Salman Rushdie wife/wives will be our focus in this article. Is the famous and celebrated novelist currently married ia an area that will discussed in this article.Please read on.
Who is Salman Rushdie?
He is an Indian novelist who is based in the United kingdom. He was born on 19th June, 1947 to Anis Ahmed Rushdie and Negit Bhatt. Rushdie grew up in Bombay, where he was born and had his education at the Cathedral and John Connon school in Bombay.
Salman Rushdie then moved to the UK to attend Rugby school in Warwickshire and graduated with a bachelor of Arts degree in history.
Rushdie has been living in the United States since 200o when he came to the US from his base in the UK.
The novelist was named Distinguished Writer in Residence at the famous Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University in 2015.
He elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and had taught at Emory University before.
His 4th Novelist the Satanic verses had controversies over it which was mostly coming from Muslims. The author further released Joseph Anton: A Memoir in 2012. This was about his life after the controversy and threats of attacks over the Satanic verses.
Who is Salman Rushdie wife? Meet his four wives.
Salman Rushdie who is a fan of the English football club Tottenham Hotspur has been married four times.
His first marriage was with Clarissa Luard and it was between 1976 to 1987. He shared son by name Zafar with Clarissa.
Salman Rushdie second wife was fellow American novelist Marianne Wiggins and the pair got married in 1988. They unfortunately divorced in 1993. Rushdie moved ahead in his marriage life and got married to Elizabeth West which was between 1997 t0 2004. He shared a son with miss West by name Milan who was born in 1997.
Salman Rushdie fourth marriage is with Padma Lakshmi who is an Indian -American. Laskshmi is host of American reality -television show Top Chef. That marriage ended in July,2007.
It is not clear if Salman Rushdie is currently married.