisher, editor
Latest Update2020

Till his death in 2018, he continued working as a comic writer although he retired from Marvel Comics in the 1990s. The characters introduced by him look closer to reality and always spread positivity.

Early Life of Stan Lee

Born to Celia and Jack Lieber, Stan Lee was born on 28 December 1922 in Manhattan, New York. Having only one sibling, Larry Lieber, Stan Lee was the eldest in his family. His parents were Jewish, but in an interview Stan Lee showed no Knowledge about God’s existence and his belief in God. During his school life, Stan Lee did various small jobs.

In his high school he won ‘The Biggest News of the Week Contest’ consecutively for 3 weeks. This was time when he was advised to write on a professional level. After his graduation, he became a part of the WPA Federal Theatre Project in 1939.

In 1947, he married Joan Clayton Boocock. The couple had a daughter Joan Celia in 1950. In 1953, they were blessed with a daughter again who died soon after her birth. Stan Lee died in November 2018 due to cardiac arrest.


Stan Lee started working at a very early age because of the financial crisis his family was facing. Initially, he did ordinary jobs to fulfil his needs but in 1939, he started working at the Timely Comics. There he worked as an office assistant who later became the editor in 1940s. He also started writing comic books while working at the Timely Comics, Lee gave many comic-book series in 1940s and 1950s.

Jack Frost, Black Marvel, and The Destroyer are some of his book series that he created. In 1961, Stan Lee created The Fantastic Four with Jack Kirby. This series was a big hit and Stan Lee made his place in the comic industry after this. In 1962, Spider-Man came by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. In 1963, Lee added another successful series, The X-Men, to his work.

Lee continued working with Marvel Comics, giving famous comic-book series and in 1972, he became the editor and publisher of the Marvel Comics. Spending almost 60 years with Marvel Comic, Lee established Stan Lee Media in 1999. His first project, 7Th Portal, was a success.

Awards and Achievements

  • Stan Lee co-created many famous superheroes for comic series with Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. His famous creations include Spider-man, Iron-man, Thor Avengers, Fantastic Four, and several others.
  • Stan Lee was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000 and a Life Career Award in 2002.
  • Stan Lee won a total of 9 awards in his career for different categories.

Stan Lee Net Worth and Salary

Stan Lee died in November 2018 at the age of 95. Stan Lee net worth at the time of his death was almost $50 million. Asked about his wealth once he said, ‘I don’t have $200 million. I don’t have $150 million. I don’t have $100 million or anywhere near that.”

Bottom Line

Starting his career at the early age of 17, Stan Lee continued working with Marvel Comic for 6 decades. He is said to be the father of Marvel Comics. Co-creating different superheroes for comic series, his characters are still famous among the audience.

The fictional characters looked so realistic and eventually people developed interest reading them and later watching them in the movies. He started his independent venture in the 1990s and continued creating masterpieces till his death in 2018.

Updated: April 5, 2021 — 2:07 pm