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Jon Krakauer Net Worth

Jon Krakauer Net Worth is
$35 Million

Jon Krakauer Bio/Wiki 2017

Jon Krakauer who was born on April 12th, 1954 is an American mountaineer and writer whose net worth is $35 million. Jon grew up in Corvallis, Oregon where he started mountaineering at age eight however he was Brookline born.

Jon Krakauer Net Worth $35 Million

After completing high school in the year 1972, he went to Hampshire College positioned in Massachusetts where he graduated with an Environmental Studies degree in 1976. In 1977, he was alone for three weeks alone in the Stikine Icecap wilderness region of Alaska and he described the encounter in two of his novels. In 1992, he went to Cerron Torre situated in the Andes which is considered o be certainly one of the most challenging climbs on the planet but his most famed climb was his rise on Mount Everest where four of his co-workers died making the descent.

Known for movies

Interesting Facts

1Seattle, Washington [May 2009]


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008USC Scripter AwardUSC Scripter AwardInto the Wild (2007)Sean Penn (screenwriter)
2007SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest ScreenplayInto the Wild (2007)Sean Penn



Into the Wild2007book

Camera Department

Frontline2008TV Series documentary still photographer - 1 episode
Nova2003TV Series documentary camera operator - 1 episode


Prophet's Prey2015Documentary executive producer


High Ground2012Documentary the producers wish to thank
Into the Wild2007thanks


CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Author
Charlie Rose1996-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Prophet's Prey2015DocumentaryHimself - Author: Under the Banner of Heaven
Jeff Lowe's Metanoia2014DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
High and Hallowed: Everest 19632013DocumentaryHimself - Narrator
Reel Rock Film Tour2012TV SeriesHimself
Meet the Press2012TV SeriesHimself - Author, 'Where Men Win Glory'
60 Minutes2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Author and Mountaineer (segment "Greg Mortenson")
Sons of Perdition2010DocumentaryHimself
The Daily Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Into the Wild: The Experience2008Video shortHimself
Into the Wild: The Story, the Characters2008Video shortHimself
Iconoclasts2007TV Series documentary
Wild Chronicles2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Banking on Heaven2005DocumentaryHimself - Author
The Magic Knot2004Documentary shortHimself
Death on Everest2003TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

60 Minutes2011-2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Author and Mountaineer (segment "Greg Mortenson")

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  • Kathryn O’Hehir

    He has been funding numerous law suits and loosing, spending millions in legal fees. He has written 2 books in 5 years yet his net worth never changed. How do you calculate it, as I assume you do not have access to his income tax records. Just because he says he is worth $35 million, does not mean that is his worth today (2016)