David Foster Wallace Net Worth

Net Worth: $5 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Writing
  • Birth Place:

    Ithaca, New York, United States
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Karen L. Green)
  • Full Name:

    David Foster Wallace
  • Nationality:

    American
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About David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Wallace was an American award-winning author who wrote several essays, short stories, and novels. Wallace was widely known for his novel, "Infinite Jest" and time magazine cited this novel as one of the best 100 novels from 1925 to 2005.

He was born on 12 February 1962 in New York Ithaca and he committed suicide in 2008. He was always good in his studies and he did his graduation in English and Philosophy. At this time, his writing skill was improving and he wrote few thesis and essays as well that gained worldwide popularity in future.

His first novel was "The Broom Of System" that not only created a nation buzz but got great critical acclamation as well. Shortly, he wrote the "Infinite Jest" that made him one of the most popular celebrity authors of the world. He had also written a few other novels and had received so many prizes and awards for his work.

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Earnings 1996

Royalties 1996
Estimated earnings from the novel, Infinite Jest (1 million copies sold)
$100,000

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