Net Worth: $5 Million
- Age 39 years old
- Birth Place Illinois
- Height 1.68 m
- Full Name Neil Strauss
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 13, 1973
- Occupation journalist, author, and ghostwriter
- Education Columbia University, Vassar College
About Neil Strauss
Neil Strauss is an American journalist, author, and ghostwriter. His net worth is estimated to be $5 million as of March 2012. He has American as well as Kittitian citizenship. He is well known for his book, “The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists”. Here Neil has described his experience in the seduction community. He is an editor at Rolling Stone, and also writes regularly for the New York Times. Strauss is also an award winning journalist. When he was in high school, he was a writer for a magazine called Ear. At the same time, Neil was writing on his first book, Radiotext.
He later went to work for a New York newspaper and Village Voice. Neil became a music critic for the New York Times. He then became a contributing editor for the Rolling Stone Magazine. Strauss worked on the report of Kurt Cobain’s suicide, which won him an ASCAP award. He also won an award for his profile on Eric Clapton in the New York Times Art and the Leisure section. Strauss has written for Maxim, The Source, Entertainment Weekly, and Esquire.
In 2005, he published The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists. This article went on to become a New York Times Bestseller and it stayed on for a month. The book was ranked #1 on Amazon. Strauss published, Everybody Loves You When you are Dead: The Journey into Fame and Madness in 2011. This too got an entry into the Bestsellers list of the New York Times. He was once involved in celeb gossip. It was said that his girlfriend Lisa Leverridge left him for the pop star Robbie Williams.