Edward Lear Net Worth

Edward Lear was a British poet, author, and artist born in 1812. He is best known for his humorous limericks and his poem "The Owl and the Pussycat". He had a net worth of $9 million at the time of his death. He was a prolific writer and artist, and his works are still enjoyed by many today.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day May 12, 1812
Birth Place England
Edward Lear age 207 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Taurus

💰 Net worth: $9 Million (2023)


British poet, author, and artist remembered for his playful limericks. He is perhaps most famous for "The Owl and the Pussycat," an 1871 nonsense poem.

Before Fame

He was born into a family of twenty-one children. He began suffering in childhood from asthma, seizures, and depression.


An artist as well as an author, he created drawings for his debut publication, which was entitled Illustrations of the Family of the Psittacidae, or Parrots.

Family Life

He proposed twice to a woman who was over forty years his junior, but she rejected both of his offers. He also had an unrequited attachment to Franklin Lushington, a longtime male friend.

Associated With

He was portrayed by renowned actor Derek Jacobi in a 2011 BBC radio drama.