Gary Paulsen

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Birth Name: Gary Paulsen

Occupation: Young Adult Author

Born In: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Birthdate: May 17, 1939

Age: 84 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sexuality: N/A

Gary Paulsen was born on the 17th of May, 1939. He is best known for being a Young Adult Author. He was a keynote speaker at an annual writing conference named after the renowned author, Sinclair Lewis. Gary Paulsen’s age is 84. Author of over 400 wilderness-themed short stories, books, plays, and magazine articles intended for teens and young adults. His best known works include Dogsong, Woodsong, The Voyage of the Frog, and Masters of Disaster.

The 84-year-old young adult author was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He ran away from home and joined a carnival at age fourteen. His childhood was marked by trauma, some of which he details in his 1993 work, Eastern Sun, Winter Moon: An Autobiographical Odyssey. He was the recipient of multiple literary honors, including the 1997 Margaret Edwards Award.

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Gary Paulsen was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Gary Paulsen is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

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It's hard to know Gary Paulsen birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Wednesday. People born on a Wednesday are generally well-spoken and have an innate talent for improvisation.

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The 84-year-old American was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Rabbit


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Gary Paulsen’s mother’s name is Eunice H. Paulsen and his father’s name is Oscar Paulsen. We will continue to update information on Gary Paulsen’s parents.

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REAL NAME: Gary Paulsen
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday

Net Worth

The 84-year-old American young adult author has done well thus far. Majority of Gary’s money comes from being a young adult author. CelebsMoney has recently updated Gary Paulsen’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Gary Paulsen is a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Gary Paulsen was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Gary Paulsen has a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

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Gary Paulsen’s birth sign is Taurus and he has a ruling planet of Venus.

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