About Daniel Handler
It has been estimated that the total amount of Daniel Handler net worth reaches 3 million dollars, as of right now. He has become popular because of his career as a journalist and writer. These two careers have also been the two main ones when it comes to increasing the total estimate of Daniel Handler net worth.
As a writer, he is mostly known for his works which he has written under the name of Lemony Snicket. Under this name, Daniel Handler has written children book series called “A Series of Unfortunate Events” and “All the Wrong Questions”. Using his real name, Daniel Handler has published some books for adults. Thus, writing for both of these audiences – children and grown-ups – has added up a lot of revenues to the total size of Daniel Handler net worth. Daniel Handler was criticized a lot for his book called “The Basic Eight” for its dark subject matter. Many print houses refused to publish it. One of his most recent books is called “We Are Pirates”.
In addition to his interest in writing, Daniel Handler is a musician. He has played the accordion in some music groups.
The writer was born in 1970 in San Francisco, California. Daniel Handler spent his childhood reading books. His favorite author was William Keepers Maxwell, Jr. In 1992, Daniel Handler became a graduate of Wesleyan University. Daniel Handler was singing with the San Francisco Boys Chorus. When he was studying in college, Daniel Handler made friends with Lisa Brown, who is a graphic artist and whom he later married. In 2003, she gave birth to their son, named Otto. Daniel Handler has claimed that he is often approached by many charitable organizations to donate money, which he does.
Talking about his career as a writer, Daniel Handler has written four of his major books under his real name. His first novel was the previously mentioned one, called “The Basic Eight”. Daniel Handler has stated that the book was rejected 37 times until it was finally published. His second novel was called “Watch Your Mouth”. In 2006, the writer published another book called “Adverbs”. The book is composed of short stories about love. In 2011, Daniel Handler published “Why We Broke Up”, which became a winner of a 2012 Michael L. Printz honor award. Thus, all of these books made his name more known and added up to the total sum of Daniel Handler net worth.
In 2012, Daniel Handler was a judge for the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship. In 2015, one of his last books was released, called “We Are Pirates”, which is about a modern pirate, who wants to be an old-fashioned pirate. In 1998, under the name of Lemony Snicket, he started to work on the book series of “A Series of Unfortunate Events”. Many of his books became international best-sellers, thus, it is quite obvious that he is one of the most respected and rewarded international book writers. In 2005, he published “How to Dress for Every Occasion, by the Pope”.