David Hopkins Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Aug, 2021
Facts of David Hopkins
Date of Birth: 1977 , May-1
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name David Hopkins
Birth Name David Hopkins
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Comic book writer and essayist
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary $67,746 per year
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Tattoo(s) N/A
Affair with N/A
Married Yes
Married to April Hopkins
Children Yes
Awards Dallas Observer Best Of 2006 "Best Local Comic Book Writer
Online Presence N/A
Books Emily Edison, Poor Mr. Wilson
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David Hopkins is a successful American comic book writer and essayist. His most popular books include Karma Incorporated and Emily Edison. Hopkins came to limelight after publishing a comic book, an adaption of Antigone, in collaboration with Tom Kurzanski. He is also a regular comic feature writer of D Magazine named Souvenir of Dallas along with Paul Milligan. Besides that, he is also a co-producer and co-host of Fanboy Radio's Indie Show.  

Hopkins is married to his longtime girlfriend artist and designer April Hopkins. The couple together has two children and the family of four resides in  Arlington, Texas.

Early Life Of David Hopkins

David Hopkins was born on May 1, 1977, in the United States of America. He holds American nationality and belongs to White Ethnicity.

He started his writing career after graduating in 2002 when he was offered to write a stage play for actress Aja Jones' theatre troupe to perform at the University of Texas at Arlington.

David Hopkins' Career

David Hopkins started writing comics and wrote a five-issue series The Insight during his first year. He later wrote 144-page graphic novel Astronaut Dad, a fictional story about three astronaut families living in Houston, in June 2003. The story was published by Silent Devil Productions. 

Later that year, David Hopkins published mini-comic Some Other Day along with Brian Kelly. In 2004, his first short story was published in Viper Comics [email protected]: Rough Cut. The comic's creator Josh Howard also offered him to contribute to this anthology.

Hopkins has also written numerous influential essays and short stories for Western Tales of Terror, Silent Forest Television Parody Special, as well as [email protected]: Rough Cut Volume 2. The independent publisher of comic books and graphic novel trade paperbacks Viper Comics released Hopkins’ first series Karma Incorporated, at Comic-Con International in 2005.

David Hopkins also tutored at Martin High School in Arlington, Texas where he served as a writing coach for interscholastic competitions for 12 years. His most famous essay is titled How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization which was a Medium.com editor’s pick with more than three million views. 

Hopkins' fans recognize him as Best Local Comic Book Writer. The American Library Association also praised his work in their annual Great Graphic Novels for Teens list.

David Hopkins is currently working as a contributor to the Smart Pop Series fro, BenBella Books and is also the co-host and co-producer of Fanboy Radio’s Indie Show that promotes independent and small press comics. 

David Hopkins' Net Worth

As per some online sources, David Hopkins' net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. His main source of income is his writing career.

According to a source, a comic book writer, generally earns nearly $67,746 per year so, we can assume that his income is in between the above figure. His book Emily Edison 1 which was priced $113.86 for Library Binding and $6 for Paperback Binding.

David Hopkins' Personal Life

David Hopkins is married to his girlfriend Artist and designer April Hopkins. The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony which was attended by closest friends and family members.

The pair is blessed with two daughters Kennedy Hopkins and Greta Hopkins. He is currently living in Arlington, along with his wife, children, and a dog Moose. They are happily married for a long time with no rumors of divorce or any affairs.