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Gary Larson Net Worth

Gary Larson Net Worth is
$50 Million

Gary Larson Bio/Wiki 2018

American cartoonist Gary Larson has an estimated net worth of $50 million. He’s well-known for being the originator of the internationally syndicated cartoon series The Far Side. For 15 years, the cartoon series was syndicated in over 900 papers worldwide. His collection of 23 cartoon books earned over 45 million sales copies. His world renowned cartoon series ended when he retired in 1995.

Gary Larson Net Worth $50 Million

After completing his communications degree at Washington State University, Gary Larson chose to work in a music store however only to leave shortly after. He afterwards realized that he could make money from cartooning. He started with 6 cartoons which he submitted to Pacific Investigation. After leading to another local newspaper in Seattle, Larson started submitting his cartoon strip to The Seattle Times, though under the name of Nature’s Way. His work was published every week. While at San Francisco, he pitched another one of his works to the San Francisco Chronicle. His work was published and it had been renamed to The Far Side. In 1985 and 1988, he was a recipient of the Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award from the National Cartoonists Society.

Full NameGary Larson
Net Worth$50 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 14, 1950
Place Of BirthTacoma, Washington, United States
ProfessionCartoonist, artist, author, "The Far Side" creator
EducationCurtis Senior High School in University Place, Washington, Tacoma; Washington State University, Pullman
SpouseToni Carmichael
ParentsDoris Larson, Verner Larson
AwardsNewspaper Panel Cartoon Award by the National Cartoonists Society (1985, 1988), Reuben Award (1990, 1994)
Nominations"New York Times Best Seller" (1998); Serratoterga larsoni, The Garylarsonus (Ecuadorian rainforest butterflies carries his name)
MoviesSimpsons:"Once Upon a Time in Springfield", Tales from the Far Side (1994), Tales from the Far Side II (1997)
TV ShowsGary Larson's Tales from the Far Side
1Creator of "The Far Side" which debuted in the San Francisco Chronicle on 1 January 1980. He retired from daily panels on 1 January 1995, at which time "The Far Side" was being seen in 1,900 daily and Sunday newspapers worldwide.
2Creater of the syndicated comic strip "The Far Side", which featured surreal humor.
3Has an Owl Louse named after him: Strigiphilus garylarsoni.


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