Rick Riordan is a famous fantasy book author. He has gained attention for his book series Percy Jackson & the Olympians. This series of his book has earned him most of his wealth. Rick also wrote a few graphic novels. Novel writing is always considered cheap in terms of money, but not in the case of this fantasy author. The first two Percy Jackson & Olympians series have a film based on them. Rick focuses on classical writing, one of the main reasons behind his shocking net worth. In this article, we will tell you about the net worth of Ricki Riordan. 57-year-old Rick is one of the wealthiest and top-earning authors in the world.
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Rick’s two most famous books worldwide are “Lost Hero” and “Titan Curse.”
The early life of Rick Riordan
Riordan’s full name is Richard Russel Riordan Jr. Rick was born on 5 June 1964, in San Antonio, United States. Rick and Becky Riordan got married in 1985 on their birth date. They both share the same birth date. The two have two children together. His mother is also an author and published two novels. Rick has completed his higher studies at Alamo Heights High School. He has a graduate degree in English and History from the University of Texas.
Rick published his first-ever novel, Big Red Tequila, in 1997. He started writing books in high school. The author has received many awards and achievements during his career span, including “Goodreads Choice Awards Best Middle Grade and Children’s (The Son of Neptune 2011) (The Mark of Athena,2012)(The House of Hades, 2013) (The Blood of Olympus 2014), Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original (Big Red Tequila), and many others.
Net Worth Of Rick Riordan
According to reports, Rick has a net worth of $30 – $40 million. For 15 years, he made money from teaching English and History in school. Although, teaching accumulated only a tiny amount of his wealth. Rick earned most of his wealth through writing, publishing, and distributing his novels. Hollywood has made two movies based on the first two series of his book Percy & The Olympians. These movies were superhit, and only through this series did Rick earn $14 million.
Till now, 60 million copies of Rick’s novel have been sold in 40 languages. Rick Riordan is one of the highest-earning authors in the world. He has published many unique novels in the past decades. Currently, he spends more time with his family and enjoys beautiful moments. Rick lives with his wife and children in Boston in a beautiful house. Rick Riordan’s net worth mainly depends on his novels and their distribution. There is not much information available about Rick’s car collection and assets. He is active on social media but rarely shares personal moments with his followers.