Daniel Handler
Daniel Handler
Celebrated Name: Daniel Handler
Real Name/Full Name: Daniel Handler
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 28 February 1970
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): ‎Lisa Brown
Children: Yes (Otto Handler)
Profession: American writer and musician
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Daniel Handler is an American based writer, journalist, and a musician, who is best recognized for his work below the pen name, i.e. Lemony Snicket, under which he has published children’s series entitled A Series of Unfortunate Events as well as All the Wrong Questions below this pen name.

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Early Life

Daniel Handler was born in the year 1970 to Sandra Handler, known as a retired City College of San Francisco Dean and Louis Handler, known as an accountant. His birthplace was San Francisco, situated inside California.

This writer’s father was identified as a Jewish refugee belonging from Germany. He is having a younger sister named Rebecca Handler. Moreover, he appeared in Commodore Sloat Elementary, in Herbert Hoover Middle School, as well as in Lowell High School.

He has completed graduation from Wesleyan University during the year 1992. Glancing at his personal life, he got married to Lisa Brown, known as a graphic artist, and they both met inside the college. This couple is having a son named Otto Handler, born in the year 2003.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 February 1970, Daniel Handler is 54 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


Daniel Handler started his career by his first work entitled The Basic Eight, but several publishers declined it due to its subject matter as well as tone. He asserts that this novel got rejected 37 times prior, lastly being issued in the year 1998.

It is known that six of his significant works got issued below his name. Watch Your Mouth, known as his second novel, got finished prior publication of The Basic Eight. This follows a higher operatic theme, completed through stage directions and different acts.

The writer has started writing A Series of Unfortunate Events below the Snicket penname in the year 1998. Moreover, he has too appeared in author appearances in the form of “Lemony Snicket’s handler.”

He also appeared as Snicket himself in different books as well as media, like the commentary track made for a film version of his books like Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Apart from that, he was included in two bands after college, namely, The Edith Head Trio as well as Tzamboni. However, it was not till 69 Love Songs, known as a three-album set by The Magnetic Fields, that music by him got attention. The writer has played accordion on many tracks within 69 Love Songs.

Awards & Achievements:

Daniel Handler has published Adverbs, in the year 2005, known as a collection made up of short stories which he states are “about love.” This got followed during the year 2011 by Why We Broke Up, which got the 2012 Michael L. Printz honor award.

Net Worth & Salary of Daniel Handler in 2024

Daniel Handler Net Worth
Daniel Handler Net Worth

Daniel Handler has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of May 2024. He makes most of his income with his career as a writer, journalist, and musician. He is well-known for his works through his pen name, i.e. Lemony Snicket.

The writer is keenly involved in politics and assisted by LitPAC. Moreover, he too issued books below his personal name like Watch Your Mouth, The Basic Eight, Why We Broke Up, Adverbs, All The Wrong Questions Volume Two: “When Did You See Her Last?”, All The Wrong Questions Volume One: “Who Could That Be at This Hour?” and All The Wrong Questions Volume Three: “Shouldn’t You Be in School?”.

He earned well through publishing several of his works below the name i.e. Lemony Snicket containing the 13 books series namely Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid, The Beatrice Letters, The Lump of Coal, The Latke Who Couldn’t Keep Screaming, 13 Words, The Composer is Dead, and The Dark.

Daniel Handler is one of the successful and creative writers, who got fame under his pen name and who also worked as a journalist and as a musician. He is an avid reader, and his recent book name is All the Dirty Parts. He, too, played the accordion in many bands.


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