Home / Celebrity Net Worth / Authors / James Patterson Net Worth

James Patterson Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

How rich is James Patterson?

James Patterson net worth:
$350 Million

Mariska Hargitay

Alex Rodriguez

Frankie Valli

Ying Yang Twins

More net worths

James Patterson Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

James Patterson is a popular writer, who is mostly known for such book series as “Alex Cross”, “Maximum Ride” and “Women’s Murder Club”. James’ books are popular worldwide and a lot of copies have been sold of them in many languages. During his career James has received many awards. Some of them are: Children’s Choice Book Award, Edgar Award, the International Thriller of the Year award and others. So how rich is James Patterson? It has been estimated that James’ net worth is about $350 million. This huge sum of money of course came from the popularity of his books. It is further estimated that James earns around $90 million per year and this number might grow in the future.

James Patterson Net Worth $350 Million

James Brendan Patterson, better known as James Petterson, was born in 1947 in New York. James studied at Manhattan College, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English, and later a master’s degree at Vanderbilt University. After finishing at Vanderbilt Univeristy Patterson started to work in the advertising business, but later left this job and focused on writing. In 1976 James published his first novel entitled “The Thomas Berryman Number”. Later he started publishing the books which are now known as the Alex Cross series. These books became very popular all around the world. What is more, they are considered to be among the most successful detective series in the US, and these of course had a huge effect on James Patterson’s net worth. Another fact that should be mentioned is that his books have sold more than the books of Dan Brown, Stephen King and John Grisham. During his career James has worked with Andrew Gross, Ashwin Sanghi, Maxine Paetro and others.

In addition to this, James was the founder of the “James Patterson Page Turner Awards”. He was also a part of “The Simpsons” episode, called “Yokel Chords”. There is also the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarship set up by him. We can see that James’ net worth is not wasted, but instead used for good purposes. Another thing that makes James Patterson’s net worth grow are the film and TV adaptations of his novels, including movies and television shows: “Kiss the Girls”, “Child of Darkness, Child of Light”, “Alex Cross”, “Women’s Murder Club” and others.

James is married to Susan Patterson and they have a son, Jack Patterson.

All in all, it can be said that James Patterson is one of the most successful writers of this time. His books have affected many people and inspired different projects. There is no surprise that Patterson’s net worth is that high as almost every one of his books has become successful and gained praise from the critics. Undoubtedly, James will create more interesting stories in the future, which at first will become books and later movies or television shows. As said before, there is a high chance that James Patterson’s net worth will also grow. Let’s hope that this will happen soon and that we will be able to read more of James’ books.


More about James Patterson:

  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Facts
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Castle Keep 1969 Elk
Bonanza 1968 TV Series Charles Ball
Hawaii Five-O 1968 TV Series Dave Barca
The Winter's Tale 1967 TV Movie Polixenes
In the Heat of the Night 1967 Mr. Purdy
Flipper 1967 TV Series Scott Emson
Felony Squad 1966 TV Series Peter Holland
The Big Valley 1965 TV Series Jamie Drumm
Slattery's People 1965 TV Series Adam Marsten
Lilith 1964 Dr. Lavrier
Brenner 1964 TV Series Bert
The Defenders 1962-1964 TV Series Minister / Don Franks / Barney LeMay
East Side/West Side 1964 TV Series Fred Cameron
Naked City 1962-1963 TV Series Phil North / Carver
Stoney Burke 1963 TV Series Mark
The DuPont Show of the Week 1963 TV Series Bob Crane
Alcoa Premiere 1962 TV Series Barnaby Evans
Route 66 1961 TV Series Paul Guin
'Way Out 1961 TV Series Nightime Harry
Play of the Week 1960-1961 TV Series Ragnar Brovik
Buick-Electra Playhouse 1960 TV Series
The DuPont Show of the Month 1959 TV Series
Deadline 1959 TV Series Stagg
Silent Night, Bloody Night 1972 Jeffrey Butler
A Fable 1971 The Husband
Mission: Impossible 1969 TV Series Victor Laszlo / Johnny Costa

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards 1968 TV Special Himself

Looks like we don't have James Patterson awards information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have James Patterson salary information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have James Patterson interesting facts information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have James Patterson quotes information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have James Patterson trademarks information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have James Patterson pictures. Sorry!

Is James Patterson's Net Worth Deserved?

Check Also

Rod Temperton Net Worth

Rodney Lynn Temperton was born on 9 October 1949, in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, and was …