Salman Rushdie(born on 19th June 1947) is an Indian British writer and novelist and is popular for his novels such as Midnight’s Children (1981) and The Satanic Verses (1988). His novel, Midnight’s Children is the winner of Booker prize of 1981 and was renowned as the best novel of all winners on two different occasions. His works and writings are closely interlinked with Eastern and Western civilizations. He began his career as a writer with an advertising agency.
Salman Rushdie Family/Parents
Salman Rushdie was born on 19th June 1947 in Bombay, British India. He was born to Kashmiri Muslim Family. His father is Anis Ahmed Rushdie, a Cambridge-educated lawyer and businessman and mother is Negin Bhatt who is a teacher. He has three sisters.
Salman Rushdie Affairs/Spouse
Salman has been in a relationship for four times. He was married to Clarrisa Luard, his first wife and had a son named Zafar. His second wife’s name is Marriane Wiggins, an American novelist. His third wife was Elizabeth west and had a son named Milan. He married to Padma Lakshmi in 2004 who is an American Indian actress and model. Their relationship ended in 2007.
Come along tonight if you can! pic.twitter.com/qlX1WgPcML— Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) September 12, 2019
- Full Name: Ahmed Salman Rushdie
- Nickname: Salman Rushdie
- Birthday: 19th June 1947
- Birthplace: Bombay, British India
- Current Residence: New York, US
- Age: 72 years
- Education: King’s College, Cambridge
- Profession: Novelist, Writer
- Nationality: United Kingdom
- Zodiac: Gemini
- Spouse/Affairs: Clarrisa Luard, Marriane Wiggins , Elizabeth west, Padma Lakshmi
- Children: 2
- Sisters: 3
- Net Worth: $15-20million (approx.)
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches(approx.)
- Weight: not known
Trivia/ Facts that you probably may not about Salman Rushdie
- Salman Rushdie is a British Indian writer and novelist who has written many award-winning novels.
- His scenes in most fiction writings are based on the Indian subcontinent and Eastern and Western civilizations.
- His novel, The Satanic Verses of 1988 brought controversies for the Muslims of different countries so different death threats were made against him.
- He was elected for the Royal Society of Literature in 1983.
- In the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University, he was entitled as a Distinguished writer in 2015.
- He started the writing career working for an advertising agency where he wrote for different brands such as Aero and American Express.
- For more information about Salman, contact him on Twitter and Facebook.
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