Toni Morrison Net Worth
Toni Morrison net worth: Toni Morrison is an American novelist, editor, and professor who has a net worth of $24 million. Toni Morrison has earned her net worth through her many novels and her co-writing of children's books with her son, Slade. Morrison was born Chloe Adrelia Wofford in Lorain, Ohio in February 1931. She earned her Masters in English at Cornell University. She was an English instructor at Texas Southern University from 1955 to 1957 and then taught at Howard. She became a textbook editor in Syracuse and then an editor for Random House in New York City. She is noted for helping bring black literature to the main stream. In 1970 he first novel The Bluest Eye was published. She was nominated for the National Book Award for Sula which was published in 1973. In 1977 her novel Song of Solomon was chosen by the Book-of-the-Month club and became the first novel by a black writer in almost 40 years. The novel won the National Book Critics Circle Award. She published Beloved in 1987 and won the American Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The book was made into a movie that starred Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey. Morrison received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993 and The Bluest Eye was chosen for Oprah's Book Club in 2000. Morrison was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.