Stieg Larsson Net Worth

Net Worth: $50 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Books and Film Adaptations
  • Birth Place:

    Skelleftehamn, Sweden
  • Marital Status:

    Partner (Eva Gabrielsson)
  • Full Name:

    Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson
  • Nationality:

    Swedish
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About Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson

Stieg Larsson had an estimated net worth of 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.

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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 have been no positive results! But, despite the nasty headlines caused due to Stieg's fortune, his readers still continue to read and enjoy his novels just as much as they always did!

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Earnings 2019

Asset Aug. 2019
Estimated value of Stieg Larsson's website stieglarsson.com
$4,100
Book Sales May. 2019
Sales of the crime novel series Millennium (approximately 100 million copies sold)
$568,000,000

Earnings 2015

Royalties 2015
Estimated earnings from Larsson's novel, Millenium Series (80 million copies)
$8,000,000
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