Salman Rushdie Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Biography

Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie CH FRSL is an Indian-born novelist. In this Article Read all about Salman Rushdie Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Biography.He work, combining magical realism with historical fiction, is primarily concerned with the connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations, with much set on the Indian subcontinent.

Salman Rushdie Biography

Real Name Salman Rushdie
Birth Date ( Birthday) 19 June 1947 
Age as (2022)  75 years
Place of Birth Mumbai
Nationality British American
Ethnicity Not Known
Profession Novelist
Religion Not Known
Education Graduation
School/College Name King’s College, Cambridge
Last Update 2022
Salman Rushdie Parents
Salman Rushdie Parents

Salman Rushdie Early Life and Education

Now we are discussing his Early Life Details.Ahmed Salman Rushdie was born on June 19, 1947, in Bombay, India, to an Indian Kashmiri Muslim family during the British Raj. Rushdie grew up in Bombay and attended the Cathedral and John Connon School in Fort, South Bombay before moving to England to attend Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire, and then King’s College, Cambridge, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Rushdie briefly lived in Pakistan with his family after graduating from Cambridge before relocating permanently to the UK.

Salman Rushdie Family and Parents

Salman Rushdie Parents name is Ahmed Rushdie ( Father ) and Negin Bhatt ( Mother ).His Father was a Cambridge-educated lawyer-turned-businessman his Mother Negin Bhatt, a teacher. Anis Ahmed Rushdie was dismissed from the Indian Civil Services (ICS) after it emerged that the birth certificate submitted by him had changes to make him appear younger than he was.Rushdie has three sisters.He wrote in his 2012 memoir that his father adopted the name Rushdie in honour of Averroes .

Father Name Ahmed Rushdie
Mother Name  Negin Bhatt
Sibling Name Three Sisters
Spouse / Partner Clarissa Luard (1976 to 1987)
Marianne Wiggins ( 1988 – 1993)
Elizabeth West ( 1997 to 2004 )
Padma Lakshmi ( 2004 – 2007 )
Children  Zafar, Milan

Salman Rushdie Wife, Children

Salman Rushdie Family
Salman Rushdie Family

Rushdie has had four marriages. From 1976 to 1987, he was married to his first wife, Clarissa Luard, and they had a son, Zafar (born 1979). He left her in the mid-1980s for Australian writer Robyn Davidson, whom he met through mutual friend Bruce Chatwin.

Marianne Wiggins, an American novelist, was his second wife; they married in 1988 and divorced in 1993.Elizabeth West was his third wife from 1997 to 2004; they had a son, Milan (born 1997).He married Padma Lakshmi, an Indian-American actress, model, and the host of the American reality show Top Chef, in 2004. In 2007, the couple divorced.

Rushdie underwent surgery in 1999 to correct ptosis, a problem with the levator palpebrae superioris muscle that causes the upper eyelid to droop. It was becoming increasingly difficult for Rushdie to open his eyes, according to him. “If I hadn’t had the operation, I wouldn’t have been able to open my eyes at all in a couple of years,” he said. Rushdie has lived in the United States since 2000, mostly near Union Square in Lower Manhattan, New York City. [21] He supports the English football team Tottenham Hotspur.

Salman Rushdie Net Worth

Salman Rushdie has an estimated Net Worth of $15Million in 2022.He earns a good fortune from his hard work , which he devotes a lot of time to and where he presents oneself entirely.

Name Salman Rushdie
Net Worth ( 2022 ) $15Million
Income Source Novelist
Income / Salary $3 Million +
Last Update2022

Salary, Income Source

Here we discuss about his Salary, Income and Career Earnings. He earns a handsome salary from his profession. Via his sources of income, he has been able to accumulate good fortune to living a very lavish and comfortable lifestyle. His Accurate Salary Details is not mention yet on officially we will update soon.

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Salman Rushdie Physical Appearance

Age75 Years
Height (approx) 5.10”
Weight (approx) 72 kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Salman Rushdie Professional Career

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is an Indian-born novelist whose work, which blends magical realism and historical fiction, is primarily concerned with the connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations, with much of the action taking place on the Indian subcontinent.

Midnight’s Children (1981), Rushdie’s second novel, won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was named “the best novel of all winners” on two occasions, marking the 25th and 40th anniversaries of the prize. His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was controversial, eliciting protests from Muslims. Death threats were made against him, including a fatw issued in 1989 by Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, calling for his assassination. Rushdie was placed under police protection by the British government.

Rushdie was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1983. In 1999, he was named Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de France. He was knighted in 2007 for his contributions to literature. The Times ranked him thirteenth among the 50 greatest British writers since 1945 in 2008.

Rushdie has lived in the United States since 2000. In 2015, he was named Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. [6] He previously taught at Emory University. He became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In the aftermath of the controversy over The Satanic Verses, he published Joseph Anton: A Memoir in 2012.

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