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Colleen Hoover Net Worth, Best-selling Novels, And More

Colleen Hoover Net Worth, Best-selling Novels, And More
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Colleen Hoover is an American author who predominantly pens romance and young adult fiction genres novels. In 2016, she gained prominence after publishing her romantic novel, It Ends With Us. Besides her contributions to literature, she is known for the astounding amount she earned from her bestseller novels. Hence, in this novel, we have mentioned everything about Colleen Hoover net worth and the several factors that contribute to it.

Colleen Hoover Net Worth

As of 2023, Colleen Hoover has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Besides her author stint, several factors contribute to her net worth.

Full NameMargaret Colleen Fennell
Net Worth$10 Million
ProfessionAmerican Author
Annual IncomeNot Known
Monthly Income$50,000-$1,00,000 (Royalties)
Last Updated2024

Who is Colleen Hoover?

Colleen Hoover, 44, is an America’s famous American novelist who came into the limelight shortly after publishing her romantic novel, It Ends with Us. Born and raised in a traumatised background, she graduated from Saltillo High School. Soon after her graduation, she graduated from Texas A&M Commerce with a degree in social work. Following her formal education, she spent years working in social services, at a child advocacy centre, a home health hospice, and a state agency that offers nutrition counselling.

Colleen Hoover Net Worth, Best-selling Novels, And More
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Colleen Hoover was born on 11 December 1979 (age 44 years; as of 2023) in Sulphur Springs, Texas, United States. 

Full NameMargaret Colleen Fennell
Nick NameCoHo
Date Of Birth11 December 1979
Age44 Years (As of 2023)
Birth PlaceSulphur Springs, Texas, US
Social MediaTwitter | Instagram

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Hoover was born in a middle-class family in Sulphur Springs, Texas to Vannoy Fite and Eddie Fennel. Raised in a troublesome family, Collen’s last memory from her childhood was her father thrashing her mother with a television box. Nevertheless, shortly after, her mother filed for a divorce. Besides, when Hoover was 25, her father who was an alcoholic abused her mother.

Shortly after her parent’s divorce, her mother remarried. Later, their family owned a little farm with about 50 cows where Hoover and her elder sister, Lin, worked in the early mornings and weekends.

Personal Life

In 2000, when Cooleen was 21, she entered into a love marriage with Health Hoover. In addition, Colleen’s three sons are still in their academic careers. 


While serving in social work services, in 2011, she started writing her debut novel, Slammed. Subsequently, in 2012, he self-published Slammed to reach her mother, who just received her Amazon Kindle. In addition, its sequel, Point of Retreat, was published in February 2012. Soon after a book critic, Maryse Black, gave a five stars to the book. Hence, this catalysed the sale of Slammed.

Following the success of Slammed, she left her full-time job in social services and started working as an author. A third book in the series, This Girl was published which picked up ranks in New York Best Selling List.

In December 2012, Colleen Hoover self-published Hopeless. With a strong story, the novel remained for three weeks in New York’s Best Seller List. In 2016, she penned It Ends With Us which turned out to be one of her best-selling novels. Meanwhile, her recent work includes Regretting You (2019), Heart Bones (2020), Layla (2020), It Starts With Us (2020), and Reminders of Him (2022). In addition to it, she has also penned some short stories like A Father’s Kiss from The Kiss, Saint from One More Step, and The Dress From Two More Days.

Colleen Hoover Net Worth, Best-selling Novels, And More
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Alongside other accolades and achievements received by her novels, here are the novels that ranked on the New York Times paperback fiction best seller list,

  • Slammed (#8)
  • Point of Retreat (#18)
  • This Girl (#9)
  • Hopeless (#1)
  • Losing Hope (#6)
  • Maybe Someday (#3)
  • Ugly Love (#4)
  • Confess (#4
  • November 9 (#9)
  • It Ends with Us (#1)
  • Verity (#2)

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Awards and Nominations

  • In 2012, Colleen Hoover’s Slammed was nominated for the Young Adult Fiction Award at the Goodreads Choice Awards.
  • In 2013, her two novels, Losing Hope and This Novel were nominated under the Romantic Category at the Goodreads Choice Awards, respectively.
  • Subsequently, in 2014, she won the Most Innovative Marketing Award for “Maybe Someday” at the UtopYa Can Awards.
  • In 2016, she won the Goodreads Choice Award for her author work “Confess.”
  • In the next year, she won the Goodreads Choice Award for her author work “It Ends With Us.”

Lesser Known Facts About Colleen Hoover

  • It Starts With Us, Colleen Hoover’s penned novel has been in the limelight and a highly suggested novel for years.
  • Meanwhile, Verity: Colleen Hoover’s summary has also been on the search for a while. Moreover, its summary includes, “The book follows Lowen Ashleigh, a struggling writer hired to complete the remaining books in a bestselling series after the original author, Verity Crawford, is injured in a car accident.”
  • Initially, it was her boss, Stephanie Cohen, who reviewed her penned work. Not long after, Colleen’s novel’s publicity earned her millions of dollars. Hence, later, Hoover hired her own boss to look after her work. In a media interaction, Colleen mentioned, “I still call her my boss. She runs our whole life and I don’t spend a penny without her permission.”

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