Facts of John Grisham
|Full Name:||John Grisham|
|Age:||65 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||February 08, 1955|
|Birth Place:||Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Profession:||Novelist, Attorney, Politician, and Activist|
|Father's Name:||John Ray Grisham|
|Mother's Name:||Wanda Skidmore Grisham|
|Education:||Mississippi State University (BS) University of Mississippi School of Law (JD)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
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I can't change overnight into a serious literary author. You can't compare apples to oranges. William Faulkner was a great literary genius. I am not.
I don't want to force my politics on my readers.
I'm not itching to sue Amazon or Wal-Mart... they sell a lot of books. But the future is very uncertain with books.
Relationship Statistics of John Grisham
|What is John Grisham marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did John Grisham get married ? (married date):||May 08, 1981|
|How many children does John Grisham have ? (name):||Two (Shea Grisham and Ty Grisham)|
|Is John Grisham having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is John Grisham gay ?:||No|
|Who is John Grisham wife ? (name):||Renee Jones|
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John is a married man. He wed Renee Jones on May 8, 1981, and they have two children, Shea Grisham, and Ty Grisham. In their spare time, the family moves between their homes in Oxford, Mississippi and their other home in Charlottesville, Virginia.
- 1 Who is John Grisham?
- 2 John Grisham: Age(64), Parents, Siblings, Family
- 3 John Grisham: Education, School/College University
- 4 John Grisham: Professional Life, Career
- 5 John Grisham: Awards, Nominations
- 6 John Grisham: Net Worth($300Million), Income, Salary
- 7 John Grisham: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 8 John Grisham: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 John Grisham: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc
Who is John Grisham?
Grishman is popular as an American novelist, attorney, politician, and activist. His books are very popular and they get translates into 42 languages. His books are publishing worldwide. He is also a Galaxy British Book Awards winner.
Moreover, his eight other novels are also adapted into the films: The Chamber, The Client, A Painted House, The Pelican Brief, The Rainmaker, The Runaway Jury, Skipping Christmas, and A Time to Kill.
John Grisham: Age(64), Parents, Siblings, Family
John was born on February 8, 1955, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. His father’s name is John Ray Grisham who worked as a construction worker and a cotton farmer. Likewise, his mother’s name is Wanda Skidmore Grisham who was a homemaker.
He initially wanted to become a baseball player but his dreams soon changed when he began focusing on his education while attending Northwest Mississippi Community college.
John Grisham: Education, School/College University
He studies at Delta State University but finally graduated from Mississippi State University, with a BS in Accounting, in 1977. After his graduation, he studied civil litigation at the University Of Mississippi School Of Law and graduated with a JD degree, in 1981.
John Grisham: Professional Life, Career
He practiced law for a decade. After it, he gets chance to work on the Mississippi House of Representatives as a Democrat, in 1983. John was a member of the Mississippi state legislature from 1983 to 1990.
The author served as the vice-chairman of the Apportionment and Elections Committee and was a member of several other committees. In 1984, an incident involving the rape of a 12-year-old girl inspired him to write his first novel, ‘Time to Kill’, which took three years to complete.
He completed the novel, but publishers weren’t found. Finally, he published it from ‘Wynwood Press’ in June 1989. No sooner, he writes his second novel, The Firm’, and published it two years later. From 1992 to 1998, he published a series of best-selling novels such as ‘The Pelican Brief’, ‘The Client’, ‘The Chamber’, ‘The Rainmaker’, ‘The Runaway Jury’, ‘The Partner’ and ‘The Street Lawyer’ in the order.
Starting with the new millennium, in 2001, he diverged from the legal genre and authored ‘A Painted House’ and ‘Skipping Christmas’ the same year. In the next two years, he authored, ‘The Summons’, ‘The King of Torts’ and ‘Bleachers’.
The period from 2004 to 2008 was an extremely fruitful one when he published a number of best-sellers including, ‘The Last Juror’, ‘The Broker’, ‘Playing for Pizza’ and ‘The Appeal’. He experimented with a new genre for ‘Playing for Pizza’, as it was based on American football.
In 2010, he deviated from writing legal thrillers yet again, but this time, his books targeted a whole new segment; children. The ‘Theodore Boone’ series, which is a four-part series, is about a 13-year-old boy who gives legal advice to his peers. From 2011 to 2013, along with the ‘Theodore Boone’ series, he has also authored, ‘The Litigators’, ‘Calico Joe’, ‘The Racketeer’ and the most recent, ‘Sycamore Row’, which is yet to be released.
His first best-seller, ‘The Firm’, released in 1991 and sold over than seven million copies worldwide. It became the first best-seller of the year 1991 and is known as his most widely-recognized novel. The book gets adapted for a feature film of the same title, starring Tom Cruise and Gene Hackman. It also gets adapt for television in 2011. Many of his novels are translated into 29 languages.
John Grisham: Awards, Nominations
John Grisham: Net Worth($300Million), Income, Salary
Grisham current net worth is $300 million. Likely, his annual salary is $32 million. In addition to his net worth, he fancy house costing $65 Million a lavish car worth $3 million.
John Grisham: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
He has maintained a good relationship with all other people in his personal and professional life. And so he hasn’t been into any kind of rumors and controversies.
John Grisham: Height, Weight, Body Size
He stands tall with a height of 6 feet and 1 inch. Likely, his weight is unknown. The author has light brown colored eyes and blue colored hair.
John Grisham: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc
He is active on different media platforms. He uses Instagram and has more than 27K followers. And he has over 33K followers on his Twitter account. His Facebook page has over 1M followers.