|Real Name/Full Name
|Nicholas Charles Sparks
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Omaha, Nebraska, US
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|31 December 1965
|55 years old
|In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
|Father – Patrick Michael Sparks
Mother – Jill Emma Sparks
|Michael Earl “Micah” Sparks
Danielle “Dana” Sparks Lewis
|Bella Vista High School
|University of Notre Dame
|Savannah Marin Sparks, Landon Sparks, Miles Andrew Sparks, Lexie Danielle Sparks, Ryan Cote Sparks
|Film producer. Novelist, writer
Writing is fun, but it is also one of the most difficult things you can take upon. Things become even worse when you sacrifice so much and later end up wasting your time and energy and all the investment you have put in that particular project. The best thing that can ever happen is seeing people appreciating your hard work and taking time out of their busy schedules to read your work or watch a film or series you’ve written is not a joke.
Nicholas Sparks is one of such happy individuals who have done a great job as a screenwriter, a novelist, and a philanthropist. Since he started his career as a novelist, he has done more than 20 novels and more than 20 fiction books. All of which have been listed under New York Times bestsellers registering over 115 million sold copies.
Well, how well do you know about Nicholas Sparks? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Nicholas Sparks’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Nicholas Sparks to date.
Biography and Early Life
It was on the 31st of December when Mr. Patrick Michael Sparks and his wife Jill Emma Marie Sparks (née Thoene), were happy to welcome a baby boy into their family. They named him Nicholas Charles Sparks which has remained to be his official name to date. Sparks’ parents were living in Omaha, Nebraska at the time of Sparks’ birth. His father later became a professor of business while his wife Jill Emma was an optometrist’s assistant and a homemaker.
Nicholas is not the only child of Jill Emma and Patrick Michael as he had an older brother named Michael Earl (Micah) who was born in 1964. He also had a younger sister named Danielle “Dana” Sparks Lewis who was born in 1966 but unfortunately succumbed to a brain tumor in 2000 at the age of 33 years.
He says that his sister was his inspiration of Jamie Sullivan who is the main character in his novel titled A Walk to Remember. Sparks is American with Czech, Irish, German and English ancestry and was raised a Roman Catholic and he exercises that faith to date.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Nicholas Sparks in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Nicholas Sparks’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 8th August 2021 having been born on 31 December 1965. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.
His father always dreamt of giving his children the best life and therefore decided to pursue graduate studies at old age. He, therefore, enrolled to the University of Minnesota and upon graduating, he joined the University of Southern California. Since he loved his family so much, he always took them along when he moved to a different city.
Therefore, at the age of 8 years, Nicholas had lived in almost 10 neighborhoods. Some of this include; Minnesota, Watertown, Playa del Rey, California, Inglewood and Grand Island, Nebraska which was his mother’s hometown. His parents had separated for a year, but they later mended their difference.
His father also managed to fulfill his dreams as he was hired by California State University as a professor of business in 1974. They, therefore, had an opportunity of settling down which they did in Fair Oaks, California. Sparks was enrolled at Bella Vista High School and graduated in 1984 as a valedictorian. This was also the same place where Sparks learned to slam dunk. He received a full track and field sports scholarship at the University of Notre Dame which he accepted and took a course in Business Finance.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Nicholas met his wife Cathy Cote when he was still in University. The two dated for some time and later decided to tie the knot on the 22nd of July in 1989. After their wedding, they settle in New Bern which is located in North Carolina. They were blessed with five children. Three sons names Miles Andrew Sparks, Landon Sparks, and Ryan Cote Sparks while their twin daughters are named Lexie Danielle Sparks and Savanna Marin Sparks. Their marriage of more than 20 years however ended in divorce in 2015. Nicholas has never dated since then.
Is Nicholas Sparks Gay?
Nicholas Sparks is not gay. His over 20 years of marriage to Cathy is enough to substantiate that.
He started his publication in 1996 with a book titled The Notebook. In 2003, he released another publication which was a second series of The Notebook and this second series was titled The Wedding. In 1998, 1999, and 2000, he published other novels titled The Rescue, Message in a Bottle, and A Walk to Remember.
He has done other writings which include; A Bend in the Road, At First Sight, The Guardian, The Lucky One, The Best of Me, The Last Song, and The Longest Ride among others. He has also produced movies some of which include; The Best of Me, The Longest Ride, and The Choice among others.
All the over 20 books Nicholas has written have been listed in the New York Times bestsellers. He has also sold more than 115 million copies worldwide in over 50 languages. In 2012, Nicholas got nominated for a Teen Choice Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nicholas Sparks in 2021
Nicholas has not received great fame, but he has also earned a fortune. As of 2021, His current net worth is estimated at $35 million all of which he has earned from his career as a writer.
Nicholas started writing in college and after graduating from University, he decided to take it seriously. Today, he is one of the best and most famous novelists not only in the US but also worldwide.