John Grisham Net Worth is $350 Million (as of 2019)
It has been calculated that the total size of the current John Grisham net worth is as high as 200 million dollars. John Grisham is mostly known for his career as an author, but he is also a lawyer and politician. Thus, these sources have also been the main ones in increasing the total sum of John Grisham net worth. As an author, John Grisham is mostly recognized for writing legal thrillers. His published books have been translated into more than 40 languages. John Grisham was studying at Mississippi State University. In 1981 he graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law. For almost one decade, John Grisham was working as a criminal lawyer. In the period of 1984-1990, he was even serving in the House of Representatives in Mississippi.
John Grisham’s Salary: $50 Million Per Year
|Net Worth:||$350 Million|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Date of birth:||Feb 08, 1955|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Lawyer, Writer, Novelist, Author, Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television producer|
In 1984, he started to write his first book called “A Time to Kill”. The book was finished and published in 1989. In 2012, it was claimed that more than 275 million copies of his books have been sold everywhere in the world, thus, such sales have also added up a lot to the overall amount of John Grisham net worth. For his work as an author, John Grisham was awarded with the Galaxy British Book Award. John Grisham is also one of the three writers who managed to sell 2 million copies of their first printings. The two other writers are J. K. Rowling and Tom Clancy.
In 1991, John Grisham published his first best seller which was called “The Firm”. More than 7 million copies of this book have been sold and such sales have also added up to the overall estimate of John Grisham net worth. In 1993 the film of the same name was created, in which Tom Cruise appeared. Eight more books of him have been adapted to movies, such as “The Chamber”, “A Painted House”, “Skipping Christmas”, “The Runaway Jury”, “A Time to Kill”, “The Rainmaker”, “The Pelican Brief”, and “The Client”. His books are known all around the world, as they have been published in 42 different languages.
John Grisham was born in 1955 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He has four siblings. His mother was a homemaker, whereas his father was a cotton farmer and construction worker. When he was a little boy, his family moved a lot till they finally settled in Mississippi. When he was growing up, John Grisham also wanted to be a baseball player.