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Stieg Larsson Net Worth

Stieg Larsson Net Worth is
$50 Million

Stieg Larsson Biography

Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson was a Swedish journalist and writer. He is best known for writing the "Millennium trilogy" of crime novels, which were published posthumously. Larsson lived much of his life in Stockholm and worked there in the field of journalism and as an i...


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Quick Facts

Full NameStieg Larsson
Net Worth$50 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 15, 1954, Skelleftehamn, Sweden
DiedNovember 9, 2004, Stockholm, Sweden
Place Of BirthSkelleftehamn
ProfessionWriter, Journalist, Crime writer
NationalitySweden
ParentsErland Larsson, Vivianne Boström
SiblingsJoakim Larsson, Zara Larsson
NicknamesKarl Stig-Erland Larsson , Stig Larsson , Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson
ImDBhttp://imdb.com/name/nm2297183
AwardsGlass Key award, Best Swedish Crime Novel Award, Exclusive Books Boeke Prize, Anthony Award for Best First Novel, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Mystery & Thriller, Macavity Awards for Best First Mystery Novel, Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel, Dobloug Prize - Sweden
NominationsCWA International Dagger, Dilys Award, Anthony Award for Best Novel, Goodreads Choice Awards Favorite Book, Goodreads Choice Awards Favorite Heroine
MoviesThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Spent part of 1977 in Eritrea, training a squad of female Eritrean People's Liberation Front guerrillas in the use of grenade launchers.
2In May 2008, it was announced that a 1977 will, found soon after Larsson's death, declared his wish to leave his assets to the Umeå branch of the Communist Workers League. As the will was unwitnessed, it was not valid under Swedish law, with the result that all of Larsson's estate, including future royalties from book sales, went to his father and brother.
3Once remarked to a colleague that he would like to see stories about famous children's literature characters when they had grown up. His novels appear to have put this into practice. His hero, Mikael Blomkvist, is named for Kalle Blomkvist (AKA Bill Bergson in English translations), a child detective appearing in novels by Astrid Lindgren. The heroine, Lisbeth Salander, sounds as if she was named, at least in part, after Blomkvist's companion Eva-Lotta Lisander. She was also named for a real-life rape victim Larsson knew. She is modeled in most other respects after another Lindgren character, Pippi Longstocking. Both girls are natural redheads who frequently outsmart authority figures who underestimate them. Salander also puts the name "V. Kulla" on her second apartment, a reference to Longstocking's home Villa Killekulla.
4Witnessed a rape when he was 15, and was helpless to stop it. This event haunted him for the rest of his life. The girl being raped was named Lisbeth, which he later used as the name of the heroine on his Millenium trilogy. Sexual violence against women is also a recurring theme in his work.
5Finished his so-called Millennium Trilogy shortly before his death in 2004. All three novels were published posthumously. He had finished three-quarters of a fourth book before his death and had notes for two more and had planned a series of ten.


Quotes

#Quote
1To exact revenge for yourself or your friends is not only a right, it's an absolute duty.


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Girl in the Spider's Web2018characters pre-production
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo2011novel "Män som hatar kvinnor"
MillenniumTV Mini-Series novels - 4 episodes, 2010 novel - 2 episodes, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest2009novel
The Girl Who Played with Fire2009novel
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo2009novel

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Stieg Larsson Story2011DocumentaryHimself
White Terror2005DocumentaryHimself - Editor of 'Expo'

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Timeshift2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Author - Interviewed in 1998

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