Rick Riordan - bio, net worth, heights, family, books and many more

Rick Riordan - bio, net worth, heights, family, books and many more

Rick Riordan



Bio /wiki


Richard Russell Riordan Jr. is famously known as Rick Riordan is a best selling American author of the Percy Jackson And Olympians series of a 12-year-old boy who was discovered as a son of Poseidon.

 He was born on 5th June 1964 and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his graduation from Alamo Heights School and attended his first music program at North Texas State. For higher education, he enrolled himself in the University of Texas in Austin with two major - English and History. After that, he chose teaching as a profession and taught English and Social Studies for eight years at Presidio Hill School in San Francisco.


 Rick Riordan married Becky Riordan and they have two sons - Haley and Patrick. His age in 2019 is 55 years. His birth sign is Gemini.



Height, weight


His height in centimeter is 172 cm or in meters is 1.72 m. His weight is 55 kilogram or 121 pounds.


Net worth, house


Rick Riordan has a net worth of $35 mn in 2019. His current house is in L.A.

Books


Big Red Tequila was his first novel and it was the first book of Tres Navarre Series. He became famous for novel series Percy Jackson. Lightning Thief was the first book of Percy Jackson. This book has affected his life tremendously.
 Twentieth Century Fox had released both Percy Jackson and Olympians as a feature film in 2010. After the novel Percy Jackson, he has written several book series including Kane Chronicles, The 39 clues, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse, the Throne of Fire, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series.



Most of his books are based on Greek, Roman and Egyptian mythologies, and the plot is set in the current era. He has won several awards, including two Mark Twain Awards for The Lightning Thief and The Sea Of Monsters.

Dan Brown - bio, age, net worh, height, books, movies and many more

Dan Brown - bio, age, net worh, height, books, movies and many more
Dan Brown


Bio/wiki

Daniel Gerhard Brown is a most famous American author for his thriller novels like Robert Langdon stories, Angels & Demons (2000), The Da Vinci Code (2003), The Lost Symbol (2009), Inferno (2013) and Origin (2017).

He was born on  22nd June 1964 in Exeter, New Hampshire. His father's name is Richard G. Brown, a teacher of mathematics and his mother's name is Constance, a church organist and student of sacred music. He was raised an Episcopalian. Dan Brown attended open-enrollment schools.

After graduation, he went to Amherst College to obtain a degree in English and Spanish. In 1986, he graduated from Amherst College and tried to establish himself as a singer cum songwriter and pianist but he did not get much success.

Height, weight, age, stats

His sun sign is Cancer. His height is 175 cm and weight is 150 lbs. His ethnicity is white, hair color is golden brown and eye color is blue. He has the following body measurements: Chest- 40 inches or 102 cm, biceps - 13 inches or 33 cm and waist - 34 inches or 87 cm. His age in 2019 is 55 years

Relationships

In 1991 Dan Brown met his future wife Blythe Newlon at National Academy of Songwriters. Later they married in 1997.

Net worth

This renowned author has a net worth of  $160 mn with earning $20 mn per year.

Career

In 1993 Brown took teaching as a profession at Lincoln Akerman School where he taught Spanish to 6th to 8th-grade students. He was inspired by the novel The Doomsday Conspiracy and intended to be a writer of thrillers in 1993. He quit teaching and became a thriller writer in 1996. 

In the beginning, he wrote the following novels - Digital Fortress, The Bald Book, Angels & Demons and Deception Point. He did not get much success with the first three novels but his fourth novel "The Da Vinci Code" made him famous and best seller writer.

Favorite things

He has many favorite things like: 
  • Films – Fantasia, Life is Beautiful, Annie Hall, Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet, Indiana Jones, the Pink Panther series
  • Gift – Leather-bound copy of the Oxford English Dictionary
  • Music – Spanish singer Franco de Vita, The Gypsy Kings, Enya, Sarah Mclachlan, and Vanessa Carlton
  • Inspiration – Sidney Sheldon
  • Sports – Tennis