Nicholas Sparks

1965 - Today

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Nicholas Charles Sparks (born 31 December 1965) is an American novelist, screenwriter, and philanthropist. He has published twenty-two novels and two non-fiction books, all of which have been New York Times bestsellers, with over 115 million copies sold worldwide in more than 50 languages.Eleven of his novels have been adapted to film, including The Choice, The Longest Ride, The Best of Me, Safe Haven (on all of which he served as a producer), The Lucky One, Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John, The Last Song, and The Notebook. Sparks lives in North Carolina, where he contributes to a variety of local and national charities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicholas Sparks has received more than 4,607,921 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Nicholas Sparks is the 1,476th most popular writer (down from 1,459th in 2019), the 1,807th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,688th in 2019) and the 170th most popular American Writer.

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  • 67.57

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.09

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  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Nicholas Sparks ranks 1,476 out of 5,794Before him are Jacopo Sannazaro, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Don Juan Manuel, Tomi Ungerer, Károly Kerényi, and Roland Topor. After him are Philip José Farmer, Miklós Zrínyi, Robert Desnos, Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Tonino Guerra, and Silvina Ocampo.

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Among people born in 1965, Nicholas Sparks ranks 30Before him are José Luis Chilavert, Aamir Khan, Hans-Dieter Flick, Khaled Hosseini, Sam Mendes, and Shamil Basayev. After him are Dragan Stojković, Diane Lane, Michael Bay, Viola Davis, Connie Nielsen, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nicholas Sparks ranks 1,807 out of 15,968Before him are Alfred G. Gilman (1941), Dan Inosanto (1936), Andie MacDowell (1958), Billy Crystal (1948), Martha Stewart (1941), and Kelly Lynch (1959). After him are DJ Khaled (1975), Jim Garrison (1921), Kanye West (1977), Christina Aguilera (1980), Philip José Farmer (1918), and Leonard Bloomfield (1887).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Nicholas Sparks ranks 170Before him are Henry Steel Olcott (1832), Edward Albee (1928), Wayne Dyer (1940), Martin Gardner (1914), Jim Thompson (1906), and Bob Woodward (1943). After him are Philip José Farmer (1918), Jane Jacobs (1916), Samuel R. Delany (1942), Robert Wilson (1941), Patricia Cornwell (1956), and Donald E. Westlake (1933).