Augusten Burroughs Net Worth

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Augusten Burroughs net worth:
$5 Million

Augusten Burroughs net worth: Augusten Burroughs is an American writer who has a net worth of $5 million. Augusten Burroughs has earned his net worth mainly as the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Running with Scissors. He was born on October 23, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father John G. Robison, was the former head of the philosophy department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His mother Margaret Robinson is a poet. In 1978, when Augusten was 12, his parents divorced. He was subsequently adopted by his mother's psychiatrist who resided in the Northampton area. He dropped out of school after the sixth grade and obtained a GED at age 17. Burroughs' books are published by St. Martin's Press and Picador. The book Running with Scissors chronicled some of his childhood experiences. His 2003 memoir, Dry, was about his experience during and after treatment for alcoholism. His writing focuses on subjects such as advertising, psychiatrists, religious families, and home shopping networks. His work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Home & Garden, Black Book Magazine, New York Magazine, Bark, Attitude, and Out. Burroughs writes a monthly column for Details. He is also a former commentator on National Public Radio's Morning Edition. Some major publications such as People, The Guardian, and Entertainment Weekly have profiled Burroughs. He was ranked 15 on the 2005 list of "The 25 Funniest People in America" by Entertainment Weekly and was named to the magazine's "It List". Running with Scissors was made into a film in 2006.

Augusten Burroughs Net Worth

Augusten Burroughs

Date of Birth
Oct 23, 1965 (51 years old)
Writer, Novelist, Memoirist, Author
United States of America
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