Sally Rooney ( Author ) : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Partner, Children and Books

Sally Rooney is an Irish author and screenwriter know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Partner, Children and Books

Name Sally Rooney
Birthdate ( Age) 20 February 1991
Place of Birth Castlebar, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner John Prasifka
Children Not Known
Parents Marie Rooney, Kieran Rooney
Education Trinity College Dublin
Profession  Irish author and screenwriter
Net Worth $2 Million
Last Update October 2021

Sally Rooney is an Irish author and screenwriter. She has published three novels: Conversations with Friends (2017), Normal People (2018), and Beautiful World, Where Are You (2021). Normal People was adapted into a 2020 television series by Hulu and the BBC. 

Rooney’s work has garnered critical acclaim and commercial success, and she is regarded as one of the foremost millennial writers.

Early Life and Family

Rooney was born in Castlebar, County Mayo,in 1991, and grew up there.Her father, Kieran Rooney, worked for Telecom Éireann and her mother, Marie Farrell, ran an arts centre.Rooney has an older brother and a younger sister.

Rooney studied English at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), where she was elected a scholar in 2011.She started a master’s degree in politics there, completing a degree in American literature instead, and graduated with an MA in 2013.Rooney has described herself as a Marxist.

A university debater, as a student at Trinity College Dublin, Rooney rose through the ranks of the European circuit to become the top debater at the European University Debating Championships in 2013,later writing of the experience.

Sally Rooney Husband, Is Sally Rooney Married

Sally Rooney Married with John Prasifka.The couple met at Trinity College Dublin, where Rooney studied English, followed by a master’s in American literature. They’ve been together for 10 years.

Sally Rooney Net Worth

Sally Rooney is an Irish author and screenwriter has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

Rooney completed her first novel—which she has described as “absolute trash”—at the age of 15.She began writing “constantly” in late 2014. She completed her debut novel, Conversations with Friends, while studying for her master’s degree in American literature.

She wrote 100,000 words of the book in three months.In 2015, her essay “Even If You Beat Me”, about her time as the “top competitive debater on the continent of Europe”, was seen by an agent, Tracy Bohan, of the Wylie Agency, and Bohan contacted Rooney. Rooney gave Bohan a manuscript, and Bohan circulated it to publishers, receiving seven bids.

Rooney signed with Tracy Bohan of the Wylie Agency, and Conversations with Friends was subject to a seven-party auction for its publishing rights, which were eventually sold in 12 countries.The novel was published in June 2017 by Faber and Faber. It was nominated for the 2018 Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize,and the 2018 Folio Prize, and won the 2017 Sunday Times/Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award.

In March 2017, her short story “Mr Salary” was shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award.In November 2017, Rooney was announced as editor of the Irish literary magazine The Stinging Fly.She was a contributing writer to the magazine.She oversaw the magazine’s two issues in 2018, before handing the editorship over to Danny Denton. She remains a contributing editor to the magazine.

On 23 April 2019, the New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers announced its 2019 class of fellows, which included Rooney. The press release stated, “she will be writing a new novel under the working title Beautiful World, Where Are You, examining aesthetics and political crisis.”

The novel was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the United States and by Faber in the UK and Ireland in September 2021.Rooney refused to allow Beautiful World, Where Are You to be translated into Hebrew and supports a cultural boycott of Israel, according to her literary agent, Tracy Bohan of the Wylie Agency.