Facts about John Green will inform you about an American author, producer, vlogger, and editor. John Green was born on August 23, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. He became the greatest novelist at the time. Besides, he also made some videos on youtube with his brother which was known as “VlogBrothers” YouTube channel. John Green also got several awards for his works. Here are ten interesting facts about John Green.
Facts about John Green 1: Family
John’s parents are Mike Green and Sydney Green. He also has sibling named William Henry Hank Green II.
Facts about John Green 2: Marriage
John Green met his wife at the Indian Springs School in Alabama. He married with Sarah Urist Green on May 21, 2006. Then, they had two children named Henry Green and Alice Green. Henry was born on January 20, 2010 and Alice was born on on June 3, 2013. Besides, they started The Art Assignment in 2014.
Facts about John Green 3: Career
Before famous, John Green worked as a student chaplain at the Hospital pf Children in Columbus. He also became an editor and publishing assistant for a book review journal in Chicago. Besides, he made radio essays for public radio station in Chichago.
Facts about John Green 4: His books
Looking for Alaska was first book which was written by John Green. It was about teen romance. He wrote it based on his experiences at the school. Then, he wrote his second book titled An Abundance of Katherines which was released in 2006. Whereas his third book, Paper Towns was released in 2008. Then, he became co-author for Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances in 2008 and Will Grayson, Will Grayson in 2010. In 2012 his sixth book was released, titled The Fault in Our Stars. Whereas Turtles All The Way Down (fifth book) will be released on October 2017.
Facts about John Green 5: Education
John Green studied at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando and Indian Springs School in Alabama. Then, he took a double major in English and Religious studies at the Kenyon College.
Facts about John Green 6: YouTube channel
John Green launched his Youtube channel with his brother in 2007. The most popular online series was Crash Course for Kids. It was an educational channel teaching about Literature, History, and Science. It aims to educate high school students. Besides, they also created many of side-projects, including a Youtube game show, Truth or Fail, and VidCon.
Facts about John Green 7: Football
John Green really loves football. He is an fan of Liverpool Football Club. Besides, he also has Twitter account which is dedicated for tweeting about football.
Facts about John Green 8: Notable works
Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars were the novels which made John Green became famous. Both of them got first position on The New York Times Best Seller list in January 2012. Besides, his YouTube channel also gained popularity, especially Crash Course for Kids. They has a group of fanbase named Nerdfighters.
Facts about John Green 9: Esther Earl
Esther Earl is a young girl who suffers thyroid cancer and died in 2010. John met her at a Harry Potter conference in 2009. He dedicated TFIOS to Esther although she never read it due to the book came out after her death.
Facts about John Green 10: Awards
There were many awards which were won by John Green. They were Michael L. Printz Award in 2006 and the best book written for teens in 2005 for Looking for Alaska, Edgar Award in 2009 and Corine Literature Prize in 2010 for Paper Towns, and the Children’s Choice Book Award in 2013 for The Fault in Our Stars.
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