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Gordon Korman's Net Worth and Earnings in 2021

Parker Published On Sat May 15 2021   Modified On Sat May 15 2021
Gordon Korman's Net Worth and Earnings in 2021

Here Are All the Details Regarding Gordon Korman's Net Worth.

Gordon Korman is a Canadian American author who has written over 80 children's and young adult fiction books. Throughout his four decades of career, he has sold more than 28 million books. He even appeared number one on The New York Times Best Seller List. 

He has written more than 80 children's books, including the Dive series, the Swindle series, and the Monday Night Football Club. Korman has written non-serial books like A Semester in the Life of a Garbage Bag, The Twinkie Squad, and No More Dead Dogs.

Korman's first book was published when he was only 14-year-old, and gradually he rose to the spotlight as an author. Due to his successful career history, many want to know how much the author earns through his writing. To understand his net worth go through the section below.

Gordon Korman's Net Worth and Earnings in 2021

There are some authors who are famous and successful in their lives by writing books for kids. And without any doubt, Gordon Korman comes under that list. He is one of Canada's richest children's authors.

As of 2021 Gordon Korman net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

Gordon Korman's net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of 2021.
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Born on October 23, 1963, Korman has a position among the most popular children's author list. The 58-year-old net worth is estimated to be around $2 million as of 2021. Yes, he is a millionaire. 

All credit for Korman's impressive fortune goes to his career as an author. As mentioned earlier, he wrote his first book, This Can't Be Happening at MacDonald Hall, when he was 12-year-old. Surprisingly, it was his seventh-grade assignment that was assigned to him by his track coach-turned English teacher, which was published by Scholastic Press when Korman was just 14-year-old.

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Since his first work, Korman has written several books until today. As one of the best, he had sold more than 28 million books throughout his career, making things clear for his million worth fortune.

Gordon Korman's Career Details 

By now, it's clear that Gordon Korman was only 12-year-old when he wrote his first book. While he attended German Mills Public School, at his seventh grade, his track and field coach turned English teacher, Mr. Hamilton, found himself teaching English for the first time.

During the semester, Hamilton told students to write a novel, and this assignment became the manuscript for Gordon's first book, This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall. Korman was the Scholastic Arrow Book Club monitor for the class.

Many Gordon Korman novel are turned into Television series.

Television series of Gordon Korman's novel Bruno and Boots.
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After the competition of assignment, Gordon mailed his manuscript to Scholastic. When he was 14 years old, This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall Korman's first book was published by that press. After his first, he wrote and published five books before graduating from high school.

Korman has written more than 80 books that have sold more than 28 million copies in his three-decade career. Many of his works are adapted by directors and had made series from them.

Between 1999 and 2004, The Monday Night Football Club series was adapted as the Disney Channel TV show 'The Jersey.' In 2013 the book Swindle was adapted into a movie that aired on "Nickelodeon."

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The Macdonald Hall series is the TV adaptation of one of the books, called "Bruno and Boots Go Jump in the Pool," in which Jonny Gray, Callan Potter, and Peter Keleghan have acted. It aired on April 1 on the Canadian network YTV.

Gordon Korman's Awards and Achievements

As a successful novelist, Gordon Korman has received many awards and achievements. At age 17, he received Air Canada Award for promising authors in Canada. In 2001 American Library Association Popular Paperback for Young Adults, book Losing Joe's Place (1990).

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In 2003 ALA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults, the book Son of the Mob (2002). PNLA Young Reader's Choice Award for Son of the Mob (2002). In 2020 Young Hoosier Book Award (Intermediate), for Restart (2017), and many more.

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