Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Handsome Authors in The World 2017. Most people think of authors as those mousy, closeted folks who seem more content with settling behind a desk or in a dark corner surrounded by musty old books with a typewriter, a pen and a stack of papers sitting off in the corner somewhere. The truth is that authors are quite proficient with placing their own images and likenesses in the media nowadays, otherwise this list might not exist. Authors have a definite flair for the dramatic on the page, but in real life some authors are just as attractive in appearance as they are in their writing. With that said, here are the top ten most handsome authors of 2017.
List of Top 10 Most Handsome Authors in The World 2017
10. Michael Kimball
An American writer, Kimball is quite handsome and even sports a winning personality to go with his looks. Having studied at New York University and Michigan State University there is no doubt that he is quite the talented writer and has earned his notoriety in the literary arts. He has been quite popular throughout his career and has written novels, contributed to several literary magazines, and has even helped to produce his own publication, “Taint Magazine”. With so many credits under his name and so much experience it is no wonder that he has made this list, not to mention that he is quite a handsome man.
9. Ken Follett
It is difficult to list all of Follett’s accomplishments in just a few words, but this Welsh gentleman has made it known that he is by and large one of the literary giants of the writing world throughout his career. His initial success came in the late 1970s when he wrote one of the books that would further elevate him to fame and success, “Eye of the Needle”. This work would gain him international accolades and would further propel him down the path he has walked ever since, gaining notoriety amongst scholars and fiction fans alike as his works have been adapted to film and television over the years.
8. Vikram Seth
Steeped in awards and praise, this handsome Indian gentleman has proven himself as one of the more popular novelists and poets throughout the world. Despite not having written a large number of novels, Seth has focused mainly on his poetry. Born into a family where writing was not discouraged but still not the norm, he soon proved his worth by publishing his first book of poems, “Mapping”, in 1980. Since then he has ridden his fame on a silent wave of aplomb to the position he now enjoys, being a regular contributor to the written word and several other literary organizations that help to further the ambitions of future writers.
7. Dan Brown
If you don’t recognize his name at first it is likely because his creation, “The Da Vinci Code”, far eclipsed its creator. Despite his rather plain looks he is still considered quite handsome and even more successful for his 2003 novel that was later adapted to film. To date his books have been translated to roughly 52 languages and two others, “Angels and Demons”, and “Inferno”, have been adapted to film. There is no doubt of his love for history and the continual debate that surrounds Christianity and its many tenets.
6. Haruki Murakami
The only Japanese writer on this list, Haruki is a rather distinguished looking gentleman who has been a bestseller in his home country as well as internationally. His works have been translated into 50 different languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. Unlike many authors he has written both fiction and non-fiction and has earned many awards for both. Despite the fact that his fiction has been criticized as being less than acceptable as authentic by critics, he is still one of the more well known literary figures in the world. In fact, it is widely known that his works were greatly influenced by such well known writers as Chandler and Vonnegut. he is one of the Top 10 Most Handsome Authors in The World 2017.
5. Chetan Bhagat
Another Indian author, Chetan is also a columnist, screenwriter, has been a television personality and even a motivational speaker. This handsome and quite comedic author has been well known for his English dramedy novels that focus largely on young, middle-class Indians and their lives. He is most definitely an author for his people and country as much of what he writes has to do with India and its people. For this he has earned much praise and even awards to go with his fame. His novels have sold well over seven million copies throughout world and he has even been lauded as the best selling English language novelist in all of India.
4. Kyle Minor
Raised in his native state of Florida, Minor attended Ohio State University where he first began his career as a writer. Earning awards as a student writer he soon went on to write short fiction. He has been involved in teaching creative writing and even literature classes in several schools, including his former university in Ohio. At this time he is one of the assistance professors at Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI for creative writing. He continues to write and is lauded as one of the more handsome and even more popular writers of the era.
3. Amish Tripathi
Indian writers are quite popular at this time and are known for being particularly handsome and very popular for their writing styles. Amish is best known for his works entitled “The Shiva Trilogy” which have elevated him to his current status. Through several innovative marketing strategies he has become known for his rapid sales and increasing popularity in the history of India. He is ranked among the top 100 celebrities in India and has been for four years in a row starting in 2012 and lasting until 2015. His awards and renown are quite extensive and are only increasing along with his success.
2. David Baldacci
Baldacci is an American writer and is undoubtedly one of the most handsome men on the list, exuding the air of confidence that is expected and a winning smile that has endeared him to many. Introduced to the world of writing at young age, he was filling up notebooks with his vivid imagination from childhood and has since made his appearance in mainstream media as one of the most popular and well-known authors to date. His works have catapulted him to the forefront of literary greatness and along with his looks he has proven to be one of the more noteworthy authors of the era.
1. Alfie Deyes
Deyes is an English-born author who is noted for his “PointlessBlog” channel on YouTube. Having attained well over 5 million subscribers and almost half a million views on his YouTube channel, Deyes has gained a following that is nothing short of impressive. There’s no doubt that his boyish, rakish looks add to the popularity he’s enjoyed. This isn’t to forget that he is also considered somewhat controversial by some for his YouTube content and even revolutionary by others. He is without a doubt a popular name and personality on the YouTube circuit and has made quite the name for himself since arriving on the scene.
These are the Top 10 Most Handsome Authors in The World 2017. The atypical projection of the quiet, reclusive individual hunched over a typewriter is no longer the realistic image of an author, nor does it represent any of the men mentioned above. In the current day and age, much as in past decades and centuries before, an author is first and foremost a voice among the people who seeks to make their words known. After all, there is nothing that says a practitioner of the written word can’t be as glamorous as the prose they write.