W. R. Burnett Net Worth

W. R. Burnett net worth and salary: W. R. Burnett is a Novelist who has a net worth of $13 Million. W. R. Burnett was born in in November 25, 1899. An American fiction writer and screenwriter, he is best known for his 1929 crime novel, Little Caesar, which was made into a classic gangster film. His other works include Dark Hazard (novel) and Wake Island (film).
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💰 Net worth: $13 Million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

An American fiction writer and screenwriter, he is best known for his 1929 crime novel, Little Caesar, which was made into a classic gangster film. His other works include Dark Hazard (novel) and Wake Island (film).

Before Fame

He moved to Chicago in his twenties and worked for a time at a seedy hotel. The experience inspired many of his early novels and screenplays.

Trivia

He won the 1930 O. Henry Award for his short story, "Dressing-Up."

Family Life

He grew up in Springfield, Ohio, and later married Patricia Weaver Burnett.

Associated With

While in Hollywood, he worked with Nicholas Ray.