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Who Is The American Author, Anastasia Higginbotham? Wikipedia, Parents, Married, Husband, & Net Worth

Anastasia Higginbotham

Anastasia Higginbotham is an author, artist, and speaker best recognized as the creator of the Ordinary Terrible Thing children’s book series. She also has experience working in National Academy Foundation and Brooklyn Friends School.

As for her online presence, Anastasia Higginbotham is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has almost 3k followers on her Instagram, and her Twitter account seems to be deactivated as it says the account doesn’t exist.

Who Is Anastasia Higginbotham? Wikipedia Details

Anastasia Higginbotham is a famous author of a children’s book series titled Ordinary Terrible Thing. The Author is around 50 to 55 years of age as she hasn’t shared her exact birthdate publicly.

Anastasia holds American nationality, who follows the Christianity religion, and belongs to a white ethnic background. 

As for her educational background, she went to the University of Maryland in 1989 for Japanese Language study. Later, Anastasia obtained her Bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies in 1993 from Vanderbilt University.

Her height is 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 m tall, and she has a moderate weight of around 67 kg or 147 lbs.

Who Are Anastasia Higginbotham’s Parents?

Anastasia Higginbotham once said that she was only 14 years old when her parents got divorced, and their separation inspired her to create a children’s book, Divorce is The Worst.

The children’s book author also became a feminist because of her parent’s divorce and was empowered to speak for herself as she experienced several incidents.

Her parents are Norman Higginbotham and JoAnn Piccioni, and she wrote about their divorce when she was 18 years old. Anastasia grew up with her four siblings and two of them famous personalities. 

Her brother, Abraham Higginbotham, is also a writer and executive producer of the show Modern Family, and he has won an Emmy Award for his work. Her sister, Alaina Money, is also a talented blogger and has won accolades for her blog Build Like a Girl.

Who Is Anastasia Higginbotham’s Husband? Married Life

Anastasia Higginbotham got married to her husband, Jon Luongo, after 10 years of dating as she hated marriages because of her parent’s divorce. There is no information about when the couple tied their wedding knots.

Her husband, Jon Luongo, is a child life therapist, musician, and former clown with the Bog Apple Circus Clown Care Unit.  Anastasia is also a mother of two kids, and she hasn’t shared their identities. 

When Did Anastasia Higginbotham Start Her Career?

Anastasia Higginbotham began her career as a Freelance writer and speechwriter at the Women’s Refugee Commission in Jan 2016.

Later, she moved to River Fund in 2017, and after almost 4 months, she joined Brooklyn Friends School as a visiting author and teacher in Dec 2017.

Afterward, Anastasia has also been working for Upwardly Global since Feb 2011 as a Freelance Speechwriter. It has been over 11 years since her time in Upwardly Global, based in New York.

Likewise, She also served as Freelance Writer and speechwriter for National Academy Foundation since February 2000.

Some of her notable books in the Ordinary Terrible Things series are Divorce is the Worst, Death Is Stupid, Tell Me About Sex, Grandma, and Not My Idea: A Book About Witnesses.

How Much Is Anastasia Higginbotham’s Net Worth?

Anastasia Higginbotham has an estimated net worth of around $300-$500k. Her primary source of income is her career as an author and freelance speechwriter.

Her books are also available on Amazon for prices ranging from $13.07 to $17.79 for hardcover.