Rick Riordan is an American writer known for the bestseller series Percy Jackson & the Olympians. His books have been interpreted into 37 languages and have sold more than 30 million copies. The first two books of his Percy Jackson series have been adapted into movies by Twentieth Century Fox. Rick’s novels have also spawned short story collections and graphic novels.
Rick Riordan was born on 5th June, 1964 in San Antonio, Texas. He attended the Alamo Heights School in San Antonio. He was the editor for the school magazine and won the third prize in the state for UIL writings. Later, Rick did his graduation in English and History from the University of Texas.