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Marc Brown: The Illustrator Who Became a Household Name

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Marc Brown is a well-known personality, children’s author, and illustrator of the Arthur series. He was born in 1946 on November 25, Amazing, Pennsylvania, and originated from the United States. He is still alive.

Marc Brown is famous for making the Arthur books. He wrote many of them and also helped to create the Arthur TV shows that were shown in lots of countries.

Marc Brown is 76 years old. Marc Brown is a successful author. In this article, we will discuss his life stories and career before and after his success.

Before success at the Cleveland Institute of Art, he earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and political science. He also studied graphic design.

He worked various odd jobs later, such as a cook, truck driver, soda jerk, and college professor. But he found great success in the children’s book series.

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Quick Facts


Full Name  Marc Brown 
Category  Richest celebrity author 
Date of birth  25 November 1946
Day of birth  Monday 
Place of birth  Erie
Age, Gender 77 years, Male
Networth  $ 40 million 
Nationality  United States of America 
Zodiac sign  Scorpio 
Birth sign  Sagittarius 
Profession  Television producer, author and illustrator, and screenwriter 


Biography / Wikipedia details of Marc Brown

 The birth name of Marc Brown is Marc Alan Brown. In 1989, Marc Brown began working for ABC7 as a reporter and anchor.

He attended many universities. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and political science in 1979. His occupation is children’s author.

Brown writes children’s books. He illustrates the Arthur book series. He is best known for creating the Arthur series. 

He is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist working as the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Marc Brown was raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. His dad, LeRoy Brown, worked on the railroads, and his mom, Renita Brown, stayed at home. He started drawing when he was a kid, and his grandma encouraged him to really get into it.

In high school, Nancy Baryan, his art teacher, suggested he try working with watercolors. After a trip to Chicago, he became interested in painting and gave more attention. 

Once, he said in an interview, “Through art books, I discovered the work of Marc Chagall and was so impressed, I changed my name from Mark to Marc.”

“It was pretty clear that my parents would not send me to art school. They would have preferred more ‘respectable’ ambitions. If I wanted to get there, I’d have to do it alone. I did, for the most part, with help from my grandmother.”

After presenting sample drawings to Boston, they contacted him and showed interest. They gave him work in illustration.

When they offered him five thousand dollars worth of work in description, he learned more about professional opportunities and decided to make it his career.

Brown collected his drawings and submitted them to an editor. After Six months, the first “Arthur” book was published.

He is still alive. There are no rumors of his death. According to Sources, we have no information about his health.

The body measurement  of Marc Brown 

Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 77kg
Eye colour NA
Shoe size NA

Marc Brown hight

Marc Brown’s Career

He made his television debut as a reporter in 1984 on KIEM-TV in California. In 1989, he started work as a journalist for KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Later, he was promoted to weekend anchor at KABC-TV.   

Marc Brown created Arthur books for all young readers, from picture books to early readers and longer chapter books.

In every story, Arthur faces a tough situation like a first sleepover, getting a new pet, or dealing with a school bully. Kids can really see themselves in these stories.

By the end, everything turns out okay. Some of these books are “Arthur’s Teacher Trouble” from 1986, “Arthur Babysits” from 1992, “Arthur Makes the Team” from 1998, “Arthur’s Science Fair Trouble” from 2003, and “Arthur Turns Green” from 2011.

His Most Popular Books 

Arthur’s Halloween  An Arthur Adventure 
Arthur’s Christmas  An Arthur Adventure( An Arthur series)
Arthur’s Thanksgiving  An Arthur Adventure(Arthur’s Birthday)
Arthur’s New Puppy  An Arthur Adventure( An Arthur series)


Series By Marc Brown 

Arthur chapter Books 
Arthur Adventure series 


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Marc Brown

Marc Brown’s Networth

Marc is a famous American author, journalist, and television news anchor. He writes about children’s series. His net worth is around $ 40 million. He earned an Emmy award for television series. 

As a co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News, Brown earns an annual salary of around $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

According to sources, his yearly salary is $ 53,456.

The estimated net worth includes properties, stocks, and luxury goods like private airplanes. His booking range is $ 10,000 _ $ 20,000.

Marc Brown’s Family

Marc Brown is married to Diana. They are happy and proud parents to have a baby girl, Mila Luciana Brown, who was born in 2012, and their son  Vince Alan Brown, who was born in 2016.

spouse Diana
Daughter Mila Luciana Brown
Son Vince Alan Brown

Amazing Facts about Marc Brown’s

  • Marc is the author of the best-selling Arthur book series.
  • Some people think that Marc Brown does do drugs regularly.
  • But some think Marc never tried drugs.
  • He won five times Emmy awards.
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