Stephen King is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, and many of them have been adapted into feature films, television series, miniseries, and comic books. King has published 63 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, and five non-fiction books. He has written nearly 200 short stories, most of which have been published in book collections.
Stephen King: Bio
Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947. He is the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. King attended the University of Maine and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1970. His first published novel was Carrie, which he wrote while working as a teacher at Hampden Academy in Maine. Since then, he has become one of the most prolific and popular authors in the world.
King has been awarded the World Fantasy Award, British Fantasy Award, and Bram Stoker Award for his work. He has also been nominated for the Nebula Award and Locus Award. He has been awarded the O. Henry Award for his short story, “The Man in the Black Suit,” and the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Stephen King: Age, Net Worth, Height and Weight
Stephen King is 73 years old and stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm). His net worth is estimated to be around $400 million.
King has been married to his wife, Tabitha King, since 1971. They have three children, Naomi Rachel, Joe Hill, and Owen Phillip.
Stephen King: Much More
King has also written screenplays, including Creepshow, Children of the Corn, and Pet Sematary. He has also written several non-fiction books, including On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft and Danse Macabre. He has also written a number of short stories, many of which have been adapted into films.
King is also a passionate fan of the Boston Red Sox and has written a number of books about them, including Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season. He is also a fan of the Maine Black Bears, a college hockey team.
King has also been an outspoken advocate for gun control and was a signatory of the “Demand a Plan” campaign, which was launched in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Stephen King is a prolific and popular author who has sold 350 million copies of his books. He has been awarded the World Fantasy Award, British Fantasy Award, Bram Stoker Award, O. Henry Award, and National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He is 73 years old, stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches, and has an estimated net worth of $400 million. King is also an outspoken advocate for gun control and a passionate fan of the Boston Red Sox.