Cassandra Clare, 50
American author of young adult fiction
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  • Birthday
    July 27, 1973
  • Birthplace
    Tehran, Iran
  • Age
    50 Years

Cassandra Clare is an American author of young adult fiction. Cassandra Clare is prominent for her bestselling series The Mortal Instruments.

Early Life

Cassandra Clare was born on July 27, 1973, in Tehran, Iran. Her father is Ricard, a business school professor, and author. Likewise, her mother Elizabeth and maternal grandfather were film producer Max Rosenberg.

She spent much of her childhood traveling the world with her family, including one trek through the Himalayas as a toddler where she spent a month living in her father’s backpack.

Similarly, she got the pleasure of living in France, England, and Switzerland before she was ten years old. As her family moved around so much, she used to carry the book where ever she goes.

She was fond of reading and writing as well. Furthermore, she belongs to the American nationality and ethnicity of Jewish. However, her family is not religious.

Cassandra ClareCassandra Clare with her friends (Source: Instagram)

Educational Background

Cassandra Clare’s family used to move around so much. Although her educational background of Cassandra is not specified. However, it is known that she spent her high school years in Los Angeles where she used to write stories to amuse her classmates.

Professional Life and Achievements

Reflecting upon the professional life of Cassandra Clare, she began writing fan fiction using the name Cassandra Claire while she was living in Los Angeles. Her first professional writing sale was a short story called ‘’The Girl’s Guide to Defeating the Dark Lord” in a Baen anthology of humor fantasy.

Similarly, Claire’s first novel, The City of Bones, was published under the name Cassandra Clare. Her subsequent second trilogy contained three more books: the City of Fallen Angeles, City of Lost Souls, and the City of Heavenly Fire.

Likewise, she has worked at several entertainment magazines and also some rather suspect tabloids where she reported on Brad and Angelina’s world travels and Britney Spears wardrobe malfunctions.

Furthermore, In 2004, she started working on her YA novel, City of Bones. However, she turned in her writing fantasy fiction full time in 2006. Cassie hates working at home alone because she always gets distracted by reality TV shows and the antics of her two cats.

As a result, she prefers to write in local coffee shops and restaurants. She likes to work in the company of her friends, who see that she sticks to her deadlines. Anyway, she has written many books such as Mortal Instruments Companion Books, The Shadow hunter’s Codex, The Bane Chronicles, Tales From the Shadowhunter Academy, A History of Notable Shadowhunters and Denizens of Downworld, Ghost of the Shadow Market: An Anthology of Tales, and the list goes on.


Additionally, she has written short fiction like “The Girl’s Guide to Defeating the Dark Lord”, Turn the Other Chick, ed Esther Friesner, Graffiti, Sisters before misters, and many more. She has also written fanfiction books like The Draco Trilogy: “Draco Dormiens”, “Draco Sinister”, and “Draco Veritas” (Harry Potter), The Very Secret Diaries (The Lord of the Rings). Also, her first novel was the City of Bones.

Cassandra ClareCassandra Clare with her fans (Source: Instagram)

Awards, Nominations, and Net worth

The creative author Claire has received many awards and has also been nominated as well. For her book “City of Bones”, she has received many awards and been nominated as well.

Finalist for the Locus Award for Best First Novel of 2007, An American Library Association Teens Top Ten Award winner, 2008, Winner of The 2010 Abraham Lincoln Illinois High School Book Award, Winner of the 2010 Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader’s Choice Award, and so on.

Similarly, For her book “City of Ashes” she got A 2009 ALA Teens Top Ten Title. Moreover,  for “City of Fallen Angels” Clare got Best Goodreads Author in 2011.

Moving on to her net worth, Cassandra Claire earns decent earning. She is a famous author who lives a decent life. Her estimated net worth is around $8 million.

Personal Life

Cassandra Clare is a married woman. She lives with her husband Joshua Lewis, and three cats in Amherst, Massachusetts. The couple is living a happy life with each other.

They are the perfect duo and are a perfect family where there is nothing but only love. Similarly, In 2016, The Guardian reported that Clare was being sued by Sherrilyn Kenyon for ‘wilfully copying’ her novels.

Body Measurements and Social Media

The talented author is beautiful with an amazing personality. Although Cassandra Clare’s appearance is elegant, her body measurements are not known. Likewise, she has brown hair color and green eyes color.

Similarly, she is socially active on media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. She has a decent fan following. She has around 574K followers on Instagram @cassieclare1, around 915K on Twitter as user name @Cassandra Clare, and more than 581.5k followers on Facebook account with the user name @Cassandra Clare.

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