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Kevin Henkes was born on 27 November, 1960 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States, is an Illustrator, writer. Discover Kevin Henkes'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 networth at the age of 60 years old?

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Occupation Illustrator, writer
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 27 November 1960
Birthday 27 November
Birthplace Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Nationality American

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Kevin Henkes Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Kevin Henkes's Wife?

His wife is Laura Dronzek (1985–present)

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Wife Laura Dronzek (1985–present)
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Children Clara Henkes, William Henkes

Kevin Henkes Net Worth

He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Kevin Henkes worth at the age of 60 years old? Kevin Henkes’s income source is mostly from being a successful Illustrator. He is from American. We have estimated Kevin Henkes's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Henkes won the inaugural Phoenix Picture Book Award in 2013 for Owen. The Phoenix Awards from the Children's Literature Association recognize the best books that did not win major awards when they were first published twenty years earlier. In 2014, he received a Newbery Honor for his book, The Year of Billy Miller. In 2020 Henkes was awarded the ALA's Children's Literature Legacy Award, celebrating his entire body of work.


Henkes' first book, All Alone, was published in 1981 by Greenwillow Books. More than 50 books followed, including Chrysanthemum and Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. In 1994 Henkes was a runner-up for one of the premier American Library Association (ALA) children's book awards, the Caldecott Medal for Owen, one of his mouse books. In 2004, he was a runner-up for the Newbery Medal for Olive's Ocean. The next year he won the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon, recognizing that as the year's best children's picture book published in the U.S. All of his books to date have been published by Greenwillow Books.


Kevin Henkes (born November 27, 1960) is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. As an illustrator he won the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon (2004). Two of his books were Newbery Medal Honor Books, Olive's Ocean in 2004 and The Year of Billy Miller in 2014. His picture book Waiting was named both a 2016 Caldecott Honor Book and a Geisel Honor Book. It was only the second time any author has won that combination of awards.