Thomas McGuane – American Writer

Published Date   18th Nov. 2019, 12:21 pm
Thomas McGuane – American Writer Thomas McGuane is a famous American writer and actor who was born on December 11, 1939, in Wyandotte, Michigan, Unites States. Image Source: Pinterest.
Quick Info
Birth Name: Thomas Francis McGuane III
Birth Place: Wyandotte, Michigan, Unites States.
Birth Sign: Sagittarius
Spouse: Laurie Buffet
Ethnicity: Irish Catholics
Hair Color: White
Date of Birth: 11/12/1939
Age: 84 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $3 million
Qualification: B.A In Arts
College: Michigan State University,
Children: Anne McGuane, Maggie McGuane and Thomas Francis McGuane IV

Thomas Francis McGuane III, aka Thomas McGuane, is a famous American writer and actor who was born on December 11, 1939, in Wyandotte, Michigan, Unites States. He is famous for his novel, Ninety-Two in the Shade.

Thomas McGuane’s net worth is $3 million. Thomas is in a marital relationship with Laurie Buffet, with whom he shares one daughter named Anne McGuane. Similarly, he was also in a conjugal relationship with Margot Kidder, with whom he shares one daughter named Maggie McGuane. Also, he was married to Portia Rebecca Crockett, with whom he shares one son named Thomas Francis McGuane IV.

Net Worth And Earnings

As already mentioned, Thomas McGuane’s net worth is $3 million. He has become able to pile up such a hefty amount of money from being a writer and actor.

Thomas Mcguane's net worth

Thomas McGuane’s net worth is $3 million. Image Source: Pinterest.

Thomas’s primary source of income is his books and earns much of his wealth from the sales of his books. Some of Thomas McGuane’s famous books with their respective prices are:

The Longest Silence$12.24$11.99$2.34
Gallatin Canyon$15.95$12.99$19.74
Nobody's Angel$12.44$11.99$4.71
The Sporting Club$13.86$7.99$16.14

Similarly, he has also worked in several movies from which he must have got a handsome salary. According to some sources, he got a high salary for the screenplay of “Missouri Breaks.” No doubt, Thomas McGuane’s net worth is enormous.

Early Life And Career

Thomas McGuane visualized himself as a writer from when he was very young. Thomas began writing seriously by the age of 16. In 1962, he graduated from Michigan State University, where he earned a B.A. in English. After then, in 1965, he joined the Yale School of Drama, where he studied playwriting and dramatic literature.

Thomas McGuane's career.

Tomas McGuane graduated from Michigan State University in 1962. Image Source: Bethany Baker.

Thomas first published his novel, The Sporting Club, in 1969. In 1971, he published a second novel entitled, The Bushwhacked Piano for which he won the ‘Rosenthal Award of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.’ Thomas stepped into the entertainment industry where he acted and also wrote screenplays for the movie Rancho Deluxe in 1973.

In 1978, Thomas published his autobiographical novel, Panama. McGuane won the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement from the LA Time in 2016 and also was a finalist for the National Magazine Award in 2013 and the Frank O’Connor Award in 2015.

Thomas McGuane's career.

Thomas McGuane published his first novel, The Sporting Club, in 1969. Image Source: Literary Hub’s Twitter.

Furthermore, he has worked in several movies such as Trout Grass, Partners, Cold Feet, Tom Horn, and many others. Similarly, Thomas McGuane has written several books such as Crow Fair: Stories, Driving on the Rim, Nobody’s Angel, To Skin A Cat, and others


The talented Thomas was born to Irish Catholic parents, who moved from Massachusetts. Thomas McGuane’s father was very alcoholic as his mother was very supportive of him.

Thomas McGuane's family.

Thomas McGuane was born to Irish Catholic parents. Image Source: Getty Images.

Unfortunately, Thomas McGuane’s father, mother, and sister died in a span of 30 months.

Wife And Children

As of now, Thomas McGuane’s wife is Laurie Buffet. The lovely pair shared their vows on September 19, 1977, and have been living happily for more than 42 years now. They also have a daughter named Anne McGuane. Thomas’ partner Laurie is the sister of famous American singer Jimmy Buffett.

Thomas McGuane's wife Laurie Buffet

Thomas McGuane is in a marital relationship with Laurie Buffet. Image Source: Getty Images.

Thomas was married to Margot Kidder in 1975 and were divorced on April 2, 1975. The former couple share one beautiful daughter Maggie McGuane who is a social activist. Thomas McGuane’s ex-wife Margot was an American-Canadian actress who died on May 13, 2018.

Thomas McGuane's daughter

Thomas McGuane’s daughter Maggie McGuane is a social activist. Image source: Maggie’s Instagram.

Likewise, he was also married to Portia Rebecca Crockett on September 8, 1962, and after 13 years, they decided to divorce on April 2, 1975. They share one lovely son named Thomas Francis McGuane IV.

Above all, writing is a skill that everyone doesn’t have. Thomas McGuane is one of the most renowned writers whose books have made people addicted to him.

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