Rick Riordan Bio

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Relationship Statistics of Rick Riordan

What is Rick Riordan marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Rick Riordan get married ? (married date):June 05, 1985
How many children does Rick Riordan have ? (name):Two(Haley and Patrick)
Is Rick Riordan having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Rick Riordan gay ?: No
Who is Rick Riordan wife ? (name):Becky Riordan

More about the relationship

Rick is a married man. He married his wife Becky Riordan, originally from the East Coast, on June 5, 1985, on the pair’s shared birthday. Moreover, they gave birth to two sons, Haley and Patrick.

It was Haley who inspired his dad to write the Percy Jackson series as a bedtime story. Currently, they live in Boston with Haley starting college there.

Who is Rick Riordan?

Rick Riordan is an American author. He is famous for writing the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series which was later adapted to movie series by the 20th Century Fox. In addition, his books have been translated into 42 languages and made sells of over 30 million copies in the United States.

Rick Riordan: Age, Family, Siblings, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationality

Rick Riordan was born on June 5, 1964, in San Antonio, Texas. Currently, he is 55 years old. His father’s name is Rick Riordan Sr. and his mother’s name is Lyn Belisle. There is no information about his siblings. He is of American nationality. However, his ethnicity remains unknown.

Rick Riordan: Education, School/College University

Rick graduated from Alamo Heights High School. First, he attended the music program at North Texas State with the aim of being a guitarist. After that, he transferred to the University of Texas in Austin where he studied English and History.

Rick Riordan: Professional Life, Career

Rick Riordan began his professional writing career with a mystery series which centered on private investigator Jackson Navarre. The first book titled Big Red Tequila was published in the year 1997. Similarly, its seventh and final installment, Rebel Island, published in 2007.

He started writing for young adults after his son once asked him to tell bedtime stories involving the Greek gods. Rick started making up stories, and had the idea of Percy Jckson. Jackson is a 12-year-old boy with both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia. However, after realizing that he is a demigod, he has many adventures. This series is Riordan’s most famous series. The five-book series which included The Lightning ThiefThe Sea of MonstersThe Titan’s CurseThe Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympian all were hits and very popular among readers.

Following the series, he continued to explore mythology. He also wrote the ‘Heroes of Olympus’ series. It is also a five-book series including The Lost HeroThe Son of NeptuneThe Mark of AthenaThe House of Hades, and The Blood of Olympus. Following that, he released a sequel series called The Trials of Apollo that started with The Hidden Oracle and continued with The Dark Prophecy and The Burning Maze which released in 2018.

During this time, Rick Riordan also wrote the ‘Kane Chronicles’. It is a trilogy involving Egyptian mythology. After that, he turned to Norse mythology with another trilogy called ‘Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy’. Additionally, he created the overall storyline for the 39 Clues series which is about two children who race around the world searching for hidden clues.

Rick Riordan: Awards, Nominations

Riordan has won several awards for his writing. He has won Shamus Award,  Edgar Award,  Mark Twain Award, Children’s Choice Book Awards, etc. His most recent was the Stonewall Book Award for Children’s literature in 2017.

Rick Riordan: Rumors and Controversies, Scandals

Rick Riordan has openly admitted that he does not like the Percy Jackson movies. He even wrote a letter to teachers to not show their students the Percy Jackson movies.

Rick Riordan: Net worth($35 million), Salary($10 million), Income

Rick Riordan has an estimated net worth of around $35 million. Additionally, he has an annual income of around $10 million. He has such a huge net worth because he has sold millions of copies of his books worldwide.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Features

Rick has a height of around 5 feet 7 inches. Moreover, he weighs around 55 kg. In addition, he has salt and pepper hair and green eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc

Rick Riordan is an active social media sites user. He has around 130k followers on Facebook. Similarly, he has around 560k Instagram followers. Moreover, he has around 610k followers on his Twitter account.

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