Robert Kirkman

Writer, Editor, Letterer, Executive producer (1978)
Fri Dec 20 2019
By   Manish

American comic book writer, Robert Kirkman is famous for co-creating the popular comic books; The Walking Dead, Oblivion Song as well as Ultimate X-Men, Marvel Zombies for Marvel Comics. He also wrote thirteen episodes of action drama horror series, The Walking Dead Motion Comic in 2019

Recently, Kirkman announced that he is going to create an animated action-drama series, Invincible. Well, it is about his professional life, get details about his personal life in the section below,

Robert Kirkman & Sonia Kirkman's Conjugal Life

Robert Kirkman is married to his girlfriend turned wife, Sonia Kirkman. The duo united as life partner at the "Bluegrass Wedding Barn" in Kentucky, but the exact date is yet to revealed. Moreover, their nuptial ceremony was held among their closed ones and family members.

Robert Kirkman with his wife, Sonia Kirkman
Photo: Robert Kirkman with his wife, Sonia Kirkman. 
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In addition, the pair is blessed with a lovely son; they welcomed their first child, Peter Parker Kirkman at 12:47 on 25th April 2006. Currently, Kirkman resides in Backwoods, California, along with his sweetheart and son, and enjoying his married life.

Millions Of Net Worth

Robert Kirkman has an impressive net worth of $30 million as of 2019. He also makes a handsome wealth from his other works which include comic book sales, cameo roles, etc. Back in 2013, Kirkman earned a royalty of $100,000 from the Walking Dead comic book which sold up to one million copies.

Robert Kirkman showing his comic book, The Walking Dead
Image: Robert Kirkman showing his comic book, The Walking Dead. 
Source: Kentucky Living

Kirkman bought a house in Los Angeles, California in 2018 at $7.25 Million. The mansion consists of seven bedrooms and ten bathrooms on 5908 square foot which also features a swimming pool and a spa.

Earnings From Comics

The skillful comic writer receives a bundle of money from his books. His debut comic book, The Walking Dead: A Continuing Story of Survival Horror (part one)in 2006. As of now, the price of his book is $13.92 including $1.35 used, $4.99 new, and $10.84 collectible.

Robert Kirkman's debut book, The Walking Dead: A Continuing Story of Survival Horror, Book 1
Frame: Robert Kirkman's debut book, The Walking Dead: A Continuing Story of Survival Horror, Book 1. 
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In the following year, Kirkman published his second book, The Walking Dead Part 2 which costs $22.49 including $2.22 old and $14.48 new. He also wrote many book sequels including The Walking Dead Vol. 31, The Walking Dead Book 15, and various others. Interestingly, the first The Walking Dead turned 15 in October 2018.

Career Highlights

Robert Kirkman came to limelight as a comic writer for the American thriller drama horror series, The Walking Dead in 2010. Later, he worked as a producer of the sci-fi thriller film, Air which starred Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou.

Robert & Rob Liefeld - San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Interview

Kirkman made his first guest appearance on the talk show, Talking Dead in 2011. Similarly, he also starred in many TV shows including AMC Conversations, Good Mythical Morning, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and many others.

Production Company

Kirkman runs a production house, Skybound Entertainment. Furthermore, his company set a target to produce a remake of the film, An American Werewolf in London

The sequel will be written and directed by Max Landis (son of John Landis), who is the original director of An American Werewolf in London. In this upcoming film, he and David Alpert would be executive producers.

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