Writer of popular vampire series Twilight, considered to be one of the most influential people by Times magazine and Forbes.
She felt she had no chance of becoming a writer and considered going to law school before writing Twilight.
Here writing led to several film adaptations, which star Robert Pattison and Taylor Lautner as Edward, a vampire.
Married Christian Meyer in 1994, the couple's first son is named Gabe.
The movies for Twilight features Kristen Stewart.