Rick Riordan Statistics

Rick Riordan Statistics

How many copies of Rick Riordan’s books have been sold?

  • Over 190 million copies of Rick Riordan’s books have been sold worldwide.
  • 86 million copies Riordan sold in the United States, and over 100 million copies are sold internationally.
  • His best-selling books are printed in over 40 countries and are sold in over 42 languages.
  • The Percy Jackson series sold over 180 million copies worldwide alone.
  • Riordan’s first book series, Percy Jackson And the Olympians, sold over 100 million copies worldwide.
  • Since he published his first book, Rick Riordan has been selling over 11 million copies of his books per year.
  • Sales of Riordan’s books more than doubled after 2 Percy Jackson movies were released.

How much did Rick Riordan earn from writing?

  • As of 2021, Riordan’s net worth is estimated at $40 million.
  • Since 2010, Rick Riordan has earned over $103 million from bookselling, making him the 12th highest-paid author during this time.
    • In 2011, Rick Riordan earned $21 million.
    • In 2012, he collected $13 million from book sales.
    • The figure increased to $15 million for the year 2013.
    • In 2014, he earned $10 million.
    • In 2015, Riordan earned over $13 million.
    • In 2016, he earned 9.5 million.
    • Between June 2016 and June 2017, Riordan’s incomes were $11 million.
    • Riordan earned $10.5 million in 2018.
  • Riordan’s imprint series, Rick Riordan Presents, generates $5.2 million in revenue per year.

How many books did Rick Riordan publish?

  • As of 2023, Rick Riordan published 66 books in total, including:
    • 49 novels and complementary books
    • 14 graphic novels
    • 3 interactive and coloring books
  • 46 out of 66 Riordan’s books are related to the Percy Jackson book series, including 10 graphic novels and 16 complementary books.
  • Riordan’s first published novel came out in 1997, titled “Big Red Tequila.”

Rick Riordan books in order

For a detailed insight into the Percy Jackson books series order, check out our Percy Jackson statistics page.

The Lightning Thief2005Percy Jackson & the Olympians
The Sea of Monsters2006Percy Jackson & the Olympians
The Titan’s Curse2007Percy Jackson & the Olympians
The Battle of the Labyrinth2008Percy Jackson & the Olympians
The Last Olympian2009Percy Jackson & the Olympians
The Chalice of the Gods2023Percy Jackson & the Olympians
The Demigod Files2009Related books
The Ultimate Guide2010Related books
Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo2013Related books
Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods2014Related books
Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes2015Related books
Camp Half-Blood Confidential2017Related books
The Percy Jackson Coloring Book2017Related books
The Lightning Thief: Illustrated Edition2018Related books
The Lost Hero2010The Heroes of Olympus
The Son of Neptune2011The Heroes of Olympus
The Mark of Athena2012The Heroes of Olympus
The House of Hades2013The Heroes of Olympus
The Blood of Olympus2014The Heroes of Olympus
The Demigod Diaries2012Related books
Demigods of Olympus2015Related books
The Red Pyramid2010The Kane Chronicles
The Throne of Fire2011The Kane Chronicles
The Serpent’s Shadow2012The Kane Chronicles
Survival Guide2012Related books
Brooklyn House Magician’s Manual2018Related books
The Son of Sobek2013Demigods and Magicians
The Staff of Serapis2014Demigods and Magicians
The Crown of Ptolemy2015Demigods and Magicians
The Sword of Summer2015Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
The Hammer of Thor2016Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
The Ship of the Dead2017Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
Hotel Valhalla: Guide to the Norse Worlds2016Related books
The Magnus Chase Coloring Book2018Related books
9 from the Nine Worlds2018Related books
The Hidden Oracle2016The Trials of Apollo
The Dark Prophecy2017The Trials of Apollo
The Burning Maze2018The Trials of Apollo
The Tyrant’s Tomb2019The Trials of Apollo
The Tower of Nero2020The Trials of Apollo
Camp Jupiter Classified2020Related books
Big Red Tequila1997Tres Navarre
The Widower’s Two-Step1998Tres Navarre
The Last King of Texas2001Tres Navarre
The Devil Went Down to Austin2002Tres Navarre
Southtown2004Tres Navarre
Mission Road2005Tres Navarre
Rebel Island2008Tres Navarre
The Maze of Bones2008The 39 Clues
Introduction to The 39 Clues: The Black Book of Buried Secrets2010The 39 Clues
Vespers Rising2011The 39 Clues
The Lightning Thief Graphic Novel2010Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels
The Sea of Monsters Graphic Novel2013Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels
The Titan’s Curse Graphic Novel2013Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels
The Battle of Labyrinth Graphic Novel2018Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels
The Last Olympian Graphic Novel2019Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels
The Red Pyramid Graphic Novel2012The Kane Chronicles Graphic Novels
The Throne of Fire Graphic Novel2015The Kane Chronicles Graphic Novels
The Serpent’s Shadow Graphic Novel2017The Kane Chronicles Graphic Novels
The Lost Hero Graphic Novel2014The Heroes of Olympus Graphic Novels
The Son of Neptune Graphic Novel2017The Heroes of Olympus Graphic Novels
Cold Springs2004Standalone novels
Daughter of the Deep2021Standalone novels
The Sun and the Star2023Standalone novels
Introduction to the anthology Tales of the Greek Heroes, Roger Lancelyn Green2009Other
Introduction to the essay collection Demigods and Monsters2013Other