|Full Name :||Stephen Edwin King|
|Born :||21st - Sep - 1947|
|Zodiac Sign :||Cancer|
|Height :||193 CMS ( 6 Feet 4 Inches )|
|Birth Place :||Portland
|Education :||Lisbon High School Lisbon,
University of Maine Orono
|Networth :||$400 Million|
Stephen King is an American bestselling author who specializes in science fiction, fantasy, horror and suspense stories. His books have been adapted into a number of successful Hollywood films like ‘The Shawshank Redemption’, ‘Carrie’, ‘Secret Window’ and ‘Hearts in Atlantis’. As of 2013 his books have sold more than 300 million hardbound copies. Stephen has published a total of 50 novels and 200 short stories out of which 90% of them have gone on to be positively appreciated.
Stephen was born on September 21, 1947 in Portland Maine. He attended Durham Elementary School. Stephen was interested in writing from a very young age. At school he used to contribute articles to the school magazine. He used to write short stories in a similar pattern to the recent films he had seen and sell it to his friends for a few cents. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maine in 1970. As he could not find any vacant position as a high school teacher, he began by selling his short stories to various magazines.