Joseph Campbell Net Worth

Joseph Campbell was born on March 26, 1904 in White Plains, NY. A prolific author and philosopher, he examined the evolution and function of mythology in human society. His works of comparative mythology and comparative religion include The Hero with a Thousand Faces, The Masks of God, and A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake.
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Birth Day March 26, 1904
Birth Place White Plains, NY
Age 116 YEARS OLD
Died On Oct 30, 1987 (age 83)
Birth Sign Aries

💰 Net worth: $85 Million

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About

A prolific author and Philosopher, he examined the evolution and function of mythology in human society. His works of comparative mythology and comparative religion include The Hero with a Thousand Faces, The Masks of God, and A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake.

Before Fame

Fascinated by mythology from his childhood days, he found similarities between Native American religious beliefs and the tenets of Roman Catholicism. He studied English and Medieval literature at Columbia University and later secured a teaching position at Sarah Lawrence College.

Trivia

He published a comprehensive, four-volume survey of world mythology called the Historical Atlas of World Mythology.

Family Life

He was born in White Plains, New York, to an Irish Catholic family. He was married to Dancer and Choreographer Jean Erdman Campbell.

Associated With

He famously collaborated with Journalist Bill Moyers on the PBS miniseries, The Power of Myth. The miniseries aired one year after Campbell's death and earned him a large degree of posthumous fame.