Kevin Kwan
Kevin Kwan
Celebrated Name: Kevin Kwan
Real Name/Full Name: Kevin Kwan
Gender: Male
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: November 8, 1973
Birth Place: Bukit Tinh, Singapore
Nationality: Singaporean-American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 90 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Kevin Kwan Gay?: No
Profession: Author, novelist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Kevin Kwan is an author and a great novelist from Singapore but currently resides in America. He is well known for his novels  Crazy Rich Asians, China Rich Girlfriend, and Rich People Problems. He is known for his unique writing style, and his notable works are highly appreciated by many.

Maybe you know about Kevin Kwan 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 Kevin Kwan’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

Kevin Kwan took birth in Singapore on November 8, 1973, in a wealthy family of Singapore. His family has a long list of famous individuals starting from his great-grandfather, Oh Sian Guan, who was a founding director of Singapore’s oldest bank, the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation. Kevin’s parents were also were well-to-do people. His father, Samuel Kwan, is an engineer, whereas his mother, Elizabeth Kwan, is a pianist. Kevin shifted to America when he was 11 years old.

His family relocated to Clear Lake, Texas. Kevin completed his high school from Clear Lake High School at the age of 16. After his high school, He got admitted to the University of Houston, Clear Lake, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Media studies. After his Bachelor’s degree, he shifted to Manhattan and got himself into Parsons School of design. Here, he got his BFA in photography.

Personal Life

Kevin Kwan was born into a wealthy family in Singapore. He moved to America when he was 11. Among his siblings, he is the youngest brother. He has two older brothers, Kendall Kwan and Kerry Kwan. Kevin has kept his personal life away from the spotlight, and the facts about his dating or marital life is unknown.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 8 November 1973, Kevin Kwan is 50 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 90 kg.


Kevin got his BFA degree in Photography, which helped him start his career by working for Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, and Tibor Kalman’s design firm M&Co. After working here, he began his studios, which had notable clients such as The New York Times, Museum of Modern Art, and He continued working for his studios until in 2008 when he thought about changing the track of his career to become an Author. He co-authored with Deborah Aaronson to write a book titled ‘Luck: The Essential Guide.’ This book got published in 2008.

He started searching for stories or inspiration to write a novel. He had published Crazy Rich Asians, the book which he wrote by taking inspiration from his childhood. He started writing the book in 2009 while being with his father during his treatment of cancer. This novel changed his life, as it got a solid response. This success inspired him to come up with the sequel of the first book in June 2015 titled China Rich Girlfriend. This book also became an international bestseller.

He came up with the third installment of the series in May 2017. The book was titled Rich People Problems. All three books have been used as an adaption for making movies. The first two parts have already been made, whereas the third and final installment is still in pre-production.

Awards & Achievements

Kevin Kwan has achieved a lot in his career for his notable works. Owing to his photography knowledge and practices he had edited, I was Cuba in 2007, which had featured photography collections of Ramiro A. Fernández. Due to his bestselling trilogy of Crazy Rich books, Kevin has been named as one of the “Five Writers to Watch” on the list of Hollywood’s Most Powerful Authors published by The Hollywood Reporter. He has also made it to the Time Magazine’s list of 100 influential people in 2018. He is also a part of the Asian Hall of Fame, a project of the Robert Chinn Foundation established in 2004.

Net Worth & Salary of Kevin Kwan in 2024

Kevin Kwan Net Worth
Kevin Kwan Net Worth

Kevin Kwan belongs to a very wealthy family and is himself very successful owing to his notable works in the field of novels. His books are an international bestseller and have sold many copies around the world. His primary source of income is from these novels and the studios he owns for his photography collections. His salary is not known, but he has an estimated net worth of $2 million approximately as of July 2024. He is also a part of the production team of adaptation of his novels.

Kevin Kwan is a very talented and influential writer. From his childhood, he was born into a right to-do family. Even though he shifted to America at a young age, he misses his home town. Other than his notable novels, he also produced well-perceived visual books for stars such as Gore Vidal, Larry McMurtry, Elizabeth Taylor, and Oprah Winfrey.


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