Facts of Stephenie Meyer Networth
|Full Name||Stephenie Meyer|
|Birth Name||Stephenie Morgan|
|Birth City||Hartford, Connecticut|
|Father Name||Stephen Morgan|
|Father Profession||Financial Officer|
|Mother Name||Candy Morgan|
|Spouse||Christian "Pancho" Meyer|
|No Of Children||3|
|Awards||British Book Award|
|Sibilings||Jacob Morgan, Paul Morgan, Seth Morgan, Emily Morgan, Heidi Morgan|
|Education||Chaparral High School, Brigham Young University, Arizona State University|
|Date of Birth||December 24,1973|
Stephenie Meyer is an American novelist. She authored the Twilight saga of novels, a novel series that would spawn the multi-billion-dollar grossing Twilight movie franchise.
Not only did the vampire-romance novels series garner her a worldwide fanbase, but they also made her one of the highest-earning authors in the world.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Stephenie Meyer?
As of March 2020, Stephenie Meyer's net worth is reported to be $125 million.
Stephenie is a novelist who is most known for her Twilight novel series. Besides the four books that make up the Twilight saga, Stephenie has written two additional adult novels, namely The Host and The Chemist.
She has also authored numerous short stories and spin-offs to her Twilight novel series.
Twilight was the first book Stephenie ever wrote, and, according to Meyer, the idea for the book came to her in a dream.
She jotted down a rough first draft but had to jump through hoops to just get it recognized. After being rejected by more than a dozen publications, she landed a three-book deal with the publisher, Little, Brown, and Company worth $750,000. The first book, Twilight, was published in 2005 and rose atop The New York Times Best Seller list.
She subsequently followed up with three sequels, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn. All of which landed in The New York Times Best Seller list. The latter of the books sold 1.3 million copies on the day of its release alone and earned Stephenie a British Book Award for Children's Book of the Year.
To date, the Twilight novel series have sold a combined 100 million copies worldwide and has been translated in 37 languages. The four books spent a combined 235 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list.
The first movie, Twilight, was released on November 21, 2008, followed by The Twilight Saga: New Moon, on November 20, 2009; The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, on June 30, 2010; The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, on November 18, 2011; and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, on November 16, 2012.
As of March 2020, the movies have grossed a combined $3.3 billion worldwide. Considering the combined budget for the five movies totaled at $373 million, the movie was a box-office success.
Due to the success of her books and the subsequent movies, Stephenie landed at #24 in Forbes' Celebrity 100 list featuring the most influential celebrities of 2009; she was raking in an annual earning in the upwards of $50 million.
The same year, she landed at 5 on Forbes' Hollywood's Top-Earning Women's list and was the only author to have made the cut.
The following year, she ranked #59 in the Forbes Celebrity 100, with an annual earning of $40 million.
Besides the Twilight books, she has written two full-length novels, The Host, and The Chemist, the former of which was adapted into an eponymous movie, starring Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, and Jake Abel, which premiered on March 29, 2013.
Parents, Childhood, And Education
Stephenie Meyer was born Stephenie Morgan, the second of six children born to financial officer Stephen Morgan and his wife, Candy Morgan.
Born on December 24, 1973, in Hartford, Connecticut, Stephenie was raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where she attended Chaparral High School.
She studied English Literature at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree in 1997. She also took classes at Arizona State University.
A devout follower of Christian faith, Stephenie is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Marriage And Children
Stephenie is married to Christian "Pancho" Meyer. She had known Christian since she was 4, and the two attended the same church. They reconnected later in life and got married in 1994 when Stephenie was 21.
They have three sons together: Gabe Meyer born in 1997, Seth Meyer born in 2001, and Eli Meyer born in 2003.