Suzanne Collins Net Worth
Suzanne Collins Net Worth: Suzanne Collins is an American television writer and novelist who has a net worth of $80 million. Suzanne Collins was born August 10, 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut. She is best known as the author of The New York Times best-selling series The Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games trilogy (The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay). In 1991, Suzanne Collins began her professional career writing for children's television on the staffs of several Nickelodeon shows, including the Emmy-nominated hit Clarissa Explains it All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. For preschool viewers, she authored multiple stories for the Emmy-nominated Little Bear and Oswald. She also co-wrote the Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Santa, Baby! with her friend, Peter Bakalian, which was nominated for a WGA Award in Animation. Most recently she was the Head Writer for Scholastic Entertainment's Clifford's Puppy Days and a freelancer on Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! While working on a kid's WB show called Generation O! she met children's author and illustrator James Proimos, who talked her into giving children's books a try—and Gregor the Overlander, the first book in her five-part fantasy/war series The Underland Chronicles, was born. In September of 2013, Suzanne released a critically acclaimed autobiographical picture book, Year of the Jungle, illustrated by James Proimos; the book deals with the year she was six and her father was deployed to Vietnam. The book has been sold into 12 territories in 11 languages. Her first picture book, When Charlie McButton Lost Power, about a boy obsessed with computer games, was illustrated by Mike Lester and came out in 2005. It has been sold into 4 foreign territories. Suzanne Collins' books have sold over 85 million copies worldwide.