James Lee Burke Net Worth 2024


James Lee Burke Net Worth

James Lee Burke how much money? For this question we spent 25 hours on research (Wikipedia, Youtube, we read books in libraries, etc) to review the post.

The main source of income: Authors
Total Net Worth at the moment 2024 year – is about $229,7 Million.



James Lee Burke information Birth date: December 5, 1936 Birth place: Houston, Texas, United States Profession:Writer Education:University of Missouri (1960), University of Louisiana at Lafayette (1955–1957) Spouse:Pearl Burke (m. 1960) Children:Alafair Burke Movies:In the Electric Mist, Heavens Prisoners, Two for Texas, Winter Light

Height, Weight

:How tall is James Lee Burke – 1,70m.
How much weight is James Lee Burke – 51kg


James Lee Burke Net Worth
James Lee Burke Net Worth
James Lee Burke Net Worth
James Lee Burke Net Worth


James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won an Edgar Award for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose (1998). The Robicheaux character has been portrayed twice on screen, first by Alec Baldwin (Heavens Prisoners) and then Tommy Lee Jones (In the Electric Mist). Burke has also written seven miscellaneous crime novels, two short story collections, four books starring protagonist Texas attorney Billy Bob Holland, and three books starring Billy Bobs cousin Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland.
Biography,Burke was born in Houston, Texas, but spent most of his childhood on the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast. He attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and University of Missouri, receiving a BA and MA in English Literature from the latter. He worked in a variety of jobs over the years while books he had written were rejected, and books he had published went out of print. At various times he worked as a truck driver for the U.S. Forest Service, a newspaper reporter, a social worker on Skid Row, Los Angeles, a land surveyor in Colorado, worked in the Louisiana State unemployment system, and worked in the Job Corps in the Daniel Boone National Forest in Eastern Kentucky. He taught at five different colleges before getting on the tenure track teaching creative writing at Wichita State University during the 1980s. The success of his novel Black Cherry Blues allowed him to write full-time and to purchase a house in Montana.


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