Originally posted on June 28, 2017 @ 6:09 pm
Stan Lee is the most popular personality in the comic book industry. He is the former chairman and president of Marvel Comics. He is the co-creator of some of the most popular comic book characters including the Fantastic Four, X-Men, Iron Man, Avengers, Daredevil, The Spiderman, and Hulk. All of these characters are very popular among generations. Not only these but, he has created many other fictional characters loved by the fans of Marvel Comics. He challenged the censorship organization of comic book industry, the Comics Code Authority, which led it to update its policies. He had challenged the organization indirectly. Lee made the small publishing house of Marvel Comics into a large multimedia corporation. He has been given two great awards for his services in this field. The first one is the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 1994 and the second one is the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1995. He also received a National Medal of Arts in 2008. Overall, Stan Lee is one of the most loved celebrities of the American Entertainment industry because of his contribution in the field of comic books.
Stan Lee Net Worth and Source of Income
The net worth of Stan Lee is evaluated at $50 Million. He is a philanthropist and therefore, donates most of his earnings in the advancement of arts and literature. His main and chief source of income is his Marvel Comics. He worked very hard to make Marvel one of the best multimedia corporations. There was a time when Stan Lee was thinking of leaving this profession but with his imagination, he converted led the Marvel Comics to success.
Stan Lee age: How Old is Lee in 2017
Born on December 28, 1922, Stan Lee is currently 94 years old. His parents were Celia and Jack Lieber. Lee also has a younger brother named Larry Lieber. Lee always dreamed of writing the “Great American Novel” and he had a great interest in writing since his childhood. He went to DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx during his childhood.
Married Life with Wife
Lee married Joan Clayton Boocock on December 5, 1947. The couple had its first child, J.C. Lee, in 1950. A tremendous shock came to the couple when in 1953, the second child of Stan and Joan died three days after delivery. Lee and his wife have been living a happily married life since their marriage and together they have faced all sorts of troubles.
The first child of Stan Lee is Joan Celia Lee who was born in 1950. His second child, Jan Lee died three days after delivery in 1953.
Source: Bleeding Cool