Net Worth: $220 Million
- Source of Wealth Books, Film Adaptations
- Birth Place Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
- Marital Status Married (Renee Jones)
- Full Name John Ray Grisham, Jr.
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth February 8, 1955
- Occupation Author, Lawyer, Politician
- Education Delta State University, Southaven High School, Northwest Mississippi Community College, University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University
- Children 2 (Ty, Shea)
About John Grisham
John Grisham is an internationally well-known American writer. His net worth is an astonishing $220 million.
Grisham was born in Arkansas in 1955 and began not as a writer, but as a lawyer. While practicing law, he served on the House of Representatives for Mississippi. Before he began writing, he married his wife, Renee.
In 1989, he published his first novel, A Time To Kill. Writing was a hobby that often used his career as a lawyer for a foundation, but it became his life’s work following a very favorable reception. Since then he has published dozens of spine-tingling novels. Grisham is not only prolific, but a high-quality author. John Grisham has made the New York Time’s Best Seller List time and time again. Nine of his books have been adapted into movies. He continues to write and release new books.
Royalties are the main source of revenue that makes up John Grisham’s large net worth.
Earnings & Financial Data
The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of John Grisham's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.
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|Earnings 2015||$18 Million|
|Earnings 2014||$14 Million|
|Earnings 2013||$17 Million|
|Earnings 2012||$26 Million|
Estimated earnings from his books (275 million copies sold worldwide)
Estimated earnings from his top-selling adult hardcover The Litigators
|Earnings 2010||$15 Million|
|Earnings 2008||$25 Million|
Salary from Runaway Jury
|Earnings 2000||$36 Million|
Salary from A Time to Kill
Salary from The Firm
Estimated earnings from the book, The Firm (7 million copies sold)
Annual salary as a Member of the House of Representatives (1983-1990)