1. Biography

Nelle Harper Lee, commonly referred to as Harper Lee, is an American novelist. Lee was born on April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She is the youngest of five children and was best friends with Truman Capote at a young age.

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2. Income & Salary

Harper Lee’s only published novel is To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960. The novel was widely successful, earning Lee a Pulitzer Prize in fiction and selling more than 40 million copies worldwide. It remains a classic in American literature and is one of the most influential novels of all time. Lee recently announced that her follow up to the novel, Go Set a Watchman, is set to be released on July 14, 2015.

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3. Estimated Net Worth

To Kill a Mockingbird was quickly adapted into a movie by the same name in 1962. The film, directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Gregory Peck, was a box office success and nominated for eight Academy Awards, winning Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Art Direction.Harper Lee’s net worth is estimated at $35 million. She reportedly earned $1.6 million in royalties from To Kill a Mockingbird in just the first 6 months of 2009. It is safe to assume that Lee earned over $3 million in 2013 and 2014!

How much is Harper Lee’s Net Worth? $35 Million!

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