James Patterson
James Patterson
Real Name/Full Name James Brendan Patterson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: James Patterson
Birth Place: Newburgh, New York , United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 March 1947
Age/How Old: 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –Charles Petterson
Mother –Isabelle Morris
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Manhattan College, Vanderbilt University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries.
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Susan Patterson
Kids/Children Name: Jack Patterson
Profession: American author and Philanthropist and TV producer
Net Worth: $900 million
Last Updated: April 2024

James Patterson is the Earth-selling best author and the best Novelist. He has impressed many people with a deluge of fantasy character, from Alex Cross, the psychologist, to Michael Bennet, the detective. The famous sensational writer has also written many books, including those of children and Adult and many describe him as a one-man publishing machine, and he holds the Guinness World Record, and he is ranked the highest on number one as New York all Times bestsellers.

He is also a well-known Philanthropist and has denoted a million books to the students. James has also established many Scholarship programs and also has several websites to facilitate this in the new generation.

Well, how well do you know about James Patterson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Patterson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about James Patterson to date.

Biography and Early Life

James Brendan Patterson, popularly known as James Patterson, was born in Newburgh in New York City on 22 March 1947. His books have sold above three million copies globally up to now. He has written books of the genre of realistic fiction, comedy, thriller, adult fiction, and mystery.

His work Can never go unrecognized in the field of writings is the Maximum Ride series, Alex cross Series, Women’s Murder Club Series. Funny series, Middle School series, and so many others. He started writing at his early age, only at 19 years. His father is Charles Patterson, while her mother is Isabella Patterson. He is an American by nationality and by ethnicity; he is white.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Patterson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Patterson’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 22 March 1947. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


James Patterson was a brilliant student though he didn’t enjoy his education before completing High School. After high school, he was enrolled at Manhattan College for his undergraduate degree. Later he felt he was not well equipped and started coursework for his master’s degree in Literature at Vanderbilt University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James Patterson With Wife Susan Patterson
James Patterson With Wife Susan Patterson

James Patterson is a tall, handsome man with a height of 170 cm and a weight of 75 kilograms. He is a Christian and a believer in God who is a dedicated Roman catholic. He has such great faith. He has once been in a relationship with his first girlfriend, Rochelle Oliver, they dated for a while and later even got married, but unfortunately, the problems began due to disagreement, and they parted ways and later divorced

He later got to Sue Solie in 1977, who is an art director, they settled fast in their marriage, and within no time, they were gifted with a baby boy within a year of their wedlock. James later moved with his family to a fabulous place in Palm Beach in Florida.

He is said to work seven days from his home, and his artistic style of writing is using a pencil to write down his imagination on paper, and he never writes on a computer. His creativity is phenomenal such that he has even inspired his don Jack to write. He is said to be a cool person and so friendly. James loves his family and is a responsible man. He seems to be enjoying his marriage and is said that he loves his wife. No secret affairs have ever emerged between him and his wife.

Is James Patterson Gay?

As far as sexual orientation is concerned, James is straight. He is not gay nor bisexual. He is happily married, and he even has a son.No information has ever emerged of him being gay even at one time. He is believed to have a strong personality.

Professional Career

Patterson devoted most of his time to writings, which he later said he was influenced by Evans Connel’s 1959 debut novel. Patterson published his first novel in 1976, which was known as The Thomas Berryman, and after getting 31 rejections later, it got published by Little Brown.

Later he began publishing books which are currently known as the Alex Cross Series. These books became very famous worldwide, and they are considered to be among the most successful detective in the US. He has written 95 novels since 1976 and has been number one in New York as the best novel seller in 19 consecutive times.

He has the best record as a best novel seller of all time, and he has even appeared in the Guinness World Record. He works with a variety of ghostwriters and co-authors such as Andrew Gross, Mark Sullivan, Maxin Paetro, and many others. He has been collaborating with them to generate great ideas for his stories. Patterson is best known for his novels revolving around fictional psychologist Alex Cross.


James has sold an estimate of over 350 million books up to now Worldwide. He has expressed his ideas in hundreds of oof novels since 1976. He also has achievements and awards, these includes.

  • The Edgar Award for Best First novel
  • Kids Choice Award for favorite book
  • Audie Award for Young Adult
  • Goodreads Choice Awards for best young adult fantasy and science fiction for a Maximum ide Novel
  • Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Mystery and Thriller.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Patterson in 2024

James Patterson Net Worth
James Patterson Net Worth

As of 2024, Patterson estimated earning is around $90 Million and has a net worth of around $900 million. His main source of income is from selling books, and he has also produced movies and therefore

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • James Patterson Quitted advertising to concentrate on writing.
  • He donated more than one million books to Us soldiers at home and overseas.
  • He is a university dropout.
  • James stated that his son Jack was not the best reader in class.
  • He writes down his ideas using a pencil and not a computer.

It is true to say that determination makes you persist, and you are able to overcome it finally. James was very passionate. He even dropped his advertising job to concentrate on his dream, and finally, he became an employer to many others. This also tells me there is no success without sacrifice.


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