John Grisham
John Grisham
Celebrated Name: John Grisham
Real Name/Full Name: John Ray Grisham, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 69 years old
Birth Date: February 8, 1955
Birth Place: Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Renee Jonas
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Shea Grisham and Ty Grisham)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is John Grisham Gay?: No
Profession: Novelist, politician, attorney, and activist
Salary: $50 million
Net Worth in 2024: $250 million
Last Updated: April 2024

John Grisham is a famous American novelist, politician, attorney, and activist. His books are top-rated all around the world, and they get translated into more than 42 languages. John is the winner of the Galaxy British Book Awards. Eight of John’s books are also adapted into the films that include The Pelican Brief, The Chamber, Skipping Christmas, A Painted House, A Time to Kill, The Rainmaker, and The Client.

Maybe you know about John Grisham 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 John Grisham’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 & Biography

John was born on the dare 8 February of the year 1955 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He is the son of John Ray Grisham and Wanda Skidmore Grisham. His father used to work as a construction worker and a cotton farmer while his mother was a homemaker. In childhood, he always wants to become a baseball player. But his dreams changes when he started focusing on education after attending the Northwest Mississippi Community college.

John also does a lot of odd jobs that include working with the asphalt crew, watering bushes, and working as a sales clerk in a department store. John attended Delta State University, but later, he got his graduation from Mississippi State University in the year 1977. He received the degree of BS in Accounting from the University. After completing the graduation, John attended the University of Mississippi School of Law and studied civil litigation and get the degree of JD in the year 1981.

Personal Life

John is a married man. He got married to Renee Jones in May 1981. The couple has two children together named Ty  Grisham and Shea Grisham. In the free time, the family moves between their homes from Mississippi to Virginia and spend their quality time with each other.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on February  8, 1955, John Grisham is 69 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


John Grisham practiced law for more than a decade. After that, he got the opportunity to work on the Mississippi House of Representatives as the Democrat. From the year 1983 to 1990, he was a member of the Mississippi state legislature. Apart from this, he also served as the vice-chairman of the Apportionment and Elections Committee and many others. He got the inspiration to write a novel after an incident of rape of a 12 years old girl in the year 1984.

It took three years to complete his first novel ‘Time to Kill.’ He ended the novel but did not found any publisher, and in 1989, he published it from the Wynwood Press. Soon after that, he wrote his second novel, ‘The Firm,’ which takes two years to complete. Later, he publishes a lot of best-selling novels from the year 1992 to 1998 that include The Client, The Chamber. The Pelican Brief, The Street Lawyer, The Runaway Jury, and many more.

In the year 2001, he authored Skipping Christmas and A Painted House. From 2004 to 008, he published lots of best selling novels such as Playing for Pizza, The Last Juror, The Broker, and many more. Later, in 2012, he decides to focus on a new segment rather than writing a legal thriller, and he chooses to write on children. He wrote a series of Theodore Boone, which is about a 13 years old boy who gives legal advice to his peers. Later, he wrote lots of novels, and some of them were also adapted into films and loved by lots of people.

Awards & Achievements

As a famous author, John presents the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award in the year 2005. Apart from this, at the Galaxy British Book Award, he also receives the Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a great author and novelist who received several awards and honor for his fantastic writing skills.

Net Worth & Salary of John Grisham in 2024

John Grisham Net Worth
John Grisham Net Worth

As of April 2024, John Grisham has an estimated net worth of around $250 million. He earns this enormous amount of fortune through his career as an attorney and great novelist. Apart from this, John is also a successful politician, and it helps him to increase his net worth. His annual salary is estimated at around $50 million. In addition to this, John also has a lavish house costing around $65 million and a luxurious car worth $3 million that inevitably increases the amount of his net worth.

John Grisham is a successful attorney and novelist. He wrote lots of novels in his career, and he has great amazing skills as some of his novels also adapted into the films. He earns this fortune after a lot of hard work and currently living a lavish life with his family. He has fans all around the world, and John always wants to satisfy his fans with his outstanding novels.


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