Sophie Kinsella

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Birthday
12, 1969
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
England

About

Famous for her work in the chick lit genre, she is most well known for her Shopaholic books, which were adapted into the popular 2009 film Confessions of a Shopaholic.

Before Fame

After graduating from New College, University of Oxford, she wrote pieces of financial journalism before publishing her successful debut novel The Tennis Party.

Trivia

Her stand-alone works include The Undomestic Goddess, Twenties Girl, and Can You Keep a Secret?

Family Life

Born to Patricia and David Townley, she and her younger sisters, Abigail and Gemma, all became writers. Her marriage to Henry Wickham in 1991 resulted in sons named Freddy, Hugo, Rex, and Oscar, and in a daughter named Sybella.

Associated With

The cinematic adaptation of Kinsella's Shopaholic books stars actress Isla Fisher.