Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr. Net Worth

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr. Net Worth is
$6 Million

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr. Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr. (/ˈpɪnˌtʃɒn/; born May 8, 1937) is an American novelist. A MacArthur Fellow, he is noted for his dense and complex novels. Both his fiction and nonfiction writings encompass a vast array of subject matter, styles and themes, including (but not limited to) the fields of history, science, and mathematics. For his most praised novel, Gravity's Rainbow, Pynchon won the 1974 U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.Hailing from Long Island, Pynchon served two years in the United States Navy and earned an English degree from Cornell University. After publishing several short stories in the late 1950s and early 1960s, he began composing the novels for which he is best known: V. (1963), The Crying of Lot 49 (1966), Gravity's Rainbow (1973), and Mason & Dixon (1997). Pynchon is also known for being very private; very few photographs of him have ever been published, and rumors about his location and identity have circulated since the 1960s.Pynchon's most recent novel, Bleeding Edge, was published September 17, 2013.

Date Of BirthMay 8, 1937
Place Of BirthGlen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA
EducationCornell University
Star SignTaurus
1If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don't have to worry about answers.
1Uncle of Tristan Taormino.
2For his "appearance" on The Simpsons (1989), he was depicted with a paper bag over his head.
3Famously reclusive - all known photos of him date from the early 1950s.


Chryskylodon Blues2015Short novel
Inherent Vice2014based on the novel by
Prüfstand VII2002novel "Gravity's Rainbow"
Thomas Pynchon: A Journey Into the Mind of P.2002Documentary


The Simpsons2004TV SeriesThomas Pynchon

Nominated Awards

2015GFCA AwardGeorgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)Best Adapted ScreenplayInherent Vice (2014)
2015USC Scripter AwardUSC Scripter AwardInherent Vice (2014)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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