Dan Brown Net Worth Is $120 Million
Dan Brown is a renowned American author and novelist, who’s best known for his bestselling novel “The Da Vinci Code”. He has an estimated net worth of $120 million, and reports indicate that he is one of the world’s highest-paid authors. Between August 2012 and August 2013, he earned an astonishing $46 million. With only six under his name, he has managed to sell over 200 million copies, making him one of the top selling authors of all time. His “Robert Langdon” series is presently the 7th highest selling series of all time.
Brown was born on June 22, 1964 in Exeter, New Hampshire, US. His father, Richard Brown, was an award-winning professor of mathematics and a textbook writer. His mother, on the other hand, was a musician. In 1996, brown gave up teaching to become a full-time writer. His first book, Digital Fortress, was published two years later. He then subsequently wrote two more books, “Angels & Demons” and “Deception Point” and released them in 2000 and 2001 respectively.
The first three books that Brown wrote and released didn’t have much success, but the forth book, The Da Vinci Code, was bound to break record sales. It became a bestseller and went to the top of the New York Times Best Seller List at its first week of release. There are more than 82 million copies of the book that have been sold so far. “The Lost Symbol” and “Inferno” were his fifth and sixth books respectively.
In 2005, Times Magazine listed him on its list of the “100 Most Influential People of the Year”. In the same year, Forbes Magazine ranked him 12th in its “Celebrity 100” list. Brown is married to Blythe Newlon, whom he married in 1997. They are both supports of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.