Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney
Celebrated Name: Jeff Kinney
Real Name/Full Name: Jeffrey Patrick Kinney
Gender: Male
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 19 February 1971
Birth Place: Fort Washington, Maryland, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 97 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Julie Kinney (m. 2003)
Children: Yes (Grant Kinney, Will Kinney )
Profession: American author and cartoonist
Net Worth in 2024: $100 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Jeff Kinney is a cartoonist, a producer, and a very renowned author. He has been able to write very many children’s books. Among the books that he has been able to author includes Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He is the founder as well as the creator of a website that focuses on the children. Apart from writing, he has also been able to appear in multiple television films. Among the films that he has been able to feature in includes: Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Maybe you know about Jeff Kinney 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 Jeff Kinney’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Kinney was born in the year 1971 in February 1971. His place of birth is Fort Washington, Maryland, in the United States of America. He did study at Potomac Landing elementary school. He has three siblings. After completing his high school studies, he went on to join the University of Maryland, College Park. This was at the beginning of the 1990s. In college, it was where he was able to come up with a very famous comic strip, igdoof. This used to be published in a newspaper by name, The Diamondback. His love life has not had controversies.

Kinney did a study at Bishop McNamara High School that was located in Forestville, Maryland. Later, he did study Computer Science. He currently does live in Plainville, Massachusetts.

Personal Life

He got married to one beautiful lady by the name of Julie Kinney. Their wedding took place in the year 2003, on December 13th. Together, the couple has been blessed with two boys. The names of the two boys are Will and Grant.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 February 1971, Jeff Kinney is 53 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall and weight is 97 kg.


Kinney currently does work as a full-time writer and also a designer. He has been able to develop a website that focuses on children. The name of the website is Poptropica. The game has two islands, Wimpy Wonderland, and Wimpy Boardwalk. This does feature the diary of a Wimpy Kid characters and other events. He has been able to write a book series with the title ‘The Diary of a Wimpy Kid.’ This book has been able to sell over 150 million copies. This book later did develop into films. In these various films, he has been able to serve as the executive producer.

He is among the writers that have contributed to the writing of the book ‘Guys Read.’ His writing did have some elements from Wimpy Kid Books. In the year 2015, together with his wife, they were able to start a bookstore and also a café. These two got to be located in Plainville, Massachusetts. The first film that he did serve as the executive producer got to be released in the year 2010. The second film got to be produced in the year 2011 on March 25th while the third and fourth films were released in August 2012 and May 2017.

Awards and Achievements

Kinney has been an excellent author. He has been able to sell millions of copies of his books as well as various films that he has been able to serve as the executive producer. His innovation skills are what led him to start a children website. He is among the greatest authors of children’s books.

Net Worth & Salary of Jeff Kinney in 2024

Jeff Kinney Net Worth
Jeff Kinney Net Worth

As of July 2024, Jeff Kinney has a net worth of over $100 million. This wealth has come from his multiple careers as a game designer, producer, cartoonist, actor, and author. It is estimated that he has been able to sell over 150 million copies of his books. His various films that are based on his books have done well, and up to now, he has released four films. All these sources have contributed to his current net worth.

Being an excellent author is not very easy. Specializing in writing books that target children is even more difficult. It is very amazing to see how he has been able to achieve massive success. He has been able to create a child based website that receives huge traffic.


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