Sandra Lynn Brown (born March 12, 1948) is a bestselling author of romance and suspense novels. Brown’s works have also been published under the aliases Rachel Ryan, Laura Jordan, and Erin St. Claire.
She is also included in the Elite List of notable Americans born in the United States.
|Real Name||Sandra Lynn Brown|
|Genre||Romance, Suspense, Thriller|
|Date of Birth||12 March, 1948|
|Age [as of 2023]||74 Years|
|Birthplace||Waco, Texas, United States|
|Hometown||Waco, Texas, United States|
|Current Residence||Arlington, Texas|
|Collage/University||Texas Christian University|
|Hobbies||Reading, Movies, Travel and Hosting get-togethers|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 155 cm
in meters- 1.55 m
in feet inches- 5'1"
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 59 kg
in pounds- 130 lbs
|Debut||Love's Encore |
|Awards||• American Business Women's Association's Distinguished Circle of Success
• A.C. Greene Award
• Romance Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award
• International Thriller Writers Award, "Thrillermaster", 2008
|Her Books In Order||Check Here|
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Husband||Robert Michael Brown (m. 1968)|
|Parents||Father- Jimmie Brown (Journalist)
Mother- Martha Cox (Counselor)
|Children||Son- Ryan Brown
Daughther- Rachel Brown
|Grandchild||Grandson- Dylan Rafferty Brown|
|Net Worth (approx.)||$1 to $5 million|
Sandra Brown is a well-known author. Her birthday is March 12th, 1948, and she was born in Texas. Sandra is also recognized for her scores of thrilling romance novels, including A Kiss Remembered, Temperatures Rising, French Silk, and Mean Streak, which have all become bestsellers.
She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Romance Writers of America and a Thrillermaster Award from the International Thriller Writers.
Sandra is a native of the United States. Janet Dailey, a fellow American romance author, is a contemporary of hers.
Sandra Brown grew up in Fort Worth after being born in Waco, Texas. Her father is Jimmie Brown, a professional journalist, and her mother is Martha Cox, a counselor.
Relationship, Husband, and Affairs
She married radio journalist and documentary filmmaker Robert Michael Brown in the late 1960s. They have one son Ryan Brown and a daughter Rachel Brown. And a grandson named Dylan Rafferty Brown.
Texas Christian University, Oklahoma State University, and the University of Texas at Arlington were among her colleges.
She studied English at TCU in Fort Worth but dropped out in 1968 to marry her husband, Michael Brown, a former television news anchor and award-winning documentarian, for the film Dust to Dust.
Brown worked as a weathercaster for KLTV in Tyler after her marriage, then returned to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex as a reporter for WFAA-edition TV of PM Magazine.
Brown began writing in 1981 after her husband challenged her to do so.
Since then, she’s authored approximately 70 books with more than 50 New York Times bestsellers.
Her alma university, TCU, honored her with an honorary doctorate of humane letters in 2008.
Her novel, French Silk, was adapted into a television film in 1994. The film starred Susan Lucci, Shari Belafonte, and Lee Horsley. Sandra Brown’s White Hot was made into a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original film in 2016.
She contributed to Court TV‘s series “Murder By The Book” in 2007, which was based on the famous Betty Gore murder of June 13, 1980, in Wylie, Texas.
On August 17, 2017, her novel Seeing Red was released.
Her new book Tailspin, published by Grand Central, debuted at #7 on The New York Times bestsellers list in August 2018.
Awards & Archivements
- American Business Women’s Association’s Distinguished Circle of Success
- B’nai B’rith’s Distinguished Literary Achievement Award
- A.C. Greene Award
- Romance Writers of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award
- Texas Cultural Trust.
Sandra Brown’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $2 million.
Interesting Facts about Sandra Brown
- Sandra is one of the most well-known novelists.
- She is included in the elite list of famous Americans born in the United States.
- Every year on March 12th, Sandra Brown celebrates her birthday.
- Erin St. Claire, Laura Jordan, and Rachel Ryan are her pen names.
- Sandra Brown is a thriller and romantic fiction author from the United States.
- Thriller (genre), Romance novel, Suspense (style).
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