Prolific novliest who earned the National Book Award for Fiction and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2017 for his 2016 work The Underground Railroad. He rose to fame for his 1999 debut novel The Intuitionist, which finished as a New York Times notable book.
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|FULL NAME:||Colson Whitehead|
|BIRTH DATE:||November 6, 1969|
|BIRTHPLACE:||New York City, New York, USA|
|AGE:||54 years old|
Colson Whitehead is a Novelist. Colson was born in the 1960s, in the middle of the Generation X generation. Generation X, also known as the "MTV Generation," are individuals born between 1965 and 1980. This generation saw the emergence of music videos, heavy metal, and hip hop. Nirvana, U2, Madonna, torn jeans, Beverly Hills 90210, and Friends also became popular. Gen Xers have also experienced significant events, including, fall of the Berlin Wall, the energy crisis, the Watergate scandal, the rise of the personal computer, and Terrorism at the Munich Olympics.
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He earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. His first job post-college was writing for The Village Voice.
DID YOU KNOW His fifth book, the 2011 post-apocalyptic novel Zone One, earned a place on the New York Times best-sellers list. He received the coveted MacAurthur Fellowship in 2002.
FACT His 2016 novel The Underground Railroad was chosen by Barack Obama as one of five books on his 2016 summer reading list.
SEE ALSO Colson Whitehead’s net worth as of 2023.
Currently, Colson Whitehead is 54 years old. His next birthday is away. Colson will celebrate his 55th birthday on a Thursday, November 6th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on November 6, 1969. Below is the countdown to his next birthday.
Colson Whitehead’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. People born between the dates of October 23rd and November 21st belong to the eighth sign in the zodiac, Scorpio. Libras are known for being loyal, passionate, and strategic. They're can be either the best of allies or the deadliest of enemies. Cancer is the most compatible sign for Scorpios.
Famous Scorpio celebrities are Leonardo DiCaprio, Drake, Matthew McConaughey, Drake, Ryan Reynolds, Katy Perry, Kris Jenner, Anne Hathaway, Ryan Gosling, Charles Manson, and Marie Antoinette. Scorpio ruling planet is Pluto. Astrologically, Pluto symbolizes transformation rebirth and regeneration.
Colson Whitehead was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster represents punctuality in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Rooster are charming, witty, honest, blunt, brave, and self-reliant. They can also sometimes be controlling, insensitive, narrow-minded, selfish, and reckless.
This year is the Year of the Rabbit.
DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.
Colson Whitehead is a 54 years old Novelist, born in November, in the Year of the Rooster (1969), and is a Scorpio. His life path number is 6. Colson’s birthstone is Topaz and Citrine, and his birth flower is Chrysanthemum.
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