Stan Lee was a renowned Writer, Publisher, Editor, Producer and a major contributor to the world of Comic books.
Stan Lee Net Worth 2020
Stan Lee has the Net Worth of approximately $50 million, as of 2020. It is evident, that his major source of income was the Marvel Comic books. That also added to his fame and huge publicity.
Stan Lee Biography
|Full Name||Stan Lee|
|Birthdate||28th December 1922|
|Birth Place||New York City, USA|
|Died Date||12th November 2018|
|Died Place||Los Angeles, USA|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
Early and Personal Life
Stan Lee is the popularly known name of Stanley Martin Lieber, who was born on 28th December 1922 in New York and died on 12th November 2018. He was born out of the wedlock of Jack Lieber and Celia.
Stan went to Dewitt Clinton High School. After completing his schooling, he got associated with the WPA Federal Theatre Project in 1939.
He got married to Joan Clayton Boocock, who belonged to England in 1947. His wife passed away in 2017, due to the stroke.
While Stan was a student, he has been into different part-time works to earn money. Since he liked to complete small and exciting jobs, since his childhood. He has also served in the US army, initially for some time.
Stan is known to be the hero, who owns the credit of Marvel Comics creation. He decided not to continue with the family business and changed the stream of his career, which earned him huge fame.
He is among the founders of comic heroes, named X- Men, Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther, Hulk, Doctor Strange, Ant-man, Daredevil, Scarlet Witch. It was never imagined that the characters designed by him, would reach to the heights of success winning the heart of audiences across the globe when presented on Hollywood screen.
During 1960 to 1970, the industry of comic world has witnessed a completely innovative concept of comics through the introduction of Marvel Comics. That later reached to the success in the form of Hollywood movies series.
As a surprising fact, Stan used to write the obituaries prior to entering into the adventurous world of the Marvel comic books.
Stan stopped working actively in 1990, however, remain connected with the Marvel existence and seen in the shows and public appearances related to the comic characters invented by him.
Though Stan was happy when the Marvel was presented in Hollywood, he has to go to court for getting his rightful royalty out of the whole episode.
Achievements & Recognitions
- Stan became the interim editor in Timely Comics when he was only 19 years old.
- In 1994 Stan Lee was honoured with the Will Eisner Award Hall Of Fame, for his work in the comic industry.
- In 1995, he received Jack Kirby Hall Of Fame. Stan was also being awarded in 2008, with NEA’s National Medal Of Arts was only 19 years old.
- In 2010, Stan Lee Foundation began to help the needy students in their education and career goals. The main aim of the organization was to support the underprivileged children, with appropriate resources to continue with their academics and arts.
- Stan has been an active charity donator, for the University of Wyoming for 2 decades.