Tucker Max is an American author and speaker who is well-known for the short stories he publishes on his website TuckerMax.com. His sex and drink adventures book I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell was the New York Times bestseller consecutively for six years from 2006 to 2012. A feature film was made based on the book in 2009 which did not enjoy as much success as the book did. Scroll down to know more about the life, career, and net worth of Tucker Max in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Tucker Max was born on September 27th in 1975, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. His father owned a restaurant in South Florida, and his mother was a flight attendant who divorced when Max was a toddler. He used to switch between South Florida and Kentucky to spend time with both his mom and dad. Tucker graduated from the Blair Academy and went on to receive a B.A degree from the University of Chicago and a J.D from the Duke Law School.
Tucker Max started to date Veronica Pike in 2013 and in December 2014, the couple was blessed with a son named Bishop William Max. The couple got married in 2015 and currently reside in Austin, Texas with their two children.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In January 2000, Tucker created a website named The Tucker Max Date Application as a bet between him and his law school friends. In June 2002, he decided to become a writer and started to send his stories to several publishers and agents only to get rejected.
In September 2002, he launched the TuckerMax.com and started to write short stories about his drinking and sexual experiences which were well received by the internet readers. In August 2003, he got a deal with 20th Century Fox for a TV show, and in May 2005, he released the book I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.
The book became New York Times Best Seller consecutively for six years between 2006 to 2012 with over 1 million sold copies. In 2006, he signed a deal for a show with Comedy Central which was dropped later.
In 2010, he released Assholes Finish First which debuted at #3 on New York Times Best Seller list and in 2012 he released Hilarity Ensues and Sloppy Seconds: The Tucker Max Leftover which debuted at #2 on NY Times Best Seller list. In 2017, he ghostwrote the memoir The Last Black Unicorn for Tiffany Haddish.
Net Worth & Earnings
Being a successful writer who has sold over 1 million copies of his works and a public speaker who garners a bunch of people to listen to him, he enjoys very good fortune placing himself in the list of millionaires. His net worth is $5.5 million.
From a writer whose works were rejected literally by every publication, he approached to the writer who has sold over 1 million copies, the growth of Tucker Max reiterates the fact, “talent may be rejected within a community but will always be accepted by the world.”