Robert Graysmith is an American true crime author and cartoonist best known for his work on the Zodiac killer case. Let's know all details about his wealth, married life, and early life.
Robert Graysmith’s Staggering Net Worth Collection
Robert Graysmith is a former cartoonist and true crime novelist best known for his work on the Zodiac killer case. When the Zodiac killer case became well-known in 1969, Graysmith worked as a political cartoonist for the San Francisco Chronicle. Over the next 13 years, he tried to understand the killer’s writings and became obsessed with the case.
The Zodiac Killer inspired the psychopath in Clint Eastwood’s 1971 classic Dirty Harry, and the film contains a sequence in which a school bus full of children is hijacked. Robert has earned a massive amount of money from his career as an author and cartoonist. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Graysmith is estimated to amass an impressive net worth of $5 million as of 2022.
The American author published two novels about the case, Zodiac, which was adapted into a film in 2007. He eventually left his job as a cartoonist to write five more novels about high-profile crimes, one of which was adapted into the movie Auto Focus (2002). For more than 17 years, he took advantage of every possible opportunity to profit from the unfortunate case. In his writings, he claimed to have identified one of America’s most enigmatic serial killers, but he provided no reliable evidence.
Robert Graysmith’s Married Life. Who is His Wife?
Robert Graysmith seems to be single as of now. He hasn’t been involved in any relationships after his twice divorce. However, Graysmith was married twice before. Margaret Ann Womack was his first wife, who was a nurse. Data about their first met is unknown. The former couple tied a knot in 1963; unfortunately, they separated after 10 years. They divorced in 1973, and it is unknown whether they shared a child or not.
After separation from Margaret, Graysmith married within three years. He married his second wife, Melanie Krakower in 1975. Similarly, their relationship didn’t last long, and they divorced in 1980. Robert has three children named Margot Alexandra Graysmith, Aaron Vincent Graysmith, and David Martin Graysmith. He directly blames his failed marriage on his fascination with the Zodiac case.
Robert Graysmith’s Early Life
Robert Graysmith was born on September 17, 1945, in Pensacola, Florida, U.S. He is 79-year-old as of 2022 and holds American nationality. There are no details on the American author’s parents or educational background available on the internet.
‘The Laughing Gorilla: The True Story of the Hunt for One of America’s First Serial Killers’ was published in 2009. His book ‘The Girl In Alfred Hitchcock’s Shower,’ which was released in February 2010, followed. Graysmith published “Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer—and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco” two years later.
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