Michael Peterson is an American novelist born on October 23, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English in 1966. After graduation, he served in the United States Marine Corps as a lieutenant in Vietnam.
Michael Peterson Net Worth
Michael Peterson’s net worth is $250,000 according to Celebrity Net Worth. The Netflix miniseries “The Staircase,” which centers on the death of his wife Kathleen Peterson, made him famous.
Michael Peterson Career
Peterson worked as a journalist for many years, writing for newspapers such as The Durham Sun and The Herald-Sun. In 1983, he published his first novel, “The Virginian,” a retelling of the classic Western story. He went on to write many more novels in various genres, including mystery, thriller, and true crime.