John Green, Net Worth, Wife, Married life, Children and Books


Nearly 250 thousand people are after John Green on Google per month. If you have an avidity in reading English fiction, you might have read a novel or two of this American author. In fact, after reading his works, you might have searched for John Green as well.

Well, let’s get closer to the life of The Fault in Our Stars author, John Green. With the publication of numerous books and then becoming best-sellers multiple times, how much earnings did Green make? Moreover, how much is his net worth?

Apart from his professional life, Green’s private issues also might interest you. The 41 years old writer of fiction is definitely a married guy, but who happens to be his wife and do they have children? If you are looking for answers to such questions and more, then look for no better place.

John Green is Worth $17 Million; Know His Books, Movies, Earnings, Awards

As of 2019, the Looking for Alaska debutant author John Green has a net worth of $17 million. If we were to compare his net worth with that of Stephen King, Green’s fortune is way lower. Well, jokes apart, if you wonder about the sources of Green’s income, the answer is ‘books’, dudes. So, which are the popular books written by Green?

John Green is best known for his novels like Looking for Alaska (2005), The Fault in Our Stars (2012), Paper Towns (2008), Will Grayson, Will Grayson (2010), to name a few. The fact of the matter is almost all his books became best-sellers in the New York Times list.

Three novels of John Green were adapted into major motion pictures as well. Dylan Clark Productions released John Green scriptorial movie Let it Snow in 2017. Likewise, Greens yet another novel The Fault in Our Stars was adapted into a movie released in 2014. The Josh Boone directorial movie had a gross budget of $12 million while its net budget was $8.5 million. Similarly, the 2015 movie Paper Towns made a box office collection of $85.5 million. 

Watch the trailer of The Fault in Our Stars! 

John Green is also the recipient of several awards as a writer. See the list of some of his popular awards below:

  • Michael L. Printz Award (for Looking for Alaska) in 2006
  • Edward Award for Best Young Adult (for Paper Towns) in 2009
  • Good reads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fiction 2012 (for The Fault in Our Stars)
  • Goodreads Choice Awards Best Memoir & Autobiography 2014.
  • Short Award for Best Author 2011 and 2013
  • Audie Award for Teens 2013 (The Fault in Our Stars)

Who is the Wife of John Green? Know His Children

The name of John Green’s wife is Sarah Urist Green. John and his wife, Sarah have been married since 21 May 2006. Sarah is, by profession, an art museum curator. In fact, the way they started their relationship is quite interesting.

John Green and his wife Sarah Urist tied the knot in 2006, a year after their engagement.
John Green and his wife Sarah Urist Green on their wedding day. Source: Timetoast.

John met his then-future wife Sarah for the first time at a preparatory school in Indian Springs, Alabama. After eight years, they met again in Chicago by when John had started dating Sarah’s boxing partner. Though it was bad luck for Urist’s friend when she broke up with her boyfriend Green, it turned out to be a boon for Sarah. Right after his break up with his then-girlfriend, John started dating Sarah Urist with whom he got engaged on 22 April 2005, a year before they tied the knot.

So, what about John Green’s children? As of now, John Green and his spouse Sarah Urist Green are the parents of two children. Their first child is a son, Henry Green whom they gave birth in 2010. Likewise, the couple’s second child is a daughter whose name is Alice Green, born in 2013. Henry is now 9 years old while his sister Alice is 5 years old. The family of four now lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

John Green Quick Facts

The beloved writer John Green was born on 24 August 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the United States where he still resides with his family. Regarding his parents, John’s father is Mike Green and his mother is Sydney Green. John also has a brother, Hank Green who is a video blogger, musician, author and more.

As of early 2019, Green is 41 years of age. We know the height of success in his career as a writer, but how tall do you think is John Green biologically? Well, he is 6 feet 1 inch tall in height, and his weight is somewhere around 82kg.

Regarding his studies, John graduated with double majors in English and religious studies from Kenyon College in 2000.

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