|May 9, 1860
|159 YEARS OLD
|Jun 19, 1937 (age 77)
JM Barrie, the renowned children's author from Scotland, is reported to have an estimated net worth of $5 million in 2024. With a remarkable career spanning over several decades, Barrie has captivated readers and brought joy to countless children around the world. His most famous creation, Peter Pan, has become an iconic figure in literature and popular culture. Barrie's imaginative and heartwarming stories have not only touched the hearts of readers but also greatly contributed to his financial success. His wealth reflects the enduring impact of his timeless tales and his dedicated fan base.
Scottish author and dramatist who created the acclaimed children's story, Peter Pan. His other literary works include The Admirable Crichton and The Little White Bird.
He studied at the University of Edinburgh and began his literary career as a Writer for the Nottingham Journal. He published his first novel, Auld Licht Idylls, in 1888.
His work, Peter Pan, popularized the female name, Wendy.
George Bernard Shaw was Barrie's neighbor.