James Patterson Net Worth


James Brendan Patterson is an American author. Among his works are the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction, and romance novels.

James Patterson Net Worth
James Patterson Net Worth

James Patterson Biography

Real Name/Full Name James Brendan Patterson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Patterson
Birth Place: Newburgh, NY, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 March 1947
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’7”
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Charles Patterson
Mother – Isabelle Patterson
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Manhattan College, Vanderbilt University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Social media Accounts: FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Susan Patterson
Kids/Children Name: Yes (1)
Profession: Author, entrepreneur
Net Worth: $800 Million
Last Updated: 2022

Early Life

James Patterson was born James Brendan Patterson on March 22, 1947, in Newburgh, New York. His mother, Isabelle, was a teacher and homemaker, and his father, Charles, was an insurance broker. James grew up in a working-class family, and he earned a B.A. in English from Manhattan College, along with an M.A. in English from Vanderbilt University, graduating summa cum laude from both.

James Patterson Net Worth

James Patterson is a phenomenon that has achieved some serious acclamation in his career. Patterson has been an author for a long time, and he has written more than 200 novels in his long and illustrious career. Patterson has been writing novels since the year 1976, which is quite exceptional. His wealth has skyrocketed in the last decade, which has increased his wealth exponentially. As of now, James Patterson has a net worth of $800 million.

Name James Brendan Patterson
Net Worth (2022) $800 Million
Profession Author, entrepreneur
Monthly Income And Salary $5 Million +
Yearly Income And Salary $50 Million +
Last Updated 2022

James Patterson Net Worth in the Last 5 Years

Net Worth in 2022 $800 Million
Net Worth in 2021 $750 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $700 Million
Net Worth in 2019 $650 Million
Net Worth in 2018 $600 Million
Net Worth in 2017 $550 Million

Personal Life

Patterson, his wife Susan, also known as “Sue,” and their child Jack live in Lake Worth Beach, Florida. Patterson and Scholastic Reading Groups launched the James Patterson Commitment in 2015 to get books into the hands of young readers.

He is the co-chair of World Book Night 2013, the co-founder of the Children’s Reading Fund (UK), and the Vice Chairman of WXEL-TV, a Florida public television station. ReadKiddoRead.com is a website dedicated to helping families, librarians, and educators get their children enthused about having read.

Favorite Things

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Favorite Sportsman Lionel Andrés Messi
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Favorite Cricketer Virat Kohli
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Hobbies Driving

Honors and Nominations

Patterson has earned the International Thriller of the Year award, the BCA Mystery Guild’s Thriller of the Year award, and the “Reader’s Digest” Reader’s Choice Award. ReadKiddoRead has won the National Foundation’s Innovations in Reading Prize and the American Library Association’s Great Websites for Kids award.


James Patterson has completed his early schooling in New York. Although, he hasn’t shared the name of his school. Later, he went to Manhattan College, from where he got his bachelor’s degree in English. Later, Patterson completed their MA and Ph.D. in English from Vanderbilt University.

Career and Awards

James Patterson is a phenomenal author and entrepreneur of America. He has written more than 200 novels in his career. Patterson started writing novels in the year 1976. Before that, Patterson used to work as an advertising executive under J. Walter Thompson. Patterson released his first novel in 1976, which was titled The Thomas Berryman Number.

It was a thriller novel, which remained the most successful novel for ten years. Patterson also holds a record for writing most number of New York Times Best rated novels by a single author. He has 114 New York Times Best Selling Novels, out of which 67 are rated number one. Patterson also holds a Guinness World record for having so many raked novels.

Patterson has won an Edgar Award for his phenomenal writing abilities and work towards the betterment of book reading. He has also Founded an award named James Patterson PageTurner Award and has a Scholastic Books Club to promote reading and create new ideas related to reading.


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