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Jeff Kinney Net Worth

Jeff Kinney net worth 2023: Jeffrey Patrick Kinney is an American author and cartoonist, best known for the children’s book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He also created the child-oriented website Poptropica.

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What is Jeff Kinney net worth?

Net worth$70 million
Full nameJeffrey Patrick Kinney
Date of birthFebruary 19, 1971
Occupationauthor and cartoonist
NationalityAmerican

Jeff Kinney Net Worth

As of 2023, Jeff Kinney net worth is estimated ta roughly $70 million.

Jeffrey Patrick Kinney is a popular American author and cartoonist. He has authored several books, among which include; children’s book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He also created the child-oriented website Poptropica.

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Early life

Kinney was born and raised in Fort Washington, Maryland. Kinney attended Potomac Landing Elementary School and later Bishop McNamara High School, where he graduated from in 1989.

Kinney attended the University of Maryland, College Park in the early 1990s. It was in college that Kinney created a popular comic strip, Igdoof, which ran in the school student newspaper, The Diamondback.

Kinney graduated from the University of Maryland in 1993, originally majoring in computer science but switched to criminal justice in order to have more time to work on his comic.

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 In 2021 he was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa as an alumnus of the University of Maryland.

Career

Kinney began his career in 2004 after writing a book titled Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He created a website where he upload soft copy versions of his work.

In April 2009, TIME named Kinney one of The World’s Most Influential People. In 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016 the series won a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for Favorite Book.

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Kinney works full-time as a writer/illustrator. He also created the kid-friendly website Poptropica which includes two islands called “Wimpy Wonderland” and “Wimpy Boardwalk”, where the Diary of a Wimpy Kid characters and events are featured in the Poptropica universe.

Over 250 million copies of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books have sold globally as of 2020 and the series was developed into feature films for which Kinney served as executive producer.

As of 2023, Jeff Kinney net worth is estimated ta roughly $70 million.

Publications

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (April 1, 2007)
  2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (February 1, 2008)
  3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (January 13, 2009)
  4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (October 12, 2009)
  5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth (November 9, 2010)
  6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever (November 15, 2011)
  7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel (November 13, 2012)
  8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck (November 5, 2013)
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (November 4, 2014)
  10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School (November 3, 2015)
  11. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (November 1, 2016)
  12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (November 7, 2017)
  13. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (October 30, 2018)
  14. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball (November 5, 2019)
  15. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End (October 27, 2020)
  16. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot (October 26, 2021)
  17. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Diper Overload (October 25, 2022

Summary

Jeff Kinney net worth 2023 is $70 million making him one of the most successful authors in the world. A film based on the first book was released on March 19, 2010.  It was produced by 20th Century Fox and directed by Thor Freudenthal. 

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