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Net Worth:
$45 Million
Aug 25, 1971 (52 years old)
Writer, Entrepreneur, Novelist
United States of America
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What is Douglas Brunt's net worth?

Douglas Brunt is an American entrepreneur and novelist who has a net worth of $45 million. That is a combined net worth with his wife since 2008, news anchor/podcaster Megyn Kelly. Outside of his marriage to Megyn Kelly, Douglas Brunt is best known for being the author of the New York Times Bestsellers "Ghosts of Manhattan" and "The Means." Brunt graduated from The Haverford School in Haverford, Pennsylvania and Duke University. Brunt was a management consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton. He also worked as a director with idealab!. Brunt joined Authentium, Inc. in 2001 and was president and CEO until he sold the company to Commtouch in 2011. From 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the Young Presidents' Organization Metro New York Chapter.

Early Life and Business Career

Brunt was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later attended Duke University. After graduating, he embarked on a career in the world of business, eventually focusing on the tech industry. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to Authentium, Inc., a private security company. As CEO, Brunt helped the company become a leading provider of security software products before it was sold to Commtouch in 2010.

Transition to Writing

Following his successful business career, Brunt made a bold transition into writing. He released his debut novel, "Ghosts of Manhattan," in 2013. The book provides a fictional insider's view of the life of a Wall Street "Master of the Universe" during the last years of leveraged prosperity. It became a best-seller and received critical acclaim for its sharp and insightful portrayal of Wall Street culture.

Douglas Brunt

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Subsequent Novels and Achievements

Brunt continued his exploration of American society with his second novel, "The Means," in 2014. Set in the tumultuous world of politics, the book delves into the lives of characters working in a high-stakes senatorial race. It has been lauded for its authentic depiction of the power dynamics and manipulations in political campaigns.

In 2017, Brunt released his third novel, "Trophy Son." This time, he shifted his focus to the world of professional tennis, offering a poignant look at the pressures of early success and parental expectations. Like his previous works, "Trophy Son" was well-received and became a New York Times best-seller.

In addition to his novels, Brunt has written for The New York Times and contributed essays to several other publications, showcasing his versatile talent as a writer.

Personal Life and Philanthropy

Brunt is married to journalist and author Megyn Kelly. They have three children together. Despite his high-profile career and marriage, Brunt maintains a relatively private personal life.

Brunt is also known for his philanthropic work. He serves on the board of the Young Adult Institute (YAI), a network of agencies offering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities a comprehensive range of services.

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