Roger Angell

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Roger Angell is an American essayist who specializes in sports writing, particularly baseball. He has been a regular contributor to The New Yorker for many years and served as its top fiction editor. 

During his active career, he has published various pieces of fiction, nonfiction, and criticism, as well as an annual Christmas poem for The New Yorker for many years. He has been awarded several awards, including George Polk Award, J.G. Taylor Spink Award, and many more from his tremendous contribution. 

Fortunate Marital Life with Wife, Margaret Moorman

One hundred years old, Roger has been married three times in his entire life. He has exchanged his wedding vow with his wife, Margaret Moorman. Margaret is an American writer and teacher, according to the Ellsworth American Newspaper. She is the third wife of the legendary writer.

Image: Roger Angell with his wife, Margaret Moorman. 
Source: Weekly Packet

In 2014, the old duo accepted one another as husband and wife. The same year he released his essay under the name This Old Man which addresses ageing, sex, and death. As of now, Mr. and Mrs. Angell are enjoying a blissful marital life together for seven years. 

Another sports writer, Bob Ryan is also a happily married man.

Previously Married to Ex-Spouse, Carol Rogge Angell

Prior to accepting Maragaret as the love of his life, Roger was married to Carol Rogge Angell. They got married back in 1964 in an intimate ceremony. However, their relationship ends on 10th April 2012 due to the death of Carol. 

Roger Angell wife, Carol Rogge
Image: Roger Angell with his ex-spouse, Carol Rogge. 
Source: The New Yorker

They remained married for forty-eight years until Rogge took her last breath at the age of seventy-three. The reason for her death was metastatic breast cancer. They have one son, John Henry Angell, who is fully grown up and is living in Portland, Oregon. 

Roger Angell's Both Daughters Died 

His first marriage was with Evelyn Angell. However, the exact date of their marriage and divorce is yet to reveal. Despite their separation, they had two beautiful daughters, Callie Angell and Alice Angell

Roger Angell daughter, Callie
Image: Roger Angell's late daughter, Callie Angell
Source: Village Voice

Callie was the eldest daughter of Roger, who worked as an authority on the films of Andy Warhol. On 5th May 2010, she committed suicide. In 2014, he even mentioned her death in his essay, stating

the oceanic force and mystery of that event" – and his struggle to comprehend that "a beautiful daughter of mine, my oldest child, had ended her life.

Following that, his second daughter, Andy, also died on 2nd February 2019. She passed away of cancer in Portland, Maine. 

What is Roger Angell Net Worth?

Life Time Achievement Award winner Roger Angell has a net worth of $5.5 Million as of 2021. He has gathered all of his fortunes through his career as a writer and editor. 

As estimated, Angell makes over $90,000 per annum from his work. Similarly, another American Essayist, Jessica Ciencin Henriquez, has a net worth of $300,000 as of 2021.

Also, he has published dozens of books such as The Web of the Game, The Summer Game, Five Seasons: A Baseball Companion, Gone for Good, and more. From all of his writings and texts sales, he secures an impressive amount of wealth into his account. 

Apart from that, Roger has opened the store named Angell Sound Visit, located in Whakatane, New Zealand.

Roger Angell's Bio/Wiki

Roger Angell was born on 19th September 1920 in New York, United States. His parents are Katharine Sergeant Angell White, the legendary fiction editor, a renowned essayist and Ernest Angell, an attorney and headed American Civil Liberties Union. 

Moreover, he is the stepson of the writer, E.B. White. Furthermore, he graduated from Pomfret School and later attended Harvard University. During World War II, he even served for United States Army Air Forces.

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