Jenny Han: The Author of 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before'
Jenny Han is an American author who writes children’s and adult fiction. Most people know her for writing the New York Times bestseller, ‘To All the Boys I've Loved Before’ series.
Peep these facts on Jenny Han.
11 Facts About Jenny Han
- Jenny Han was born on September 3, 1940, as a Virgo for her zodiac sign.
- A Korean by ethnicity, Jenny was born in Richmond, Virginia, to her Korean parents who immigrated to the US in the ’70s.
- Jenny grew up with her younger sister as her sole sibling. Her sister contributes to the federal government.
- Jenny has a considerable presence on social media with over 406K followers on Instagram, 146.3K followers on Twitter, and 93K followers on Facebook.
- For her education, Jenny attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, she went to The New School to get her master’s degree.
- Jenny started writing as a college student when she wrote ‘Shug.’ The children’s novel follows a 12-year-old junior high school student trying to get through high school.
- She then went on to write a young adult fiction which pretty later turned out to be her famous work, ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ trilogy. The trilogy introduces three novels, ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty,’ ‘It’s Not Summer Without You,’ and ‘We’ll Always Have Summer.’ All of the books became New York Times Best Seller.
- After the success of The Summer I Turned trilogy, the author went on to release yet another successful young adult romance novel, ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ in 2014. The next year, Jenny released the sequel, ‘P.S. I Still Love You.’ The third and final book of the series was dropped in 2017, as ‘Always and Forever.’
- The first book of series got an adaptation on Netflix on August 17, 2018, and the other two installments got their adaptation on February 12, 2020.
- Jenny executive produced the Netflix adaptation and even made some cameos.
- The author is very private about her personal life, unlike her career. While there is no concrete information on her married life, there was a time when Jenny uploaded a picture with author Soman Chainani and called him her ‘husband.’ The caption said, “My husband for the week.”