GEORGE R R MARTIN NET WORTH, EARLY LIFE, AND TELEVISION CAREER


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GEORGE RR MARTIN net worth

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Biography 

Name:George Raymond Richard
Date of Birth:20 September 1948
GEORGE RR MARTIN Age:72 years
Profession:short-story writer (Novelist), TV producer
Nationality American
Best known forSong of Ice and Fire series in 1996
GEORGE RR MARTIN Net worth$120 Million
Height5 ft 6 inches (1.68 m)
Annual income$15 Million
Salary$25 Million

EARLY LIFE

George r r Martin was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, on September 20, 1948. His father Raymond C. Martin raised him, the family was not stable financially and did not own a car either. He was a passionate reader and spent his childhood exploring the world through the sea of books. Martin used to sell his stories to nearby children when he was a young boy, the stories mostly revolved around monsters and the fiction world. He then develops an interest in Marvel comics and starts to read comic books.

In his teen years, he started to write fiction for several platforms and went on to win Alley Award for “Powerman vs. The Blue Barrier”. That was a story about a superhero “Dr.Weird Martin” who got his degree in B.S journalism from North-western University in 1970 and masters right next year.   He then started to sell his stories too, he was 21 years old when he sold his story to Galaxy magazine. as at this time, he began selling his short stories professionally. He was just 21 years old when he sold his story, “The Hero,” to Galaxy magazine.

George R. R. martin books:

  • “The Ice Dragon”
  • “A Song of Ice and Fire”
  • “A Game of Thrones”

George RR martin NET WORTH

George RR martin(George Raymond Richard Martin) is one of the most acclaimed famous authors and television producers of this era. His exceptional series of fantasy novels “A Song of Ice and Fire” was sold more than 25 million times all around the globe. In 2011, his book series was adapted by HBO into the most famous television series “Game of Thrones”. The show initially premiered in April 2011 and each episode was watched by almost 20 million people. Martin got a paycheck of $15 million, which makes the whole earning from the series about $120 million.

Although he is holding the stature of the highest-earning author in the world, he has approximately got $15 million per year from HBO royalties and $10 million from his book business. He prefers to live a simple and decent lifestyle despite being rich, he occupies a modest house. In 2021 the estimated George RR martin NET WORTH is about $120 Million.

TELEVISION CAREER:

GEORGE RR MARTIN

His book “The Armageddon Rag” in 1983 was sort of a disaster in his writing career. But it paved the path into the Television industry for Martin. A Hollywood entry of a book attracted wide attention and was hired as a staff writer and then as an executive story consultant. It was expected that he would revive the dying show. After the series finished, he moved on to other shows like Max Headroom and Beauty and the Beast. 

In 1991, Martin shifted again towards novels. His first novel “A Song of Ice and Fire series”, A Game of Thrones, was published in 1996. This novel was followed by a series of novels like A Clash of Kings in 1999, A storm of swords in 2000, A Feast for crows in 2005, and a Dance with dragons in 2011. It was the “A Feast for Crows” that spiked the reader’s attention more. This novel became the New York Times No.1 Bestseller and The Wall street journal No.1 Ranking as well. It got nominated for both British Fantasy Award and the Quill Award in 2006.

The immense success of the novel series earned Martin the title of “The American Tolkien”. When HBO first approached him, Martin was confused whether it would be a good idea to transform the novel into TV series. HBO producers David Benioff and DB Weiss successfully convinced him. 

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George R R Martin served as a writer and co-executive producer for the show. He lives his life simply but he left no stone unturned in making the show realistic. HBO spent a massive budget for exceptional costumes, sets, and locations in many parts of the world. Season one of the series has a budget of almost $60 million. In season two, the Game of Thrones crew was filmed in Malta and Northern Ireland, Iceland, and Morocco, etc. The excellent choice of location in the series made the TV adaptation more realistic and amazing.

GEORGE RR MARTIN Twitter: https://twitter.com/GRRMspeaking

Nowadays, Martin is busy writing the next to last book of his novel series “The Winds of Winter” while residing in his Santa Fe residencies. Even though he is making millions, more than $15 million per year, and has a total net worth of $80 million. Martin is still fond of eating at local restaurants and drives his old Mazda. He lives in a simple house in Santa Fe and also owns a second home right on the same street. Martin’s favorite foods are blue-collar fare barbecue and Mexican food. He likes to attend parties and festive dinners and drink with fans. Martin once invited a fan to his house. If you see him at a party, do not ask him to sign an autograph or say anything about game of thrones. He mostly prefers that fans talk or have a drink with him.

Awards:

  • He won the Ignotius Award for “A Game of Thrones” to be the best Foreign Novel of 2002.
  • He takes #1 on SF Site Readers’ Choice for Best SF and Fantasy Books of 2000.
  • In 1999 he was nominated for a Nebula Award nomination for A Clash of Kings and Tops Locus Poll for Best Fantasy Novel of 1999.


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