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Tom Clancy Net Worth

Tom Clancy Net Worth is
$300 Million

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American military and espionage writer Tom Clancy has an estimated net worth of $300 Million. Produced in Baltimore, Maryland in 1947 Clancy has made a name for himself as a writer of historically precise, detailed, and suspenseful novels set during the aftermath of the Cold War. Clancy’s first novel, The Hunt for Red October, was written in 1984 and was met with instant acclaim round the world.

Tom Clancy Net Worth $300 Million

In addition to his literary achievements, Clancy can also be a part owner of the Baltimore Orioles and an active participant in Republican politics. Several of Clancy’s novels are turned into successful Hollywood movies. These movies, commonly starring Harrison Ford and Alec Baldwin as the lead character, have caused additional acclaim and popularity for Clancy. Also, Clancy found success as a video game entrepreneur when he founded Red Storm Entertainment in 1996. This company made many popular video games based off of Clancy’s novels including Rainbow Six, The Sum of All Fears, and Red Storm Rising. Red Storm Entertainment was bought by video game giant Ubisoft who continue to create games based off of Clancy’s novels.

Full NameTom Clancy
Net Worth$300 Million
Date Of BirthApril 12, 1947, Baltimore, Maryland, United States)
DiedOctober 1, 2013, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Place Of BirthBaltimore
ProfessionWriter, Novelist, Author, Film Producer
EducationLoyola Blakefield, Loyola University Maryland
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseAlexandra Marie Llewellyn (m. 1999–2013), Wanda Thomas (m. 1969–1999)
ChildrenThomas Clancy III, Kathleen Clancy, Alexis Jacqueline Page Clancy, Christine Blocksidge, Michelle Bandy
ParentsCatherine Clancy, Thomas Clancy
NicknamesClancy, Tom, Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr., Thomas Leo Clancy, Jr., Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
Music GroupsThe Clancy Brothers
NominationsGoodreads Choice Awards Best Mystery & Thriller, DVD Premier Award for Best Audio Commentary, New Release
MoviesJack Ryan
1Writing horror, thrillers or suspense.
2Realistic, carefully researched stories about the military and terrorism
The Hunt for Red October (1990)$600,000 (novel rights)
1Helicopters don't fly, they vibrate so badly the ground rejects them.
2Success will ruin your life.
3There are two kinds of people: the ones who need to be told and the ones who figure it out all by themselves.
4The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
5Wars are begun by frightened men.
1Was 39 years old when his first book was published.
2Of the three actors to play "Jack Ryan", Ben Affleck is his favorite.
3Attempted to buy the Minnesota Vikings in the late 1990's. Due to his on-going divorce, he did not have sufficient funds. The team was instead bought by Red McCombs.
4Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors." New Revision Series, Vol. 132, pp. 86-93. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
5His wife Alexandra is the niece of Colin Powell.
6He majored in English at Baltimore's Loyola College.
7Dreamed of serving in the US military ever since he was a young boy. However, he failed to continue ROTC in college because he couldn't pass the required eye exam, crushing his hopes of ever serving in the army. (Loyola College required all students to enroll for two years of ROTC.)
8Due to the limited technology of the 1980s, his novel, "The Hunt For Red October," had to be saved on ten floppy disks.
9He was an insurance salesman before becoming a full time author of military fiction and non-fiction. (He has never had any military or government experience)
10A woman in Washington, DC, read his novel "The Hunt For Red October" when it was first published by the Naval Press Institute in the 1980s, and loved it so much that she gave a copy to all her friends. One of those friends was President Ronald Reagan, who stepped off Marine One with the book tucked under his arm. A reporter saw the book and asked Reagan, "What are you reading?" Reagan then held up the book so everybody could see the cover and replied, "It's a really a good yarn." After Reagan's compliment, Tom Clancy's first novel became a best seller.
11Sold his videogame company, Red Storm Entertainment, for $45 million.
12Reportedly is worth over USD $190 million. [2001]
13Attended Loyola High School class of 1965 and Loyola College class of 1969. Major: English Literature.
14Father of four.
15Minority owner of the Baltmore Orioles, with majority owner Peter Angelos.


The Division2018idea announced
Jack Ryan2017TV Series characters - 4 episodes pre-production
The Division2016Video Game creator
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit2014based on characters created by
Ghost Recon: Alpha2012Short idea - uncredited
Splinter Cell: Conviction2010Video Game idea - uncredited
Splinter Cell: Double Agent2006Video Game idea
Rainbow Six: Critical Hour2006Video Game creator
Splinter Cell: Essentials2006Video Game idea
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory2005Video Game idea
Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow2004Video Game idea
Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield2003Video Game scenarios
Splinter Cell2002Video Game uncredited
The Sum of All Fears2002novel
Ghost Recon2001Video Game idea
The Bear and the Dragon1999TV Movie writer
Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear1999Video Game scenarios
NetForce1999TV Movie story
Rainbow Six1998Video Game scenarios
OP Center1995TV Movie story
Clear and Present Danger1994novel
Patriot Games1992novel
The Hunt for Red October1990novel "The Hunt for Red October"


The Sum of All Fears2002executive producer
OP Center1995TV Movie executive producer


Force 211999Video Game chairman


Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit2014dedicatee
Splinter Cell: Conviction2010Video Game thanks
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory2005Video Game thanks
Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow2004Video Game special thanks
Defcon 2: Cuban Missile Crisis2002Video documentary special thanks


Ace of Cakes2007TV SeriesHimself - Birthday Boy
Modern Marvels2001-2004TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Author, "The Hunt for Red October"
Charlie Rose1996-2004TV SeriesHimself Guest / Himself - Guest
The Simpsons2004TV SeriesHimself
The Raising of the Kursk2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Panorama2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Save Our History2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Wartime Deception2001TV Movie documentaryHimslef - author
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2000TV SeriesHimself
Jeopardy!1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest Contestant
Digital Cavalry1995Video documentary shortHost
Submarine: Steel Boats, Iron Men1989TV Movie documentaryHimself

Nominated Awards

2003DVD Premiere AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest Audio Commentary, New ReleaseThe Sum of All Fears (2002)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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