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Nick Hornby

Author & Editor
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Net worth 2018: $22 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: Redhill
Country: British
BirthDay: 17 April 1957
Sigh: Taurus
Education: University of Cambridge, Desborough College, Jesus College, Cambridge

Nick Hornby was bornon 17 April 1957 in Redhill, British, is Author & Editor. Nick Hornby is an English novelist, essayist, columnist and screenwriter whose work and creativity is mostly inspired from pop culture, music and sports. He is a writer of many famous books that were later turned into famous movies like: ‘About a boy’, ‘High Fidelity’ and ‘Fever Pitch’. Many famous American actors like Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, John Cussack, etc have worked in movies adapted from his books. He was born in Surrey and brought up in Maidenhead, where he did his schooling from. His parents divorced when he was only 11 and his father, a famous businessman, inculcated love for football in him, which turned him into an ardent fan of Arsenal. His first memoir ‘Fever Pitch’ was all about his irrational love for Arsenal since his childhood days. Hornby is also a famous screenwriter and did writing for the famous film ‘An Education’ for which he was nominated for an Oscar Award.


$22 Million


In 2012, he discussed his bouts of depression with the media on the BBC Radio 4


It is included in The Guardian’s ‘What not to miss in 2009: books’ list


The book was awarded with the ALA Best Books for Young Adults Award in 2008


In 2007, Hornby tried his hand at something different and wrote a novel for the young adult readers


In 2005, his book ‘A Long Way Down’ came out and in the same year, he edited anthologies called ‘My Favorite Year’ and ‘The Picador Book of Sports Writing’


In 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2012, he came up with books like ‘The Polysyllabic Spree’, ‘Housekeeping vs


In the year 2003, Hornby wrote a book review column for the magazine ‘The Believer’


In 2002, he published ‘Speaking with the Angel’


The book was later adapted into a movie starring the famous American actor, John Cusack, in 2000 and later in 2005 it was turned into a Broadway musical


In 1998, his second novel called ‘About a Boy’ came out


In 1995, Hornby published his first novella called ‘High Fidelity’


In the year 1992, he released his first memoir on being a dedicated and ardent lover of Arsenal fan since his younger years


It is a story on 1980s rock star who is shy of the attention but is compelled to re-release his famous album that brings him into contact with his most ardent fans


Nick Hornby was born on 17 April 1957 in Redhill, Surrey, England

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