Salman Rushdie Writer Wiki, Age, Height, Bio, Worth, Assets, Wife

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Salman Rushdie the man booker prize winner, is a great writer and an essayist. He was born in the British India Bombay in the year 1947 and currently resides in British. His famous novel Midnight’s Children is one of the best seller, and he won the booker prize for the same in the year 1981. His writing style is magical realism, satire and fiction, which includes a lot of history. He is a Kashmiri Pandit in his ethnicity. His highly inspired and influenced by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Christopher Hitchens, Gunter Grass, Franz Kafka and many more writers.

Rushdie was born in a literate family where his father was a lawyer who later turned into a businessman and his mother was a teacher. Salman Rushdie even wrote in his memoir that his father adopted the surname Rushdie in the honour of Averros. His father was rusticated from the ICS (Indian Civil Service) when the British Government found out that he has changed his date of birth. Salman Rushdie is extremely famous across the world and he is very active in the social media as well. Salman Rushdie came in news after he married Padma Lakshmi who is 23 years younger than him and was also his 4th wife. Their marriage did not last for long and hence a lot of news was created around it.

Career

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie is a famous novelist in today’s era who started his career as a television writer when he was living in Pakistan with his family. He soon became a copywriter for Ogilvy and Mather when he moved to England. And while working with Ogilvy he wrote Midnight’s Children for which he even won the bookers prize. He has written many novels in his entire career and his most talked work includes the ground beneath her feet, imaginary homelands, the satanic verses, and the moor’s last sigh. He has several more books in his career and he is a profound writer, who has inspired a lot of young writers in today’s generation. His book Midnight’s Children was adapted by Deepa Mehta, who is a renowned filmmaker and the film was released in the year 2012. His Novel the Satanic Verses and the fatwa gained a lot of controversies in the Islamic culture and it was banned in many countries which was dominated by the Muslim population. Rushdie has won many awards in his entire career for his writing.

Net Worth

$15 Million

Personal Info

  • Name: Salman Rushdie
  • Nickname: Salman
  • Date of Birth: 19 June 1947
  • Age: 69 Years
  • Place of Birth: British India, Bombay (Mumbai)
  • Schools: Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai; Rugby School, Warwickshire
  • College: King’s College, university of Cambridge
  • Father: Anis Rushdie
  • Mother: Negin Bhatt
  • Brother: Not Known
  • Sister: N/A
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Wife: Clarissa Luar (1976-1987); Marianne Wiggins (1988-1993); Elizabeth West (1997-2004); Padma Lakshmi (2004-2007)
  • Children: 2 Sons
  • Religion: Islam
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Height: Not Known
  • Weight: Not known
  • Eye Colour: Light Brown
  • Profession: Writer

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