|October 5, 1943
|St Albans, England
|Michael Morpurgo age
|80 YEARS OLD
Michael Morpurgo, the renowned Children's Author in England, is set to witness an impressive increase in his net worth, with estimates reaching $16 million by 2024. Morpurgo's exceptional talent and creativity have made him a beloved figure in the literary world, capturing the hearts of young readers and adults alike. With his remarkable ability to weave captivating tales and address important themes, Morpurgo has penned numerous bestselling books, including the beloved "War Horse." His remarkable success and influence in children's literature have undoubtedly contributed to his substantial net worth, solidifying his place as one of England's most celebrated authors.
English author of such children's books as War Horse, Billy the Kid and Kensuke's Kingdom. His other literary works include plays, poems, and libretti.
He attended King's College, London and worked as a schoolteacher in Kent, England for a time. While he was teaching primary school, he discovered his talent for storytelling and began to pursue the writing career that would eventually earn him the honor of British Children's Literature Laureate.
He received a California Young Reader Medal in 2008 for his book Private Peaceful.
His mother was Actress Kippe Cammaerts, and he was the biological son of actor Tony Van Bridge, although he was raised by his stepfather, Jack Morpurgo. He married Clare Lane, the daughter of the founder of Penguin Books and he has three children named Sebastian, Rosalind and Horatio.
His novel War Horse was adapted into a 2011 film directed by Steven Spielberg.