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Joan Hemingway Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Joan Whittlesey Hemingway
Place Of Birth
Ketchum, USA
74 years old
Birth Date
November 29 1949

Joan Hemingway Facts

Child Star?
Writer, Former Actress, Artist
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Jack Hemingway, Byra Puck Whittlesey
Margaux Hemingway, Mariel Hemingway

About Joan Hemingway 

The writer, actress, and artist Joan Hemingway is the granddaughter of the Nobel Laureate of Literature, Ernest Hemingway, a famous novelist.

The Hemingway family has been in prominence for over a century now due to her famous grandfather, and Joan also continued the legacy and rose to prominence as an author. Some of her famous works are the novels 'Rosebud' and 'The Picnic Gourmet'.

Besides, Joan is an actress and has appeared on screen in minor roles. Some of her acting works can be seen in the TV series 'Champion House', 'Going Out', and 'The New Comers'. In addition, the Hemingway family was known for their mental illness issues. This four generations mental illness led Ernest Hemingway and his sibling to take their life after suffering from chronic depression. Joan's sister Mariel Hemingway called this the 'Hemingway Curse'.

Joan Hemingway's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Joan Hemingway's net worth?

As of May 2022, Joan Hemingway has earned a net worth of $1.2 million through her career as a writer and actor.

How much does Joan Hemingway earn per year?

It is not known how much Joan Hemingway earns annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Joan Hemingway?

Joan Hemingway is quite a tall woman, but her exact height is unknown.

How old is Joan Hemingway?

Joan Hemingway was born in 1950 (her exact birth date is unknown) so she is 72 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Joan Hemingway, or Joan Whittlesey Hemingway, was born in 1950 to father Jack Hemingway and mother Byra' Puck' Whittlesey. Joan was raised in Havana, Cuba, and Ketchum, Idaho, along with her two sisters, Margaux Hemingway and Mariel Hemingway. She holds American nationality.

Joan likes to keep her private life concealed, so not much is known about her education credentials.

Sadly, her mother diied in 1988 due to cancer, and her father died in 2001 due to some health issues. Also, her sister Margaux died in 1996.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joan Hemingway's partner?

Joan Hemingway married Jean DeNoyer, a French restaurateur, in 1976. However, the couple divorced due to Joan Hemingway's mental illness, and the couple never had children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joan Hemingway continued the family tradition of being an author and published the famous book 'Rosebud' in 1975, which she co-authored with Paul Bonnecarrere. The 'Rosebud' was later adapted into a film. Also, in another book titled 'The Picnic Gourmet', she co-authored with Connie Maricich and published it in 1977. Likewise, her other book entitled 'Dining In-Sun Valley' was published in 1982, which Joan Hemingway wrote along with Russell Armstrong.

In addition, Joan Hemingway tried her luck in acting and appeared in a few series on TV, such as 'The New Comers', 'Going Out' (1981), and 'Champion House' (1967). However, Joan's last appearance on TV was in 2013, when she appeared in a documentary titled, 'Running From Crazy', which narrated the struggles of the Hemingway family. Barbara Kopple directed this documentary, and Oprah Winfrey was the executive producer. It was also premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

After retiring from the spotlight, Joan Hemingway became an artist. She exhibits her artworks in her hometown in Ketchum, Idaho, from time to time.

Other Interesting Joan Hemingway Facts And Trivia

  • Joan Hemingway appeared in the video documentary 'Hemingway: Winner Take Nothing', released in 1998 and directed by Michael Collins.
  • The famous grandfather of Joan Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway, won the Nobel Prize in 1954, and most of his works are considered American Literature classics.

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