Patrick James Rothfuss is an American based writer. He got most of stardom because of ‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’. The novel was highly appreciated by the audience and hence Rothfuss has won many awards for that novel. He excelled The New York Times Best Seller list. Throughout his career he has been providing epic fantasy series. Here is a quick summary of Patrick James Rothfuss’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Patrick James Rothfuss Early Life
Patrick James Rothfuss was born on June 6, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin. He was raised up by his parents in Wisconsin itself. He went to the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point where he was graduated with a B.A degree in 1999. During his college, he provided some good content to the campus paper. For further studies, he went to the Washington State University where he got his M.A degree. He is married to Sarah Rothfuss and has a couple of sons.
Patrick James Rothfuss Career, Awards and Achievements
Just after accomplishing his graduation, Rothfuss began his professional career as a lecturer at Stevens Point where he was honored with several awards for his phenomenal work. Afterwards he began writing and became a writer. In 2006 he sold his self-written novel entitled as ‘The Name of the Wind to DAW Books’ which actually got released next year. The novel got him a Quill Award and an Alex Award later next year. In 2014, He collaborated with James Ernest and created a game called ‘Tak’ which was already featured in his fantasy novel called ‘The Wise Man’s Fear’. He has been a very successful writer. He has his own official website.
Awards and Achievements
He has been honored with various awards so far. In 2002 he was honored with the Writers of the Future (2002 Second Quarter) which is one of his greatest achievements. From there on he won various other awards such as in 2007 when his first novel got released, he was honored with the Quill Award. In the same year he was given the “Best Books of the Year” (2007) title. The year 2007 was indeed a life changing year for him because in the same year he won the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for the same novel.
In 2011 he was listed among the NPR Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books which came for ‘The Wise Man’s Fear’. It did not stop there and hence in the next year he was honored with the “David Gemmell Legend Award”. In the same year that is in 2012, he attained the number three spot in “Best 21st Century Fantasy Fiction Novels” by Locus. His work has been highly appreciated by the audience and hence he deserved these awards.
Net worth of Patrick James Rothfuss
He began his career as a lecturer and later became a writer and has been honored with numerous awards for his work. Apart from awards he has earned a lot of money by those novels. All those novels were super hit and hence he has been successful enough to bring endless zeros to his bank book. Moreover he runs a charity which has been successful enough to raise a lot of money as well but that is not included in his own wealth. He has an estimated net worth of $5.5 million.
Patrick James Rothfuss was born on June 6, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin. He began his career as a lecturer and later became a successful writer. His estimated net worth makes him one of the richest writers alive.