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Lauren Tarshis Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Lauren Tarshis
Place Of Birth
Albuquerque, USA
60 years old
Birth Date
November 22 1963

Lauren Tarshis Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Barnard College
Net Worth
Current Partner
Hillel Katzeff
Leo, Jeremy, Dylan, Valerie

About Lauren Tarshis 

Lauren Tarshis, known by her birth name, is a well-known American author with several series of books including historical fiction books, non-fiction books, and young adult fiction.

The famous novelist was born on November 23, 1963, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. She was previously honored in a multi-genre language arts magazine.

Lauren Tarshis is the writer of the New York Times best-selling series 'I Survived', which includes books like 'I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011', 'I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912', 'I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871', as well as 'I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79' and 'I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941'. She is still writing more books in the series, and the next one is due to release in September 2022.

Lauren Tarshis' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Lauren Tarshis’s net worth?

The net worth of Lauren Tarshis is approximately $1.5 Million.

How much does Lauren Tarshis earn per year?

The actual annual income of the novelist is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Lauren Tarshis?

Lauren Tarshis's height is unknown.

How old is Lauren Tarshis?

Lauren Tarshis was born in the year 1963, on November 23. She is 58 years old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

The novelist Lauren Tarshis was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. She completed her studies at Barnard College. Her father works at Columbia University as the director of an orthodontist clinic and was also a freelance writer, and her mother Dena Tarshis is a lecturer at New York University. As a child, Tarshis was not a very keen reader as one would have thought otherwise. She graduated from Barnard College.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Lauren Tarshis’s partner?

Lauren Tarshi is married to her husband Hillel Katzeff. They have four children together.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Lauren Tarshis authored the 'I Survived' series, which includes the books 'I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941', 'I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79', and 'I Survived the sinking of Titanic, 1912'. She is also known for the 'Emma-Jean Lazarus' series.

In addition to writing books, Lauren Tarshis is also an SVP editor. Apart from the sinking of the Titanic, Lauren Tarshis has also written books on experiences related to wild animal attacks, battles, earthquakes, fires, and other types of natural disasters.

What awards has Lauren Tarshis won?

She has won the Golden Kite Honor Book Award (2007), the Colorado Children's Book Award (2012), the Beehive Award (2015), and a Silver medal at the Parents choice awards (2013).

Lauren Tarshis’s Hobbies And Interests

Lauren Tarshis loves spending time with friends, baking chocolate chip cookies, and hiking.

Other Interesting Lauren Tarshis Facts And Trivia

  • Lauren Tarshis's zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • Tarshis's first book was 'The Making of Iron Weed'.
  • Scholastic Inc. published the ‘I Survived’ series.

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