Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan
Celebrated Name: Rick Riordan
Real Name/Full Name: Richard Russell Riordan Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 5 June 1964
Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.72 m
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Becky Riordan
Children: Yes (2 children)
Profession: American author
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Rick Riordan is one of the top-earning authors across the world whose most popular books are The Lost Hero, The Titan’s Curse, The House of Hades and The Lightning Thief. 2 books of his Percy Jackson series, The Lightning Thief and Sea of Monsters were adapted into films, the first one was released in 2010 called Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and the second one was released in 2013 called Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

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Early Life

Richard Russell Riordan Jr. was born on June 5, 1964, in San Antonio, Texas, United States. His father is Rick Riordan Sr. and his mother, Lyn Belisle, is the author of 2 books, Coloring the Folk Art of Mexico and THE CIT CONSORTIUM: SOCIAL LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES.

Rick Riordan graduated from Alamo Heights High School then from the University of Texas with a degree in English and History.

Personal Life

Rick Riordan has been married to Becky Riordan, and they are the parents of 2 sons, Haley Riordan and Patrick Riordan.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 5 June 1964, Rick Riordan is 59 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.72 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


Rick Riordan’s career in the authoring industry started was when he was an English and history teacher at middle schools; he was writing grownups mystery novels. His first full book ever was published in 1997, and it’s called Big Red Tequila.

Rick Riordan has many book series. One of them is called Tres Navarre, and it has seven books, including Big Red Tequila, The Widower’s Two-Step, The last king of Texas, The Devil Went Down to Austin, Southtown, Mission Road, and Rebel Island.

Another series by Rick Riordan is called Percy Jackson & the Olympians, and its books include The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympian. The first two books of this series, The Lightning Thief and Sea of Monsters were adapted to films that were released in 2010 and 2013, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

Rick Riordan, The Heroes of Olympus books series, includes five books, The Lost Hero, The Son of Neptune, The Mark of Athena, The House of Hades, and The Blood of Olympus.

A book trilogy by Rick Riordan that consists of adventure and Egyptian mythological fiction books called The Kane Chronicles and its books include The Red Pyramid, The Throne of Fire, and The Serpent’s Shadow.

Recently, Rick Riordan has been working on a fantasy adventure series called The Trials of Apollo, and two books of it were published so far, The Hidden Oracle (2016) and The Dark Prophecy, which was published on May 2, 2017. His upcoming book for this series is called The Burning Maze, and it is expected to be published in the middle of 2018.

Awards & Achievements

Rick Riordan has been adding up to his career a great list of awards. He won the Shamus Award for Best First P. I. Novel (Big Red Tequila), Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original (Big Red Tequila), Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original (The Widower’s Two-Step), Goodreads Choice Awards Best Middle Grade & Children’s (The Son of Neptune, 2011) (The Mark of Athena, 2012) (The House of Hades, 2013) (The Blood of Olympus, 2014) (The Sword of Summer, 2015) (The Hidden Oracle, 2016), and many others.

In 2017 so far, he earned a Stonewall Book Award for Children’s literature.

Net Worth & Salary of Rick Riordan in 2024

Rick Riordan Net Worth
Rick Riordan Net Worth

As of May 2024, Rick Riordan has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He made his fortune from being an English and History teacher at middle schools for 15 years, but mostly from the great books he’s been authoring, publishing, and selling. So far, Rick Riordan books were translated into more than 40 languages and sold for more than 60 million copies across the world. It is also important to mention that 2 of Rick Riordan’s books, The Lightning Thief and Sea of Monsters, were adapted into films.

Rick Riordan has been a very successful and talented book author. He also used to teach English and History at middle schools for 15 years. Rick Riordan’s books were translated into more than 40 languages, and so far, 2 of his books were adapted into films, The Lightning Thief and Sea of Monsters. Rick Riordan has been married to Becky Riordan, and they are the parents of 2 sons.


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