Patrick Rothfuss
Patrick Rothfuss
Real Name/Full Name Patrick James Rothfuss
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Patrick Rothfuss
Birth Place: Wisconsin, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6th June 1973
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
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Parents Name: Father – N/A
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College: Washington State University and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Sarah Rothfuss
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Author and teacher
Net Worth: $5 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Patrick James Rothfuss is an epic fantasy author from the United States. He is best known for his planned trilogy The Kingkiller Chronicle, which has earned him many awards, including the 2007 Quill Award for The Name of the Wind, his debut book. The Wise Man’s Fear, the sequel, topped The New York Times Best Seller list.

Well, how well do you know about Patrick Rothfuss? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Patrick Rothfuss’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 Patrick Rothfuss to date.

Biography and Early Life

Patrick Rothfuss was born in Madison, Wisconsin, to wonderful parents who inspired him to learn and write by reading to him, giving him gentle self-esteem boosts, and denying him cable television. To show himself what not to do, he read a lot and wrote awful short stories and poems during his formative years. Although he is very proud of is parents, he has decided to keep their identity private. Therefore, the names of his parents and their occupation remains a mystery to date.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Patrick Rothfuss in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Patrick Rothfuss’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 6 June 1973. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.


Patrick Rothfuss graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point with a B.A. in English in 1999. He wrote for The Pointer, the campus newspaper, and created a parody warning about the Goodtimes Virus that went viral. He returned to Stevens Point after receiving his M.A. from Washington State University. With “The Road to Levenshir,” an excerpt from his then-unpublished novel The Wise Man’s Fear, he won the Writers of the Future 2002-Second Quarter competition in 2002.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 2009, Rothfuss and his partner Sarah began a family. The pair has two children, whose real names he has not disclosed publicly in order to give his boys the option of revealing their real names as adults; instead, he refers to them as “Oot” and “Cutie Snoo” on his blog. He presently resides in Wisconsin, in a home he and his partner purchased in 2007.

Is Patrick Rothfuss Gay?

No, he is not gay. He has been married to his wife Sarah for more than 10 years now and they have a happy life together. This is enough to prove that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Rothfuss sold his novel The Name of the Wind to DAW Books in 2006, and it was published in 2007. It was named one of Publishers Weekly’s Books of the Year and received a Quill Award (for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror). In 2008, it was also nominated for an Alex Award. In 2017, an illustrated tenth-anniversary version was published. The Wise Man’s Fear, the sequel, was released in March 2011 and debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller List.

The Slow Regard of Silent Things, an illustrated novella that centres on the character Auri, was released in October 2014 as a companion tale to The Kingkiller Chronicle. In anthologies, Rothfuss has also published two stories set in the same universe as The Kingkiller Chronicle. “How Old Holly Came To Be,” released in Unfettered in June 2013, was the latest. The second was the novella The Lightning Tree, which featured the character Bast and was published in Rogues in June 2014. The anthology as a whole was nominated for a World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology in 2015.

In July 2020, Betsy Wollheim, Rothfuss’s editor and publisher, responded publicly on her Facebook account to an article speculating on why The Doors of Stone, the trilogy’s final novel, had not been released, stating she had “never seen a word of book three.” Since then, the thread has been removed. He also appeared as Kerrek, a guest character on Geek and Sundry’s Critical Position, in episodes 56, “Hope,” and 81–84. In episode 69, “Passed Through Fire,” he also documented a letter written by his character.

Rothfuss is the founder of the foundation Worldbuilders, which has raised over $11.5 million for Heifer International, which offers livestock, clean water, nutrition, and training to communities in developing countries. By 2020, Worldbuilders had raised more than $10 million for Heifer International.

In August 2012, Rothfuss launched The Story Board, a monthly fantasy podcast with writers including Terry Brooks and Brandon Sanderson. The Story Board was a series that aired for eight seasons. He and Max Temkin launched Unattended Consequences, then known as Untitled Patrick Rothfuss, in June 2015.

In 2014, Rothfuss and James Ernest started working on Tak, an abstract strategy game based on the game featured in his book The Wise Man’s Fear. From Season 7 onwards, Rothfuss has played Viari in the Penny Arcade’s live Dungeons & Dragons games Acquisitions Inc., as well as a guest appearance in its spin-off program “The ‘C’ Team.”


Patrick Rothfuss’ amazing writing career has earned him a number of awards. Here are some of the awards he has won:

  1. He won the 2007 Quill Award for Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror after writing The Name of the Wind.
  2. The Reading List Award for Fantasy after doing The Name of the Wind.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Patrick Rothfuss in 2024

Patrick Rothfuss Net Worth
Patrick Rothfuss Net Worth

Patrick Rothfuss’s successful career has earned him an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2024. This is good earnings for an author and a teacher.

Patrick Rothfuss is an amazing author who has done some great works over his lifetime. He is doing really well as a writer and also as a teacher. He has changed and improved the lives of so many people all around the world for the better.


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