About Suzanne Collins
It has been estimated that the total amount of the current Suzanne Collins net worth is as high as 60 million dollars, which makes her one of the richest and highest earning authors in the world. Suzanne Collins has expanded her career into being a TV writer as well. She was born in Connecticut in 1962. Suzanne Collins is mostly known from a couple of novels she has written, such as “The Underland Chronicles” which became a best seller on New York Times list. Also, she is the author of the popular trilogy of “The Hunger Games”. This trilogy includes “The Hunger Games”, “Catching Fire” and “Mockingjay”. Thus, the sales of her works have also added up a lot to the overall estimate of Suzanne Collins net worth.
In 1991 she started to work on TV when she was chosen to be as a writer for some children TV shows on the Nickelodeon channel. Examples of the TV shows in which she worked include “Clarissa Explains it All”, which was even nominated for an Emmy award, and “The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo”. Suzanne Collins has also worked as a preschooler’s program called “Little Bear and Oswald”. This show was also nominated for an Emmy award.
Suzanne Collins also worked with some other people when writing some works, such as with Peter Bakalian, with whom she created “Santa, Baby!”. This show was nominated for a WGA Award in Animation category. One of her latest work includes “Scholastic Entertainment’s Clifford’s Puppy Days”, where she has worked as a head writer. Suzanne Collins has also worked as a freelancer for “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!”. Thus, these positions have also added up to the overall sum of Suzanne Collins net worth.
Suzanne Collins was working on the TV show called “Generation O!”. When she was working there, she made friends with James Proimos, an illustrator who encouraged her to try to write books for kids. This was the time when she wrote her first book called “Gregor the Overlander”. This book became the first series of the well known “The Underland Chronicles” series.
In 2013, Suzanne Collins published an autobiographical book with pictures called “Year of the Jungle”. The illustrator of the book was James Proimos. In this book, she described her experience when her father was sent to Vietnam when she was 6 years old. The sales of this book have also added up to the total size of Suzanne Collins net worth.