Ransom Riggs Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Children, New Book, Height, Awards

Ransom Riggs


Ransom Riggs an American writer and filmmaker best known for the book Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Riggs is best known for the book Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

Ransom Riggs Age

Ransom was born on 3 February 1979, in Maryland, United States.

Ransom Riggs Career

Riggs is an American writer and filmmaker best known for the book Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The sequel Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Children was released on January 14, 2014. Riggs had collected curious vernacular photographs and approached his publisher, Quirk Books, about using some of them in a picture book.

Riggs released a book titled “Tales of the Peculiar” as a spinoff from the Miss Peregrine series. The fourth novel in the series A Map of Days. was released on October 2, 2018. Literature is full of famous couples, many of them as tragic and dysfunctional as they are romantic.

He worked on short films for the Internet and blogging for Mental Floss got him a job writing The Sherlock Holmes Handbook which was released as a tie-in to the 2009 Sherlock Holmes film.

Ransom Riggs Books

  • The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: The Methods and Mysteries of the World’s Greatest Detective. Quirk Books. 30 September 2009. ISBN 978-1-59474-429-7.
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Quirk Books. 7 June 2011. ISBN 978-1-59474-513-3.
  • Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past. Harper Collins. 14 February 2012. ISBN 978-0-06-209949-5.
  • Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Children. Quirk Books. 14 January 2014. ISBN 978-1-59474-612-3.
  • Library of Souls (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #3). Quirk Books. 22 September 2015. ISBN 978-1-59474-758-8.
  • Tales of the Peculiar. Dutton Children’s Books. 3 September 2016. ISBN 978-0-399-53853-7.
  • A Map of Days. Dutton Books for Young Readers. 2 October 2018. ISBN 978-0-735-23214-3.

Ransom Riggs Movies

  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 2016

Ransom Riggs Nomination

 Riggs Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction, Goodreads Choice Awards Favorite Book

Ransom Riggs Net Worth

Riggs has an estimated net worth of $ 6 million.

Ransom Riggs Height and Weight

He stands tall at an average height and has a moderate weight.

Ransom Riggs Education

Riggs attended Pine View School for the Gifted. He studied English literature at Kenyon College, where he was a good friend of John Green. He later studied film at the University of Southern California.

Ransom Riggs Family

Information about his parents are not known to the public and it is also not known if he has any siblings.

Ransom Riggs Wife and Children

Riggs is married to Tahereh Mafi an author since 2013. As of 2014, the couple lives in Santa Monica, California. They together have one child, daughter born on May 30, 2017. Ransom together with his wife Tahereh is blessed with one child, a daughter born in 2017.

Riggs and Tahereh Mafi discussed their unique writing rituals and how they first met during a panel hosted by our Anthony Breznican at EW’s first-ever PopFest in Los Angeles on Saturday..