Will Self Biography
Will Self is a well-known English journalist, author, and political analyst. He currently writes a column for the New Statesman and has previously written for the Observer, The Times, and the Evening Standard. He is well-known for his columns Building Design and Psychology in the Independent Magazine.
He is also a regular contributor to publications and British television. He has since appeared on news programs such as Newsnight and Question Time. He has also written 11 novels, five non-fiction books, and five fiction books.
Will Self Age
Will Self was born in London, England, United Kingdom on September 26, 1961. He is 61 years old.
Will Self Height
Will is 6 feet 5 inches/1.96 m tall.
Will Self Family
Will was born in London, England, to two supportive and hardworking parents. He is the son of Elaine Rosenbloom and Peter John Otter, a London School of Economics Professor of Public Administration. His parents divorced when he was 18 and separated when he was nine years old. He has a brother named Jonathan, who became interested in science fiction at the age of ten.
Will Self Wife
Will is currently unattached. Previously he married Deborah Orr in 1997. Deborah Scott is a journalist who has worked for The Independent and The Guardian, among other publications. The couple divorced in 2018, and they had two sons, Luther and Ivan. Deborah passed away on October 20, 2019. He was married to Kate Chancellor from 1989 to 1997, and they had two children, Alexis and Madeleine.
Will Self Education
Will went to University College School and then to University College School. He graduated from Exeter College, Oxford, with a third-class degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. During his time at Red Herring and Oxford Strumpet, he was an editor and frequent contributor.
Will Self Salary
Will annually receives a salary of $86,540.
Will Self Net Worth
Will’s estimated net worth is $2 Million.
Will Self Career
Following his graduation, he began working as a road sweeper in Brixton. He worked as a cartoonist for the New Statesman as well as a stand-up comedian for various publications. He began writing for the Observer as a columnist in 1995.
However, he received negative publicity in 1997 when he was assigned to cover John Major’s election campaign. A rival journalist also caught him using heroin on the Prime Minister’s jet. He also became a columnist for The Times in 1997.
In 1999, he left the Times after three years to join the Independent on Sunday. Will worked at the station for four years before moving to Even Standard in 2002. He also appeared on Have I Got News for You as a panelist and as a regular on Shooting Stars.
He also appeared on Question Time five times in 2008. He was a regular contributor to the BBC2 television series Grumpy Old Men from 2003 to 2006.
Since 2009, he has written a column for the New Statesman. Will was named a professor of Modern Thought at Brunel University London in 2012. Furthermore, he was awarded the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize in 2008, the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in 1991.