Veronica Roth Biography
Veronica Roth is an American novelist and short story writer. She is known for her New York Times Best Selling Divergent Trilogy and Four: A Divergent Collection. Which includes Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant. She was born on 19th August 1988 in New York City.
Veronica Roth Age/Family
Veronica was born on August 19th, 1988 ( 30 years as of 2018 ) to Barbra Ross her mother who was a painter. Her mother split up with Veronica’s father while she was still young. She is also the youngest of her three siblings. She is of Polish and German descent.
Veronica Roth Husband/Children
She is married to Nelson Finch whose a photographer. They got married in 2011 she currently does not have any kids at the moment.
Veronica Roth Early Life
Veronica was raised in Barrington Illinois she was the youngest of her three siblings children. Her parents got divorced while she was still young and her mother got married to Frank Ross a financial consultant for landscaping companies. Her maternal grandparents were concentration camps survivors and their religious beliefs pushed Veronica`s mother away.
Veronica later came to learn about Christianity by attending Bible study during her high school years. She later graduated at Barrington High School and attended Carleton College. She then transferred to Northwestern University for its creative writing program.
Veronica Roth Career
She wrote her first book while she was on winter break in her senior year at Northwestern University. Her career hit rapidly due to the success of her first book. She graduated college in 2011 and the film rights sold mid-march 2011.
The first two novels sold five million copies by 2013. Veronica sold the film rights to Summit Entertainment. The first film was released on 20th March 2014 followed by Insurgent which was released on 20th March 2015 then finally Allegiant 18th March 2016.
The release for Ascendant was canceled for it be a tv series. She also wrote short stories in relation to Tobias story. Veronica is also set to have a two-book deal for the publication of two young adult novels. Which was later published on January 17th, 2017.
Veronica Roth Short Stories
She then wrote short stories for Tobias Eaton`s point of view of life prior to Divergent. It was released on September 3rd, 2013. Her second story was titled The Initiate. The stories were sold separately but were later bound together to form one book under the title Four: A Divergent Story Collection.
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Veronica Roth Divergent Series
Veronica sold the film rights of the series to Summit Entertainment. The first film was the adaptation of the first book Divergent started its filming in April 2013. It was then released on March 2014. It was followed by the releasing of Insurgent then Summit Entertainment announced that the third book Allegiant would be split into two films. Part 1 and Part 2. Part one was released on 18th March 2016 Divergent Series: Allegiant and the second one being named Divergent Series: Ascendant.
Veronica Roth Books
- Carve the Mark
- Four: A Divergent Collection
- The Fates Divide
- The Initiate: A Divergent Story
- Free Four: Tobias Tells the Divergent Knife-Throwing Scene
- The Transfer: A Divergent Story
- We Can Be Mended: A Divergent Story
- Four: The Traitor
- The World of Divergent: The Path to Allegiant
- The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future
- Allegiant Collector’s Edition
- The Fates Divide (Carve the Mark, Book 2)
- Carve the Mark: First Look
Veronica Roth Divergent
Its the first of the Divergent trilogy. It features a post-apocalyptic version of Chicago and has Beatrice Tris Prior as she explores her identity. The society defines its people by their social and personal affiliations. It removes anybody that threatens by exercising independent will and threatening peoples safety. The novel explores themes common to young adult fiction such as adult authority.
Veronica Roth Carve The Mark
Carve the mark is a science fiction young adult novel. Its Veronica`s fifth novel and was published on 17th January 2017 by Harper Collins. The story revolves around characters who live around nine planets each having different rules and different governments and people. The general order is kept by the Assembly. The story centers around two main characters Cyra Noavek and Akos Kerseth.
Veronica Roth Networth
She has a net worth of 30 million dollars.
Veronica Roth Quotes
- “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” …
- “Becoming fearless isn’t the point. …
- “I might be in love with you.” …
- “I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren’t all that different.” …
- “Peter would probably throw a party if I stopped breathing.’