James Patterson


James Patterson was born in Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States on March 22nd, 1947 and is the Novelist. At the age of 77, James Patterson biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
James Brendan Patterson, James
Date of Birth
March 22, 1947
United States
Place of Birth
Newburgh, Orange County, New York, United States
77 years old
Zodiac Sign
$800 Million
$90 Million
Advertising Person, Author, Film Producer, Novelist, Philanthropist, Screenwriter, Television Producer
Social Media
James Patterson Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 77 years old, James Patterson has this physical status:

Hair Color
Light Brown
Eye Color
Not Available
James Patterson Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Manhattan College
James Patterson Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Susan Patterson
Dating / Affair
Susan Patterson (1995-Present)
Charles Patterson, Isabelle Patterson
Maryellen Patterson (Younger Sister). He has 2 other younger sisters.
James Patterson Life

James Brendan Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an American author and philanthropist.

Among his works are the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels.

His books have sold more than 300 million copies and he was the first person to sell 1 million e-books.

In 2016, Patterson topped Forbes's list of highest-paid authors for the third consecutive year, with an income of $95 million.

His total income over a decade is estimated at $700 million.In November 2015, Patterson received the Literarian Award from the National Book Foundation, which cited him as a "passionate campaigner to make books and reading a national priority.

A generous supporter of universities, teachers colleges, independent bookstores, school libraries, and college students, Patterson has donated millions of dollars in grants and scholarships with the purpose of encouraging Americans of all ages to read more books."

Early life

Patterson was born on March 22, 1947, in Newburgh, New York, the son of Isabelle (née Morris), a homemaker and teacher, and Charles Patterson, an insurance broker. The family was working-class and of Irish descent. He graduated summa cum laude with both a B.A. in English from Manhattan College and an M.A. in English from Vanderbilt University.

Personal life

Patterson, his wife, Susan, nicknamed "Sue", and their son, Jack, live in Lake Worth Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida. In 2015, Patterson established the James Patterson Pledge with Scholastic Book Clubs to put books in the hands of young readers.


James Patterson Career


Patterson, a PhD candidate at Vanderbilt, went into advertising and began working as a public relations consultant. He was an advertising manager at J. Walter Thompson. Since being unemployed in 1996, he devoted his time to writing. Evan S. Connell's 1959 debut novel Mrs. Bridge had the most influence, he said later. The Thomas Berryman Number was his first book published in 1976. Alex Cross, a forensic psychologist who lived in Washington, D.C., was a central Washington, D.C. protagonist. Metropolitan Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation, a private psychologist and government consultant, are his most well-known and best-selling U.S. detective series in the last ten years. Since 1976, Patterson has published more than 200 books. He has written more than 114 New York Times bestsellers and holds the New York Times' record for the most New York Times bestsellers by a single author, which also a Guinness World Record. In recent years, his books have sold more copies than those of Stephen King, John Grisham, and Dan Brown combined, with one out of every hardcover novel sold in the United States. His novels account for one in 17.6%. Around 305 million copies have been sold in the United States. In 2008, he replaced Jacqueline Wilson as the country's most borrowed author. He served in this position at least until 2013. Murder Is Forever, Stephen David Entertainment's true crime television series James Patterson's Murder Is Forever, in 2018.

Patterson's honors include the Edgar Award, the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year Award, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Children's Choice Book Award for Author of the Year. He is the first author to have No. 5 because of his authorship. Two new titles appear on both adult and children's bestseller lists, as well as two books on NovelTrackr's top-ten list at the same time. Patterson was given a National Humanities Medal in 2019. He appeared on the Fox television show The Simpsons (in the episode "Yokel Chords") and in several episodes of Castle as himself.

Patterson collaborates with a number of authors, including J.D. Barker, Candice Fox, Maxine Paetro, Andrew Gross, Andrew Gross, Mark Sullivan, Ashwin Sanghi, Michael Ledwidge, and Peter de Jonge are among the many celebrities who have performed well. In May 2017, it was announced that Patterson would co-author a crime fiction book with former US President Bill Clinton. The book, According to Patterson, it would have the same depth as only a former president of the United States. Patterson has often stated that working with others leads to new and interesting stories. He has stated that he is simply more adept at dreaming up plans than drafting sentences after prison.

By the end of 2012, Patterson signed a deal to write or co-write 11 books for adults and 6 for young adults. According to Forbes, the transaction was worth at least $150 million, but Patterson said the estimate was inaccurate.

Patterson founded the James Patterson PageTurner Awards in 2005 to encourage people, businesses, colleges, and other organizations that are looking for innovative and effective ways to spread the word of books and reading. In 2008, the PageTurner Awards were suspended in favor of Patterson's latest venture, ReadKiddoRead.com, which aids parents, teachers, and librarians in finding the right books for their children. Ning hosts ReadKiddoRead, a social networking portal. Jack Patterson, Patterson's own son, was not the best reader in the class, according to Patterson. So, Jack did not have to do chores, but rather read 1 hour a day in Jack's 8th summer. Jack hated the first summer, but he survived it. The second summer, he accepted, was the first, and the third, he wanted to. Patterson wanted to give every child the opportunity, so he created the ReadKiddoRead website for parents who can't seem to find any good books for their children. Patterson has also established the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarship in the Appalachian State University, Michigan State University, Florida Atlantic University, and the University of Florida. Patterson also manages the College Book Bucks scholarship program. His JP Entertainment firm signed a first-look contract with Entertainment One last week.

Patterson said in an interview that older white males find it impossible to get jobs in film, theater, television, and publishing, and that the issue is "just another kind of bigotry." Patterson's own publishing house, Hachette, has a 66% white workforce and 78% of senior positions are filled with whites. Patterson apologised on Facebook for allegations of bigotry following the unveiling of reports revealing that white males are overrepresented in the publishing industry. "I regret saying that white male writers' finding jobs is a sign of bigotry," White writers' rejection of white writers. Please know that I favor a plurality of voices being heard in literature, film, and everywhere.


A long-anticipated second series is now available, according to Heartstopper

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 22, 2022
The cast had reunited for a table read after the first series' debut in April, based on Alice Oseman's graphic novels. Both Heartstopper and Netflix's social media pages took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that the show was back in production with a sweet video.

James Comey, the former FBI Director, has just signed a three-book contract to write two crime thriller books

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 21, 2022
Ex-FBI Director James Comey (left) is making the move into nonfiction! After the success of his two autobiographies in 2018 and 2021, Comey has agreed to write two crime thrillers. 'A Higher Loyalty,' his first book, chronicles his time with then President Donald Trump (right) and has sold more than 600,000 copies, earning him more than $2 million in signing fees.' In the spring, the first of the two fictional books will be published.

EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: A visit to Cambridge's new home by the royal

www.dailymail.co.uk, August 19, 2022
EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: William and Kate's new Windsor home (Adelaide Cottage, pictured) is now occupied by Simon Rhodes, who ran £18,000 guided tours as a 'Royal Family member.' When the company first emerged, it was quickly closed, links were deleted, and no more was revealed about it.
James Patterson Tweets and Instagram Photos
12 Aug 2022

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