Popular Author Masha Gessen's Large Selling Books and The Income She Has Grabbed

The Russian-American journalist, writer, and translator, Masha Gessen has added a lot to her total net worth through her career in writing and journalism. 


The professional life of the author, Masha Gessen is living a prosperous life as a successful writer and journalist. So, for all Masha lovers, we are about to talk about how much the writer has earned in total through her career. Also, we will talk about her best selling books. So, let's jump right into it!

Masha Gessen's Total Net Worth 

Talking about the total net worth of the writer, Masha Gessen, she has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. But, some other tabloids suggest that she has more than that. 

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CAPTION: Masha Gessen
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The writer earned her worth through her journalism career which is further aided by her writing career as a contributor of several publication houses and tabloids such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and U.S. News & World Report

CAPTION: Masha Gessen's award-winning book

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Apart from her journalism career, she also earns a lot from her translator job. According to a tabloid, every organization pays an average salary of $46,120 for a translator with $25,000 being the lowest paid. So, with her level of skill, she should earn more than $50,000 per year from that section. 

Masha Gessen: Earnings from her books 

The author, Masha Gessen has written a number of books in her career. She has more than half a dozen books and more than a hundred articles for the media sites. 

CAPTION: Masha Gessen
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The most popular book of Masha is The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin as she shows how Vladimir Putin came to power in Russia. The book is being sold in the US market for around $10. Another book of hers, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot was also one of her most popular books. The book has $9 for its paperback edition.

CAPTION: Masha Gessen's The Man Without A Face

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Another one of her most sold out books is The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy which showed the story of the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon Bombings. The book is at $19 for a hardcover edition and at $10 for a paperback edition. 

Masha Gessen's Lifestyle

Masha Gessen lives with her wife Darya Oreshkina and her three children, a daughter and two sons. As can be seen from her social media posts, Masha is a green city lover, so she uses a bicycle to ride somewhere. From her pictures, it looks as if she uses a Pakit Foldable Bike, which costs around $1095 in the US Market. 

CAPTION: Masha Gessen's Cycle
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Apart from that, she is also a user of the  Mini Countryman Cooper S All4 car. The car usually costs around $50,000 in the US Market (100,000 Rubles in the Russian Market). 

CAPTION: Masha Gessen's Car
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All in all, the life of Masha Gessen is open and free as she roams with her wife, wherever she wants. She mostly uses her cycle, but for long rides, she prefers her yellow mini car.