Olga Tokarczuk Net Worth: The most successful author and Polish writer, Olga Tokarczuk have an estimated net worth close to $2 million dollars (her financial information is not confirmed yet and needs to be fact-checked, it will be updated soon).
The Polish writer was born in Sulechów near Zielona Góra, she has been studying psychology at the University of Warsaw since 1980.
Olga Tokarczuk Net Worth:
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Real Name:||Olga Nawoja Tokarczuk|
|Date of Birth:||29 January 1962|
|Age, How Old:||58 Years Old|
As a psychologist, she has helped abnormal children in asylums. In 1985, she relocated to Wrocław and later to Wałbrzychafter after completing her graduation.
Tokarczuk’s first collection of poems ‘Miasta w lustrach‘ was published in 1989, later her debut novel, ‘Podróż ludzi księgi‘ was released in 1993.
Tokarczuk’s followed up with a novel ‘E. E.‘ which was published in 1995, her third novel ‘Prawiek i inne czasy‘ proved highly successful which was published in 1996.
Her next book was Szafa “The Wardrobe”, released in 1997, later she released a collection of three novel-type stories Dom dzienny, dom nocny “House of Day, House of Night” in 1998.
Her short collection of stories includes…
- Gra na wielu bębenkach “Playing on Many Drums”, released in 2001,
- Lalka i perła “The Doll and the Pearl”, released in 2000,
- Opowieści wigilijne, released in 2000,
- Ostatnie historie “The Last Stories”, released in 2004.
Tokarczuk’s fiction book Bieguni “Flights” is the winner of both the reader prize and the jury prize of the 2008 Nike Award.
The novel ‘Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead‘ was published in 2009, she was honored with the ‘Silver Medal for Merit to Culture’ in 2010 and was awarded the ‘Vilenica Prize’ in 2013.
In 2014, Tokarczuk was honored with another Nike Award for the renowned novel Księgi Jakubowe “The Books of Jacob”.
Although she received much acclaim, she was criticized by the Nowa Ruda Patriots community for hurting the good name of the Polish nation and was asked to revoke her writer’s honorary citizenship.
Tokarczuk’s novel ‘Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead‘ was the subject of the film ‘Spoor‘ which was released in 2017, the crime thriller won the ‘Alfred Bauer Prize’ at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.
Olga Tokarczuk is the honorable recipient of the 2015 Brückepreis, she became the first Polish writer to win the ‘Man Booker International Prize’ for the English translation of the best selling fiction book ‘Flights.’
She has won the ‘Kulturhuset International Literary Prize’ in Stockholm for the Swedish translated book ‘The Books of Jacob.’ Later, she won the ‘Prix Laure Bataillon Award’ for the same book translated into French in 2019.
In 2019, she was shortlisted for the ‘Man Booker International Prize’ considering for the novel ‘Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead‘, and was praised by the Noble Prize committee for her narrative imagination.
Today, Olga Tokarczuk’s net worth is estimated to be close to $2 million dollars.
10th Oct 2019: Olga Tokarczuk became the Award winner of the ‘Nobel Prizes in Literature’, she was was recognized “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life.” This is the 2018’s Nobel Prize which was awarded in 2019, postponed over a scandal at the academy. Tokarczuk has become the 15th woman to get the Nobel Prize in literature since it was first awarded in 1901.
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