Lisa Gardner Age, Wiki, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Bio

Lisa Gardner, who writes under the pen name Alicia Scott, is the author of various romantic suspense novels, and her books have been released worldwide. She was born in 1972 in Hillsboro, Oregon, in the United States of America.

After completing her schooling at Glencoe High School, she went to the University of Pennsylvania to pursue a magna cum laude degree. She tried her hands at various jobs but finally chose to pursue her talent for writing novels.

Today, her net worth is in the millions, so we can say that she has successfully built her career out of writing. Read the article till the end to learn more about Lisa Gardner.

Real NameLisa Gardner
PseudonymAlicia Scott
Personal Life
Date of Birth1972
Age [as of 2022]50 years
BirthplaceHillsboro, Oregon, the United States of America
Zodiac signAries
SchoolGlencoe High School
College/UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania
Educational QualificationGraduated in International Relations
Physical Stats
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Eye ColorLight green
Hair ColorBlonde
Relationships & Affairs
Marital StatusNot Known
Boyfriend/HusbandNot Known
ParentsFather- Not Known
Mother- Diane Glad
SiblingsSister- N/A
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Net Worth (approx.)$5 million
Social Media

Early Life and Family

Lisa Gardner was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon, and she only pursued her schooling there. Currently, any information about her family is not available to us.

Moreover, it’s not clear whether she has any siblings. However, we will update it as soon as we get the details. Currently, she is living in New Hampshire, England; she stated that she likes to spend time here with her pets and friends.


Lisa Gardner went to the city’s Glencoe High School and then to the University of Pennsylvania and graduated magna cum laude.

Lisa Gardner’s Career

After graduating in the mid-1990s, she was appointed as a research analyst in Boston with Mercer Management (now Oliver Wyman). During those days, she worked hard doing research and learning new topics.

However, later, she decided to pursue her passion for writing, and undoubtedly, she succeeded. She also said that her long days of research helped her immensely in her writing journey.

She began her career by writing novels of the romantic suspense genre under Alicia Scott’s pseudonym. Finally, in 1997, she became immensely popular when she released the book “The Perfect Husband.”

Because of awesome stories, some of her books were also converted into Hollywood movies; they are

  • At the Midnight Hour [1995]
  • The Perfect Husband [01 December 1997]
  • The Survivors Club [27 March 2002]
  • Hide [2007]

Today, Lisa Gardner is undoubtedly one of the best novelists to date. Over time, she has produced some of her field’s greatest works of literature. She was the #1 New York Times bestselling American novelist at one point in time.

She has received several awards, including the Best Hardcover Novel from the International Thriller Writers for her novel, “The Neighbor.”

In addition, she has been awarded the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle in France and Daphne du Maurier Award in 2000 for her novel, “The Other Daughter.”

She is also known for her kind gesture of working with animal rescue and at-risk children, for which she was awarded the Silver Bullet Award from the International Thriller Writers in 2017.

Relationship, Husband, and Children

Talking about her personal life, we don’t have any information about her husband. This is because she is quite secretive and has not yet gone public about her relationship.

As of now, it is unclear whether she has children of her own or not. According to sources, she now resides in New England with her family.

Net Worth

It is estimated that Lisa Gardner’s net worth is between $1 million and $5 million, including her assets, money, and income.

Over the course of time, she earned this huge amount through her successful career as a novelist. However, unlike other A-listers, she prefers a modest lifestyle and lives with her family in New England. 

Interesting Facts about Lisa Gardner

  • Lisa loves hiking, gardening, snowshoeing, and playing cribbage. 
  • She belongs to the White ethnicity, and her nationality is American.
  • She writes under the pseudonym “Alicia Scott.”
  • She has a website where you can learn more about her –

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