Neil Strauss Net Worth, Wife, The Game, The Truth

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth March 9, 1969 (age 47 years)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, Author, Ghostwriter
Marital Status Married
Spouse Ingrid De La O
Married on 2013
Children(s) One (name not disclosed)
Education at Columbia University, Vassar College
Net Worth(s) $5 million
Name on Birth Neil Darrow Strauss
Divorce No
Height 5' 6''
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Bald
Twitter @neilstrauss
Age N/A

Neil Strauss net worth is huge, as he is a ghostwriter known best for his book called The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists. He is a well-known personality and his authoring and journalism skills have managed to attract the attention of a huge number of fans from around the world.


Neil Strauss The Game career is what has made him extremely popular amongst Americans. His book entitled "The Game" has become a best seller and involves his experiences in the seduction community, that he has experienced during his effort to become a pick-up artist. He has also been a contributing effort of Rolling Stone.


Neil Strauss was born on the 9th of March, 1969 as Neil Darrow Strauss. His age is 47 years now.  he was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Early Life and Education

Neil Strauss graduated from the Latin School of Chicago in the year 1987. After this, he went on to become enrolled in the Vassar College and graduated later from the Columbia University.

Career and Net Worth

Neil Strauss net worth is huge as he has managed to do it all when it comes to writing and journalism. His major money accumulation, however, seems to have occurred from his best-selling book. Neil Strauss The Game earned him more fame and money, after which his career growth has been non-stop.

Neil Strauss started off his career as a writer for an avant-garde magazine called 'Ear'. He then moved on to become a copy editor and fact checker for 'The Village Voice'. He then went on to become the critic for The New York Times and has also been the contributing editor for Rolling Stone magazine.

Neil Strauss left The New York times to become a ghostwriter for Jenna Jameson’s memoirs. He then joined the culture of pick-up artist called the seduction community. On 2005, eventually, he published the book named The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists. This book became an instant hit and plummeted him into the heights of fame making Neil Strauss net worth rise.

Neil Strauss net worth grew, even more, when the book made a month-long appearance in the bestsellers list in The New York Times hence reach the #1 position on He has also appeared in several shows like The View, ABC Primetime etc. after the success of the book. He retired as a pickup artist and wrote the graphic novel called How to Make Money Like and Porn starts on the 26th of September, 2006. He has also released a follow-up a novel called Rules of the Game which contributed to a direct increase in Neil Strauss net worth.  He has since released the books called The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships, Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life. Neil Strauss net worth surely has accumulated to a great amount majorly because of his books and he has established a devoted fan base that is surely set to follow him and his writings for a long time to come.

Neil Strauss net worth is a whopping 5 million dollars. His net worth and his fame and recognition are surely set to increase more in the years to come, because of his continued endeavors as an author.

Personal Life and Spouse

Neil Strauss is married. Neil Strauss wife is a model. Neil Strauss wife s named Ingrid De La O. He seems to be smitten with his wife and though he has written a book about seduction in the past, he seems to be a changed man now. Neil Strauss lives with his wife and child in the secluded area in Malibu. His wife is a Mexican-born model.

It has been known that at the initial part of the relationship, Neil Strauss was a sex addict and cheated on his wife with other women. This led Ingrid to persuade him to be treated for sex addiction and  the couple now seems to be getting along well with no signs of an imminent split.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Neil Strauss was a journalist and a lesser successful one before he wrote the book named The Game. After his book gained more and more popularity, Neil Strauss net worth and his recognition grew. While he has not had any awards for his book, it can surely be said that this personality has made a living out of his bestselling book. He is the recipient of the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for the coverage of the suicide of Kurt Cobain.

 He is recognized for being the author of the book which chronicles the experiences in the seduction community. Neil Strauss The Truth, is another book which has also fared well with his fans. Neil Strauss is thus, also active on social networking sites and has been avidly followed by a huge number of fans around the world.


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