Net Worth: $35 Million
- Source of Wealth Books
- Birth Place Princeton, New Jersey
- Marital Status Married to Tonya Chen
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth February 7, 1969
- Occupation Author
- Education Harvard University
- Children one child
About Ben Mezrich
Ben Mezrich is an American author who has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Born on February 7, 1969 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, he attended Princeton Day School and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Social Studies from Harvard University in 1991.
Mezrich earned his estimated net worth of $35 million through the many books that he has written. He is best known for his non-fiction books, some of which were written under the pseudonym Holden Scott. His works include popular books like The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as well as Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions.
His first book about Zuckerberg was adapted into the hit movie The Social Network, which was directed by David Fincher and written by Aaron Sorkin. The film won Golden Globes for best picture, best director, best adapted screenplay, and best score, and was nominated for 8 Oscars. It won three, including a Best Adapted Screenplay award for Sorkin. Mezrich and Sorkin also both share a prestigious Scripter Award for best adapted screenplay.
Mezrich has also written a number of fiction novels, which include Reaper, a book that deals with a computer virus. It was made into a movie, and also made it to television under the name Fatal Error. He has received a screenwriting credit on the episode of the FOX supernatural thriller series The X-Files entitled Skin.