April 22, 1943 (80)
Janet Evanovich is a highly acclaimed author and entrepreneur who has left an indelible mark on the world of literature. She is best known for her bestselling mystery and romantic comedy novels, which have captured the hearts and imaginations of readers around the world. With over 100 million books sold, Evanovich has become a household name in the literary world and has collaborated with numerous other artists and celebrities throughout her career.
One of Evanovich’s most notable accomplishments is her long-running Stephanie Plum series, which has become a cultural phenomenon and a staple of the mystery genre. The series follows the exploits of Stephanie Plum, a smart, sassy, and determined bounty hunter, as she navigates the dangerous and often hilarious world of crime in New Jersey. The series has been adapted for television and film, and has spawned numerous spin-offs and merchandising opportunities.
Evanovich has also collaborated with several other artists and celebrities throughout her career. In 2006, she co-wrote a novel with Stephen J. Cannell, titled “The Heist,” which became a New York Times bestseller. In addition, Evanovich has appeared on several talk shows and podcasts, including The Today Show, Good Morning America, and The Diane Rehm Show.