Brandon Sanderson Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Wiki, Family, and Net-Worth.


American epic fantasy and science fiction writer Brandon Sanderson was born on December 19, 1975. His fantasy works, including the Mistborn trilogy and The Stormlight Archive, are mostly set in the Cosmere fictional setting, for which he is best known. He has created other young adult and juvenile novels in addition to the Cosmere, such as The Reckoners, the Skyward series, and the Alcatraz series. In addition, he is renowned for concluding Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time. He has also written other fantasy graphic novel series, such as White Sand and Dark One.

Brandon Sanderson Biography


The oldest of four children, Brandon Sanderson was born on December 19, 1975, in Lincoln, Nebraska. As a youth, Sanderson developed a fondness for reading high fantasy books, and he made many early efforts to write his own stories. He enrolled at Brigham Young University (BYU) as a biochemistry major in 1994 after finishing high school. He took a leave of absence for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for two years, from 1995 to 1997, and was sent on a voluntary mission to South Korea.


He launched a podcast called Writing Excuses in 2008 with Howard Tayler and novelist Dan Wells. It addressed a wide range of subjects, such as producing genre fiction and webcomics.

Brandon Sanderson Personal Life, Family and Relationship

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Sanderson returned to BYU after finishing his missionary duty and switched his major to English literature. In order to write while working, Sanderson accepted a position as a night auditor at a nearby hotel in Provo, Utah, while still a student. Ken Jennings, who nearly 10 years later rose to fame during his 74-game winning run on the American game show Jeopardy!, was a roommate of Sanderson’s at BYU. Sanderson earned a Bachelor of Arts from BYU in 2000. His graduate studies continued, and in 2004 he earned an M.A. in English with a focus on creative writing.

In 2006, Sanderson wed Emily Bushman, a BYU alumnus and English, Spanish, and ESL instructor who later served as his business manager. They live in American Fork, Utah, and have three boys.

Brandon Sanderson Profile

Full Name Brandon Sanderson
Gender Male
Age 46 years old
Birth Date 19 December 1975
Birth Place Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Nationality American
Height 1.75 m
Weight 83 kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Emily Bushman (m. 2006)
Children Yes (3 children)
Profession American fantasy, and science fiction writer

Brandon Sanderson Career as a Cosmere, Fiction and Fantasy Writer

When Sanderson was in his undergraduate studies, he began to take writing seriously. He had completed a total of twelve novels by the year 2003. They were, however, unpublished. While he was still pursuing his first degree, a Tor Books editor contacted him intending to purchase one of his books.

Brandon Sanderson Net-Worth

As of September 2022, Brandon Sanderson’s net worth was over $8 million. His lengthy literary career has led to this riches. He has unequivocally demonstrated that he is more than just a writer. He has made a name for himself as a master of fantasy literature.