February 20, 2020

Raina Telgemeier Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 26, 2018

Other Professions: Novelist Writer Visual Artist

Raina Telgemeier Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

42 years, 8 months, 25 days old age Raina Telgemeier will turn 43 on 26 May, 2020. Only 3 months, 5 days, 13 hours, 49 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Raina Telgemeier has celebrated the total number of 42 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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Short Biography

Raina Telgemeier was born on 26-05-1977 in San Francisco in the state of California, United States. She is an American Cartoonist, Novelist, Writer & Visual Artist.

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Raina Telgemeier Complete Bio & Career

Born and brought up in San Francisco, Raina is an American Cartoonist.As a child she was inspired by the famous Calvin and Hobbes. That is when she first started making her own comic strips. This was when she realised her interest in the field of comic art.  
As a teenager, she lost two of her front teeth in a major mouth injury which she suffered in the sixth grade. She became the joke of her school because of her injury and also was a victim of public humiliation. As a result, she was deeply affected and lost her interest in the field of drawing. She decided not to be abused anymore and opted out of her friend circle. She found new friends who really boosted her confidence and appreciated her innate talent. Only after this did she gain the courage to follow her passion and decided to move to New York to undergo an Illustrative Degree from the School of Visual Arts. 
She then started off designing baby-sitters comics after a meeting with the editors of The Scholastic. She co-composed the famous, X-Men: Misfits with her then-husband Dave Roman in 2009. Soon after her debut, she decided to put her childhood as a graphic comic series in 2010 and came up with the idea of the webcomic- SMILE (A DENTAL DRAMA).
In 2012, her graphic novel, Drama was released. In 2014, she created another web series by the name SISTERS based on the relationship with her sister, another excerpt of her childhood. Both her biographic comics SMILE and SISTERS have won her many accolades like The New York Times Best Sellers. 
Among her other accolades, she won the Friends of Lulu's Kimberly Yale Award for Best New Talent in 2003. In 2010, her webcomic Smile won her the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor. Followed by this achievement, her novel Sisterswon the Eisner Award. She also won the 2013 Stonewall Book Award for her book Drama. 

Raina Telgemeier Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Raina Telgemeier was born to Denis and Sue. She has two younger siblings, Amara and Will Telgemeier. She currently lives in San Francisco, C.A. with her husband Dave Roman. 

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