Harlan Coben Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Harlan Coben

Last Updated: 31 Dec, 2023 | Views: 455

Age: 62

Profession: Writer

Other Profession(s): Author

Famous For: Myron Bolitar (series of novels)

Higher Education: Graduated

Harlan Coben Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
04 Jan, 1962 (62 Years 04 Months 18 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New Jersey

Birth District

Birth Sign



Harlan Coben Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Harlan Coben is an American author who has made his name in the thrilling mystery genre. He’s best known for being a bestselling author. The writer was brought into this world in 1962 up in New Jersey. Harlan was raised by a Jewish family over in Livingston. With so many books under his belt he’s proven to be very successful and a writer with plenty of thoughts to share. His stories are loved by all from the captivating plot twists down to little things like how they’re written, which have caused him to blow up outside of just the US.

Harlan Coben Education:

Coben attended Amherst College, where he studied political science and graduated in 1984.

Harlan Coben Career:

Coben worked in the travel industry for his grandfather's business after graduating in 1984.

"Play Dead," the first thriller Coben ever penned, was released in 1990. 

In 2001, his book "Tell No One" achieved widespread acclaim and soon became a success.

Coben has now released over 30 books, including the well-known Myron Bolitar series.

In 2008: Hold Tight, a novel, was his first book to debut at number one on the New York Times Best Seller list.

Coben wrote a short narrative in 2003 about his father, who had passed away after a heart attack. "The Key to My Father" article was published in The New York Times on Father's Day, June 15, 2003.

Harlan Coben Film Contracts:

Amazon Studios stated in 2022 that it would create a series based on the first Mickey Bolitar book, Shelter.

Coben and the American firm Netflix agreed to a multi-million dollar, five-year deal in August 2018.

Harlan Coben Awards:

Coben has received several literary awards for his works, including the Edgar Award, the Anthony Award, the Shamus Award, and the RBA International Prize for Crime Writing.

In 1996, Coben received the Anthony Award under the "Best Paperback Original" category for his work, Deal Breaker.

Harlan Coben Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 193 cm
In Meters 1.93 m
In Feet & Inches 6'3"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 82 kg
In Pounds 180 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Harlan Coben Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Carl Gerald Coben

Mother's Name
Barbara Coben

Anne Armstrong

Larry Coben, Craig Coben


Will Coben, Ben Coben

Charlotte Coben, Eve Coben

Harlan Coben Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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