Neil Gaiman is a famous English author who is best known as Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman. He has a strong impact on English fiction, novels, short fiction, comic books, audio theatre, graphic novels, and films. Some of his popular works are including The Sandman, the comic book series and American Gods, The Graveyard Book, Coraline, Stardust and so on which are basically placed in the category of novels. Now let’s have a close look on Neil Gaiman’s net worth in 2018.
Neil Gaiman Early Life
Neil Gaiman was born on 10th November as Neil Richard Gaiman in Port Chester, Hampshire, England to David Bernard Gaiman Sheila Gaiman. He belongs to Jewish origins. His family is from Antwerp, Belgium. Neil’s great-grandparents moved to the UK in 1914. They ran a chain of grocery stores in Hampshire. His father worked in his family stores and his mother was a pharmacist.
Neil lived with his parents along with his sisters Lizzy and Claire. At the age of 5, he moved along with his family to the West Sussex, East Grinstead. He considered himself as a reader first. Reading is his passion. Reading something gives him ultimate pleasure. He was a good student in the academic sessions.
In his 7th birthday, he has got C. S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia series as a precious gift. Gaiman attended Fonthill School in East Grinstead. After that, he joined Ardingly College in Ardingly, West Sussex from 1970 to 1974. In the same year, he enrolled in the Whitgift School in Croydon and continued his study till 1977. In his childhood, he was fond of Batman comics.
Neil married to Mary McGrath in 1985. This couple has three children named Michael, Madeleine, and Holly. They got separation in 2007. He has tied his knot with Amanda Palmer, a performer, and songwriter in 2011. This couple blessed with a son Anthony in 2015.
Neil Gaiman Career, Awards & Achievements
Neil Gaiman belongs to Fantasy, horror, science fiction, dark fantasy, comedy genre. Primarily he pursued journalism as his profession. Then he conducted several interviews and wrote some book reviews as well. Duran Duran was his first book which has been published in 1984. Neil wrote some articles, blogs, and interviews on British magazines. In 1990 he presents The Books of Magic, an English comic’s book. He also wrote a semi-autobiography in the same time phase. His other notable works are Marvel 1602 and The Eternals.
His 1st novel is Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter written in 1990. Neverwhere is another notable work of Gaiman. This work has been published in 1996. In 2010 Neil performed as a voice actor in Arthur and in 2011 in The Simpsons. He has written for different television shows including Doctor Who.
Awards & Achievement
Neil Gaiman has achieved so many awards in his professional career. He has received numerous awards like Bram Stoker awards, Hugo Awards, Nebula Awards. He is the owner of Carnegie and Newbery medals for his famous work The Graveyard Book as well in 2008. Neil is the first man who has own these 2 medals for a book. In the British National Book Awards, he got the nomination for his book titled The Ocean at the End of the Lane as the Book of the Year 2013.
Net Worth of Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman is a famous English author who has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his writing career. His works helped him to raise his earnings day by day. He has his own website as well.
Since 1992 Neil Gaiman lives in Wisconsin, near Menomonie, United States. Other than this he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts as well. In 2014 Neil signed a project for the post of a professor of arts at Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA. He has been associated with Tori Amos, Terry Gilliam, and Terry Pratchett.