Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak net worth

Maurice Sendak‘s source of wealth comes from being a children's author. How much money is Maurice Sendak worth at the age of 95 and what’s his real net worth now?

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Maurice Sendak (born June 10, 1928) is famous for being children's author. He currently resides in Brooklyn. Popular children’s author and illustrator who is best known for the classic book, Where the Wild Things Are. His numerous literary honors include the Caldecott Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

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Children’s Author
Real Name
Maurice Sendak
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Date of Birth
June 10, 1928 (age 95)

Maurice Sendak is a Gemini and was born in The Year of the Dragon


Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn on Sunday, June 10, 1928 (Silent Generation generation). He is 95 years old and is a Gemini. Maurice Bernard Sendak (/?s?ndæk/; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children’s books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Born to Jewish-Polish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the Holocaust. Besides Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak also wrote works such as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, and illustrated many works by other authors including the Little Bear books by Else Holmelund Minarik. Where the Wild Things Are was originally called Where the Wild Horses Are; however, Sendak changed his title after discovering that he was not adept at drawing horses.

As a boy, he decided to become an illustrator after watching Disney’s Fantasia. He later studied at the Art Students League of New York. Maurice Sendak is a member of Richest Celebrities and Children’s Authors.


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His popular book, Where the Wild Things Are, was adapted into a film starring Forest Whitaker .

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