Beverly Cleary Net Worth
Beverly Cleary net worth: Beverly Cleary is an American author who has a net worth of $20 million. Beverly Cleary was born in McMinnville, Oregon in April 1916. She is one of the most successful writers of children's literature and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Washington. Cleary has sold more than 90 million copies of her books across the world. She has created well-known characters such as Henry Huggins, Beatrice "Beezus" Quimby, Ribsy, Ralph S. Mouse, and Ramona Quimby. Cleary won the National Book Award in 1981 for Ramona and Her Mother and the Newbery Medal in 1984 for Dear Mr. Henshaw. Cleary was awarded the National Medal of Arts for her lifetime contributions to American literature. She was also recognized as a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress. Cleary has also authored the books Fifteen, Henry and the Paper Route, The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Mitch and Amy, Socks, Strider, and My Own Two Feet. Her work was adapted into the 2010 movie Ramona and Beezus which starred Joey King and Selena Gomez respectively.