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Will Self

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Date of Birth September 26, 1961
Age 61 years, 2 months, 23 days
Place of Birth Westminster
Country United Kingdom
Profession Novelist
Horoscope Libra

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Will Self net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2022! In this article, we will discover how old is Will Self? Who is Will Self dating now & how much money does Will Self have?

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Parents Peter Self, Elaine Self
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Spouse Deborah Orr , Kate Chancellor
Children(s) Madeleine Self, Luther Self, Ivan Self, MORE
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Will Self Biography

Will Self is a famous Novelist, who was born on September 26, 1961 in United Kingdom. According to Astrologers, Will Self's zodiac sign is Libra.

William Woodard Self (born 26 September 1961) is an English author, journalist, political commentator and television personality. He has written eleven novels, five collections of shorter fiction, three novellas, and five collections of non-fiction writing.

After graduating from Oxford, Self worked for the Greater London Council, including a period as a road sweeper, while living in Brixton. He pursued a career as a cartoonist for the New Statesman and other publications and as a stand-up comedian. He moved to Gloucester Road around 1985. In 1986 he entered a treatment centre in Weston-super-Mare, where he claimed that his heroin addiction was cured. In 1989, “through a series of accidents”, he “blagged” his way into running a small publishing company.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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The publication of his short story collection The Quantity Theory of Insanity brought him to public attention in 1991. Self was hailed as an original new talent by Salman Rushdie, Doris Lessing, Beryl Bainbridge, A. S. Byatt, and Bill Buford. In 1993 he was nominated by Granta magazine as one of the 20 “Best Young British Novelists”. Conversely, Self’s second book, My Idea of Fun, was “mauled” by the critics.

Will Self Net Worth

Will Self is one of the richest Novelist & listed on most popular Novelist. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Will Self net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Will Self Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Novelist
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

The publication of his short story collection The Quantity Theory of Insanity brought him to public attention in 1991. Self was hailed as an original new talent by Salman Rushdie, Doris Lessing, Beryl Bainbridge, A. S. Byatt, and Bill Buford. In 1993 he was nominated by Granta magazine as one of the 20 “Best Young British Novelists”. Conversely, Self’s second book, My Idea of Fun, was “mauled” by the critics.

Self joined the Observer as a columnist in 1995. He gained negative publicity in 1997 when he was sent to cover the election campaign of John Major and was caught by a rival journalist using heroin on the Prime Minister’s jet, and was fired as a result. At the time, he argued “I’m a hack who gets hired because I do drugs”. He joined the Times as a columnist in 1997. In 1999 he left Times to join the Independent on Sunday, which he left in 2002 for the Evening Standard.

Will Self Height

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Will Self Height & Body Stats
Height 6 ft 6 in
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Self has stated that he has abstained from drugs, except for caffeine and nicotine, since 1998. He sent his children to private schools, owing to his children being bullied at state schools in Lambeth.

Who is Will Self dating?

According to our records, Will Self married to Deborah Orr , Kate Chancellor. As of May 2022, Will Self’s is not dating anyone.

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Self has discussed his Jewish heritage and its impact on his identity. In 2006, Self ‘resigned’ as a Jew as a protest against the Israeli invasion of Lebanon. In 2018 he stated in an interview with the BBC that he had rethought his position.

Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Novelist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Will Self celebrates birthday on September 26 of every year.

His 2002 novel Dorian, an Imitation was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and his 2012 novel Umbrella was shortlisted. His fiction is known for being satirical, grotesque, and fantastical, and is predominantly set within his home city of London. His writing often explores mental illness, drug abuse and psychiatry.

Where does Will Self teach?

Self takes up the new chair at Brunel University, in Uxbridge, west London, next week. He will be teaching undergraduate and post-graduate students at the university’s school of the arts and its school of the social sciences.

How tall is Will Self?

6′ 6″

Will Will Self Goodreads?

In Will, his first ever memoir, he turns his attention fully to his own self. A brilliant literary work, Will echoes the best of Self’s fiction, reminding us how the personal is always historical, and reflecting that personal history through a psychedelic prism.

How can I contact my self?

If you want to get in touch, you can email us at [email protected].

Who is Will Self married?

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He has described himself as a psychogeographer and modern flâneur and has written about walks he has taken. In December 2006, he walked 26 miles from his home in South London to Heathrow Airport. Upon arriving at Kennedy Airport he walked 20 miles from there to Manhattan. In August 2013, Self wrote of his anger following an incident in which he was stopped and questioned by police in Yorkshire while out walking with his 11-year-old son, on suspicion of being a paedophile. The police were alerted by a security guard at Bishop Burton College. He had asked the security guard for permission to cross the school grounds. In September 2018 Self was accused of “mental cruelty” by Orr in relation to their divorce, in a series of posts on Twitter.

He has made many appearances on British television, especially as a panellist on Have I Got News for You and as a regular on Shooting Stars. Since 2008 Self has appeared five times on Question Time. He stopped appearing in Have I Got News for You, stating the show had become a pseudo-panel show. Between 2003 and 2006 he was a regular contributor to the BBC2 television series Grumpy Old Men.

Since 2009, Self has written two alternating fortnightly columns for the New Statesman. The Madness of Crowds explores social phenomena and group behaviour, and in Real Meals he reviews high street food outlets. For a May 2014 article in The Guardian, he wrote: “the literary novel as an art work and a narrative art form central to our culture is indeed dying before our eyes”, explaining in a July 2014 article that his royalty income had decreased “dramatically” over the previous decade. The July article followed the release of a study of the earnings of British authors that was commissioned by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society.

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