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Profession: Novelist, Writer, Film Director, Film Producer, Actor, Columnist, Screenwriter, Television Producer, Horror Writer
Date of Birth: Sep 21, 1947
Nicknames: John Swithen, Richard Bachman, Stephen Edwin King, King Stephen, King, Stephen
Height: 1.93 m
Ethnicity: Scotch-Irish American
Country: United States of America
Stephen King is a Maine-based author with an estimated net worth of $400 million dollars. Stephen King has sold more than 350 million copies of his novels worldwide and has published 49 books, many of which have become popular films or mini-series, including "Carrie", "It", "Stand by Me", and "Misery", and "The Shining". He has won over 50 literary awards. Stephen King has earned his net worth as a writer and screenwriter of horror, suspense, fantasy and the gothic. He has also acquired his fortune as an actor, columnist, film director, tv producer and novelist. King is well known for his touch of the macabre, as well as his talent for storylines. There have been several books that have been made into films, such as, The Stand, The Langoliers, The Mist, Stand by Me and many more. He has also had cameo appearances in several of these films, such as, the part of Teddy Weiszack in The Stand, a minister at a funeral in Pet Cemetary, the pizza delivery guy in Rose Red, and in The Shining, he played the part of a member of a band, as well as, a cemetary caretaker in Sleepwalkers. He has appeared in many of his book that were adapted into films. He was also in the mini-series Kingdom Hospital, and on the television series, the Sons of Anarchy. Many of Stephen King's books have been adapted for television, films, and even comic books. He has also written seven books, under the pen name of Richard Bachman. He has written more than the eerie and supernatural novels we all enjoy. There were five non-fiction stories written, as well as, many short stories. Stephen King's suggestion for anyone that is serious about becoming a writer, is to put four to six hours a day into it. He's a very dedicated writer and sets his goal at 2000 words a day, and doesn't stop writing until he has reached it. His biggest influence was the writer of the well known novel, The Shrinking Man, by Richard Matheson. King sometimes gives mention of other authors or novels in his writings. Stephen King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947. His mother, Nellie Ruth, had to raise Stephen and his adopted brother, David, as a single parent, after their father left the family. The family moved to Wisconsin, Indiana and Connecticut before settling down in Durham, Maine. His mother took a job as a caregiver in a facility for the mentally ill. Stephen was eleven years old at the time. He went to Durham Elementary, followed by his high school years at Lisbon Falls High, in Lisbon Falls, Maine. He attended the University of Maine and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. He wrote for the school newspaper and sold his first short story, The Glass Floor, in 1967 to the Startling Mystery Stories, and afterwards he sold other short stories to magazines, such as, Cavalier. King also worked as a teacher at Hamdon Academy, in Hamdon, Maine.He met his wife at the campus library, and they were married in 1971. He and his wife, Tabitha, have three children, Naomi, Joe, and Owen, as well as, three grandchildren. They have followed in Dad's footsteps and are also published authors, as well as his wife, Tabitha. For a while, King developed a drug and alcohol addiction, but, through the love and devotion of family and friends, he overcame the problem. He has been sober since the late 80's.
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books. As of 2011, King has written and published 49 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, five non-fiction books, and nine collections of short stories. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine.
King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, British Fantasy Society Awards, his novella The Way Station was a Nebula Award novelette nominee, and in 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He has also received awards for his contribution to literature for his whole career, such as the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (2004), the Canadian Booksellers Association Lifetime Achievement Award (2007) and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America (2007).
King's father, Donald Edwin King, who was born circa 1913 in Peru, Indiana, was a merchant seaman. King's mother, Nellie Ruth (n'ee Pillsbury; March 13, 1913 - December 28, 1973) was born in Scarborough, Maine. They were married July 23, 1939, in Cumberland County, Maine.
Stephen King was born September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine. When King was two years old, his father left the family under the pretense of "going to buy a pack of cigarettes," leaving his mother to raise King and his adopted older brother, David, by herself, sometimes under great financial strain. The family moved to De Pere, Wisconsin, Fort Wayne, Indiana and Stratford, Connecticut. When King was eleven years old, the family returned to Durham, Maine, where Ruth King cared for her parents until their deaths. She then became a caregiver in a local residential facility for the mentally challenged. King was raised Methodist.
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