Dan Brown Net Worth
Dan Brown Net Worth: Dan Brown is an American author who has a net worth is $140 million dollars. Born on June 22, 1964 in Exeter, New Hampshire, Dan Brown is best known for his 2003 best-selling novel The Da Vinci Code, which was also adapted into a film and directed by Ron Howard. After graduating from high school, Brown went to Amherst College to obtain a degree in English and Spanish, graduating in 1986. After dabbling in a musical career, Brown relocated to Los Angeles, California where he took up the profession of teaching Spanish at Beverley Hills Preparatory School and met love interest Blythe Newlon, twelve years his senior and the Artistic Director of the National Academy of Songwriters. In 1993, he decided to return to New Hampshire and managed to get an English teaching job at Phillips Exeter Academy. Newlon accompanied him and they married in 1997. While on vacation in Tahiti in 1993, Brown read Sidney Sheldon's novel The Doomsday Conspiracy, and was inspired to become a writer of thrillers. He started work on Digital Fortress, setting much of it in Seville, where he had studied in 1985. He also co-wrote a humor book with his wife, 187 Men to Avoid: A Survival Guide for the Romantically Frustrated Woman, under the pseudonym Danielle Brown. In 1996 Brown quit teaching to become a full-time writer. Digital Fortress was published in 1998 and wife Blythe spent countless hours writing press releases, booking Brown on talk shows and setting up interviews. He went on to write Angels and Demons and Deception Point. His masterpiece, The Da Vinci Code, was published in March of 2003 and sold nearly 6000 copies on its very first day. The book made the New York Times' Best Seller List in its very first week.