Michael Monroe Lewis is a popular American author of non-fiction and a financial journalist. He has authored many best-sellers.
Michael Lewis was born on October 15, 1960, to J Thomas Lewis and Diana Monroe. His father was a corporate lawyer while his mother was a community activist. He did his schooling at Isidore Newman School. He did his BA in Art History from Princeton University in 1982. He did his MA in Economics from London School of Economics in 1985.
After completing BA, he worked for an art dealer Daniel Wildenstein in New York. After his MA, he worked for Saloman Brothers initially as a trainee and in three years, he started selling bonds based in Wall Street.