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Stieg Larsson Net Worth

Stieg Larsson Net Worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

  • Source of Wealth Books, Film Adaptations
  • Age Deceased at 50 years old on 2004-11-09
  • Birth Place Skelleftehamn, Sweden
  • Marital Status Partner (Eva Gabrielsson)
  • Full Name Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson
  • Nationality Swedish
  • Date of Birth August 15, 1954
  • Ethnicity Swedish
  • Occupation Journalist, Author, Writer
  • Children None
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About Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson’s Net Worth was estimated around $50 million, most of it was accumulated through his journalistic works and bestselling novels, many of which are now being made into films. This Award winning writer and journalist left behind a literary reputation and fortune, hard for anyone to parallel. The state of his estate is now the topic of much discussion, primarily because of the financial feud ensued by it among the writer’s family and his girlfriend of many years.

Having started his career quite early as a science fiction writer, Stieg soon shifted over to the crime genre and created some extraordinary novels with dark plots and interesting twists, much like his personal life. An editor of many magazines and a writer of many novels, Stieg’s greatest contribution was the”Millennium series”, that won him the most recognition and money.

A man with strong political views and a preference for the unconventional, Stieg did not leave behind a will, that made his family inherit all his fortune with his girlfriend get none! Although, there have been attempts of negotiation between the two parties, there has been no positive results! But, despite the nasty headlines caused due to Steig’s fortune, his readers still continue to read and enjoy his novels just as much as they always did!


Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Stieg Larsson'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
  • Earnings 2012
  • Earnings 2010
Earnings 2015 N/A
Royalties 2015

Estimated earnings from Larsson's novel, Millenium Series (80 million copies)

Earnings 2012 $3 Million
Earnings 2010 N/A
Royalties 2010

Estimated earnings from book sales of Larsson's fiction novel, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (1.9 million copies)

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