Jeff Patrick Kinney a.k.a. Jeff Kinney is an American based Author, Cartoonist, Producer, Actor, and designer. He published many children books including book series of “the Diary of a Wimpy Kid”. His created a website which is child oriented named as Poptropica. He played a role of father of Holly Hills in Diary of a wimpy kid. To know more about the net worth of Jeff Kinney in the year 2018, keep reading this article.
Early life and Biography
Kinney took birth in Fort Washington, Maryland in the United States on February 19, 1971. There, Kinney completed his schooling in two different schools, Bishop McNamara High school, and Potomac Landing elementary school. The college where Kinney went for his graduation was the University of Maryland, college park.
In college, he found his interest in writing comics and completed his first comic book in college itself. The Name of that comic book was “Igdoof”, which was published in the University’s campus newspaper. He loved to spend most of his free time in thinking about the theme for the upcoming comics.
Being a nerd in the school time, he did not have a girlfriend in school or college. After, graduation Kinney meets Julie who was a friend of her from college time. Kinney and Julie got married on December 14, 2003, and just after a few years, they were blessed with a baby boy. And later on, another child, Grant was born. There is not so much personal information about Kinney on the internet because he likes to keep his life secret. He is a shy type of person. Kinney and Julie’s marriage is a successful one, and they love to spend their most of time together.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Kinney’s career started a little too early during his school days. Till now Kinney has published 13 books, these books belong to a series which starts by the name of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”. A film was released which is based on the first book of Kinney’s series. This film was produced by the 20th-century fox, and the director was Thor Freudenthal. Big stars perform major roles in this film including Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron.
The second film was based on the second Book of this series which was released in the year 2011. Third film released in the year 2012 which was based on the Dog Days book of this series.
Net worth and Earnings
Kinney has an estimated total net worth of $85 million. His annual estimated salary is around $17 million. Jeff has a Luxury Bentley car which he purchased in recent times. Cost of this car is around $600 thousand.
Kinney is an excellent author and a great personality who loves to write for children. His published books played an important role in building his Fortune. He has reached this position only by walking towards his dreams. Now he is writing another book, which will be available in the market soon.