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Mo Willems – Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth

Mo Willems Wiki,Biography, Net Worth
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Mo Willems is a 54-years-old American Writer from the United States of America. his estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read his life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Mo Willems Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Mo Willems was born on February 11, 1968 in United States of America. let’s check out the Mo’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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In 2020, Willems recorded an audio book, The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!, for which he was nominated for the Audie Award for Young Listeners. The same book had Willems on the NY Times Bestseller list for 11 weeks running.


In 2019, Willems was named the Kennedy Center’s first education artist-in-residence. In 2020, the Center sponsored a series of virtual lunch doodles with Mo Willems as a way of keeping children entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2019, Willems was named the Best of Brooklyn, during the Brooklyn Book Festival.


The Pigeon Needs a Bath was awarded the Best Picture Book award by Goodreads in 2014. The Thank You Book was awarded the same award by Goodreads in 2016.


Elephant & Piggie books won two Theodor Seuss Geisel Medals, for There Is a Bird on Your Head! and Are You Ready to Play Outside?, and five Geisel Honors, for We Are in a Book!, I Broke My Trunk!, Let’s Go for a Drive!, A Big Guy Took My Ball!, and Waiting Is Not Easy! His 2009 I Love My New Toy! earned him a Golden Kite Award.


Willems’ books have been translated into a number of languages, spawned animated shorts that have twice been awarded the Carnegie Medal (Knuffle Bunny, 2007, and Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, 2010), and been developed into theatrical musical productions. His illustrations, wire sculpture, and carved ceramics have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the nation. He made several appearances on NPR’s All Things Considered as the show’s “radio cartoonist” in 2008.


Also in 2005, his book Leonardo, the Terrible Monster was named a Time Magazine Best Children’s Book; it was also awarded a Book Sense Book of the Year Honor Book in 2006.


Since 2003, Willems has authored numerous books for young children, many of which have garnered significant critical acclaim. The New York Times Book Review referred to Willems as “the biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the 00’s” — and to his pigeon character as “one of this decade’s contributions to the pantheon of great picture book characters.” Recently he has been creating the Elephant and Piggie books, an early reader series about a friendly elephant and pig. In 2010, Willems introduced a new series of books featuring Cat the Cat, also aimed at early readers.


Willems was born in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines, Illinois and was raised in New Orleans, where he graduated from Trinity Episcopal School and the Isidore Newman School. He graduated cum laude from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He married Cheryl Camp in Brooklyn, New York, in 1997. Willems now resides with his family in Northampton, Massachusetts.


Willems won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Children’s Series six times for his work on Sesame Street between 1995-2001.


Returning to New York, he started his career as a writer and animator for Sesame Street, where he earned six Emmy Awards for writing during his tenure from 1993 to January 2002. The segments he wrote and animated for the show including a series of short segments featuring the recurring character Susie Kabloozie, and her pet cat, Feff. During this period he also performed stand-up comedy in NYC and recorded essays for BBC Radio along with making a promo for Cartoon Network and animating the opening for a show on Nickelodeon. He later created two animated television series: The Off-Beats for Nickelodeon and Sheep in the Big City for Cartoon Network. Sheep in the Big City was a success with the critics but ultimately failed to attract sufficient viewership and was canceled after two seasons. Willems later worked as head writer on the first four seasons of Codename: Kids Next Door, created by one of his colleagues from Sheep, Tom Warburton. He left the show to pursue his writing career.


Mo Willems (born February 11, 1968) is an American writer, animator, voice actor, and creator of children’s books. His television work includes creating the animated television series Sheep in the Big City for Cartoon Network as well as working on Sesame Street, and The Off-Beats.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

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Real NameMo Willems

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021)54 Years
BirthplaceDes Plaines
Date Of BirthFebruary 11, 1968
HometownDes Plaines
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Mo Willems Personal Life, Spouse, Wife

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Marital StatusMarried
WifeCheryl Camp
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Mo Willems Net Worth

The Mo Willems Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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