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Terry McMillan Net Worth

Terry McMillan Net Worth

Net Worth: $40 Million

  • Source of Wealth Books, Film Adaptations
  • Birth Place Port Huron, Michigan, United States
  • Marital Status Divorced (Jonathan Plummer)
  • Full Name Terry McMillan
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth October 18, 1951
  • Ethnicity African American
  • Occupation Author
  • Education University of California, Berkeley
  • Children 1 (Solomon)
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About Terry McMillan

Author Terry McMillan’s net worth is $40 million. She was born in Port Huron, Michigan in 1951. She studied journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. Her first book, Mama, came out in 1987. Her talent in writing led her to be one of the most celebrated writers in the United States in the following years.

She soared to fame with her third novel “Waiting to Exhale”. This novel was the New York Times Bestseller for several months in 1995. Two of her novels “Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” were made into movies. In 2010, another novel, “Getting to Happy” got published by the same author. “Getting to Happy” was the much awaited sequel to “Waiting to Exhale”.

“A day late and a Dollar Short”, “The Interruption of Everything”, and “Disappearing Acts” are among her other celebrated literary works.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Terry McMillan'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 2012
  • Earnings 1992
Earnings 2012 N/A
Sale of Asset 2012

Selling value of McMillan's 7,000-square feet house in Danville, California

Earnings 1992 N/A
Royalties 1992

Estimated book sales from the novel, Waiting to Exhale which sold over three million copies