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Dan Gookin Net Worth

Dan Gookin Net Worth

Do you know how rich is Dan Gookin?

NET WORTH: $3 Million
Age: 60 years old (as of August 2021)
Birthday: October 19, 1960
Born: San Diego, California, United States
Last Update: August 2021

Who is Dan Gookin?

Dan Gookin is an American IT author who is famous for the “…For Dummies” series, writing books such as “PCs for Dummies”, “C for Dummies”, “Samsung Galaxy Tabs for Dummies”, “Android Tablets for Dummies”,  and “Word 2010 for Dummies”.

Before rising to fame, he was editor of the San Diego computer periodical ComputorEdge Magazinebetween 1987 and 1989.

His first book “DOS for Dummies” was released in 1991 and more than 160 computer books were to come later. “DOS for Dummies” was the world’s fastest-selling computer book ever.

His format was so successful as the writing is simple, adapted to the beginner / average user, while incorporating lots of jokes. 

Dan Gookin’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $3 million as of 2021, according to various sources.


He graduated the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in communications/visual arts.


In 2002, Dan moved into the City of Coeur d’Alene and became a member of its City Council.
He is working as an activist for transparency and accountability in local government.


More important than being an author, he is a father of four boys. His hobbies are biking, woodworking, playing the piano, cooking, and many others. His family lives in Idaho, US.

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Dan Gookin has amassed quite a fortune from his book publishing, his net wealth being estimated at $3 Million as of 2021.

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