Tabitha King Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Writing, Novels, Poetry, Net Worth


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Tabitha King Biography

Tabitha King is an American author and the wife of Stephen King. She has published novels like Small World, Caretakers, The Trap and many others.

King is also serving as vice president of WZON/WZLO/WKIT radio stations as well as in the administration of two family philanthropic foundations.

She attended the University of Maine.

Tabitha King Age

King is 71 years old as of 2020. She was born on March 24, 1949, in Old Town, Maine, U.S.

Tabitha King Parents

King is the daughter of Sarah Jane Spruce and Raymond George Spruce. She is the eldest daughter. Her mother, Sarah was born on December 7, 1923, and she died on April 14, 2007, while her father who was born on December 29, 1923, died on May 29, 2014.

Tabitha King Husband

King met her husband Stephen King through her work-study job in the Raymond H. Fogler Library at the University of Maine. The couple began dating and they got married on January 7, 1971. Tabitha and her husband have three children together; Naomi Rachel King, born in 1970, Joseph Hillstrom King born in 1972, and Owen Phillip King in 1977.

Tabitha King Career/ Writing

King has published about eight novels and two non-fiction works. Her first novel is known as Small World, which was published through Signet Books in 1981. Her 2006 novel, Candles Burning was published through Berkley Books. The novel was written by Michael McDowell, who died in 1999, after which the McDowell family requested that King finish the work.


(1981) Small World
(1983) Caretakers
(1985) The Trap (also published as Wolves at the Door)
(1988) Pearl
(1993) One on One
(1994) The Book of Reuben
(1997) Survivor
(2006) Candles Burning (with Michael McDowell)

Short Stories

(1981) The Blue Chair
(1985) The Demonstration
(1986) Road Kill
(1998) Djinn and Tonic
(2002) The Woman’s Room
(2011) Archie Smith, Boy Wonder


(1967) A Gradual Canticle for Augustine
(1967) Elegy for Ike
(1968) Note 1 from Herodotus
(1970) Nonsong
(1971) The Last Vampire: A Baroque Fugue

Tabitha King Net Worth

King has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million.