|Celebrated Name:||Michael Lewis|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michael Monroe Lewis|
|Age:||60 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 15, 1960|
|Birth Place:||New Orleans, Louisiana, US|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Diane de Cordova Lewis (m, 1985; div, 1993), Kate Bohne (m,1994; div,1995), Tabitha Soren (m, 1997)|
|Children:||Yes (Quinn Tallulah, Walker Jack, Dixie)|
|Is Michael Lewis Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||American Financial Journalist, best selling non-fiction author, Contributing Editor to Vanity Fair since 2009|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||February 2021|
Michael Monroe Lewis is an American Financial Journalist, writing for several reputed Financial Magazines and a bestselling non-fiction author. Till date, having published 18 books in his career, he is reputedly known for his writing ‘Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game,’ ‘The Blind Side,’ ‘The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine,’ speaking of which all the three have been adapted into feature films.
Through his writings, he has delivered extensive opportunities to the people who want to develop a core understanding of the spectrum of finance and economics. Being an interesting personality, it is worth knowing about a person whose contributions as a financial journalist have been applaudable.
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Early Life & Biography
Michael Monroe Lewis was born in the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. He is a son of a Corporate Lawyer Thomas Lewis and a community activist Diana Monroe Lewis. He attended Princeton University, which is known as the fourth-oldest institution of the United States, to study Art, where he was awarded a cum-laude bachelor’s degree in art history in 1982. Cum-laude degree is generally granted the honor to the top 20, 25% of their class, depending on the institution.
After working with a New York art dealer after his graduation, he realized that there were hardly any attractive jobs available for the art historians- jobs that would not pay much. Disillusioned, he subsequently enrolled in the London School of Economics in 1985. From here on, he started to focus on making his career in the field of economics and finance, believing this to be a jackpot career of his life. After receiving his MA in Economics, he was hired by a large Wall Street investment bank in New York- Salomon Brothers.
Lewis had been married thrice. His first wife was Diana de Cordova Lewis, who was an analyst for Morgan Stanley International in London. After a divorce with her, he married an Investment banker and former correspondent for CNBC and associate editor for Forbes magazine, which again ended with a divorce in 1995. His third wife is former MTV reporter Tabitha Soren whom he married in October 1997. The couple has two daughters and one son and resides in Berkeley, California. Michael Lewis is also called an atheist, a non-God believer.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being Born on 15th October 1960, he is 60 years old as of today’s date 26th February 2021. He is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 78 Kg.
After graduating from the London School of Economics, he worked as a bond salesman for three years in Salomon Brothers, for which he relocated from the United States to London. He concluded that the Salomon Brothers and other companies on Wall Street were run very inefficiently without any regard for investor values. Being disappointed, he resigned from this industry and went on to make a career as a financial journalist.
His first book ‘Liar Poker’ was published in 1989, which highlighted the inefficiency and corruption in Wall Street by giving an insight into his own experiences there. After releasing ‘The New thing’ in 1989, he went on to write ‘Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game’ and ‘The Blind Side: Evolution of a game’ in 2003 and 2006 respectively. These books gave him the critical appreciation he deserved and opened new paths for his career in journalism.
His book ‘Big Short’ stands out to be one of his best- selling books as it focused on the world crisis in 2008. On 12th January 2020, he also appeared on Desert Island Discs, and a radio program aired by BBC Radio 4. As a contributing editor to the magazine ‘Vanity Fair,’ he also writes on various issues governing the administration and economics of the country. Lewis has also worked for various other magazines like ‘The Spectator,’ ‘New York Times Magazine, ‘Bloomberg’ etc.
Awards & Achievements
Michael Lewis had won numerous accolades and awards. In the year 2008 and 2009, he was awarded Gerald Loeb Award for his feature writing for “The End” and “Wall Street on Tundra,” respectively. In the year 2012, he had been nominated for the ‘USC Scripter Award’ for his work in ‘Moneyball,’ which he finally bagged in the year 2016 for his work in ‘The Big Short.’
His book Moneyball even went on to be made into a motion picture, which was released in the year 2011, featuring the famous actor Brad Pitt. His book ‘Big Short’ was awarded The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights book Award. The Book went on to be made into a comedy-drama film starring actors like Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, etc. and was critically acclaimed in the year 2015.
Net Worth & Salary of Michael Lewis in 2021
As of February 2021, Michael Lewis’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.
Michael Lewis is a strong positive personality who has achieved a lot of reputation, honor, and fame throughout his career. He has remarkably contributed to the finance and economics of the nation and is one of the most recognizable people in the business domain.