Dave Eggers Net Worth

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Dave Eggers net worth is
$6 Million

Dave Eggers Wiki Biography

Dave Eggers is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is known for the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and for his subsequent work as a novelist and screenwriter. He is also the founder of McSweeney's, the co-founder of the literacy proje...

Full NameDave Eggers
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 12, 1970
Place Of BirthBoston, Massachusetts, United States
ProfessionWriter, Novelist, Author, Editor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Publisher, Philanthropist
EducationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseVendela Vida (m. 2003)
ChildrenOctober Adelaide Eggers Vida
ParentsJohn K. Eggers, Heidi McSweeney Eggers
SiblingsWilliam D. Eggers, Beth Eggers, Christopher Eggers
NicknamesDavid K. Eggers , Eggers
AwardsAmerican Book Awards, Prix Médicis étranger, New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
NominationsNational Book Award for Fiction, Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, Guardian First Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Nonfiction
MoviesWhere the Wild Things Are, Away We Go, Promised Land
1In Feb. 2004 it became known that Eggers wrote anonymous rave reviews about his own books at online stores like Amazon to push sales.
2When he was a child, Kathryn Joosten hung the wallpaper in his bedroom in Lake Forest, Illinois.
3Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 138, pages 132-134. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
4Is a fan of the late Donald Barthelme and has contributed introductions to some of Barthelme's books.
5Founded and edits Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, a literary journal of wildly fluctuating style and focus.
6The New York Times book review of his latest book, How We Are Hungry, calls him "the magnetic center of a literary counterestablishment."
7He only allowed his McSweeney's-published first edition of You Shall Know Our Velocity to be sold at independent bookstores.
8Went to Lake Forest High School with Vince Vaughn.


The Circle2017/Ibased on the novel by / screenplay by post-production
Zeitounbook announced
Your Mother and I2016Short original story
A Hologram for the King2016novel
Francis2014/IIShort writer
Promised Land2012story
Where the Wild Things Are2009screenplay
Away We Go2009written by


The Circle2017/Iexecutive producer post-production
American Teacher2011Documentary producer
Songs to Enemies and Deserts2009Documentary short executive producer


The Secret Life of Muslims2016TV Series series advisor - 3 episodes


A Hologram for the King2016Tom Tykwer wishes to thank
The High Bar2012TV Series thanks - 1 episode
The Making of 'Away We Go'2009Video documentary short special thanks
Anatomy of Numbers2008Short very special thanks


A Conversation with Dave Eggers2016Documentary shortHimself
Democracy Now!2010TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2009TV Series documentaryHimself
As Smart As They Are: The Author Project2005DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2003TV SeriesHimself
Dinner for Five2003TV SeriesHimself
Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)2002DocumentaryHimself

Nominated Awards

2010Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest WritingWhere the Wild Things Are (2009)
2010ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayWhere the Wild Things Are (2009)
2010OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayWhere the Wild Things Are (2009)
2009ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayWhere the Wild Things Are (2009)
2009CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedWhere the Wild Things Are (2009)
2009CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Screenplay, OriginalAway We Go (2009)

2nd Place Awards

2009IFJA AwardIndiana Film Journalists Association, USBest ScreenplayWhere the Wild Things Are (2009)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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