Danielle Steel is an American novelist. She is the “best selling author alive” and the “fourth bestselling author of all time”, with over 800 million copies of her novels sold. Danielle Steel has also written children's poetry and fiction. She is involved in Charitable causes. Danielle was mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records for one of her novels being on the New York Times Bestseller List for 381 consecutive weeks. Danielle’s novels have been translated into 28 languages, 22 of her books have been adapted for television, including the two that received Golden Globe nominations.
Danielle was born on 14th August 1947 in New York City, to John Schulein-Steel and Norma da Câmara Stone dos Reis. Her parents got divorced when she was eight years old. She was raised by her father. She spent her growing years between Europe and New York City.