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 Thief||2005||Percy Jackson & the Olympians|
|The Sea of Monsters||2006||Percy Jackson & the Olympians|
|The Titan’s Curse||2007||Percy Jackson & the Olympians|
|The Battle of the Labyrinth||2008||Percy Jackson & the Olympians|
|The Last Olympian||2009||Percy Jackson & the Olympians|
|The Chalice of the Gods||2023||Percy Jackson & the Olympians|
|The Demigod Files||2009||Related books|
|The Ultimate Guide||2010||Related books|
|Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo||2013||Related books|
|Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods||2014||Related books|
|Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes||2015||Related books|
|Camp Half-Blood Confidential||2017||Related books|
|The Percy Jackson Coloring Book||2017||Related books|
|The Lightning Thief: Illustrated Edition||2018||Related books|
|The Lost Hero||2010||The Heroes of Olympus|
|The Son of Neptune||2011||The Heroes of Olympus|
|The Mark of Athena||2012||The Heroes of Olympus|
|The House of Hades||2013||The Heroes of Olympus|
|The Blood of Olympus||2014||The Heroes of Olympus|
|The Demigod Diaries||2012||Related books|
|Demigods of Olympus||2015||Related books|
|The Red Pyramid||2010||The Kane Chronicles|
|The Throne of Fire||2011||The Kane Chronicles|
|The Serpent’s Shadow||2012||The Kane Chronicles|
|Survival Guide||2012||Related books|
|Brooklyn House Magician’s Manual||2018||Related books|
|The Son of Sobek||2013||Demigods and Magicians|
|The Staff of Serapis||2014||Demigods and Magicians|
|The Crown of Ptolemy||2015||Demigods and Magicians|
|The Sword of Summer||2015||Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard|
|The Hammer of Thor||2016||Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard|
|The Ship of the Dead||2017||Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard|
|Hotel Valhalla: Guide to the Norse Worlds||2016||Related books|
|The Magnus Chase Coloring Book||2018||Related books|
|9 from the Nine Worlds||2018||Related books|
|The Hidden Oracle||2016||The Trials of Apollo|
|The Dark Prophecy||2017||The Trials of Apollo|
|The Burning Maze||2018||The Trials of Apollo|
|The Tyrant’s Tomb||2019||The Trials of Apollo|
|The Tower of Nero||2020||The Trials of Apollo|
|Camp Jupiter Classified||2020||Related books|
|Big Red Tequila||1997||Tres Navarre|
|The Widower’s Two-Step||1998||Tres Navarre|
|The Last King of Texas||2001||Tres Navarre|
|The Devil Went Down to Austin||2002||Tres Navarre|
|Mission Road||2005||Tres Navarre|
|Rebel Island||2008||Tres Navarre|
|The Maze of Bones||2008||The 39 Clues|
|Introduction to The 39 Clues: The Black Book of Buried Secrets||2010||The 39 Clues|
|Vespers Rising||2011||The 39 Clues|
|The Lightning Thief Graphic Novel||2010||Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels|
|The Sea of Monsters Graphic Novel||2013||Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels|
|The Titan’s Curse Graphic Novel||2013||Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels|
|The Battle of Labyrinth Graphic Novel||2018||Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels|
|The Last Olympian Graphic Novel||2019||Percy Jackson & the Olympians Graphic Novels|
|The Red Pyramid Graphic Novel||2012||The Kane Chronicles Graphic Novels|
|The Throne of Fire Graphic Novel||2015||The Kane Chronicles Graphic Novels|
|The Serpent’s Shadow Graphic Novel||2017||The Kane Chronicles Graphic Novels|
|The Lost Hero Graphic Novel||2014||The Heroes of Olympus Graphic Novels|
|The Son of Neptune Graphic Novel||2017||The Heroes of Olympus Graphic Novels|
|Cold Springs||2004||Standalone novels|
|Daughter of the Deep||2021||Standalone novels|
|The Sun and the Star||2023||Standalone novels|
|Introduction to the anthology Tales of the Greek Heroes, Roger Lancelyn Green||2009||Other|
|Introduction to the essay collection Demigods and Monsters||2013||Other|