Net Worth: $110 Million
- Age 83 years old
- Birth Place The Bronx, New York
- Full Name Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth December 24, 1929
- Occupation Writer
- Children 5
About Mary Higgins Clark
The queen of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark has a net worth of $110 Million as of March 2012. Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney or simply Mary Higgins Clark, as she is popularly known as is a suspense, psychological and mystery writer. She is among the most accomplished writers in this genre. She has come out with 42 books as of today. All of them have been bestsellers. That’s a tremendous achievement. The number of books sold exceeds 100 million. Mary was made an advance of $64 in 2011 for her next five books.
The first novel she wrote was titled “Where are the Children”. It was a runaway success. It was even turned into a movie in 1986. But that is not the only one. “A Stranger is watching”, “Where are you Now”, “Remember Me” and “The Cradle Will Fall” has also been filmed among others. Apart from her thriller novels, Mary has also authored several non-fictional books and books for children. She has worked as a script writer for several radio series too. As a child, Mary used to write poems and short plays. In her long career, Mary has won several awards. She is a past President of the Mystery Writers of America and also the Chairman of the International Crime Congress.
Mary Higgins Clark partly owns the New Jersey Jets. The money she makes comes from this football team as well and also from the selling rights of her books to movie makers and television adaptations. 22 of her novels have been screened on television till now.