Net Worth: $125 Million
- Source of Wealth Books
- Birth Place Everett, Pennsylvania, United States
- Marital Status Married Gerda Ann Cerra Koontz (m. 1966)
- Full Name Dean Ray Koontz
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth July 9, 1945
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Author
- Education Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Dean Koontz is an American author who has a net worth of approximately $125 million. He has been compared to the likes of Stephen King based on his style of writing. His suspense thrillers, science fiction and horror novels have set him up for millions of fans all over the world.
He was born in 1945 in Pennsylvania and always loved to write as a hobby, but for a long time was an English Teacher as his sole occupation. He began writing full time in the 70′s and he had the full support of his wife who even co wrote some of his books alongside him.
Breakthrough novel Whisper was published in 1980 and only then did he get the recognition that he deserved. Since then he has had much praise and awards for his work. Many of his books have been made into film adaptations including Sole Survivor, Watchers and The Intruder.