Danielle Steel Net Worth

Danielle Steel Net Worth is
$385 Million

Danielle Steel Biography

American novelist Danielle Steele comes with an estimated net worthy of of $310 million in June 2016, in accordance to Forbes. Presently, Danielle Steele may be the world’s best-offering living writer, with an increase of than 800 million copies of her novels marketed. That total also makes her the 4th best-selling writer of all time. Most widely known on her behalf pen name Danielle Steele, Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameDanielle Steel
Net Worth$385 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 14, 1947
Height1.57 m
ProfessionAuthor, Novelist
EducationNew York University, Lycée Français de New York, Parsons School of Design
SpouseThomas Perkins, John Traina, William Toth, Danny Zugelder, Claude-Eric Lazard
ChildrenNick Traina, Vanessa Danielle Traina, Samantha Traina, Beatrix Lazard Seidenberg, Zara Alexandra Traina, Victoria Lea Traina, Maximilian John Traina
ParentsNorma da Câmara Stone dos Reis, John Schulein-Steel
MoviesOnce in a Lifetime, Kaleidoscope, Mixed Blessings, Danielle Steel's A Perfect Stranger, Heartbeat, Safe Harbour, Danielle Steel's 'Palomino', Danielle Steel's Star, Danielle Steel's Zoya, Danielle Steel's Remembrance, Danielle Steel's Full Circle, Now and Forever

Interesting Facts

1 Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 138, pages 412-417. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
2 Currently owns the Spreckels Mansion, 2080 Washington Street in San Francisco.
3 Daughter of John Schuelein-Steel and wife Norma da Câmara Stone dos Reis.
4 Collects canary diamonds.
5 She met second husband, Danny Zugelder while he was in prison. The day after she divorced him she married another prison inmate William George Toth.
6 Her father was a German Jewish immigrant. Her mother was of Portuguese descent.
7 Mother of 7 children: Beatrix Lazard Seidenberg born in 1968. Nicholas John Traina 1979, Samantha Traina (1982), Victoria Lea Traina (1983), Vanessa Danielle Traina (1984), Maximilian John Traina (1986) and Zara Alexandra Traina (1987). Step mother of Trevor and Todd Traina.
8 Steel started The Nick Traina Foundation after publishing "His Bright Light: The story of Nick Traina" in 1998, an account of hers son's life and how Steel and her family children dealt with his disease.
9 Has written 54 best-selling books.
10 Was a copy writer for the Grey Advertising Agency in San Francisco.
11 Worked as a vice president of public relations for the advertising agency Supergirls, Ltd., in New York City.
12 Studied at Parsons School of Design in New York.
13 Graduated from Lycee Francais at age 15.
14 Engaged to venture capitalist Thomas Perkins. [February 1998]
15 Her works were in the list of best-selling books of the 'New York Times' for 381 consecutive weeks, a fact which brought her an entry into the Guinness Book of Records.


1 I wish I were brave, although I try. I work too hard and don't play enough. Too much work ethic, not enough 'fun'.
2 People do like the film version of things, I thought this was a nice way to get my books back into the marketplace.
3 If you can see the magic in a fairytale, you can face the future.
4 Sometimes, if you aren't sure about something, you just have to jump off the bridge and grow your wings on the way down.
5 A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it.

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Lucien Barrière Literary Award Deauville Film Festival For the novel "The Kiss (Le Baiser)".



Safe Harbour 2007 Video based on the novel "Safe Harbor" by
The Ring 1996 TV Movie novel "The Ring"
Full Circle 1996 TV Movie novel "Full Circle"
Remembrance 1996 TV Movie novel "Remembrance"
Mixed Blessings 1995 TV Movie novel "Mixed Blessings"
No Greater Love 1995 TV Movie novel "No Greater Love"
Zoya 1995 TV Movie novel
Vanished 1995 TV Movie novel "Vanished"
A Perfect Stranger 1994 TV Movie novel "A Perfect Stranger"
Once in a Lifetime 1994 TV Movie novel "Once in a Lifetime"
Family Album 1994 TV Series novel "Family Album" - 2 episodes
Message from Nam 1993 TV Movie novel "Message from Nam"
Star 1993 TV Movie novel "Star"
Heartbeat 1993 TV Movie novel "Heartbeat"
Secrets 1992 TV Movie novel "Secrets"
Jewels 1992 TV Series novel "Jewels" - 2 episodes
Daddy 1991 TV Movie novel "Daddy"
Palomino 1991 TV Movie novel "Palomino"
Changes 1991 TV Movie novel "Changes"
Fine Things 1990 TV Movie novel "Fine Things"
Kaleidoscope 1990 TV Movie novel "Kaleidoscope"
Crossings 1986 TV Mini-Series novel - 3 episodes
Now and Forever 1983 novel


Good Morning America 2013-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
The View 2004-2013 TV Series Herself
Larry King Live 2007 TV Series Herself
Changes 1991 TV Movie Herself - Presenter (uncredited)
Hour Magazine 1982-1988 TV Series Herself

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