Gillian Flynn

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American writer (1971)
Mon Mar 13 2023
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Relationship Timeline Of Gillian Flynn

Husband : Brett Nolan
Gillian Flynn Married To Brett Nolan In 2007.

One of the highest-paid American authors in the world, Gillian Flynn is known for her darkly entertaining tales of murder and deceit in the Midwest. Likewise, her four novels including Sharp Objects (2006),  Dark Places (2009), Gone Girl (2012) and The Grownup (2015) has been adapted into a feature film and series.

Gillian Schieber Flynn was born on February 24, 1971, in Kansas City, Missouri to the Edwin Matthew Flynn and Judith Ann Gillian Flynn. Further, she received a Master's degree from Northwestern University. Let's explore her relationship status.

Married to Chicago Based Lawyer Brett

The author who attended the University of Kansas for her higher education is a happily married woman as of now. She tied the knot with her long term boyfriend turned husband, Brett Nolan in the year 2007 among their loved ones. 

Gillian Flynn Married to Chicago Lawyer Brett Nolan in 2007
Image: Gillian Flynn and her partner, Brett Nolan
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Gone Girl's bestselling author met her potential partner through a Northwestern high school friend. She moved from New York City to Chicago in the mid-'30s. Then, they end up falling in love and started dating each other.

Similarly, Gillian, 49 said that her book Gone Girl (2012) was inspired by her own successful nuptials and that her husband's attorney was actually her inspiration. And for now, this lovely married couple has been living a very happy life for about 12 years without any sign of disagreement or divorce. More details on Gillian Flynn's married life.

Have Two Children With Husband, Nolan

In the long term of marital relationship with Brett, a former television critic for Entertainment Weekly is blessed with one son and one daughter. On January 17, 2010, she and the University of Kentucky graduate, Nolan, together gave birth to their elder son Flynn Nolan.

Dark Places's author have two children named Flynn Nolan and Veronica Nolan with husband, Brett
Photo: Gillian Flynn's son Flynn Nolan watching  a Netflix show
Source: Instagram @thegillianflynn

Veronica Nolan is their youngest daughter, born on August 6, 2014, just four years after firstborn. The entire family is now living in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S.

Maintains $12 Million Net Worth

Working as an author, Gillian Flynn earns a bundle of money from her work and also maintains a lucrative bank balance. As of 2020, her staggering net worth is estimated at $12 million. In addition, she received additional payroll as a police reporter and as a TV critic for Entertainment Weekly over the few years. 

Flynn has published three novels and one short story so far. Her latest book Gone Girl (2012), listed as No. 1 in June 2012 for eight weeks by the New York Times bestseller.

Gillian Flynn had sold more than two million copies  of Gone Girl
Image: Gillian Flynn's book poster Gone Girl
Source: Movie Posters Archive

Talking in The Guardian to Oliver Burkeman, Flynn, said Gone Girl had sold more than two million copies in print and digital editions. Speaking to Oliver Burkeman in the Guardian, Flynn, said Gone Girl had sold over two million copies in print and digital editions.  

Similarly, Gillian also wrote the script for the film adaptation, of Gone Girl which was purchased by 20th Century Fox films grossed $369.3 million worldwide. Also, she also collaborated with director David Fincher on the screenplay and starred Ben Affleck as Nick and Rosamund Pike as Amy.

As a Television Writer 

It was announced in February 2014 that Gillian would write the scripts for an HBO television series, Utopia, which was directed by David Fincher. But the project was later canceled in July 2015, due to budget disagreements between Fincher and HBO. 

However later, the project did receive second life at Amazon with the streamer ordering the project for a release in 2020. Flynn authored all nine hours and will be the show-runner of the project. And actor, Dustin Ingram gonna play his own role. 

In addition to this, Flynn was executive producer and co-writer of her novel Sharp Objects, starring Amy Adams, on the HBO adaptation.


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