Born In: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Nicholas Sparks is an American romance novelist and screenwriter best known for the novel ‘The Notebook.’ Till date, he has published two non-fiction books and nineteen novels. Several of his novels have attained international success and many of his romantic-drama novels have been adapted to movies, all with multimillion-dollar box office grosses. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Sparks began writing in 1985 while he was studying business finance at the University of Notre Dame. His work got published for the first time in 1990. His breakthrough novel titled ‘The Notebook’ was published in 1996 after being discovered by the literary agent Theresa Park. Since then, Sparks has continued to achieve success in writing. An extremely benevolent person, he contributes frequently to numerous charities including the Creative Writing Program (MFA) at the University of Notre Dame where he funds internships, scholarships, and annual fellowships. On a personal note, Sparks is a doting father of five kids, all of whom he had with his ex-wife Cathy Cote.
Also Known As: Nicholas Charles Sparks
Spouse/Ex-: Cathy Sparks (m. 1989)
father: Patrick Sparks
mother: Jill Marie (née Thoene) Sparks
siblings: Danielle Sparks Lewis, Michael Earl Sparks
children: Landon Sparks, Lexie Danielle Sparks, Miles Andrew Sparks, Ryan Cote Sparks, Savannah Marin Sparks
Born Country: United States
Ancestry: Czech American, German American, British American, Irish American
U.S. State: Nebraska
City: Omaha, Nebraska
education: University Of Notre Dame
Sparks next came up with two romantic novels ‘True Believer’ and ‘At First Sight,’ both in 2005. The following year, he released his novel ‘Dear John’ that was placed in the New York Times bestseller list of 2007. Shorty afterwards, Grand Central Publishing published his novel ‘The Choice’. Sparks then released his romance novel ‘The Lucky One’ which was later adapted in to a film starring Taylor Schilling and Zac Efron. In 2009 and 2010, the American novelist released two novels, namely 'The Last Song' and 'Safe Haven'. He published ‘The Best of Me’ in 2011. In September 2013, he released his 17th romance novel titled ‘The Longest Ride’. Its film adaptation was released on April 10, 2015. His more recent novels are ‘See Me’ (2015), ‘Two by Two’ (2016), ‘Every Breath’ (2018) and 'The Return' (2020).
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