Nothing feels good than learning how to express your feelings and thoughts in books. The most unfortunate thing, however, is that very few people are lucky enough to know how to go about this. Rick Riordan is one of these few people who have gotten their pride and fame from being successful authors. In this article, we are going to look at his early life, biography, net worth, and much more.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Rick Riordan Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Rick Riordan was born on 5th June 1964, and his original names are Richard Russell Riordan Jr. Rick was born in San Antonio, Texas, in the United States. He is the son of Lyn Balise (mother) and Rick Riordan Sr. (father). Rick Riordan was, however, not in a position of experiencing the fun of having a sibling since he was the only child.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Richard Russell Riordan Jr.|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Date:||5 June 1964|
|Birth Place:||San Antonio, TX|
|Parents:||Lyn Balise and Rick Riordan Sr.|
|Children:||Patrick Riordan, Haley Riordan|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$40 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Rick Riordan seems so young, but looking at his income, it would be quite a challenge to tell exactly how old Rick Riordan is. Rick Riordan’s exact age is, however, 56 years old. Rick Riordan can be said to be quite tall as he is currently 1.88 m tall and weight 86 kg. Details about his body measurements are, however, not available for now.
Education, School/College University
Rick joined Alamo Heights High School, where he started exercising his hobby in writing by writing the school’s newspaper. When he was in high school, he loved reading, and one of the books he loved the most was Lord of the Rings. After graduating from high school, he joined The University of Texas, where he majored in English and history.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Rick Riordan is the only child of Lyn Balise (mother) and Rick Riordan Sr. (father). Rick is an American who belongs to the White ethnic group. It is not very clear what the religious belief of Rick Riordan is as he really tries to avoid that topic. At the same time, it is a bit challenging to tell what his political stand is, although he seems to lean liberal.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Rick Riordan is a great man both in career and family matters. He has been married to his wife Becky Riordan since 5th June 1985. The two have been blessed with two sons Haley and Patrick. Rick Riordan is not a great author, but he is also a good father to his kids and a great husband to his wife, Becky Riordan.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||5 June 1985|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Rick Riordan Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Becky Riordan
|Kids:||Patrick Riordan, Haley Riordan|
Professional Life and Career
Rick Riordan’s writing career started when he was still working as a History and English teacher at middle schools. His first work was grownup mystery novels, and he was able to publish his first book in 1997. The first book he published was titled “Big Red Tequila.” After publishing his first book, the sky became his limit.
Rich has several book series, and one of them is Tres Navarre, which has a total of seven books, which are: The Widower’s Two-Step, Big Red Tequila, The last king of Texas and Mission Road among others. He also has another series of books, which is known as Percy Jackson & the Olympians. This includes books like; The Sea of Monsters, The Last Olympian, and The Battle of the Labyrinth, among others.
Rick also has A book trilogy that consists of Egyptian mythological fiction and adventure books that are known as The Kane Chronicles. The books in this include; The Throne of Fire, The Red Pyramid, and The Serpent’s Shadow.
Awards & Nominations
Rick Riordan has won a number of awards and nominations since he started working as an author. Some of the awards won by Rick include; Best First P. I. Novel by Shamus Award (2011), Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original (2011), and Stonewall Book Award in 2017.
Rick Riordan Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
Rick Riordan has made great miles in his career as an author. So far, Rick has a great income, which is estimated to be around $40 million as of June 2020. The main source of income for Rick is from the sales of his books, as he makes great sales from the various books he has written.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
So far, Rick has not found himself in any controversial situation both in his personal and career life. There have also not been any rumors going around about Rick as he has managed to keep everything about his life under control.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 15k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 3k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 557.1k followers while on YouTube, Rick Riordan has around 15k subscribers.
Before Rick Riordan became an author, he used to work as an English and History teacher. Once he started writing, he became the top of the game. Some of his books have also been adapted into films, which makes him a successful and talented author.