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Stephen King is an American author who is famous for his horror and thriller books and novels. He was born on 21 September 1947 in Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine. He studied at the Durham Elementary School and completed his graduation from the Lisbon Falls High School. He received his master degree in English from the University of Maine in the year 1970.
Stephen’s first ever book was The Glass Floor which he launched in 1967. He started writing short articles in the Men’s Magazine while searching for a good job. In the year 1973, he launched his novel Carrie which became a massive hit.
He is very famous for writing horror novels. Some of the marvelous books written by Stephen include Salem’s Lot, The Long Walk, The Running Man, Cycle of the Werewolf, It, The Dark Half, Needful Things, Rose Madder, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Bag of Bones, Gwendy’s Button Box, The Outsider, and The Institute. In 1971, Stephen married novelist Tabitha Spruce.
The beautiful couple is parents to two sons and a daughter. Both of his sons are also authors. Stephen is also the grandfather of four adorable kids.
Stephen King Net Worth
According to the latest updates, Stephen King net worth today is around $500 million. Stephen is one of the famous authors who has written a number of books which have been sold worldwide. Many of his books became the best-sellers as well.
Stephen King Personal Details
|Real Name||Stephen Edwin King|
|Date of Birth||21 September 1947|
|Place of Birth||Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, United States|
|Profession / Occupation||author of horror, suspense, supernatural fiction, and fantasy novels|
Stephen King Body Stats
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
Stephen King Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Tabitha King (m. 1971)|
|Father Name||Donald Edwin King|
|Mother Name||Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King|
|Children||Naomi King, Joe Hill, Owen King|
Stephen’s major source of income is writing. It is said the he earns around $20 million a year. Stephen has a summer home in Lowell, Maine, a house in Bangor, Maine, and s waterfront mansion in Sarasota, Florida.
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”- Stephen King
Interesting Facts about Stephen King
- In the year 1978 and 1979, Stephen won the American Library Association Award for Best Books for Young Adults for his books Salem’s Lot and The Long Walk respectively.
- He was also honored the Convention Award by the World Fantasy Award in 1980.
- His novel The Mist won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1981.
- His book Danse Macabre won the Locus Award for Best Non-Fiction Book in 1982.
- In 1982, he was titled the Best Fiction Writer of the Year by the US Magazine.
- For his horror novel It he received the August Derleth Award in 1987.
- Another horror novel written by Stephen King, Misery, won the Bram Stoker Award for the Best Novel.
- In 1991, he was accolated the Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award for his horror novel Pet Sematary.
- In 1994, he was inducted to the Fangoria Hall of Fame.