Dav Pilkey Net Worth

David Murray “Dav” Pilkey Jr.  (March 4, 1966)  is an American writer and illustrator . 

Dav Pilkey

While attending elementary school, in Elyria, Ohio, he was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia He was frequently scolded for his behavior in class and usually sent out of the classroom to sit at a table in the corridor. It was in the corridors that he created the character of Captain Underpants.  He attended Kent State University.  Pilkey entered his first book, World War Won , in a national competition for student authors and won in his category. His first books were published in 1987 as part of the prize. 

The atypical spelling of his name comes from the period when he worked at a Pizza Hut, when the “e” was omitted from his name tag. Even so, while he is spelled DAV, the pronunciation for him is still “Dave.” 

In 2005, he married Sayuri Pilkey; ​ and have not had children. 

Pilkey took a few years off to deal with the terminal illness of his father (who died on November 13, 2008), but in 2010 he agreed with Scholastic to publish four new books. The first two were graphic novels: The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, The Kung-Fu Cavemen of the Future , published on August 10, 2010 and Super Diaper BABY 2: Invasion of the Pott in January 2013. 

Net Worth: $40 Million

Bibliography 

Dragon 

  • A friend for dragon (1990)
  • Dragon gets by(1991)
  • Dragon’s Fat Cat (1992)
  • Dragon’s Halloween (1993)
  • Dragon’s Merry Christmas (1994)

Dumb Bunnies 

  • The Dumb Bunnies (1994)
  • The Dumb Bunnies’ Easter (1995)
  • Make Way for Dumb Bunnies (1996)
  • The Dumb Bunnies Go to the Zoo (1997)

Pilkey wrote the Dumb Bunnies books under the pen name Sue Denim. She has stated that the series was inspired by The Stupids.

Captain Underpants 

  • The Adventures of Captain Underpants (September 1997)
  • Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets (January 1999)
  • Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (1999)
  • Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants (2000)
  • The Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book o’ Fun (2001)
  • Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman (2001)
  • The All New Extra Crunchy Captain Underpants Book O’ Fun 2 (2002)
  • Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 1: The Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets (2003)
  • Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 2: The Revenge of the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers (2003)
  • Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People (2006)
  • Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Re-Turn of Tippy Tinkletrousers (August 2012)
  • Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers (January 2013)
  • Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 (August 2014) 12 ]
  • Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot (August 2015)

Captain Underpants spin-offs 

  • The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby (2002)
  • The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future (2010)
  • Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers (2011)
  • The Adventures of Ook and Gluk Jr. Kung-Fu Cavekids in Outer Space (2015)
  • Dog Man: World’s Greatest Cop (2016)9]
  • Dog Man: Unleashed (January 3, 2017)
  • The Adventures of Ook and Gluk Jr.: Kung-Fu Cavekids in Outer Space (TBA)
  • Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties (August 29, 2017) 13 ]
  • Dog Man and Cat Kid (December 26, 2017) 14

Pilkey wrote these books under the pseudonym Harold Hutchins and George Beard.

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot 

  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitoes from Mercury
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Mecha Monkeys from Mars
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Jurassic Jackrabbits from Jupiter
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Naughty Night Crawlers from Neptune
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Un-Pleasant Penguins from Pluto
  • Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot Astro-Activity Book o’ Fun

Big Dog & Little Dog 

  • Big Dog and Little Dog (1997)
  • Big Dog and Little Dog Going for a Walk (1997)
  • Big Dog and Little Dog Getting in Trouble (1997)
  • Big Dog and Little Dog Wearing Sweaters (1998)
  • Big Dog and Little Dog Making a Mistake (1999)
  • The Complete Adventures of Big Dog and Little Dog (1999)

Other books 

  • World War Won (1987)
  • Don’t Pop Your Cork on Mondays (1988) Illustrations only.
  • ‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving (1990)
  • The Place Nobody Stopped (1991) Illustrations only.
  • Julius (1993) Illustrations only.
  • Kat Kong (1993)
  • Dogzilla (1993)
  • Dog Breath!: The Horrible Trouble With Hally Tosis (1994)
  • The Moonglow Roll-O-Rama (1995)
  • The Hallo-Wiener (1995)
  • When Cats Dream (1996)
  • God Bless the Gargoyles (1996)
  • The Paperboy (1996)
  • The Silly Gooses (1998)
  • Comics Squad: Recess! (2014) contributed as a writer/illustrator to that anthology.
  • Guys Read: Terrifying Tales (2015) contributed as a writer/illustrator to that anthology.
  • One Today (2015) illustrations only. 15