John Green is an author who has won the Printz Award in 2006 for his first novel entitled ‘Looking for Alaska’. He is also a writer, blogger, editor, actor, and producer. In 2012, his novel called ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ debuted at #1 ‘The New York Times Best Seller list’. He has launched the channel ‘VlogBrothers’ on YouTube with his brother. He has created 11 online series which also includes ‘Crash Course’. Green is also the founder of the charity ‘Project for Awesome’. He has produced two films in his career. The estimated net worth of John Green is $19 million.
John Michael Green was born on August 24, 1977, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born to parents Sydney Green and Mike Green. He went to Lake Highland Preparatory School located in Orlando, Florida and then to Indian Springs School in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2000, he completed his graduation from Kenyon College with a major in Religious studies and English. Following his graduation, he worked as a student for five months in Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio.
He initially, wanted to become an Episcopal priest, however, after witnessing children with a life-threatening illness, he became an author. He then went to Chicago and lived there for several years. He reviewed many books in there and also became a book critique. Green also created radio essays for WBEZ and NPR. Later, he moved to New York City.
In 2006, John Green married Sarah Urist Green. The couple has two children named Alice and Henry. He is a fan of Liverpool FC and has got the obsessive-compulsive disorder.
In 2005, John Green published his first novel called ‘Looking for Alaska’. The film rights to the book were bought by Paramount. A year later, he released another novel titled ‘An Abundance of Katherines’. It became a runner-up book in the Printz Award. He then co-wrote the book ‘Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances’ with Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson. His third novel ‘Paper Town’ was released in 2008.
The book went on to win many awards including the Corine Literature Prize in 2010. A year later, he teamed with David Levithan to release ‘Will Grayson, Will Grayson’. In January 2012, Green’s sixth book called ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ was released. His sixth novel ‘Turtles All The Way Down’ is scheduled to get released in October 2017. In YouTube, John Green has made a channel called ‘Crash Course’ with his brother Alex Green. It gives educational studies based on many subjects including Economics, Computer Science, Mythology, Biology, and much more.
He has also found the video vlogging project ‘Brotherhood 2.0’. He creates the video with his brother and uploads it on YouTube. Starting from 2010, he gives the annual online video conference called ‘VidCon’. He is the principal person for Mental Floss magazine. He has also written, produced and directed films.
In 2006, John Green won the Michael L. Printz Award. For Paper Towns, he has won the Edgar Allen Poe Award and Corine Literature Prize. The Fault in Our Stars made him won the Children’s Choice Book Awards. In 2013, he won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He won the Visionary Award at the 2014 move Fandom Awards.
How much is John Green Net Worth in 2017
John Green wanted to become a priest, later went on to write books. He has penned many award-winning books and has reached the top of ‘The New York Times Best Seller list’. By doing so, he has gone on to inherit good wealth. John Green’s net worth is an estimated $19 million US dollars as of 2017. This money also came from his video vlogging project and also from Crash Course.
He has served in various capacities of Vlogbrothers including producer and director. In 2015, he lent his voice for the film Paper Towns. In his career, he has written seven novels including the one to be released. Green has also written various short stories and articles.
In 2015, Green launched a weekly podcast called ‘Hank & John’ with his brother Hank Green. His ‘Project for Awesome’ raised $483,446 in 2012. He has a number of YouTube channels including ‘Truth or Fail’. His wife Sarah Urist has served as the Curator of Contemporary Art in Indianapolis Museum of Art.