Facts of Stan Lee
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||97 years old|
|Family Name :||Lieber|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Sagittarius|
|Height :||5 Feet 11 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Manhattan, New York City, New York|
|Net Worth||$ 50 million|
|Weight in KG||98 kg|
|Married to||Joan Celia Lee, Jan Lee|
|Education||Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.|
|Awards||Producers Guild of America|
|Movies||The Avengers 2012|
|TV Show||Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.|
|Books||How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way|
Stanley Martin Lieber best known as "Stan Lee", is a famous comic book author, editor, publisher, actor and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. He is world wide famous for co-creating the Hulk, the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and many other fictional characters. He is the son of Celia and Jack Lieber, a trained dress cutter.
Accounting his personal life, he had married Joan Boocock Lee (1974-2017). They had two daughters, Joan Celia Lee and Jan Lee. The couple had a good chemistry and mutual understanding.
Early Life of Stan Lee
Stan Lee was born on December 28, 1992, in New York City, New York, the U.S. to immigrant parents Celia (née Solomon) and Jack Lieber. He had one younger brother, Larry Lieber. He was raised in a Jewish family. He had a keen interest in the comic from his early days.
He attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx and graduated in 1993. Then he joined the WPA Federal Theatre Project. Before starting his writing career, he had done several odd jobs including the delivery boy, an office boy for a trouser manufacturer, newspaper by and others.
Stan Lee's Career
Stan Lee entry into the Timely Comics in 1939 which was proved to be a big step in his career. He made his comic-book debut with the text filler ‘Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge’. In 1941, he started getting opportunities to do actual comics with a backup feature and created the Jack Frost in USA Comic No. 1’, ‘Father Time in Captain America Comics No.6' and others.
In 1950, Lee’s publisher, Goodman asked him to create a new superhero team and he created a team of superheroes called ‘Fantastic Four’ with superheroes like Hulk, Spider-Man, X-Men, Doctor Strange, Hulk, and others. He and Peter Paul started a new Internet-based superhero creation, production and marketing studio, ‘Stan Lee Media’.
In the early 2000s, he got involved with the DC Comics for the first time and re-created DC superheroes Like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, etc. In 2006 he was honored with the publication of a series of one-shot comics for finishing 65 years with Marvel. He announced his YouTube channel, ‘Stan Lee's World of Heroes' in 2012.
Stan Lee's Net Worth
Stan Lee was one of the popular comic book writer and producer. He had a net worth of $50 million. He was the co-creator of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, which generated more than $25 billion in revenue at the global box office.
In 2009, Disney acquired Marvel for $4 billion though he didn't get a huge financial gain from this sale. But Disney agrees to pay him a lifetime annual salary of $1 million. He openly talked about how less money he made from the movies or the company's sale;
“I don’t have $200 million. I don’t have $150 million. I don’t have $100 million or anywhere near that.”
Stan Lee's Personal Life
Stan Lee married British-American model and voice actress, Joan Boocock Lee on December 5, 1947. The couple brought a house in Woodmere, New York in 1949 through 1952. The duo had two daughters Joan Celia "J. C." Lee (born on 1950) and Jan Lee (born on 1953).
Lee resides in Long Island town, New York from 1992-1980. Then he owned several houses in the different parts of the USA. In 2017, his wife, Joan died at the age of 69 due to the complications from a stroke. He went an operation to insert a pacemaker in September 2012. In April 2018, online sources reported that Lee was a victim of elder abuse.
Stan Lee died on November 12, 2018, at the age of 95 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California after being rushed in a hospital earlier in the day. His death devasted all the comic lover. His death was met with a wave of tributes, such as Marvel stars and friends Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Jennifer Lawrence, The Rock, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans and many more. Additionally, many of his fans from all over the world expressed their tribute to him via their respective social sites.