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						James Frey

James Frey

Date of Birth September 12, 1969
Age 53 years, 1 months, 5 days
Place of Birth Ohio
Country United States
Profession Novelist
Horoscope Virgo

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James Frey net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2021-22! In this article, we will discover how old is James Frey? Who is James Frey dating now & how much money does James Frey have?

Full/Birth Name James Christopher Frey
Parents Robert Frey, Linda Frey
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Spouse Maya Frey
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James Frey Biography

James Frey is a famous Novelist, who was born on September 12, 1969 in United States. Novelist and memoirist who first gained national attention from the acclaim and subsequent controversy surrounding his 2003 memoir A Million Little Pieces. He has also served as the CEO of Full Fathom Five, the production company responsible for the popular Lorien Legacies series of young adult science fiction books. According to Astrologers, James Frey's zodiac sign is Virgo.

James Frey (born September 12, 1969) is an American writer and businessman. His first two books, A Million Little Pieces (2003) and My Friend Leonard (2005), were bestsellers marketed as memoirs. Large parts of the stories were later found to be exaggerated or fabricated, sparking a media controversy. His 2008 novel Bright Shiny Morning was also a bestseller.

He married a woman named Maya and has children. His son Leo passed away in July 2008 at 11 days of age.

Frey was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a Denison University alumnus, a history major from the class of 1992. He wrote the screenplays to the films Kissing a Fool and Sugar: The Fall of the West, the latter of which he directed as well. Both were produced in 1998.

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The Minneapolis Star Tribune had questioned Frey’s claims as early as 2003. Frey responded by saying “I’ve never denied I’ve altered small details.” In a May 2003 interview, Frey claimed that his publisher had fact-checked his first book.

James Frey Net Worth

James Frey is one of the richest Novelist & listed on most popular Novelist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, James Frey net worth is approximately $4.5 Million.

James Frey Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $4.5 Million
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Source of Income Novelist
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House Living in own house.

He was born in Cleveland and attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Before writing his memoir, he produced and wrote the screenplay for the 1998 romantic comedy Kissing a Fool.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune had questioned Frey’s claims as early as 2003. Frey responded by saying “I’ve never denied I’ve altered small details.” In a May 2003 interview, Frey claimed that his publisher had fact-checked his first book.

Doubleday published A Million Little Pieces in April 2003, which Frey wrote as a memoir of drug addiction, crime and eventual journey to sobriety. Initial reception was mostly positive, with editors selecting it as their favorite book of that year, and Frey followed it up with the sequel My Friend Leonard in 2005. The second book centered on the father-son relationship which Frey formed with his friend Leonard, from the Hazelden addiction treatment program. My Friend Leonard was published in June 2005 by Riverhead, and became a bestseller. Significant parts of the two books, initially promoted as factual, later were revealed to be invented by Frey (see § Controversy).

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In January 2006, he appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to admit that several portions of A Million Little Pieces had been fabricated, including his claim that he had spent 87 days in jail.

In May 2009, Vanity Fair reported that Winfrey had called Frey and apologized for the surprise topic change of the January 26, 2006. She made a televised apology in 2011.

Who is James Frey dating?

According to our records, James Frey married to Maya Frey. As of May 2022, James Frey’s is not dating anyone.

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On February 1, 2006, Random House published Frey’s note to the reader which was included in later editions of the book. In the note, Frey apologized for fabricating portions of his book.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Novelist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. James Frey celebrates birthday on September 12 of every year.

On February 24, 2006, Frey’s publicist revealed that Penguin imprint Riverhead had dropped out of a two-book, seven-figure deal with Frey. Riverhead previously published Frey’s bestselling 2005 book My Friend Leonard.

On January 31, 2006, it was announced that Frey had been dropped by his literary manager, Kassie Evashevski of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, over matters of trust. In an interview with Publishers Weekly, Evashevski said that she had “never personally seen a media frenzy like this regarding a book before”.

On January 26, 2006, as more accusations against the book continued to surface, Winfrey invited Frey onto her show. She wanted to hear from him directly whether he had lied to her or “simply” embellished minor details, as he had told Larry King. Frey admitted to several of the allegations against him. He acknowledged that The Smoking Gun had been accurate when the website reported that Frey only spent a few hours in jail rather than the 87 days Frey claimed in his memoirs.

On January 11, 2006, Frey appeared with his mother on Larry King Live. He defended his work while claiming that all memoirs alter minor details for literary effect. Frey consistently referred to the reality of his addiction, which he said was the principal point of his work. Oprah Winfrey called at the end of the show defending the essence of Frey’s book and the inspiration it provided to her viewers, but said she relied on the publisher to assess the book’s authenticity.

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