Jessie Burton Profile
Jessie Burton is an English Author/Actress who has published four novels The Muse, The House of Fortune, The Miniaturist, and The Confession, and two children’s books, The Restless Girls, and Medusa. All these four adult novels were Sunday Times best-sellers with the Miniaturist, The Muse, and The House of Fortune reaching number one on the list.
Jessie Burton Age
Burton was born on August 17, 1982, in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom. She is therefore 40 years old as of 2022.
Jessie Burton Height
Burton stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Jessie Burton Family
Burton was born and raised in London, Greater London, England to his loving and caring parents, Humphrey Burton, father, and her unknown mother. She, however, manages to keep more information regarding her family away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Jessie Burton Husband/Is Jessie Burton Married?
Burton is married to her husband, Pip(Carter) who he lives with in Southeast London. Carter happens to be an actor and also studying for an MSc in social and cultural psychology at the London School of Economics. Later on, after he leaves, he walks down the path to his studio which had been built at the end of the garden. She is also a proud mother to her son who was born in the month of September 2022. We will update this information once more information about her family is available to the public.
Jessie Burton’s Net Worth
Burton has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Author/Actress.
Jessie Burton Education
Burton attended Oxford University and the Central School of Speech and Drama. There, she appeared in productions of The House of Bernarda Alba, Play, Macbeth, and Othello. She also studied at Lady Margaret School, and Brasenose College.
Jessie Burton Career
Burton is an English Author and actress and has written four adult novels and two children’s books. Her work in theatre includes The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other at the National Theatre, London in 2008. Asides from her acting and writing career, she has worked as a personal assistant in the City of London.
All her adult novels were Sunday Times best-sellers and The Miniaturist and The Muse were New York Times best-sellers as well as Radio 4’s Books at Bedtime. Her novels have been published in almost 40 languages whereas her short stories have been published in Harpers Bazaar US and Stylist.
She is also a non-fiction writer and her essays were published in The Wall Street Journal, The Independent, Vogue, Elle, Red, Lonely Planet Traveller, The Spectator, and Grazia. Her first novel for children, The Restless Girls was published in the month of September 2018. This story is based on Brother Grimm’s tale, The Twelve Dancing Princesses. Her third adult novel, The Confession was published in the year 2019 and her second children’s book was published in the year 2021.
The Muse Jessie Burton
The Muse is her second novel and was published in the year 2016 and is set in a dual time frame during the Spanish Civil War and 30 years later in 1960s London. The book was nominated for the 2016 Books Are My Bag Readers’ Awards.
The Confession by Jessie Burton
The confession is a luminous, powerful, and deeply moving novel about secrets and storytelling, motherhood and friendship. It also tells how people lose and find themselves. This book was published in the year 2019.
Jessie Burton The Miniaturist
The Miniaturist is her debut novel published in the year 2014. Its story is set in 17th-century Amsterdam. This novel was inspired by Petronella Oortman’s dollhouse now at the Rijksmuseum. It does not attempt to be a biographical novel. Her book, Miniaturist took over four years to write. It was the subject of a bidding war at the April 2013 London Book Fair. Asides from this, it was adapted as a two-part miniseries for the BBC and PBS Masterpiece in the year 2017. This book sold over two million copies.
The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton
Her book, The House of Fortune is a sequel to The Miniaturist. This novel was published in the year 2022.
Jessie Burton Awards and recognitions
- Waterstones “Book of the Year” winner for The Miniaturist in the year 2014
- Specsavers National Book Awards: New Writer of the Year for The Miniaturist in the year 2014
- Specsavers National Book Awards: Book of the Year for The Miniaturist in the year 2014
Jessie Burton Works/Books/Books in Order
- The Miniaturist (Picador, 2014)
- The Muse (Picador, 2016)
- The Confession (Picador, 2019)
- The House of Fortune (Picador, 2022)
- The Restless Girls (Bloomsbury, 2018)
- Medusa (Bloomsbury, 2021)