Jodi Picoult Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Family, Net Worth

Jodi Picoult (Jodi Lynn Picoult) is an Author from the United States. She won the New England Book Seller Award for fiction in 2013. Her works have sold 14 million copies worldwide and have been transcribed across 34 languages.

Following the resignation of Allan Heinberg, she took over as writer of the DC Comics title “Wonder Woman (vol. 3). Her debut issue (number 6) was launched on March 28, 2007, and her last edition (number 10) was published on June 27, 2007.

Find out about Jodi Picoult’s biography, age, height, weight, body measurements, dating/affairs, family, and work.

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NameJodi Picoult
Full NameJodi Lynn Picoult
NicknameJodi Picoult
ProfessionWriter, Author
Personal Life
Date of Birth19, May, 1966
Age (as of 2023)56 years
Sexual OrientationStraight
BirthplaceNesconset, New York
HometownNesconset, New York
Current CityNew Hampshire
ReligionNot Known
Zodiac SignNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolNot Known
CollegePrinceton University, Dartmouth College, New Haven, Harvard University
Highest QualificationTwo Honorary Doctor of Letters Degrees
DebutNovel: Songs of the Humpback Whale [1992]
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Physical Stats
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Weightin kilograms- N/A
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Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
Hair TypeCurly
Body MeasurementN/A
Relationships & Affairs
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandTimothy Warren Van Leer
ParentsFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
ChildrenSons- Kyle and Jake
Daugher- Samantha van Leer
Net Worth (approx.)$10 million
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Early Life

Her parents reared her in Nesconset, Long Island. Her younger brother is her only sibling, and her family relocated to New Hampshire when she was 13 years old. Her family is “non-practicing Jewish,” according to her.

Picoult’s first story, “The Lobster Who Misunderstood,” was written when she was five. Her mother and grandmother were both teachers, and she credits them as having a significant inspiration for her.


We don’t have any information about her family members, like her father and mother and their occupation, and we do not know about her siblings. She didn’t disclose any information about her family members.

Jodi Picoult Mother & Father
Jodi Picoult, Mother & Father


Picoult graduated from Princeton University in 1987 after studying creative writing with Mary Morris. She wrote two short stories in Seventeen Magazine while in college.

Picoult started a variety of occupations right after college, from revising textbooks to teaching eighth-grade English.

She has two honorary Doctor of Letters degrees, one from Dartmouth College in 2010 and the other from the University of New Haven in 2012. She has a master’s degree in education from Harvard University.

Personal Life/Career

Timothy Warren Van Leer, Jodi’s future husband, met at a college in 1989. Their three children, Samantha, Kyle, and Jake, were born when they married.

Kyle was diagnosed with middle-ear cancer when she was six years old, and it has been the only traumatic incident in her life.

The novelist now resides in New Hampshire. She gets up at 5 a.m. and goes for a jog with Joan Collison, to whom she dedicated her book Leaving Time (2014). After that, the woman returns home and gets breakfast prepared by her husband, followed by an hour of e-mail responding.

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The writer produces new stories and modifies them until 4 p.m. The children are now adults, and Timothy often used to look after them while the mother was writing. Between the Lines, by the way, was co-authored by Picoult’s daughter (2012).

Evenings are spent with the author’s family and pets, including dogs, donkeys, and geese.

Despite how lovely the photos look, Jodi despises her curly hair and has tried numerous times to straighten it without success.

Relationship, Husband, Affairs

She is married to Timothy Warren Van Leer. He is a part-time antique dealer. She met him when studying creative writing at Princeton.

Jodi Picoult Husband Timothy Warren Van Leer
Jodi Picoult’s Husband, Timothy Warren Van Leer

They have two sons, Kyle and Jake, and one daughter, Samantha van Leer.

Net Worth

Jodi Picoult’s net worth is believed to be $10 million, and her primary source of income is Writing. She lives a lavish life with her husband Timothy Warren Van Leer and her three children, Kyle, Jacob, and Sammy.

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Interesting Facts about Jodi Picoult

  • Kyle, Jacob, and Sammy are the three children.
  • In 1987, she received her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, and Harvard University awarded her a master’s degree in education.
  • She worked as a textbook editor, technical writer, and English teacher in the eighth grade.
  • ‘Nineteen Minutes,’ her first novel, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List.
  • She and her spouse met at Princeton University.
  • She currently resides in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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