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David Baldacci

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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David Baldacci Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
David Baldacci
Place Of Birth
Richmond, USA
Age
62 years old
Birth Date
August 4 1960

David Baldacci Facts

Child Star?
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Occupation
Novelist
Education & Qualifications
University of Virginia School of Law
Net Worth
$45,000,000
Current Partner
Michelle Collin
Children
Spencer, Collin
Parents
Joyce Rose Baldacci, Rudolph Baldacci
Siblings
Sharon Baldacci, Rudy Baldacci

About David Baldacci 

David Baldacci was born in Richmond, Virginia on August 5, 1960.
David Baldacci is a well-known American author. He focuses mainly on writing suspense novels and legal thrillers.
With a bachelor's degree in law, David Baldacci has an element of crime and mystery in his most of his thrillers. David has published 40 best-selling novels for adults along with seven novels for children. Some of his popular writings include 'Absolute Power', 'The Simple Truth', 'The Christmas Train', and 'Wish You Well'.

David Baldacci Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is David Baldacci’s net worth?

David Baldacci's net worth is estimated at $45 million as of May 2022.

How much does David Baldacci earn per year?

David Baldacci's exact annual earnings are unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is David Baldacci?

David Baldacci is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How old is David Baldacci?

David Baldacci, born on August 5, 1960, is 61 years old as of May 2022.

Childhood And Education

On August 5, 1960, in Richmond, Virginia, David Baldacci was born to Joyce Rose Baldacci and Rudolph Baldacci in Richmond, Virginia. He was raised in Richmond along with his siblings, Sharon and Rudy.
David attended Henrico High School. He graduated with his bachelor's degree in political science from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. The novelist practiced law in Washington, D.C. for nine years after that.
From his childhood, Baldacci had an interest in writing. He used to write stories when he was a child in the notebook that his mother had given him.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who are David Baldacci's parents?

On August 5, 1960, in Richmond, Virginia, David Baldacci was born to Joyce Rose Baldacci and Rudolph Baldacci. He was born and raised in Richmond along with his sister, Sharon Baldacci, and brother, Rudy Baldacci. David's father, Rudolph, was a trucking foreman. It is known that he lost 70% of his hearing during World War II. David is the youngest of the three. David's sister Sharon is also an author. His brother, Rudy is an artist. He illustrated the first Freddy and the French Fries book.
David Baldacci's sister, Sharon Baldacci, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

Who is David Baldacci’s partner?

David Baldacci married his wife, Michelle Collin. She is the co-founder of the Wish You Well Foundation. David Baldacci has three children with his wife, Michelle. The couple named their children Spencer and Collin.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

David Baldacci wrote his first novel, 'Absolute Power'. The novel was later adapted as a film with the same name, 'Absolute Power'. The movie starred Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman in the lead roles.
David Baldacci has written the screenplay for a film that has been an adaption of his novel 'Wish You Well'. The movie was shot in Southwest Virginia and starred Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn, Mackenzie Foy, and Josh Lucas in important roles.
David Baldacci acted as a consulting producer for a TNT television series, 'King & Maxwell', based on his characters Michelle Maxwell and Sean King.
'The Christmas Train' is Baldacci's eighth novel. The Hallmark Channel adapted and made a TV movie starring Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover, and Joan Cusack as a Hallmark Hall of Fame feature presentation.
David Baldacci made a number of television show appearances. Some of them include programs on the History Channel and Discovery Channel.
Some of his popular writings include 'Absolute Power', 'The Simple Truth', 'The Christmas Train', and 'Wish You Well'.

Charity Work

Baldacci and Michelle co-founded the Wish You Well Foundation. The foundation works to eradicate illiteracy in the United States. David Baldacci also works with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. David Baldacci became involved with it after his sister was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Other Interesting David Baldacci Facts And Trivia

  • The writer's novel, 'Absolute Power' is the fictional story of Secret Service agents and an American president, who are willing to murder in order to hide the death of a woman, whom the president had an affair with.
  • David Baldacci's first novel was later adapted as a film with the same name.

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