10 Facts About Veronica Roth


Veronica Anne Roth was born on August 19,1988 and is an American novelist and short story writer, known for her bestselling Divergent trilogy which has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide.


Veronica Roth was born on August 19,1988 in New York City, and was raised primarily in Barrington, Illinois.


Veronica Roth's mother, Barbara Ross, is a painter who resides in Barrington.


Veronica Roth's parents divorced when she was five years old, and her mother has since remarried to Frank Ross, a financial consultant for landscaping companies.


Veronica Roth learned about Christianity by attending a Christian Bible study during her high school years, and has stayed with it.


Veronica Roth went to Grove Avenue Elementary School, Prairie Middle School, and Barrington High School.


Veronica Roth's career took off rapidly with the success of her Divergent, with the publishing rights sold before she graduated from college in 2010 and the film rights sold mid-March 2011, before the novel was printed in April 2011.


Veronica Roth sold the film rights to The Divergent Series to Summit Entertainment.


Veronica Roth has written four short stories from character Tobias Eaton's point of view.


John Joseph Adams Books acquired Veronica Roth's book Chosen Ones for publication on April 6,2020.