Colleen Hoover is an American New York Times best-selling novelist. She was born on December 11, 1979, in Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Colleen Hoover Net Worth
Colleen Hoover obtained her wealth due to her success as an author. She mainly writes about Romance, New Adult, and Young Adult stories
She began writing her first book “Slammed” in November 2011 and published it in January of the following year.
Colleen Hoover was born December 11, 1979, in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Sulphur Springs is a small and tight-knit community and a great place to raise kids. Her mother is are Vannoy Fite and her father is Eddie Fennell.
The novelist grew up in Saltillo, TX. In 1998, she graduated from Saltillo High School. Hoover studied at Texas A&M-Commerce where she majored in Social Work. She worked as a social worker and as a teacher before pursuing a career in writing.
She married William Heath Hoover in 2000. They are still together now and have three sons.
In November 2011, Hoover started her first book “Slammed.” The novel was inspired by an Avett Brothers song with the lyrics “decide what to be and go be it.” After some months, her novel was reviewed by book blogger Maryse Black and has given it 5 stars. After this, the sales grew exponentially for her first two books.
Her self-published book “Hopeless” hit the markets in December 2012. On January 6, 2013, it ranked #19 in the New York Times Best Seller list. On January 20, it reached the #1 spot and remained there for three weeks.
“Hopeless” is about a girl who was home-schooled from when she was young and all her life. She then finally attends a public high school. This is where she experiences everything including falling in love.
“Hopeless” became the first self-published novel to reach the #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list and the #1 best-selling self-published e-book of 2013. Overall, it ranked #16 bestselling e-book of 2013.
Colleen Hoover sold the paperback rights of “Hopeless” to Atria Books in January 2013. The paperback was released on May 7, 2013. However, Hoover still owns her e-book rights at present.
Another one of her books titled “Confess” was released on March 10, 2015, by Atria Books. On March 29, it peaked at #9 on the New York Times Best Selling books. It was made into an Awestruck original TV series, which premiered in April 2017
Colleen Hoover Dating History
Colleen Hoover is happily married to her husband William Heath Hoover. Aside from this, no other relationships of hers have been made public.
The couple is blessed with three sons together.