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Novelist Larry McMurtry is no more with us. Let’s find out more about his net worth and wife.
The famous American novelist and screenwriter, Larry McMurtry died at the age of 84. The Oscar Winner for Brokeback Mountain met his demise on March 25, 2021. However, further details on his death remain undetermined for the time being.
McMurtry is best known for the worldwide famous book, Lonesome. Similarly, he wrote 29 novels and wrote the screenplay for more than 30 movies. He even won the Academy Awards for the Best Screenplay for the 2005 movie, Brokeback Mountain.
Larry McMurtry Net Worth: How much did he make?
Larry McMurtry had an estimated net worth of $5 Million.
Hoever, his financial details are not exactly known.
The primary source of his income was screenplay and writing books. However, he didn’t write that many books after his retirement age. But the author did write movie scripts and very acclaimed ones until the end of his life.
His books, as well as movies, have won several national and international awards and recognitions. He was a prolific writer and filmmaker as per his Wikipedia bio.
Just in: Prolific author and screenwriter Larry McMurtry, whose novel “Lonesome Dove” became a hit TV miniseries and who won an Oscar for his screenplay for “Brokeback Mountain,” has died at 84.
— NPR (@NPR) March 26, 2021
McMurtry Wife and Children
Larry McMurtry was married to his wife, Norma Faye Kesey at the time of his death.
But the couple didn’t have any children.
Moreover, the author has been married twice in his life. His first marriage was with the writer, Scott Jo McMurtry. They tied the knot in 1959 but got divorced in 1966.
However, Larry does have a son from his first marriage. His name is James McMurtry and he is a singer.
A Larry McMurtry memory: speaking at the ArcLight re: Brokeback Mountain, he said he was sick of people calling it “the gay cowboy movie.” “They’re not cowboys! They’re itinerant ranch hands!”
— Steve Hely (@helytimes) March 26, 2021
Larry McMurtry Cause of Death: How did he die?
Larry’s cause of death remains unknown at the moment.
His family has not revealed any details regarding his death until now which is understandable as they are mourning. . The author died at the age of 84.
However, his works will be remembered forever even though he is gone.