Jim Butcher Biography

Updated On Jul 17, 2019 Published On Dec 14, 2015
Facts of Jim Butcher
Date of Birth: 1971 , October-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Jim Butcher
Birth Name Jim Butcher
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Independence, Missouri
Ethnicity White
Profession Author
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for The Dresden Files, Codex Alera
Married Yes
Married to Shannon Butcher (m. 2013)
Children 1
Divorce Shannon Butcher (m. 2013)
Awards Goodreads Choice Awards Best Paranormal Fantasy
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
TV Show The Dresden Files
Books Storm Front, Skin Game, The Dresden Files, Codex Alera
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Jim Butcher is a New York Times bestselling author renowned in the United States from his own fantasy book series The Dresden Files. Besides being an author, Jim’s an avid martial artist who knows Ryukyu Kempo, Tae Kwon Do, and Gojo Shorei Ryu.

Early life

Jim was born on October 26, 1971, in Independence, Missouri, the United States and was raised along with his two older sisters. Raised as the youngest of his parent’s three children, Jim suffered from strep throat as a child.

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At that time, he began reading the novels like The Lord of the Rings and The Han Solo Adventures from where he set out to become a writer.


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Regarding his nationality, he is American and is of white ethnicity.


Likewise, he concluded his first book, The Dresden Files at his early age, which was about a professional wizard named Harry Dresden.  

Afterward, Jim Butcher wrote two series The Dresden Files and Codex Alera, which brought him to the glare of publicity. In the same way, he wrote a novel of Spider-Man, The Darkest Hours, and a short story, My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding, Blood Lite, and so on. Jim has written several well-known books to date.

Some of them are Welcome to Jungle, Mean Streets, Side Jobs, Ghoul Goblin, Working for Bigfoot, etc.

He also has published books named Hex Appeal and Urban Enemies. On June 5, 2018, Jim wrote the Dresden Files omnibus bibliography titled Brief Cases

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Married life

Talking about his personal life, Jim is a married man. He got married to a beautiful woman, Shannon Butcher. However, the couple divorced after living several years together and the reason behind their separation is still hidden.

Currently, Jim is living with his son James Joseph. After his divorce, Jim has not involved in a love affair neither there are any rumors spread out of his dating relationships. 

Net worth

Jim is one of the noticeable authors who has earned a tremendous amount of money from his profession. Nevertheless, his exact salary and net worth are under review but he seems to earn no less than a million dollars.

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Born in Independence, Missouri

October 26 , 1971

Born as Jim Butcher in Independence, Missouri, United States of American to American parents, Jim was raised in Independence along with his two older sisters. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

Released his first book, The Dresden Files

April 1 , 2000

As a child, Jim Butcher began reading the novels like The Lord of the Rings and The Han Solo Adventures and from that time he began his interest in writing. His first book, The Dresden Files was released on April 1, 2000.

Released his another book, The Darkest Hours

June 27 , 2006

His first two books series are The Dresden Files and Codex Alera. Jim Butcher has released six novels for Codex Alera and his is still writing several series for The Dresden Files. He is also the writer of The Darkest Hours and it was released on 27th of June 2006.

Divorced with Shannon Butcher


Jim Butcher was once married to Shannon Butcher. As a married couple, they also welcomed their only child a son. But this sweet couple had some feud in their married life and they finally got divorced in 2013. He is living the life of a single these days.