Gabriel Garcia Marquez

About Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Birth Day: March 6, 1927
Birth Place: Aracataca, Colombia
Died On: Apr 17, 2014 (age 87)
Birth Sign: Pisces

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Net Worth

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was bornon March 6, 1927 in Aracataca, Colombia. Influential Colombian writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. His most famous novels include One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), Autumn of the Patriarch (1975), and Love in the Time of Cholera (1985).
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💰 Net worth: 10 million

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About

Influential Colombian Writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. His most famous novels include One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), Autumn of the Patriarch (1975), and Love in the Time of Cholera (1985).

Before Fame

He studied law at the National University of Colombia during the 1940s. During this period, he segued into a journalistic career, writing articles and columns for such local newspapers as El Universal and El Heraldo.

Trivia

His novel, Love in the Time of Cholera, was adapted into a film directed by Mike Newell and released in the United States in 2007.

Family Life

He was born in Colombia and was raised primarily by his maternal grandparents. He married Mercedes Barcha Pardo; the couple had two sons, Rodrigo and Gonzalo.

Associated With

He followed in the footsteps of American author, william Faulkner, to become a Nobel Laureate.