Nicholas Sparks

1965 - Today

Photo of Nicholas Sparks

Icon of person Nicholas Sparks

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, some 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 4,885,724 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Nicholas Sparks is the 1,504th most popular writer (down from 1,476th in 2019), the 1,922nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,806th in 2019) and the 181st most popular Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Page views of Nicholas Sparks by language


Among writers, Nicholas Sparks ranks 1,504 out of 5,755Before him are Gampopa, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Gottfried von Strassburg, Peter Abrahams, Håkan Nesser, and Michael Moorcock. After him are Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Raymond Roussel, Li Qingzhao, Gottfried August Bürger, Gore Vidal, and David Woodard.

Most Popular Writers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1965, Nicholas Sparks ranks 35Before him are Fumihito, Prince Akishino, Slash, Diane Lane, Linda Evangelista, Moby, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex. After him are Michael Bay, Vinnie Jones, Infanta Cristina of Spain, Scottie Pippen, Sam Mendes, and Connie Nielsen.

Others Born in 1965

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Nicholas Sparks ranks 1,922 out of 18,182Before him are Fran Drescher (1957), Gloria Steinem (1934), Buddy Rich (1917), John Gavin (1931), Patricia Neal (1926), and Debra Paget (1933). After him are Thomas A. Steitz (1940), Billy Gibbons (1949), Darren Aronofsky (1969), Angie Dickinson (1931), Bruce McCandless II (1937), and Jack Kevorkian (1928).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Nicholas Sparks ranks 181Before him are Rick Riordan (1964), Philip José Farmer (1918), Jack Vance (1916), William Carlos Williams (1883), James B. Donovan (1916), and Erle Stanley Gardner (1889). After him are Gore Vidal (1925), David Woodard (1964), Upton Sinclair (1878), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Elizabeth George (1949), and Wayne Dyer (1940).