Top 20 Young Adult Author celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Young Adult Author celebrities [Updated November 26, 2022].

1. Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer net worth 2020
Stephenie Meyer was born on December 24, 1973 in Hartford, United States.
Her Twilight books were adapted into films starring Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner as Edward and Jacob, respectively.

Net Worth 2020: $125 Million

2. Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins net worth 2020
Suzanne Collins was born on August 10, 1962 in Hartford, United States.
She became the top selling Kindle author in history.

Net Worth 2020: $80 Million

3. Meg Cabot

Meg Cabot net worth 2020
Meg Cabot was born on February 1, 1967 in Bloomington, United States.
She has written books under the pen names of Meggin Cabot, Patricia Cabot, and Jenny Carroll. She has had numerous number one New York Times bestsellers, selling over 25 million copies of her books.

Net Worth 2020: $80 Million

4. Bikram Choudhury

Bikram Choudhury net worth 2020
Bikram Choudhury was born on February 10, 1946 in India.
He published two books: Bikram's Beginning Yoga Class and Bikram Yoga: The Guru Behind Hot Yoga.

Net Worth 2020: $75 Million


Salary 2020: $10 Million Per Year

5. Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan net worth 2020
Rick Riordan was born on June 5, 1964 in San Antonio, United States.
He is a two-time Mark Twain Award winner (2008 & 2009), as well as winner of the Children's Choice Books Awards for Author of the Year in 2011. 

Net Worth 2020: $35 Million

6. Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth net worth 2020
Veronica Roth was born on August 19, 1988 in New York City, United States.
She published Allegiant, the third installment of her book trilogy, in the fall of 2013 and a prequel to the series titled Four: A Divergent Story Collection in 2014. 

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million


Salary 2020: $25 Million Per Year

7. John Green

John Green net worth 2020
John Green was born on August 24, 1977 in Indianapolis, United States.
In addition to being a novelist, he is a prominent YouTuber; along with his brother Hank Green, he started the Vlogbrothers YouTube channel on Jan 1, 2007. He and Hank also co-founded numerous channels, including CrashCourse and SciShow, as well as the YouTube conference VidCon.

Net Worth 2020: $17 Million

8. S.E. Hinton

S.E. Hinton net worth 2020
S.E. Hinton was born on July 22, 1948 in Tulsa, United States.
She received the Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

9. Amanda Hocking

Amanda Hocking net worth 2020
Amanda Hocking was born on July 12, 1984 in United States.
After selling over a million copies of 9 books as a self-published author, she signed a publishing contract with St. Martin's Press.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

10. Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare net worth 2020
Cassandra Clare was born on July 27, 1973 in Tehran, Iran.
Her birth name was Judith Rumelt; Cassandra Clare became her pen name.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

11. Neal Shusterman

Neal Shusterman net worth 2020
Neal Shusterman was born on November 12, 1962 in Brooklyn, United States.
He wrote several episodes of television shows such as Animorphs and Goosebumps.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

12. Lauren Oliver

Lauren Oliver net worth 2020
Lauren Oliver was born on November 8, 1982 in Queens, United States.
She and Lexa Hillyer co-founded a literary agency known as Paper Lantern Lit.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

13. Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli net worth 2020
Jerry Spinelli was born on February 1, 1941 in Norristown, United States.
He received a 1991 Newbery Medal for his most famous work, Maniac Magee.

Net Worth 2020: $6 Million

14. Ram Dass

Ram Dass net worth 2020
Ram Dass was born on April 6, 1931 in Boston, United States.
He traveled to India in the late 1960s and met Neem Karoli Baba, the man who would become his guru. Baba was the one who suggested that he change his name from Richard Alpert to Ram Dass, which means "servant of God." 

Net Worth 2020: $100 Thousand

15. J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling net worth 2020
J.K. Rowling was born on July 31, 1965 in Yate, England.
She went from depending on welfare programs to becoming a millionaire within five years, and was ranked the 12th richest woman in the UK in 2008.

Salary 2020: $54 million

16. RL Stine

RL Stine net worth 2020
RL Stine was born on October 8, 1943 in Columbus, United States.
Although he is known for his scary children's stories, he started out writing for a humor magazine and then for a Nickelodeon cartoon.  

Salary 2020: $41 million

17. Kristin Cast

Kristin Cast net worth 2020
Kristin Cast was born on November 4, 1986 in Tulsa, United States.
Between 2007 and 2014, the House of Night series expanded to include twelve full-length novels and four novellas. She has editorial credits, a thriving t-shirt line, and a passion for all things paranormal.

18. Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo net worth 2020
Leigh Bardugo was born on April 6, 1975 in Jerusalem, Israel.
She's also worked in advertising and special effects and has more than 200,000 followers on Instagram.

19. Karen Hesse

Karen Hesse net worth 2020
Karen Hesse was born on August 29, 1952 in Baltimore, United States.
She won both the Newbery Medal and the Scott O'Dell Award for Out of the Dust.

20. Jay Asher

Jay Asher net worth 2020
Jay Asher was born on September 30, 1975 in Arcadia, United States.
ABC's mid-1990s teen drama, My So-Called Life, greatly influenced Asher's work in the young adult fiction genre.