Brandon Sanderson Net Worth 2019

Who is Brandon Sanderson and what is his net worth 2019? Brandon Sanderson is an American writer, whose writing genre is mainly fantasy and science, he has been noted for his works in children’s books. His writing career began in 2005 and is going strong. Out of all the published works he is credited with, the most famous one probably is the Mistborn series for which he has been noted all around the world. His other notable works include Stormlight Archive, the Way of the Kings, Writing Excuses and the fantasy series Wheel of Time.

Early Life

He was born on 19th December, 1975 in Lincoln, Nebraska. During his academic days he attended Brigham Young University as an English major and by 2005 he had completed his master’s degree in creative writing.

Brandon Sanderson Net Worth


It was in 1997 that he decided to become a professional writer, at the age of 21. He was quick at writing and coming up with new ideas, and in only two years he had written five novels, followed by seven more in the next four years.

His first published work was Elantris by Tor Books, in 2005, which was followed by Mistborn: The final Empire, the first book in Mistborn trilogy in 2006. The Gathering storm written by him, which was published on October 27, 2009, reached the number one spot on the New York Times bestseller list for hardcover edition.

He had released some fantasy series that certainly earned positive reviews. To be specific, The Wheel Of Time and The Straught Archive are those noteworthy works which gained him fame.

His book series as in the Legion, the Reckoners are some that the history has taken for itself to showcase to the coming generations as the best of book series. When the public thought this was it, Brandon presented himself as a faculty at the Brigham Young University. There, he had been participating in weekly podcsts.

Four books in his middle-grade Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series have been released in new editions by Starscape, and his novella Infinity Blade Awakening was an ebook bestseller for Epic Games accompanying their acclaimed Infinity Blade iOS video game series.

In July 7, 2006, Sanderson had married Emily Bushman, a fellow English major at his university, and a teacher, who is now his business manager. They have three children and reside in American Fork, Utah.

He has been rewarded with awards for his work. The two Hugo awards of the year 2013 for his works The Emperor soul and one for his weekly podcast presentation called Writing Excuses were the two noteworthy awards. In fact, one of his books titled the Towers of Midnight earned him the Goodreads Choice awards.

Net Worth of Brandon Sanderson

He has earned the net worth of whopping $7 million, as he has proved himself to be a writer of high caliber, especially in his genre of fantasy and science.

Brandon Sanderson is not limited only to the money, he has received many awards which are a testament to his caliber. The worth of these awards cannot be measured, if they could be he would be worth even more.