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Terry Pratchett Net Worth:
Terry Pratchett Net Worth:Sir Terence David John "Terry" Pratchett, OBE (born 28 April 1948) is an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of about 40 volumes. Pratchett's first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971, and since his first Discworld novel (The Colour of Magic) was published in 1983, he has written two books a year on average. His 2011 Discworld novel Snuff was at the time of its release the third-fastest-selling hardback adult-audience novel since records began in the UK, selling 55,000 copies in the first three days.Pratchett was the UK's best-selling author of the 1990s, and has sold over 85 million books worldwide in 37 languages. He is currently the second most-read writer in the UK, and seventh most-read non-US author in the US.Pratchett was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1998 and was knighted for services to literature in the 2009 New Year Honours. In 2001 he won the annual Carnegie Medal for The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, the first Discworld book marketed for children. He received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2010.In December 2007, Pratchett announced that he was suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. He has since made a substantial public donation to the Alzheimer's Research Trust, and filmed a television programme chronicling his experiences with the disease for the BBC.
|Birth date:||April 28, 1948, Beaconsfield, United Kingdom|
|Death date:||March 12, 2015, Broad Chalke, United Kingdom|
|Height:||5' 8" (1.73 m)|
|Profession:||Author, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer|
|Education:||John Hampden Grammar School|
|Spouse:||Lyn Pratchett (m. 1968–2015)|
|Parents:||Eileen Pratchett, David Pratchett|
|Awards:||Carnegie Medal, Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, Andre Norton Award, Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature, Edward E. Smith Memorial Award, Prometheus Award for Best Novel, British Academy Television Award for Best Single Documentary, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Science Fiction, BSFA award for best novel, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, Geffen Award for Best Translated Fantasy Novel, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature|
|Nominations:||Michael L. Printz Award, Nebula Award for Best Novel, James Tiptree Jr. Award, Hugo Award for Best Related Work, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Fantasy, World Fantasy Award—Novel, Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, Locus Award for Best Art Book, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sidewise Award for Best Long-Form Alternate History, Locus Award for Best Young-Adult Book|
|Movies:||, Going Postal, The Colour of Magic, more|
|TV shows:||Terry Pratchett's Going Postal, The Colour of Magic, Terry Pratchett's Hogfather, Soul Music, Wyrd Sisters, Terry Pratchett's Unseen Academicals, Mastermind (2003)|