Jonathan Safran Foer

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Birthday
21, 1977
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Pisces

About

An American fiction writer, he is best known for Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Both of these novels were adapted into films.

Before Fame

He briefly attended the Mount Sinai School of Medicine before dropping out to focus on writing.

Trivia

He was included on The New Yorker magazine's "20 Under 40" list in 2010.

Family Life

He married writer Nicole Krauss in 2004; they subsequently became parents to two children.

Associated With

His novel Everything is Illuminated was made into a film starring Elijah Wood.