Clive Cussler Net Worth
Clive Cussler net worth: Clive Cussler is an American adventure novelist and marine archaeologist who has a net worth of $80 million. Clive Cussler is best known for his book series staring character Dirk Pitt, many of which have been featured on the New York Times' best seller list. Aside from his thriller and mystery books, Cussler has penned more than 50 books total. When not writing, Cussler works with the National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), which he founded. He serves as NUMA's chairman; the company has explored and found more than 60 shipwrecked vessels, as well as other valuable underwater wreckage. Cussler began his writing career in 1965, when his job took a night job working for their local California police department. After putting their kids to bed, he was bored and began writing to help pass the time. Starting with what are considered to be conventional maritime thrillers, he has since evolved his style to include villains, romantic relationships, sunken treasure, among other themes. During his writing career, Cussler has achieved an incredible amount of success, including penning 17 books in a row that reached the New York Times' fiction best selling list. He is of a select group of authors to achieve this status.