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Jonathan Franzen Net Worth

Jonathan Franzen Net Worth is
$10 Million

Jonathan Franzen Bio/Wiki 2018

Earning his abundance as a Pulitzer Prize finalist and also a National Book Award winning author, American novelist and essayist Jonathan Franzennet worth is $5 million. He is well known for his 1996 Harper’s essay Perchance to Dream and for various controversies he was involved in. Such controversies include the 2001 collection of his novel, The Corrections, for Oprah Winfrey’s book club and his declaration in 2010 that “America is virtually a rogue state.”

Jonathan Franzen Net Worth $5 Million

He grew up in Webster Groves, St. Louis, Missouri. Franzen graduated from Swarthmore College in 1981 with a degree in German. Franzen also studied in Berlin at Freie Universitat Berlin in 1981-82. Franzen’s first novel, The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), created him as an author worth seeing. Liberty is Franzen’s most recent novel, which was printed in August 2010.

Full NameJonathan Franzen
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 17, 1959
Place Of BirthWestern Springs, Illinois, United States
ProfessionWriter, Novelist, Essayist, Film Producer
EducationFree University of Berlin (1981–1982), Swarthmore College
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseValerie Cornell (m. 1982–1994)
ParentsIrene Franzen, Earl T. Franzen
SiblingsBob Franzen, Tom Franzen
PartnerKathryn Chetkovich
NicknamesJonathan Earl Franzen
AwardsOprah's Book Club, National Book Award for Fiction, Whiting Awards, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
NominationsPulitzer Prize for Fiction, PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, International Dublin Literary Award, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Fiction, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Goodreads Choice Awards Favorite Book
MoviesEmptying The Skies, The Corrections
1Adheres to a strict regime of writing by doing so only at his office which is sombre and devoid of such distractions as Internet connections. His writing desk is generally naked except for his computer.
2Cites Charles Dickens as one of his favorite authors.
3Is an avid bird watcher and environmentalist.
4His novel The Corrections was selected and later withdrawn from Oprah Winfrey's Book Club.


PurityTV Series based on the novel by - 2 episodes, 2017 teleplay - 1 episode, 2017 pre-production
The Corrections2012TV Movie novel


Purity2017TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes pre-production
Emptying the Skies2013Documentary executive producer


Late Night with Seth Meyers2016TV SeriesHimself
Jeopardy!2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Efter Tio2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHimself - Author
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2015TV SeriesHimself - Author
Skavlan2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Revenge of the Mekons2013DocumentaryHimself
Emptying the Skies2013DocumentaryHimself
Philip Roth: Unmasked2013Himself
Fünf Tage mit Jonathan Franzen2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Birders: The Central Park Effect2012DocumentaryHimself
Les Carnets de route de François Busnel2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Via llibre2011TV SeriesHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2011TV SeriesHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2011TV Series documentaryHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Late Review2010TV SeriesHimself - Reviewee
The Simpsons2006TV SeriesHimself
Berlin Mitte2003TV SeriesHimself
Charlie Rose1996-2002TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Bestseller2002TV SeriesHimself - Author

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