Truman Capote Net Worth
Truman Capote Net Worth: Truman Capote was an American author, screenwriter, and playwright who had a net worth of $10 million. Truman Capote was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in September 1924 and passed away in August 1984. Capote's works included novels, plays, short stories, and nonfiction and contain many literary classics which include the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's and the true crime novel In Cold Blood. More than 20 of Capote's works have been adapted to or inspired films and television. Truman had a difficult upbringing and started writing at 11 years old. He started off writing short stories and had critical success with Miriam in 1945 which attracted the attention of Random house and gave him a contract to write Other Voices, Other Rooms in 1948. He spent six years writing In Cold Blood with help from his lifelong friend author Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird). The 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's was based on Capote's novel and In Cold Blood became a TV movie in 1996. Capote appeared in the movies Murder by Death and Annie Hall in 1976 and 1977. He often appeared on the Dick Cavett Show, The David Frost Show, and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Truman Capote passed away on August 25, 1984 at 59 years old from liver cancer.