How rich is Salman Rushdie?
Salman Rushdie Net Worth:
Salman Rushdie Net Worth:Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (/sælˈmɑːn ˈrʊʃdi/; Kashmiri: अहमद सलमान रुशदी (Devanagari), احمد سلمان رشدی (Nastaʿlīq); born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. He is said to combine magical realism with historical fiction; his work is concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations.His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was the centre of a major controversy, provoking protests from Muslims in several countries. Death threats were made against him, including a fatwā calling for his assassination issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran, on 14 February 1989, and as a result he was put under police protection by the British government.Rushdie was appointed Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France in January 1999. In June 2007, Queen Elizabeth II knighted him for his services to literature. In 2008, The Times ranked him thirteenth on its list of the fifty greatest British writers since 1945.Since 2000, Rushdie has lived in the United States, where he has worked at Emory University and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he published Joseph Anton: A Memoir, an account of his life in the wake of the controversy over The Satanic Verses.
|Birth date:||June 19, 1947|
|Birth place:||Mumbai, India|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.702 m)|
|Profession:||Writer, Novelist, Author, Copywriter, Screenwriter|
|Education:||Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai, Rugby School, Warwickshire, King's College, University of Cambridge|
|Spouse:||Padma Lakshmi (m. 2004–2007), Elizabeth West (1997-2004), Marianne Wiggins (1988-1993), Clarissa Luard (1976-1987)|
|Children:||Milan Rushdie, Zafar Rushdie|
|Parents:||Anis Ahmed Rushdie, Negin Bhatt|
|Awards:||Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, Golden Pen Award, Writers’ Guild Award, Hutch Crossword Book Award, Winner of Booker Prize (1981), Edgerton Prize of the American Civil Liberties Union, Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France (1999 (1999)|
|Nominations:||Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours (2007), Whitbread Prize for Best Novel (twice), James Tait Black Prize, European Union’s Aristeion Prize for Literature, Author of the Year Prizes (Britain (Britain), Germany)|
|Movies:||Midnight's Children, Then She Found Me, Concerning the Bodyguard, Paperback Dreams, Odd Streets Run West, Great Writers: Salman Rushdie|
|TV shows:||Next People|