Richard Bach Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Richard Bach (Richard David Bach)

Last Updated: 15 Jun, 2023 | Views: 413

Age: 87

Profession: Writer

Famous For: Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Net Worth: $5 Million Approx.

Richard Bach Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
23 Jun, 1936 (87 Years 10 Months 26 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth Place
Oak Park

Birth Sign



Richard Bach Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/biography)

Richard Bach is an American author best known for his popular novel "Jonathan Livingston Seagull." He was born on June 23, 1936, in Oak Park, Illinois.

Richard Bach Early Life and Career

Bach developed an interest in flying at a young age and earned his pilot's license at age 17. He went on to attend Long Beach State College and the University of Washington, but dropped out before earning a degree. 

He began his writing career as a freelance journalist and later worked as an editor for several aviation magazines.

Richard Bach "Jonathan Livingston Seagull"

Bach's breakthrough came in 1970 with the publication of his novella "Jonathan Livingston Seagull." The book, which tells the story of a seagull who dreams of flying at great speeds and heights, became an instant bestseller and has since sold over 44 million copies worldwide. It was adapted into a film in 1973.

Richard Bach Other Works

Bach went on to write several other books, many of which explore themes of spirituality and personal growth. His other notable works include "Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah," "The Bridge Across Forever: A Love Story," and "One."

Richard Bach Personal Life

Bach has been married four times and has six children. He has also been involved in several aviation-related accidents, including a 2012 plane crash that left him with serious injuries.

Richard Bach Legacy

Bach's work has had a significant impact on popular culture and has inspired many readers to pursue their dreams and explore the deeper aspects of life. 

He has won several awards throughout his career, including the Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement and the American Society of Journalists and Authors' Distinguished Service Award.

Richard Bach Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 Kg
In Pounds 154 lbs

Eye Color
Light Brown

Hair Color

Richard Bach Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Roland Robert Bach

Mother's Name
Ruth Helen Bach

Bette Jeanne Franks, Leslie Parrish, Sabryna Nelson-Alexopoulos

Not Known

Not Known

Jonathan Bach, James Marcus Bach


Richard Bach Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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