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Suzanne Collins

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Net worth 2018: $1.3 Million
Industry: Other
Country: Newtown, CT
BirthDay: 10 August 1962
Sigh: Virgo
Children: 2
BIOGRAPHY

Suzanne Collins was bornon 10 August 1962 in Newtown, CT, is AuthorAuthor. With the March 2012 release of the first movie based on Collins' The Hunger Game series, her books found new life. Last year the trilogy sold 27.7 million copies, according to Publisher's Weekly, 8.8 million of those books sold were expensive hard backs. With three more movies from her dystopian trilogy set for release, Collins should keep raking in the money for the next several years.

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2012

In March 2012, Amazon announced that Collins had become the best-selling Kindle author of all time

2011

Directed by Gary Ross, filming began in late spring 2011, with Jennifer Lawrence portraying main character Katniss Everdeen

2010

As a result of the popularity of The Hunger Games books, Collins was named one of Time magazine's most influential people of 2010

2008

In September 2008, Scholastic Press released The Hunger Games, the first book of a trilogy by Collins

2005

During that time, Collins also wrote a rhyming picture book, When Charlie McButton Lost Power (2005), illustrated by Mike Lester

2003

Between 2003 and 2007 she wrote the five books of the Underland Chronicles: Gregor the Overlander, Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods, Gregor and the Marks of Secret, and Gregor and the Code of Claw

1991

Collins began her career in 1991 as a writer for children's television shows

1985

She completed her bachelor of arts degree from Indiana University in 1985 with a double major in theater and telecommunications

1980

Collins graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham in 1980 as a Theater Arts major

1962

Suzanne Collins was born on August 10, 1962, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Jane Brady Collins (born 1932) and Lt

1957

She is the youngest of four children, who include Kathryn (born 1957), Andrew (born 1958), and Joan (born 1960)

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