Nicholas Sparks is an international bestselling author, who has a net worth of more than $30 million. His books are immensely popular and he has sold over 100 million copies worldwide, in more than 50 languages, thus making him one of the celebrity authors across the globe. Many of his books have been made into successful films. His famous works include The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, The Lucky One and Dear John.
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Biography & Wiki
Nicholas Charles Sparks was born in 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was raised as a roman catholic and has German, Irish and English ancestry. He started writing as a hobby from his school, where he wrote his first novel ‘The passing’ (Unpublished).
Sparks completed his graduation in Business finance honors at University of Notre Dame where he also met his wife to be, Cathy Cote. After their marriage in 1989, the couple moved to North Carolina.
In 1990, Sparks co-wrote a book with Billy Mills which was published by Feather Publications. After its Success, Sparks dedicated his time in writing his breakthrough novel, ‘The Notebook’. Upon its release in 1996, the novel made it to the New York Best Seller list in its first week release.
Although the career graph of Sparks never went down with his books turning into movie adaptations, his marriage life saw its end. Sparks and Cathy got divorced in 2015.
Nicholas Sparks’ career began when he teamed up with Billy Wills for a book called Wokini: A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self-understanding. It did well in the market but it took a lot of years for Sparks to finally take writing as the main career. He wrote three novels in the meantime but none got published. His first major breakthrough was his book, The Notebook, which became very popular and earned him his first million dollar movie deal.
He later moved to North Carolina and started working on his next novels. His another bestselling novel, ‘A Walk to Remember’ was also adapted as a film making him a globally popular writer.
In 2016, his novel ‘Two by Two’, sold around 98,000 copies during the first week release.
Awards & Achievements
Nicholas Sparks is one of the most celebrated authors of Modern times, but unfortunately he has not won any international award despite being a bestseller author. He was however awarded Goodreads Choice Awards in Chick Lit category for his novel ‘The Last Song’.
Net Worth of Nicholas Sparks
Nicholas Sparks has an estimated net worth of over $ 30 Million as of 2017. Most of his books have topped the New York Bestseller list and has earned millions. Moreover, the film adaptations to his books were incredibly successful which added a lot in his net worth.
Nicholas Sparks is one of the most inspirational and aspiring authors of our time. He has a huge fan base consisting of teenagers and adults. His works reflect his deep understanding of romance and relationships and human behavior. He has been known for donating quite handsomely for deserving charities. He was selected as the favorite author in a popular poll of Entertainment weekly readers. He also has created The Nicholas Spark Foundation which has raised almost 10 million dollars.