Elizabeth Gilbert Biography
(American Journalist and Author Best Known for Her Work: ‘Eat, Pray, Love’, ‘Committed’ and ‘Big Magic’)
Birthday: July 18, 1969 (Cancer)
Born In: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Elizabet Gilbert is an American author who became famous for her memoir ‘Eat, Pray, Love’. The book was on the New York Times Best Seller List for 199 weeks. Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, Elizabeth did her higher studies from New York University; during the time, she also wrote short stories at night. Her first book was a collection of short stories named ‘Pilgrims’. For some time, she also worked for various publications such as Spin, GQ, as well as the New York Times Magazine. Her first novel was ‘Stern Men’, which was published in 2000. She gained popularity after she wrote the memoir ‘Eat Pray Love’, which became a huge success. It was translated into many languages worldwide, and has also sold over 12 million copies. The book’s popularity eventually got Elizabeth Gilbert named as one of the 100 most influential people by Time Magazine. The memoir was also made into a 2010 film, which was also a huge success commercially. Elizabeth Gilbert’s latest novel ‘City of Girls’, was published in 2019.