Stephen King

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Full Name Stephen King
Age 72 Years Old
Nick Name Stephen King
Gender Male
Famous As Author
Birth Date September 21, 1947
Birth Place Portland, Maine, USA
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Stephen Edwin King famed as Stephen King is an American author of horror, Supernatural fiction, Suspense, and Fantasy novels. He has published 61 novels and six non-fiction books. He has also received awards like Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards. He also received awards for his contribution to literature for his entire oeuvre. It's no secret that Doctor Sleep had a rather disappointing week at the box office. The $50M+ picture was expected to make at least $25M over its opening weekend but only pulled in $12.6M. Now, Stephen King is weighing in on the movie's discouraging numbers. On Twitter, King responded to a comment from author Matt Serafini, who argued that fans shouldn't dwell on Doctor Sleep's box office numbers. As a sequel to The Shining, the film was expected to bring in big numbers, opening to favorable reviews from critics and fans alike. However, Doctor Sleep opened at number two at the box office, falling behind Roland Emmerich's World War II thriller, Midway.

Famous For

Stephen King is famous for the New York Times'-bestselling novelist who made his name in the horror and fantasy genres with books like 'Carrie', 'The Shining' and 'IT'. Much of his work has been adapted for film and TV. 

Early Life of Stephen King

Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine, the USA. His nationality is American and he belongs to White ethnicity. As of 2019, he celebrated his 72nd birthday with his friends and families. His father; Donald Edwin King worked as a Merchant Seaman and his mother's name is Nellie Ruth. His father left the family when Stephen was two years old because of that his mother raised him and his older brother David. He attended Durham Elementry School and Graduated from Lisbon Falls High School. He then studied at the University of Maine and graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He is Christian by religion. 

Body Measurements of Stephen King

Being at the age of seventy-two, Stephen King still looks very handsome and attractive as well. With his charming and glowing smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of six feet four inches. His balanced weight consists of 76 Kg. Hs chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 38-31-12 inches. His hair color is white and his eye color is blue. Overall, he has got a very healthy body. His body build is slim. 

Career of Stephen King

  • From his childhood, he used to write for fun. He was inspired by comic books and horror movies. During his childhood, he also received a Scholastic Art and Writing Award. He also submitted many short stories to magazines. As an author, Stephen King published his first short story 'The Glass Floor" in 1967. He wrote many but was rejected, to support their growing family he used to make some short story and sell to men's magazine.
  • By the time, Stephen had written a handful of novels but none of them were published. He used to throw the story after a few pages, thinking that it was not good but Tabitha found it and told him to finish it. He followed her advice and carrier was released. The novel was accepted for publication. Stephen continued to have several hit novels, including his epic The Stand, Pet Sematary and The Talisman. Again In 1990, he published several bestsellers such as Needful Things, Insomnia and Big of Bones.
  • In 1996 he also won O Henry Award for his short story " The Man in the Suit". Stephen was struck by a van and sustained several injuries. His recovery was long and difficult. He had stopped writing after the accident and again Tabitha helped him and set up a writing area for him. Slowly he wrote again and finished his work on which he said, "Writing is not life but sometimes I think writing can be a way back to life. 

Personal Life of Stephen King

Stephen King is a married person. He met his wife, Tabitha Spruce at the University's Fogler Library. Later, the duo got married on 2nd January 1971. Tabitha Spruce is also a novelist and Philanthropic activist. The couple owns and divided their time between three houses. They have three children, a daughter, and two sons. Their daughter Naomi is a minister in plantation, Florida and both her sons Owen King and Joseph Hillstrom King are authors. King developed a drinking problem in the 1970s. After Carrie's release in 1974, his mother died of uterine cancer. Tabitha has been a very supporting, encouraging and caring partner in his life because she used to be with him in his need and suggest him when needed. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

Net Worth of Stephen King

Through his struggle and hard work as a Professional Author, his net worth is about $400 Million. He writes a different kind of Novels Like Horror, Supernatural Fiction, Suspense, and Fantasy novels. He used to write short stories since his childhood and submitting to magazines. At present, his exact salary has not been revealed yet but it is assumed to be in millions. At present, he is satisfied with whatever he is receiving. He has made all his net worth from his own hard work and dedication. He is a very hardworking person and he is sincere towards his work. There is no information about his cars but talking about his lifestyle, he is living a lavish lifestyle from his earnings. 

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