Tomie dePaola Height, Age, Death, Biography, Wiki, Net Worth

“Strega Nona” maker, American essayist and in excess of 200 kids books writer Tomie DePaola passed on at 85 years old on 30th March, 2020. He was born on fifteenth September, 1934 in Meriden, Connecticut and grew up during the emergency of World War II. The family which respected and acknowledged books and something innovative, he chose to be a craftsman since he was four years of age. He was somewhat of an obstinate child who didn’t alter his perspective for a small amount of second and pointed uniquely for craftsman calling. Likewise, even his instructor supported him for his ability in grade school years and keeping in mind that in graduation he even selected for proficient class. Endless supply of secondary school instruction, he went to Pratt Institute in New York and finished graduation in 1956 in Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Brief Career

His vocations began from an educator at theater at Colby Sawyer College. As yet being a theater instructor, he made the character of “Strega Nona” in a gathering which turned into his most charming character. All through his vocation in 5 decades, he made in excess of 270 books and sold very nearly 25 million duplicates. Aside from this, later his books were meant in excess of 20 unknown dialects because of enormous prevalence. DePaola even expressed that he would put Strega Nona in the nativeland Calabria, Southern Italy from where his grandparents started.

Tomie dePaola Cause of Death:

As of late seven days back he endured a fall and continued some genuine wounds. He was conceded at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire and because of difficulties from medical procedure, he died on 30th March, 2020. This loathsome news was affirmed by his abstract specialist, Doug Whiteman. Legislative leader of New Hampshire commended him in an announcement and stated,

“a man who carried a grin to a great many Granite State kids who read his books, appreciating them for their splendid delineations.”

Tomie dePaola Biography

Real Name Tomie dePaola
Birth Date September 15, 1934
Aged 85 Years
Death March 30, 2020
Birth Place Meriden, Connecticut, United States
Nationality American
Profession American Writer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Tomie dePaola Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in centimeters – 170.6 cm  Approx
Weight in Kilograms – 72 kg  –  in Pounds –  158.7 lbs Approx
Chest Size 42 Inches
Waist Size 34 Inches
Biceps Size 16 Inches
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Hair Color White
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Average
Sexual Orientation Straight


School High School
College California College of the Arts, Pratt Institute


Father Joseph DePaola
Mother Florence DePaola
Sister Joseph DePaola
Brother Judie DePaola, Maureen DePaola

Tomie dePaola Affairs (Relationship Status)

What was Tomie dePaola marital status? (single, engaged, married or divorce) Single
How many children did Tomie dePaola have?
Tomie dePaola Gay? Yes
Who was Tomie dePaola wife?

Tomie dePaola Net Worth:

He adored making new kids books and during his 50 years profession, he wrote in excess of 270 books. It is evident through initiation, he would have earned monstrous measure of worth and amassed fortune with adoration notwithstanding, right now, accurate total assets can’t be expressed because of lacking assets.

Trivia: Important Facts about Tomie dePaola:

He was brought up in Meriden, Connecticut while died at Lebanon, New Hampshire.

From early age, he tried to turn into a craftsman and concentrated towards his objective since the time at that point.

His mom was an incredible peruser and in youth, Tomie and his sibling went through hours with her.

In his first grade, he told his evaluation instructor that he would make books with pictures once he grown up.

His first creation was a Wonderful Dragon of Timlin which was distributed by Bobba-Merrill in 1966.

American Library Association regarded him with a lifetime accomplishment grant in 2011.

He even shown up in youngsters TV programs “Barney and Friends” and “Recounting Stories with Tomie dePaola”.

Tomie was straightforwardly a Gay so he didn’t had any spouse or sweetheart.