Top 50 Richest Authors

#11 Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts

Net Worth- $370 Million

She is an American novelist, who has pen down more than 200 romantic novels. Her estimated net worth is $370 million. Over 280 million copies of her novels have been sold globally. Roberts is the first author, who has been introduced to the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. Her prominent novels are- Montana Sky, Magic Moments, Northern Lights, Carolina Moon, Tribute, etc.

She lives in a modest condo in western Maryland.



#12 Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz

Net Worth- $145 Million

Dean Koontz is an American, suspense-thriller novelist, whose net worth is $145 million. Some of his novels have been listed as best sellers in New York Times. He has written popular books, which have also been adapted as films, like Frankenstein, The Husband, Odd Thomas, Mr. Murder, Phantoms, Intensity, and many more.

He lives in Newport Beach, California in  lavish 24,000-square feet home.



#13 Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer

Net Worth- $125 Million

Stephenie Meyer is an American author and producer, who is popular for her vampire romance series, Twilight, which includes Twilight, Breaking Dawn, New Moon, and Eclipse. She was the bestselling author in 2008 and 2009. Meyer has a net worth of $125 million, and she attained 49th rank on the list of “100 Most Influential People” of Time Magazine, in 2008.  “Prom Nights from Hell” and “The Host” are her other books.

Stephenie lives in a 3,316-square feet home in Arizona, USA, which she purchased for $819,000. It comprises of beehive fireplace, 3 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and a pebble finish pool.

#14 Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark

Net Worth- $140 Million

Mary Higgins Clark is the famous American author, who writes in suspense, mystery and psychological thriller genre. Her total net worth is of $140 million, which she has earned through her 42 best seller novels. Some of her famous novels are Aspire to the Heavens,The Cradle Will Fall, All Around the Town, We’ll Meet Again, You Belong to Me, The Lost Years, and many more. Mary has also served as President of the Mystery Writers of America, and Chairman of the International Crime Congress.  She was inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame in 2011.

She lives in a huge mansion in New Jersey, USA.

#15 Dan Brown

Dan Brown

Net Worth- $160 Million

Dan Brown is an American author. He is known for his best-selling novel, “Angels and Demons” and “The Da Vinci Code”. His estimated net worth is $160 million. Dan is famous for writing mysterious, conspiracy, thriller, and adventurous novels. Other than the above novels, he has written Inferno, Digital Fortress, The Lost Symbol, Deception Point, The Bald Book, and 187 Men to Avoid: A Survival Guide for the Romantically Frustrated Woman.

He lives in a magnificent mansion in New Hampshire.

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