|November 27, 1960
|Kevin Henkes age
|63 YEARS OLD
Kevin Henkes, the renowned children's author from Wisconsin, has amassed an impressive net worth of approximately $16 million, as projected for the year 2024. With a career spanning several decades, Henkes has captivated young readers around the world with his touching and whimsical stories. His literary contributions have not only earned him widespread acclaim, but have also translated into significant financial success. Through his creativity and talent, Henkes has crafted timeless tales that resonate with readers of all ages, solidifying his status as an influential figure in children's literature.
Children's author who wrote and illustrated the Newbery Medal-finalist book, Olive's Ocean. He also received the prestigious Caldecott Medal for his 2004 work, Kitten's First Full Moon.
He wrote his first children's book, All Alone, at the age of twenty-one. In the next three decades, he wrote more than thirty other popular children's titles, including Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and Chrysanthemum.
He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He and Louis Sachar were both nominated for the prestigious Newbery Medal.