Robert Greene Net Worth

Robert Greene is a successful American author. He is well known for all of his books including  “The 48 Laws of Power”, “The Art of Seduction”, “Mastery”, “The Laws of Human Nature” and more. All his books are international bestsellers.

Robert Greene Net Worth
Net Worth:$8 Million
Born:May 14, 1959
Country of Origin:United States
Source of Wealth:Author, Mentor
Last Updated:2023


Robert Greene is a successful American author. He is well known for all of his books including  “The 48 Laws of Power”, “The Art of Seduction”, “Mastery”, “The Laws of Human Nature” and more. All his books are international bestsellers.

As of 2023, His net worth is estimated to be around $8 Million.

3 Facts About Robert Greene

  1. The Independent claims that Greene is “setting himself up as a modern-day Machiavelli”.
  2. His first book was The 48 Laws of Power, after the success of this book, his life was changed.
  3. Robert Greene is the monitor of Ryan Holiday bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, and The Daily Stoic.

Robert Greene’s Net Worth and Success Story (2023 Update)

Robert Greene’s Net Worth and Success Story (2023 Update)

Early Life & Biography

Robert Greene was born on May 14, 1959, in Los Angeles, California, to Jewish parents. Greene attended the University of California, Berkeley before finishing his degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in classical studies.

He then worked in many jobs including as a construction worker, translator, magazine editor, and Hollywood movie writer, he said that he worked 65 different jobs. In 1995, he worked as a writer at Fabrica, an art and media school in Italy.

During his work there he pitched a book about power to Elffers and wrote a treatment that eventually became one of the most successful books in the world “The 48 Laws of Power”. He said that this book was a turning point in his life.


Robert Greene career and 50 cent

Robert Greene’s Books

The 48 Laws of Power

Robert Greene’s first book was “The 48 Laws of Power”, which was published in 1998. The book contains 48 chapters, each chapter is a law of power. Whose laws help you gain power over others by using manipulation tactics, seduction, and tricks. 

The Laws inside the book are inspired by the lives of strategists and historical figures like Niccolò Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, Haile Selassie I, Carl von Clausewitz, Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, and P.T. Barnum.

The book was so successful it sold more than 1.2 million copies and famous people have talked about it like 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Quincy “QD3″ Jones III, Chris Lighty, Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles, Michael Jackson, and more.

The Art of Seduction

Greene’s second book is “The Art of Seduction” published in 2001. The book speaks about the nine types of seducers.

  • The Siren.
  • The Rake.
  • The Ideal Lover.
  • The Dandy.
  • The Natural.
  • The Coquette.
  • The Charmer.
  • The Charismatic.

And how they use their tactics so you can learn from them to seduce someone or to avoid being seduced and manipulated by others. The book shows examples from historical figures such as Cleopatra, Giacomo Casanova, and others to support the psychology behind seduction.

The 33 Strategies of War

Greene’s third book is “The 33 Strategies of War”, published in 2007 and sold over 200,000 copies. The book is a guide that contains military strategies for wars and wisdom from historical figures like Napoleon Bonaparte, Sun Tzu, Alfred Hitchcock, and Alexander the Great.  

The book can also be used in business and relationships according to The Sunday Times. NBA player Chris Bosh stated that his favorite book is The 33 Strategies of War.

The 50th Law

Greene’s fifth book, Mastery, was written collaboratively with rapper 50 Cent and was published in 2009. The book contains strategy and fearlessness talk and the story of 50 cent and other historical figures. The book was debuted at #5 on The New York Times Bestseller list and was a USA Today bestseller.


Greene’s fifth book, Mastery, was released in 2012. The book examines the lives of both historical and contemporary figures such as Charles Darwin, Paul Graham, the Wright Brothers, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, and Mozart, and explains how they became so successful at what they do.

The Laws of Human Nature

Greene’s sixth book, “The Laws of Human Nature”, was released in October 2018. The book exposes the dark side of human nature and what are the motivations behind them.

Robert Greene Interviews and Talks

Robert Greene did many interviews, and talks and was a guest in many podcasts including  Google talks, Jordan B Peterson and Mikhail Petersonpodcast, The Roommates, Tedx Talks, Absolute Motivation, Valuetainment, and many others.

He has also been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, CNN, The New Yorker, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Huffington Post, Business Week, Business Insider, Fast Company, Slate, and more.

Personal Life

Robert Greene’s Girlfriend

Robert Greene is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend  Anna Biller, who is a filmmaker; they live in Los Angeles. He is also the monitor of Ryan Holiday and he speaks five different languages.

Favorite Quotes

  • When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity… you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others.
  • Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent.
  • Do not leave your reputation to chance or gossip; it is your life’s artwork, and you must craft it, hone it, and display it with the care of an artist.
  • Many serious thinkers have been produced in prisons, where we have nothing to do but think.
  • Lord, protect me from my friends; I can take care of my enemies.


Robert Greene is a successful American author with six bestselling books that made millions of sales. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $8 Million.

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