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Carlos Fuentes was born on 11 November, 1928 in Panama City, Panama, is a Mexican novelist. Discover Carlos Fuentes's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Carlos Fuentes networth?

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Occupation writer,director,actor
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 11 November 1928
Birthday 11 November
Birthplace Panama City, Panama
Date of death May 15, 2012
Died Place Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Panama

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Who Is Carlos Fuentes's Wife?

His wife is Silvia Lemus (1973 - 15 May 2012) ( his death) ( 2 children), Rita Macedo (1959 - 1973) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

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Wife Silvia Lemus (1973 - 15 May 2012) ( his death) ( 2 children), Rita Macedo (1959 - 1973) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
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Children Cecilia Fuentes Macedo, Carlos Fuentes Lemus, Natasha Fuentes Lemus

Carlos Fuentes Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Carlos Fuentes worth at the age of 84 years old? Carlos Fuentes’s income source is mostly from being a successful Writer. He is from Panama. We have estimated Carlos Fuentes's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Writer

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 138, pages 162-171. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.


The Orange Tree), Inquieta compañía (2004; "Disturbing Company"), and Todas las familias felices (2006; Happy Families: Stories).


In 1995 he published La frontera de cristal: una novela en nueve cuentos (The Crystal Frontier: A Novel in Nine Stories), a tale of nine lives as they are affected by a powerful and unscrupulous man.


Diana; o, la cazadora solitaria (1994; Diana the Goddess Who Hunts Alone) is a fictional version of Fuentes's affair with the American actress Jean Seberg.


Don Quixote; or, The Critique of Reading), an homage to the great Spanish writer; and his book-length essay on Hispanic cultures, El espejo enterrado (1992; Buried Mirror), which was published simultaneously in Spanish and English. Fuentes was undoubtedly one of the foremost Mexican writers of the 20th century. His broad range of literary accomplishments and his articulate humanism made him highly influential in the world's literary communities, particularly in that of Latin America. Several of his novels effect a cosmopolitan dialogue between Mexican culture and that of other countries and study the effect of foreign cultures, especially the Spanish and the North American, on Mexican identity. He pronounced his most ambitious work, Terra nostra, an attempt to synthesize the voices of James Joyce in Ulysses and Alexandre Dumas in The Count of Monte Cristo. Fuentes exhibits a postmodern sensibility in his use of plural voices to explore a subject.


A revised version of Todos los gatos was released in 1991 as Ceremonias del alba ("Ceremonies of the Dawn").


Fuentes also published collections of stories, including Constancia, y otras novelas para vírgenes (1989; Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins), El naranjo; o, los círculos del tiempo (1993; "The Orange Tree; or, The Circles of Time," Eng. trans.


In 1987 he was awarded the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious Spanish-language literary award.


Among Fuentes's other works of fiction are La cabeza de la hidra (1978; The Hydra Head), Una familia lejana (1980; Distant Relations), Gringo viejo (1985; The Old Gringo; film 1989), Cristóbal nonato (1987; Christopher Unborn), Los años con Laura Díaz (1999; The Years with Laura Díaz), Instinto de Inez (2001; Inez), and La voluntad y la fortuna (2008; "Will and Fortune").


Member of 'Official Competition' jury at the 30th Cannes International Film Festival in 1977.


Terra nostra (1975; "Our Land," Eng. trans. Terra nostra) explores the cultural substrata of New and Old Worlds as the author, using Jungian archetypal symbolism, seeks to understand his cultural heritage.


Fuentes wrote several plays, including the important Todos los gatos son pardos (1970; "All Cats Are Gray"), a drama about the Spanish conquest of Mexico with the pivotal character La Malinche, the quasi-legendary woman agent of Hernán Cortés who is said to have served as a mediator between the Spanish and Mexican civilizations.


Among Fuentes's works of nonfiction are La nueva novela hispanoamericana (1969; "The New Hispano-American Novel"), which is his chief work of literary criticism; Cervantes; o, la critica de la lectura (1976; "Cervantes; or, The Critique of Reading," Eng. trans.


Cambio de piel (1967; A Change of Skin) defines existentially a collective Mexican consciousness by exploring and reinterpreting the country's myths.


Aura (1962) is a novella that successfully fuses reality and fantasy.

La muerte de Artemio Cruz (1962; The Death of Artemio Cruz), which presents the agony of the last hours of a wealthy survivor of the Mexican Revolution, was translated into several languages and established Fuentes as a major international novelist. After Artemio Cruz came a succession of novels.


The novel Las buenas conciencias (1959; The Good Conscience) emphasizes the moral compromises that mark the transition from a rural economy to a complex middle-class urban one.


He also cofounded and edited several periodicals, including Revista Mexicana de literatura (1954-1958; "Mexican Review of Literature").


Carlos Fuentes was a Mexican writer, author of drama and some horror books. He was the son of a Mexican career diplomat, Fuentes was born in Panama and traveled extensively with his family in North and South America and in Europe. He learned English at age four in Washington, D. C. As a young man, he studied law at the University of Mexico in Mexico City and later attended the Institute of Advanced International Studies in Geneva. Fuentes was a member of the Mexican delegation to the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva (1950-1952), was in charge of cultural dissemination for the University of Mexico (1955-1956), was cultural officer of the ministry (1957-1959), and was ambassador to France (1975-1977).