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Buzz Bissinger Net Worth $10 Million

Buzz Bissinger Net Worth: Buzz Bissinger is an American journalist and writer who has a net worth of $10 million. He’s a Pulitzer Prize winner who’s famous for his nonfiction novel Friday Night Lights. Bissinger’s post Shattered Glass was printed by Vanity Fair magazine in 1998 and was later adapted into a movie in 2003. Bissinger’s work has additionally appeared in the New York Times and Sports Illustrated. The novel inspired a film as well as a television series. Bissinger’s A Prayer for the City was printed in 1998 about the urban politics of Philadelphia. Three Nights in August was printed in 2005 and was a New York Times bestseller of a baseball collection. Shooting Stars was printed in 2009 and was coauthored with LeBron James. In 2012 Bissinger printed After Friday Night Lights and Father’s Day. In December 2014 he recorded about 150 things from his wardrobe on eBay.

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Friday Night Lights2006-2011TV Series book - 75 episodes
Friday Night Lights2004book "Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream" - as H.G. Bissinger
Shattered Glass2003article - as H.G. Bissinger
NYPD BlueTV Series teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2001 story by - 3 episodes, 2001



NYPD Blue2001TV Series co-producer - 19 episodes



I Am Cait2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes Sports2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Author, Friday Night Lights (segment "Friday Night Lights")
Today2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Imus in the Morning2014TV SeriesHimself
Philadelphia: The Great Experiment2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Hardball with Chris Matthews2013TV SeriesHimself
Face the Nation2012TV SeriesHimself - Sports Panelist
Tavis Smiley2012TV SeriesHimself
Reliable Sources2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
'Friday Night Lights': The Story of the 1988 Permian Panthers2005Video documentary shortHimself (as H.G. Bissinger)
Dinner for Five2005TV SeriesHimself
The Jane Pauley Show2004TV SeriesHimself
NFL Films Presents1967TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself - Vanity Fair Contributing Editor

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Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing in a Drama SeriesFriday Night Lights (2006)· Peter Berg
· Kerry Ehrin
· Bridget Carpenter
· David Hudgins
· Jason Katims
· Patrick Massett
· John Zinman
2005USC Scripter AwardUSC Scripter AwardFriday Night Lights (2004)· Peter Berg (screenwriter)
· David Aaron Cohen (screenwriter)

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1His son, Zach Bissinger, is autistic.
2His son, Gary Bissinger, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Buzz's alma mater.
3Favorite songs: "Telephone" by Lady Gaga, "Layla" by Eric Clapton, "Jumping Jack Flash" by The Rolling Stones, "Luckenbach, Texas" by Waylon Jennings, "Knocking on Heaven's Doors" by Bob Dylan.
4He is also a contributing editor to Vanity Fair magazine.
5Is a second cousin of Peter Berg and Mary Berg. Peter directed Friday Night Lights (2004), based on Buzz's book. Buzz's paternal grandmother, Gertrude Louise Winkler, and Peter and Mary's maternal grandfather, Robert Eli Winkler, were siblings. Buzz is thus a second cousin, once removed, of Peter's son, Emmett Berg.
6Awarded Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University, 1985-1986.
7Has three sons, H.G. 'Gary' Bissinger IIII, Zachery 'Zack' Stone Bissinger (twins, born in 1985), And Caleb St. John Macdonald Bissinger, (born in 1991).
8Previous newspaper experience includes stints on Norfolk, Virginia's Ledger-Star, 1976-1978, St. Paul's Pioneer Press Dispatch, Minnesota, 1978-1981; investigative reporter at Chicago Tribune, Illinois, and reporter, then editor at the Inquirer, 1981-1988.
9Graduate of University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1976.
10Winner of the National Headliner Award, 1983 and co-recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in 1987, for series on the Philadelphia court system he wrote for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
11His mother, Eleanor Lebenthal Bissinger, is related to the family that founded and runs Wall Street's Lebenthal Fund.

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