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Clive Barker Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Clive Barker
Place Of Birth
Liverpool, UK
71 years old
Birth Date
October 5 1952

Clive Barker Facts

Child Star?
Film Director, Visual Artist, Author
Education & Qualifications
University of Liverpool
Net Worth
Current Partner
Johnny Raymond Jr.
Leonard Barker, Joan Ruby Rebill

About Clive Barker

Clive Barker is an English author, visual artist, and film director born in Liverpool to Joan and Leonard Barker.

Clive Barker became popular with the 'Books Of Blood' as a horror writer. He has written several novels in the horror genre.

His fiction was adapted into the 'Hellraiser' series, and the 'Candyman' series. He was the executive producer of the horror fiction, 'Gods And Monsters' for which he was honored with an Academy Award.

Clive Barker’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Clive Barker’s net worth?

Clive Barker's net worth is an estimated $12 million.

How much does Clive Barker earn per year?

Clive Barker's annual income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Clive Barker?

Clive Barker is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is Clive Barker?

Clive Barker will turn 70 years old in October 2022 as he was born on October 5, 1952.

Childhood And Education

Clive Barker was born in Liverpool in England on October 5, 1952. His father was Leonard Barker, an industrial relations firm's personnel director and his mother was Joan Ruby, a school officer, and painter. Clive was enrolled in Dovedale Primary School, and Quarry Bank High School. At the University of Liverpool, England, he was a student of English and philosophy.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Clive Barker's partner?

He was in a relationship with John Gregson from 1975 to 1986. For about 13 years, Clive dated David Armstrong but they parted ways in 2009.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Clive Barker is best known as a film producer, actor, playwright, director, visual artist, film producer, and film director, who made lasting contributions to horror fiction and horror films.

Clive was in school when he began to get involved in live theater and made three plays. He is an author of books in the fantasy and horror genres.

Clive Barker wrote short stories and novels including 'The Damnation Game', 'Weaveworld', 'Imajica', 'Sacrament', and the 'Abarat' series.

Clive Barker was the screenplay writer of 'RawHead Rex' and 'Underworld'. There are video games based on his films namely Clover Barker's 'Undying', Clive Barker's 'Jericho', and others.

Charity Work

Clive Barker raises funds and takes part in a lot of charity work to support research and help people.

What awards has Clive Barker won?

Clive's illustrations and paintings appeared in galleries in the US and also in books. He was honored with the Davidson/Valentini Award in 2003 at the 15th GLAAD Media Awards.

Clive Barker’s Hobbies And Interests

Clive had a flaming interest in arts and writing. While in school he used to take part in love theater and gradually emerged as a great writer.

Other Interesting Clive Barker Facts And Trivia

  • In 2008, he underwent throat surgery to remove polyps.
  • Clive contracted toxic shock syndrome in 2012 and entered into a coma.

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Written By
Joan Agie

<p>With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.</p>

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