Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon is a famous Mexican- American writer who is well-known for her critically commended outlander book series. This series has been premiered on Starz, a television adaptation. Her books feature countless elements like; science fiction, romance, mystery, fantasy, and historical fiction. She is highly admired for her fantastic work in the books and multiple assortments of short fiction. She is a Quill Award winner, along with Nora Roberts.

Well, how well do you know about Diana Gabaldon? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Diana Gabaldon’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Diana Gabaldon to date.

Biography and Early Life

Diana Gabaldon was born on 11th January 1952 in Scottsdale, Arizona, located in the US. She was born to Tony Gabaldon, her father, who served at the post of Arizona state senator for sixteen years, and later, he became a supervisor of Coconino County and her mother, Jacqueline Sykes. Her father belonged of Mexican descent, while her mother was of American ancestry. Diana was raised in Flagstaff, were no information on if she has siblings or not.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Diana Gabaldon in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Diana Gabaldon’s age is 69 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 11 January 1952. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 110 lbs in Pound and 50 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Brown.


Diana’s lower and high school education level isn’t clear. No information of if she enrolled to those levels. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University, where she did her bachelor’s degree in science [zoology]. She then did her post-graduation degree in Marine biology from California University. She never stopped getting exposure to education, for she later completed her Ph.D. from Northern Arizona University in behavioral ecology.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Looking at her personal life, Diana is a married woman. She is married to Doug Watkins. Together they have three children who are now adults, one son, and two daughters. His son is said to also work as a fantasy writer. Diana isn’t open about the name of her children. She presently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, together with her husband. They are happily married.

Is Diana Gabaldon Lesbian?

Diana Gabaldon is neither a lesbian nor a gay. She has a straightforward sexual orientation which proves it all. Also, she is married to Doug Watkins, and together, they have three children. They are happily married and are not ready to separate any day soon. They have a lovely family also together with their children, who are now adults.

Professional Career

Diana started her career after being appointed the publishing supervisor of Science Software Quarterly. During that period, she was working at the Environmental Studies Centre, Arizona State University. It was after working as a professor in the field of scientific computation at Arizona State University when she decided to write full-time. Before then, she had written technical articles and software reviews for software publications, famous Disney comics, and science articles.

Diana decided to write a novel, “practice, just learn how,” which, as per her say, she was writing to herself without expecting to make money out of it. She had the urge to write about historical novels though she had no background nor experience. She got inspiration from a seventeen-year-old man named Jamie McCrimmon to write her primary male character, “James Fraser,” in that novel. She got a chance to explain the modern attitude and behavior of the female character in the novel, and she made use of time travel.

She wrote a novel, “World Wide Web” Internet did not exist. She performed research in books to know more about the ancient lifestyle. And since there was no online information, “Google,” she researched through an extensive array of books to make her novel real. She posted a short extract of her creation on the CompuServe Literary Forum. That was her changing point for the famous author of that time, John E. Stith, noticed it and introduced her to literary agent “Perry Knowlton,” who named it “Cross Stitch.”

Diana’s first book was released in its original title in London. The American publisher had given different titles towards it though the London publishers found it exciting and named the book on its original title, “Outlander.” By the time her second book was out, she had quitted from Arizona State University and had transitioned to writing a full- time- career. Her first novel ‘Outlander’ has a total of eight published novels and has also published another one known as “The Exile.”


Diana is among the most successful ladies in the novel writing field. Though she didn’t receive touchable awards, she got some achievements like; she is highly acknowledged for her outstanding work in the Outlander book series. Because of the success of this series, its television version was made and released. Also, it was well-received by the public. Diana was also appreciated for her short fiction and books.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Diana Gabalson in 2021

As of 2021, Diana’s present net worth is around $110 million. This has been enhanced through novels. She is a popular professional novelist whose income comes through her novels, books that are majority based on fiction and fantasy. She is among the best-earning novelist in the whole world.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Diana started working in a University as an employee, but now she has employed herself through novel writing.
  • As a Novelist, she is started writing for herself without any plan that she will make money through it.

Diana is a successful Novelist who has made a change in her life through novel writing. She is a determined and hardworking lady, which led her to attain her dream goals in life. She is an inspiration to many women.


Facts of Diana Gabaldon

  • Gender Female
  • full nameDiana Gabaldon
  • birthplaceScottsdale, Arizona, US.
  • Date of Birth January 11, 1952
  • Age 72 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 2
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionNon – religious
  • net worth$110 Million
  • professionNovelist, Professor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 50 Kg, In Pounds – 110 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 160 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolUnknown

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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