Dallas Clayton Biography

Published On Oct 26, 2017
Facts of Dallas Clayton
Date of Birth: 1979 , December-17
Birth Nation: Canada
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As Dallas Clayton was interested in writing since his childhood, he pursued his career in the writing field. At first, Clayton started his profession by self-publishing small run short zines which he distributes in street corners, music venues, and art galleries throughout the United States. However he rose to fame after he published “An Awesome Book!”, which is a 64-page children’s picture book on the subject of “dreaming big”, sold over 50,000 copies to the date. 

Further, he started working as the editorial-in-chief of “We Love You So”, an art magazine founded by an American renowned director Spike Jonze.

In 2010, he came out with his second book “An Awesome Book of Thanks!” which followed the pattern of his previous book “An Awesome Book!” which was about the importance of being thankful, released through AmazoneEncore.

As per the source, Clayton had signed a three-book deal with Harper Collins and a two-book deal with Candlewick Press.

Additionally, he released a collection of children’s poetry “Make Magic! Do Good!” as well as children’s book for adults, “It’s Never Too Late” via P. Putnam’s Sons. Throughout his writing career, he has published several books including “A is for Awesome”, “Lily the Unicorn”, and ”Awesome Book of Love! (Harper)”.

As of now, Dallas Clayton might be single and unmarried but he is a father of his son Audio Science Clayton whom he welcomed with his former girlfriend Shannyn Sossamon. The ex-couple almost dated for two years, however, the two got separated after the birth of their son in 2003. Since then, there is no news and rumors related to his affair and girlfriend.

Being a renowned author Dallas Clayton has an accumulated net worth of $3 million. He has earned his wealth widely through his career as an author. 

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Born in United States


Renowned American children’s author Dallas Clayton was born on 18th of December 1979, in the United States of America. Talking about his nationality, the renowned author is an American and he belongs to multi racial ethnicity.

Published An Awesome Book


Following the birth of his son, Audio Science Clayton, Dallas Clayton released a book “An Awesome Book!”, a 64-page children’s picture book on the subject of “dreaming big”.

Collection of children’s poetry It’s Never Too Late


This year, author Dallas Clayton came out with a collection of children’s poetry, “It’s Never Too Late”. The collection was published through P. Putnam;s Sons. 

Released Two Books


In 2014, Clayton released “A is for Awesome” and “Lily the Unicorn”. Throughout his writing career, Clayton has released several books however he rose to prominence through his Awesome Book Series. 

Started Film Writing


This year renowned American author and illustrator Clayton started writing a film adaption of “Harold and the Purple Crayon” for Sony Pictures Animation. 

Current Net Worth


As of 2017, Clayton has an estimated net worth of $3 million, He earns his wealth widely through his professional career as an author. Thus, he is living a lavish life.