Dan Brown Biography
|Date of Birth:||1964 , June-22|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|Birth Name||Daniel Brown|
|Father||Richard G. Brown|
|Birth Place/City||Exeter, New Hampshire|
|Net Worth||$ 140 million|
|Hair Color||White Brown|
|Weight in KG||66 kg|
|Married to||Blythe Brown (m. 1997)|
|Education||University of Seville|
|Awards||Book Sense Book of the Year Award|
|Siblings||Gregory Brown, Valerie Brown|
Daniel Gerhard Brown AKA Dan Brown is a famous American author who is re-known for his thriller novels including Angels & Demons, The Lost Symbol, The Da Vinci Code, Origin, and Inferno. He previously was active in a musical career. Besides this, he is famous for his charity works, where he has donated millions of worth for the welfare of people.
Bio, Age, Parents, And Education
Dan Brown was born with the birth name Daniel Gerhard Brown. He was born on June 22, 1964, in Exeter, New Hampshire, the United States. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He is fluent in his language, Spanish as well as English.
Dan was the eldest of the three children of his parents. The name of his father is Richard G. Brown. His father was a perfect math teacher who worked from 1968 and continued till his retirement that was in the year 1997. His parents are both singer and musician where his mother also served within the church during her life and was organist within there.
Dan completed his education from Philips Exeter Academy, where his father taught. He later joined Amherst College for his further study.
Dan is also a mystery and conspiracy writer with his fabulous works. Right after graduation, he went within the music as his official career because his parents highly inspired him for his best workings. This also encouraged him to join National Academy of Songwriter where his progressive performance made him earn his publicity.
While Dan was on vacation in Tahiti back in 1993, he read the novel The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon. The novel inspired him to become a writer of thrillers. He began working on Digital Fortress where he had studied in 1985.
Soon after Dan co-wrote a humor book with his spouse entitled 187 Men to Avoid: A Survival Guide for the Romantically Frustrated Woman.
Dan then became a full-time writer in 1996. Two years later, Digital Fortress was published. Since then, he has written many novels like Origin, The Da Vinci Code, Inferno, Angels & Demons, The Lost Symbol, In One Sitting, How to Make Money Online from Home: Constant Continuity Cash Dan Brown, BATH THEN and NOW, and many others.
Net Worth And Earnings
The 5 feet 9 inches tall Dan has amassed a high figure of net worth from his career. He is regarded to be one of the wealthiest authors of the globe.
As of 2019, Dan Brown's net worth is reported to be around $178 million. His net worth back in 2016 was estimated to be around $140 million.
Back in 2005, Forbes listed Dan on their “Celebrity 100” and reported that his annual income was $76.5 million. His estimated income from The Da Vinci Code sales is around $250 million.
Dan has been involved in numerous charity works. He, along with his siblings, donated a whopping amount of $2.2 million to Phillips Exeter Academy in October 2004 as an honor of their father to set up Richard G. Brown Technology Endowment. The money will be used to provide computers and high-tech equipment for the students in need.
Dan and his wife are supporters of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Likewise, he donated around $337 thousand to Ritman Library in Amsterdam back on 16th June 2016 to digitize a collection of ancient books.
Personal Life; Married, Wife, And Relationship
Dan is more open about his professional career than comparing to his personal life. He has not shared much about his personal life, including his relationship, affairs, and dating life.
Sources have reported that Dan is a married man and is leading a blissful married life with wife Blythe Newlon since 1997. The couple has been maintaining a good and healthy relationship with no issues of fights or controversies or divorce issues.
Though there is nothing much disclosed about her children, he is reported to be the father of a child, son David Chinchilla. Information regarding his son is yet to be revealed.
His hobbies are playing golf and cricket during his leisure time. Dan stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 68 kg.