Jeannette Walls
Jeannette Walls
Celebrated Name: Jeannette Walls
Real Name/Full Name: Jeannette Walls
Gender: Female
Age: 64 years old
Birth Date: 21 April 1960
Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 62 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): John Taylor (m. 2002), Eric Goldberg (m. 1988–1996)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): N/A
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): No
Is Jeannette Walls Lesbian?: No
Profession: Journalist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Jeannette Walls is an American novelist and reporter best known as the former political journalist for and the novelist of The Glass Castle, a memoir about her childhood’s wandering family situation.

It’s been on the newspaper named The New York Times Best Seller ranking for 421 weeks as of 3 June 2018, after being printed in 2005. She received the Alex Awards and the Christopher Award in the year 2006.

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Early Life & Biography

Walls was born on 21 April 1960 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America. Her father’s name is Rex Walls, and her mother’s name is Rose Mary Walls. She also has two sisters whose names are Lori Walls and Maureen Walls, and she also has a brother named Brian Walls.

Wall’s family life was nomadic, with both the family moving from Phoenix to California, wherein they also stayed in some places in San Francisco. The latter’s names are Tenderloin, Battle Mountain, Nevada, and Welch, West Virginia, with intervals of unemployment.

Once they arrived in Welch, Rex’s Appalachian town, the family has lived in a three-room house with no water or electricity.

Walls went to New York City when she was 17 years ago to live with her sister Lori where she used to work as a waitress in a hotel, and after that, she started working as an artist for Archie Comics.

Mary completed her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Barnard College, which is in New York City, with the help of subsidies, debts, and scholarship programs and a year dedicated to answering telephones at a Wall Street legal firm.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 21 April 1960, Jeannette Walls is 64 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. Her height is 1.68 m tall, and weight is 62 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Jeannette Walls With Husband John Taylor
Jeannette Walls With Husband John Taylor

Jeannette Walls’s first marriage extended from 1988 until 1996, and her husband was to Eric Goldberg. She eventually moved to Virginia with her second husband, whose name was John Taylor, and he was a journalist. She is currently married to John Taylor, and they have a happily married life.

Jeannette Walls had no previous partnerships that we are aware of. The Silver Star, Walls’ most recent work, was released in 2013.


Walls began her career as an intern at The Phoenix, a Brooklyn newspaper, and later had become a comprehensive correspondent there. She authored the “Intelligencer” article in New York magazine from 1987 until 1993.

From 1993 to 1998, she published a gossip magazine for Esquire, and from 1998 to 2007, she frequently contributed to the celebrity column “Scoop” at until her resignation to compose comprehensive in 2007.

Walls has written for USA Today and participated just On Today Show, CNN, Primetime, and The Colbert Report, among other shows. Her book Dish: The Inside Story on the World of Gossip, published in 2000, was indeed a lighthearted look at the impact gossip has performed in American media, politics, and everyday life.

Walls’ best-selling book The Glass Castle, which describes her adolescent joys and sorrows, was released in 2005. It provides insight into her life as well as that of her troubled family. Both reviewers and the general public praised The Glass Castle. Over 4 million editions have been sold, and it has been converted into 31 languages.

It won the Christopher Award, the Alex Award from the American Library Association, and the Reading for Better Living Award. The movie rights to the novel were purchased by Paramount, who announced in March 2013 that actress Jennifer Lawrence would portray Walls in the film version.

On 9 October 2015, it must have been told that Lawrence had withdrawn from the picture and that performer Brie Larson would take her place. Half Broke Horses: A True-Story Novel revolves around the life of Walls’ grandma Lily Casey Smith, which was produced in 2009. The New York Times Magazine publishers called it one of the ten most significant novels of 2009. The Silver Star, Walls’ most recent work, was released in 2013.

Awards & Achievements

Jeannette Walls is not a celebrity or a prevalent personality or any social media personality, so she does not have any award for her work or any recommendations from the higher authority.

Net Worth & Salary of Jeannette Walls in 2024

Jeannette Walls Net Worth
Jeannette Walls Net Worth

As of July 2024, Author Jeannette Walls’ net worth ranges around $15 million, with monthly earnings ranging from $10,000 to $500,000. She made money as a professional author. Jeannette Walls lives in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States.

Jeannette Walls is a very successful journalist and reporter. She is happy being single where she had done two marriages. She claims that she is focused on her professional life as of now and is not dating anyone.


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