John Michael Green is a famous author based in the United States. Best known for his 2012 best-selling novel The Fault in Our Stars, Green is also an actor, producer, writer, editor, and a vlogger. He is also known for his first novel Looking for Alaska which won a Printz Award. Apart from writing, Green is also a YouTuber and has a channel called VlogBrothers along with his brother Hank Green.
Moreover, the 40-year-old is also the creator of VidCon, the biggest platform for video artists to meet their fans. He created VidCon mainly to bring all video artists together.
Here we are going to talk about the career and net worth of author John Michael Green.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, John initially wanted to become an Episcopal Priest, but as she worked as a student-chaplain in a hospital, he changed his roots and started writing.
His first ever novel, Looking for Alaska was mostly inspired by his experiences during his days in his high school. The book was published in 2006 and was recognized as the "best book written for teens" in the year. Despite being a debut book, it gained a lot of love and attention and is the work which brought the young author to prominence.
The Fault in Our Stars was published four years ago today. Thanks to everyone who read it back on January 10, 2012--and everyone who has read it since. From sharing the book with friends to fanfiction to reading with care and generosity, you've given so much to the story of Hazel and Gus. I can't thank you enough. (Regram from @capturetheshelves)
Later, he released other books like An Abundance of Katherines in 2006, Paper Towns in 2008, both the books was a huge success. Paper Towns even won an Edgar Award as Best Young Adult Novel in 2009. In 2015, it was also adapted into a movie in which he provided the voice to the character's father. He even helped to produce the film.
Moreover, his all-time best selling book, The Fault in Our Stars has also been adapted into a film. He also appeared as one of the minor characters in the movie. The cast of the movie includes Shailene Woodley, and many others.
John Green's The Fault in Our Stars' movie adaptation wins MTV Movie Awards
Source: MTV UK
He has so far written and produced numerous films like Crash Course, Mental Floss, etc.
Currently, he is one of the most successful authors in the industry and has his ventures in different fields that make him an avid public figure. Altogether, he has won 7 awards.
The estimated net worth of author John Green is $5 Million. Being one of the most famous and respected authors in the world, many expect his net worth to be a lot higher. In comparison to other authors like JK Rowling and Stephen King, his net worth is less.
Many fans were curious about it, and he shared with Quora that money should not be compared to the success of a person. He did not say anything particular about the net worth, but he shared that having too much money was a burden.
According to Forbes, after his success of The Fault in Our Stars, his yearly income rose to $9 million excluding taxes and fees. Moreover, the film adaptation of the novel also earned above $307 million worldwide.
The primary source of Green's income is his career as an author, but his hands in other ventures like producing, acting is also a good source of his income.
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