Patrick Rothfuss

Inside Biography

Patrick Rothfuss is a famous American author and book writer. Rothfuss is famous for his projected three-volume series The Kingkiller Chronicle. 


Patrick Rothfuss  is an author of American nationality. He has been hugely popular for his series The Kingkiller Chronicle and has also written several other books which have been equally popular. 

Early Life

Patrick Rothfuss was born on June 6, 1973, as Patrick James Rothfuss. And Rothfuss was born in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Rothfuss's parents were Americans and they supported and encouraged him to read and write from his early childhood. Patrick's nationality is American and he belongs  to white ethnicity.

Patrick Rothfuss joined  University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point  and completed his B.S. in English in 1999. Rothfuss remain undergraduate for about nine years. Rothfuss worked for the campus paper The Pointer circulating warning about the Goodtimes Virus. In 1999, Rothfuss completed his Master's degree from Washington State University in MA. And after his master's degree, he started teaching at Stevens Point. Rothfuss for his work "The Road to Levinshir", he was entitled with at Stevens Point.


Patrick Rothfuss along with authors Terry Brooks and Brandon Sanderson began a monthly podcast called The Story Board in August 2012.  And the podcast The Story Board ran for 8 episodes. Later in 2014, he started working with James Ernest and created a Tak, which was an abstract strategy game. The game was based on his book The Wise Man's Fear. Later he created a podcast Unattended Consequences along with Max Temkin.

Talking about his writing, Rothfuss published his  first novel in 2007 which was entitled The Name of the Wind. Being one of the bestselling novels that year  It won a Quill Award and was listed as "Books of the Year" by Publishers Weekly. Rothfuss also won an Alex Award in 2008 for his first book. In 2011, his The Wise Man's Fear reached Number 1 on the New York Times Hardback Fiction Best Seller List and was a best seller that year. Rothfuss has also been awarded several awards including, Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, Quill Award, David Gemmell Legend Award and much more.

Personal Life

Patrick Rothfuss's current relationship status is married to Sarah Rothfuss and they have two sons. Besides his marriage, there has been no any rumors about his dating and affair, which shows his devotion towards his family and his wife. Rothfuss has also been active in charity and social work, his organization Worldbuilders, which has raised over $4 million since 2008. Rothfuss currently lives in Wisconsin, the United States along with his family. He remembers the names of George R. R. Martin, Nnedi Okorafor, Diogenes and William Shakespeare while talking about his inspiration.

Net Worth and Popularity

Patrick Rothfuss is a very talented guy and he is often seen in long beard which also gives him a trademark looks. Rothfuss is active on several social sites and he often posts his blog and status to interact with his fans. Rothfuss's  net worth is around four million dollars and it seems to be increasing every year with his popularity. 

by Bchrome, 27 Oct, 2016

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