Gary Larson net worth

Gary Larson net worth

Net Worth: $70 Million

About Gary Larson

Gary Larson net worth

It has been claimed that he current amount of Gary Larson net worth is as much as 70 million dollars. He has earned most of his wealth because of his career as a cartoonist. One of the most well known cartoon series which he has created is called “The Far Side”. The series were syndicated on an international scale to more than 1900 newspapers for 15 years. In 1995, when he retired, the series ended, too, although they not only made his name more known, but also added up to the total estimate of Gary Larson net worth. His cartoon books have sold more than 45 million copies internationally.
The cartoonist was born in 1950 in Washington, where he also grew up. His mother was working as a secretary, whereas his father was a car salesman. He earned his degree in communications from Washington State University in Pullman. During his years in school, Gary Larson was interested into music and played banjo and guitar. Gary Larson has released his anthology called “The Prehistory of the Far Side”, where he described his first job in a music store, which he really hated. Then, he decided to try cartooning.

In 1976, he drew six of them, which were sent to Pacific Search. In 1979, he sent his cartoons to The Seattle Times. When he was visiting San Francisco, Gary Larson decided to show his work for people from San Francisco Chronicle. The paper got interested in his work and bought the strip. The title of it was “The Far Side”, which became very popular and added up to the current amount of Gary Larson net worth. Since he retired, Gary Larson has done some sporadic cartoon work as he drew some cartoons for magazines and “The Far Side” merchandise. Thus, his post-cartoon work has also increased the total sum of Gary Larson net worth.
In 1998, Gary Larson published his book after the series of “The Far Side”, called “There’s a Hair in My Dirt!: A Worm’s Story”. The story is about a worm, which feels that his life is not important. In the same year as it was published, the book made it to the list of the New York Time’s Best Sellers. Thus, the sales of it have also added up to the overall size of Gary Larson net worth.
In 1985 as well as 1988, the cartoonist was awarded the Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award by the National Cartoonists Society. In 1990 and 1994, Gary Larson became a recipient of the Reuben Award. The National Cartoonist Society awarded him many other honors because of his strip work.
In 2003, he was asked to draw a cover for the New Yorker magazine. Gary Larson appeared as himself in one episode of “The Simpsons”, called “Once Upon a Time in Springfield”. Gary Larson is also known for supporting many environmental protection organizations as he has stated that ‘Protecting wildlife is ‘at the top of my list,’’. Thus, all of these interests of him made his name more known in show business.

Now you have an idea why Gary Larson net worth is this huge


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