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Iris Johansen Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Iris Johansen
Place Of Birth
St. Louis, USA
85 years old
Birth Date
July 4 1938

Iris Johansen Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Roy Johansen, Tamara Johansen

About Iris Johansen 

Iris Johansen is a celebrity writer of crime fiction, suspense fiction, and romance novels.

St. Louis, Missouri- born Iris Johansen is the author of the New York Times best-selling novels 'The Perfect Witness', 'Your Next Breath', 'Live to See Tomorrow', 'Taking Eve', 'Hunting Eve'. She is also known for novels such as 'What Doesn't Kill You', 'Blood Game', 'Dark Summer', 'Deadlock', 'Quicksand', 'On The Run', 'Killer Dreams', 'Countdown', and 'Dead Aim'.

With her son Roy Johansen, Iris Johansen has co-authored 'The Naked Eye', 'Sight Unseen', 'Close Your Eyes', 'Shadow Zone', 'Storm Cycle', and 'Silent Thunder'. Iris Johansen's best movies are 'The Killing Game', 'Burnt by Frost', and 'Celebrating Mum'. 'The Killing Game (2011)' film featuring Laura Prepon as forensic sculptor Eve Duncan was adapted from the second novel in Johansen's Eve Duncan trilogy in 2011. Bobby Roth directed this cinematic adaptation.

Iris Johansen Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Iris Johansen’s net worth?

Iris Johansen has an estimated net worth of $7 million.

How much does Iris Johansen earn per year?

Iris Johansen has an annual income of $4,00,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Iris Johansen?

Iris Johansen stands at the height of 5 ft 5 in (166 cm).

How old is Iris Johansen?

Born on April 7, 1938, Iris Johansen is 84 years old as of 2022. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Childhood And Education

Iris Johansen was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

The April-born writer left her job as an airline reservations agent in the early '80s to follow her passion for writing romance novellas.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Iris Johansen’s partner?

Talking about her family life, Iris Johansen is married and has two children, Roy Johansen and Tamara Johansen. Johansen began her writing career in the early ’80s when her children left home for college.

Roy Johansen is a screenwriter and author who has won an Edgar Award. Tamara Johansen helps out as a research assistant.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

'Touch The Horizon', Iris Johansen's first romantic novel, was released in 1984. Johansen altered gears dramatically after the publication of 'The Wind Dancer' in 1991 and began writing historical romantic suspense thrillers. 'The Golden Barbarian' and 'The Beloved Scoundrel' are two of her historical romance novels.

The April-born novelist settled into suspense writing as her main genre with the crime fiction thriller 'Ugly Duckling', published in 1996, and soon after became a New York Times bestselling author.

The celebrity writer from Missouri is best known for his romance novels and criminal thrillers, including 'A Tough Man to Tame (1991)', 'White Satin (1985)', 'Eight Days to Live (2010)', and 'The Killing Game (1999)'.

Iris Johansen began her popular 'Eve Duncan' crime series a decade and a half later. It consists of 26 books, the latest from which is 2019 'Smokescreen'. Johansen now has over 30 consecutive New York Times bestsellers.

What awards has Iris Johansen won?

Iris Johansen was a 1996 Romantic Times Historical Romance Winner, 1999 Romantic Times Suspense Winner, and 2016 Romantic Times Career Achievement Thriller Winner.

Iris Johansen’s Hobbies And Interests

Iris Johansen is a dog lover.

Other Interesting Iris Johansen Facts And Trivia

  • Both Iris Johansen and fellow American writer Anne Stuart became famous for their romance novels.
  • Iris Johansen divides her time between Florida and Georgia. 

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