|Celebrated Name:||Michael Peterson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michael Iver Peterson|
|Age:||77 years old|
|Birth Date:||23 October 1943|
|Birth Place:||Nashville Tennessee U.S|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Patricia Sue Peterson (m. 1965–1987)
Kathleen Peterson (m. 1997–2001)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No/Yes (name)|
|Is Michael Peterson Gay?:||NO|
|Profession:||Marine Corps officer, novelist|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$100 thousand|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
From being a respected man in the society to a convict, here is a story of the son of career military officer Michael Peterson. He once was a government think tank, a celebrated marine who won a purple heart, a government consultant, a best seller author who wrote “A Time of War: A Bitter Peace,” “The Immortal Dragon,” novels and a columnist for a local newspaper. Life was good to him until he failed to clinch the mayor’s seat, and his financial situation deteriorated. To be continued below in the career section and much more in regards to Michael Petersons’ net worth.
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Early Life & Biography
Michael or Mike hails from Nashville, Tennessee, the U.S, where he was born. He is the son of Eleanor and Eugen Iver. He is an alumnus of Duke University, where he graduated with a degree in political science and also a law degree from the University of North Carolina.
After graduating, he secured a job with the government in the department of defense, where he was a think tank in matters regarding the war in Vietnam. In 1968 he was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps to serve in Vietnam but was honorably discharged after a car accident left him with personal disability.
Peterson’s first wife was Patricia Sue, who used to be an elementary school teacher. The two had two children before Peterson divorced in 1987. He married Kathleen Peterson again in 1997, but after just four years, Kathleen Peterson died mysteriously in 2001, though Peterson became the murder suspect and was jailed for manslaughter.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 23 October 1943, Michael Peterson is 77 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2021. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 68 kg.
After graduating from Duke University, the government of the united states hired Peterson as an analyst. He used to research about the Vietnam war, and it wasn’t long before he was enlisted in the marines. He went to Vietnam but was honorably discharged after a car accident where he was awarded Purpleheart.
He returned to the united states, where he became a government consultant. He started dating a widow Elizabeth Ratliff, but after two years, she died in what was ruled out as a staircase accident.
He wrote two novels, “The Immortal Dragon,” which became a best seller and ”A Time of War: A Bitter Peace.” These two books gave a lot of wealth to Peterson, and he considered running for the Mayor’s office. Things for him dint go as planned after it emerged that he was lying about how he earned his purple heart medal. Peterson’s financial situation also deteriorated, so it’s his writing career.
Things got worse when Kathleen was found dead on the bottom of the staircase in their home in 2001 just after it emerged she was going to be laid off from her well-paying job. Police dint buys his explanation that it was accidental, and after thorough investigations, it was determined that Peterson killed her and was found guilty of manslaughter. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Awards & Achievements
Before the murder, Peterson was a celebrated author and a bestseller, but his career got tinted with a murder case, and all his achievements are nothing to celebrate about nor credit today.
Net Worth & Salary of Michael Peterson in 2021
Michael Peterson’s net worth is estimated at $100 thousand as of June 2021. This is because he was jailed for life, and he hasn’t been able to make any money since then. Before the murder case, Michael Peterson’s net worth was over $2 million, and he had a substantial amount in his life insurance. He made his money as a government employee and through his writing career.
Michael Peterson’s net worth today has been reduced to almost nothing. He was once a famous man, rich, and one of the most celebrated authors, but now he is just a nobody, just another criminal.