Clive Eric Cussler is an American marine archaeologist and adventure novelist who was born on July 15, 1931 in Aurora, Illinois and his current age is 84. His height is 6 feet and 3 inches. He was raised up in Alhambra, California. At the age of 14, he was awarded with the rank of ‘Eagle Scout’. He then attended Pasadena City College nearly for two years. During the Korean war, he was enlisted in the United States Air Force. He was promoted to Sergeant and there he served as an aircraft mechanic and also flight engineer when he worked in the Air Force for the ‘Military Air Transport Service’. He got married to his girlfriend, Barbara Knight in the year 1955. They started dating with each other for a long time. They were happily married and had a very smooth marital relationship. There were not any symptom of anything like divorce inn between them. But unfortunately, his wife had to face her death in the year 2003. The couple had three children named Teri, Dirk and Dayna and also four grand children. Well, he is not a gay.
He began to work in the advertising industry just after he got discharged from the military. He worked as a copywriter and as a creative director later for two of the nation’s most successful advertising companies. He produced television and radio commercials as part of his work. He won many of the international awards which included an award in the’ Cannes Lion International Advertising Festival’ in the year 1997, he was also awarded a ‘Doctors of Letters’ followed by his first non fictional work “The Sea Hunters” by the Board of Governors of the “State University of New York Maritime College”. It was the first time in 123-year history of the college for such degree to be awarded. He was also awarded with the ‘Naval Heritage Award’ in the year 2002 from the’ US Navy Memorial Foundation’ for his works in the field of marine explanation. He started his career in literature I year 1965 when his wife began to work for the local police department when they stayed in California. The adventurer “Dirk Pitt’ was one of his famous creation. His very first two novels “The Mediterranean Caper” and “Iceberg” were conventional maritime thrillers. “Michael Crichton” is one of the examples of his techno thrillers. He has an estimated net worth of $80 million dollars.
He has gained his net worth with all his inspiring and creative books and writings. He has written more than 50 books in total aside from the mystery and thriller books. He had always been hardworking and polite to his work. He has achieved a wide range of success, which included 17 books in a row, which became New York’s best selling list. He has a large number of fans of his creative writing. This can clearly be seen through his social networking sites like Facebook, twitter and Instagram where he is followed by thousands of his fans. His interesting biography and inspiring wiki have always made his fans go and read his books. The readers always feel alive by his books. A rumor of he being dead is false. He just had some health problems.