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Dav Pilkey

Dav Pilkey is an American writer, illustrator, and cartoonist best known for his children’s book series Captain Underpants and the Dog Man series of graphic novels for children.

What Is Dav Pilkey’s Age? What Are His Parents’ Names?

On March 4, 1966, Dav Pilkey was born David Murray Pilkey, Jr., the youngest of two children and the only son of David Pilkey, Sr. and Barbara Pilkey. He is 55 years old at the time of this writing. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up with his older sister in North Ridgeville, Ohio.

As a child, Pilkey was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia, and he spent most of his time in the school hallway, where he created his Captain Underpants character. He went on to Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, to complete his education.

What Is Dav Pilkey’s Reputation?

When his first book, “World War Won,” won the National Kids-in-Print Book Contest for Students, Dav Pilkey began to gain notoriety. Pilkey has written under a variety of pseudonyms. Under the pen name Sue Denim, he wrote the “Dumb Bunnies” children’s book series. Under the pen names George Beard and Harold Hutchins, he wrote the “Captain Underpants” spin-off books “Super Diaper Baby” and “Ook and Gluk,” respectively.

Pilkey is best known for his illustrated children’s book series Captain Underpants. With over 80 million copies sold worldwide across 12 volumes, two activity books, and 11 spin-offs, it is his most successful book series to date. The book series served as the inspiration for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, a 2017 computer-animated film starring Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, and Thomas Middleditch, among others.

His “Dog Man” and “Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot” series of children’s graphic novels are two other notable book series. He’s also written several one-shots, including “Kat Kong” and “Dogzilla” in 1993, “The Hallo-Wiener” in 1995, and “The Paperboy” in 1996.

Is Dav Pilkey married or unmarried? What Is His Wife’s Name?

Dav Pilkey and Sayuri Pilkey have been married since 2005. Pilkey has no children despite a successful career as a children’s author, illustrator, and cartoonist.

As of 2017, the couple lives in Bainbridge Island, Washington.

What will Dav Pikley’s net worth be in 2021?

Dav Pikley’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million as of March 2021, according to some sources.

Facts of Dav Pilkey
Date of Birth:1966March-4
Age:55 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
NameDav Pilkey
Birth NameDavid Murray Pilkey, Jr.
Nick NameGeorge Beard, Harold Hutchins, Sue Denim
FatherDavid Pilkey, Sr.
MotherBarbara Pilkey
NationalityAmerican
Birth Place/CityCleveland, Ohio, USA
ProfessionWriter, Illustrator, Cartoonist
Net Worth$4 Million
MarriedYes
Married toSayuri Pilkey ​(2005 – Present)
EducationKent State University
AwardsCaldecott Honor Award, Disney Adventures Kids’ Choice Awards, Milner Award
Online PresenceOfficial Site
Sisters1
BooksDumb Bunnies series, Captain Underpants series, Dog Man series, Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot series, Big Dog & Little Dog series