Cormac McCarthy
Cormac McCarthy
Celebrated Name: Cormac McCarthy
Real Name/Full Name: Charles Joseph McCarthy Jr
Gender: Male
Age: 90 years old
Birth Date: 20 July 1933
Birth Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Jennifer Winkley (m. 1997–2006), Annie DeLisle (m. 1967–1981), Lee Holleman (m. 1961–1962)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (John McCarthy, Cullen McCarthy)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Cormac McCarthy Gay?: No
Profession: Author, Screenplay Writer
Salary: $1 million
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Cormac McCarthy is a well-known American author who has written several novels, stories, and plays in his career. He has also written the screenplay for several successful Hollywood movies. His books are famous for having graphic violence and descriptive scenes.

He is considered to be one of the most popular and well-deserving contemporary writers of the country. He has won several prestigious national and international awards for his contribution to American literature. His books have been sold over million times all over the world.

Maybe you know about Cormac McCarthy very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Cormac McCarthy’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Cormac was born and brought up in Rhode Island along with his siblings. Her mother’s name is Gladys Christina McGrail, and the name of his father is Charles Joseph McCarthy. He belongs to a Catholic family. His father was a lawyer by profession. All his childhood and teenage, he has relocated to various places along with his family. He started his schooling by attending St. Mary’s Parochial School.

Comac completed his high school education from a small school named Knoxville Catholic High School. After finishing school, he pursued his higher study by attending the University of Tennessee but couldn’t finish his education. He then joined the airforce and started reading books.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 20 July 1933, Cormac McCarthy is 90 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.82 m tall, and weight is 68 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Cormac got married to Lee Holleman in 1961. However, the couple decided to separate within one year because of their immense poverty. The following year after divorcing him, his first wife took a teaching job and left. In 1966, he met his second wife Anne DeLisle in a boat. She was a singer, cum dancer by profession.

The couple was happily married to each other for 15 years, but unfortunately, they got divorced later. After his second divorce, Cormac started to travel and finally met his third wife named Jennifer Winkley. He divorced her in 2006. The author has two sons with his first and second wives named John McCarthy and Cullen McCarthy.


After returning from his job as an Air Force officer, he changed his name and started writing. His first novel ‘The Orchard Keeper’ was published in 1965 and soon became a best seller. Next year, the book won ‘William Faulkner award. In 1968, he published ‘Outer Dark’. The book was widely appreciated.

In 1974, he started writing the screenplay for the TV series named ‘Vision’. In 1979, he released his semi-autobiography named ‘The Gardener’s Song’. His book ‘All the Pretty Horses’ brought him international success. The book got National Book Award. He also wrote books on the post-apocalyptic genre. His books are popular for having descriptive violent scenes and images.

He is currently doing some research on human psychology to create the plot for his next book. He has also collaborated with the Santa Fe Institute of America to publish various journals.

Awards & Achievements

In 1969, Cormac won the Guggenheim Fellowship Award. In 1991, he was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship. In 1992, he won National Book Critics Circle Award. In the same year, he won National Book Award for fiction. In 2006, he won James Tait Black Memorial Prize. In 2007, he achieved the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

Net Worth & Salary of Cormac McCarthy in 2024

Cormac McCarthy Net Worth
Cormac McCarthy Net Worth

Cormac has written several best-selling books that have been sold over millions of copies worldwide. He has also worked as a screenplay writer in movies, and these have allowed him to earn a massive amount of money.

According to the financial report, it has been revealed that Cormac has a net worth of around $40 million as of June 2024, that he has earned from his very successful writing career where he has published some best selling books like The Road and Blood Meridian. He still makes around $1 million every year because of the royalty of his best-selling books.

Cormac McCarthy is one of the most famous American writers who is still actively writing on various topics at the age of 88. He is known for his unique writing style. In many interviews, he has stated that he doesn’t like social media because he believes that social media has bad effects on the mental health of the human population. That is why he is not available on social media.

However, his fans often have found various social media accounts linked to his works and name, but every time his manager has informed him that those accounts are fake and don’t belong to Cormac.



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