George R.R. Martin Net Worth
George R.R. Martin net worth and salary: George R.R. Martin is an American author and television producer who has a net worth of $65 million. George R.R. Martin is most famous for writing the wildly popular "A Song of Ice and Fire" series of books. He also serves as executive producer of the HBO show "Game of Thrones" which is based on the books. Between the television show and book sales, Martin earns an estimated $15 million every year. "A Song of Ice and Fire" has sold over 25 million copies to date and "Game of Thrones" is one of the most popular shows on TV today. Prior to writing his epic book series, Martin was a writer on television shows like "The Twilight Zone" and "Beauty and the Beast". Despite his great financial success, George R.R. Martin still lives in a relatively modest house in New Mexico and drives an older model Mazda RX-7. He is known for being very approachable to fans but prefers not discussing his books or the TV show since at this point in his life he has answered just about every question imaginable, 1000 times. George R.R. Martin was born on September 20, 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. The HBO television series Game of Thrones debuted in 2011 and is scheduled to run for eight seasons. He has also scripted multiple episodes of the series. Martin was referred to as "the American Tolkien" in Time magazine and was included on their Time 100 list of most influential people in the world in 2011. He continues to author books in his A Song of Ice and Fire series and has won many awards including Hugo Awards, Nebula Awards, Locus Awards, and a World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. Martin won Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series for Game of Thrones as co-executive producer in 2015 and 2016.