Fredrik Backman Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On April 11th, 2022

Fredrik Backman is a Swedish author who has written several best-selling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages. He has also won a number of awards for his writing.

Fredrik Backman's Net Worth

As of 2024, Fredrik Backman's net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Net Worth$3 million
Famous NameFredrik Backman
Source(s) of FameAuthor
Date of BirthJune 2, 1981
Place of BirthBrännkyrka, Stockholm, Sweden
RelationshipsMarried, Neda Shafti Backman,
Social Links

Early Life

Fredrik Backman was born on June 2, 1981, in Brännkyrka, Stockholm, Sweden. His mother worked as a psychologist and his father is an engineer.

Backman grew up in Stockholm and graduated from high school in 2000. He then studied political science at the University of Gothenburg.

Career Highlights

Fredrik Backman worked as a writer for Helsingborgs Dagblad and for the men’s magazine, Moore Magazine.

In 2012, he became a novelist and wrote the book A Man Called Ove. His book was bought by Filmlance and is said to be adapted for television.

Many of Fredrik’s book has been translated into English. His best seller book was the first book that he wrote entitled A Man Called Ove. It was the best-selling book for 42 weeks.

Because of his writing, he has won the following awards:

  • Best European Comedy for his book En man som heter Ove (European Film Awards, 2016)
  • Vision’s Author of the Year Award (2017)
  • Best Translated Fiction for his book Britt-Marie var här (LiveLib Readers’ Choice Awards, 2018)
  • The Piraten Award (2019)
  • Most Anticipated Novel for his book Vi mot er (LiveLib Readers’ Choice Awards, 2019)
  • Best Translated Fiction for his book Björnstad (LiveLib Readers’ Choice Awards, 2019)
  • Best Fiction for his book En man som heter Ove (Ozon Book Awards, 2020)

Fredrik’s book entitled Things My Son Needs to Know about the World (2012) was about his experiences as a father. According to him, it is a dysfunctional parenting guide.

Personal Life

Fredrik Backman is happily married to his wife Neda Shafti Backman since 2009 and they have two children.

Aside from writing, he also likes to play music and even play drums. He also loves to travel with his wife Neda with their children.

Social Media

You can find Fredrik Backman on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. On his Instagram account, he has over 67,100 followers, on his Twitter account, he has over 44,700 followers and on his Facebook page, he has over 43,000 followers.

He also has a website called Fredrik Backman where you can find more information about him and his books. You can also directly order his books from his website.


Fredrik Backman is a Swedish author who has written several best-selling books. His books have been translated into more than 35 languages, and he has won numerous awards for his writing. Due to his hard work, he has now an estimated net worth of three million dollars which is expected to grow as he continues writing good quality books which his fans all over the world love.

Fredrik Backman has sometimes been associated with other Authors such as Samantha Foxx, Niurka Marcos, Gökhan Alkan, Carolina Main, Saki Akai, Dick York, Ankush Arora, Morgan Stevens, and Svante Thunberg.