Gore Vidal Wiki, Bio, Wife, Gay, Books and Net Worth

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Gore Vidal Wiki, Bio, Wife, Gay, Books and Net Worth

Eugene Louis Vidal, who was known as George Vidal or “Gore” Vidal is an American author of novels/ essays, screen plays and stage dramas, who was born on the 3rd of October, 1925 and died on the July of 2012, at the age of 86 years old. He was born in West Point, New York, United States of America, as the only child into a political family to his father Eugene Luther Vidal and mother Nina Gore. His father was initially in the army where he had worked as the aeronautics instructor of the military. He attended the St. Albans School and was baptized by its head master at the age of 13, which was very late. His father was the director of Commerce Department's Bureau of Air Commerce, under Franklin Roosevelt where the first war pilots were produced, while his mother was also a woman of the high-class society. After 13 married years his father and mother were divorced and each had other kids from their other relations; and George had 4 half siblings. As a child George attended many different schools like Sidwell Friends School, Los Alamos Ranch School and also the Phillips Exeter Academy. He later attended the Virginia Military Institute to become a military engineer but failed to do so. Instead of going to any prestigious university as he easily could, George went to serve the U. S army during World War 1. An American by nationality, he belongs to white ethnicity and is a Christian by religion.

Gore was not a very tall person as his height was only a 180 cm, which was around 5 feet and 11 inches. That is an average height, not too tall nor very short for a person. As a young lad, he was very sharp looking boy, handsome and slim. Although he never really got heavy in any part of his life, but put on some weight in his old days. In his youth, he was very fit and strong and despite his army days used to play football and also took part in swimming and athletics. There are many pictures of his on the media, but only a couple of them are shirtless as you can see. He started his career as a writer and released his first novel in 1946 after which he went on to write and produce about 2 dozen of books, some of which are: Burr: A Novel (2000), Julian (2003), United States: Essays 1952-1992, Lincoln: A Novel (The American Chronicle Series), The City and the Pillar, Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated and many others.

Regarding his married life, he had been with his wife Howard Austen from 1950 and got divorced in 2003. It is not clear how many children they had together, but it is very sure that he didn’t have any other relationships with other girlfriends of his. People had even considered him to be sexually gay, but that wasn’t true in any way.  You can find out about his life and work by reading his biography in sites like IMDb or Wikipedia. His death occurred due to Pneumonia in 2012, while he was living at his home in California. Many charitable organizations have been founded in his name, after he was dead. He didn’t have any social media accounts as well, but after his death they have formed a Twitter account on his name. He doesn’t has any Instagram account although he has a Facebook fans page and an official website. You can also find his quotes or best-picked lines from the books, in brainy quotes and similar websites. By 2015, his estimated net worth is about $12 million US dollars.