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Khaled Hosseini (Novelist) Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 15, 2022

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Short Biography

Khaled Hosseini was born on 04-03-1965 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is an Afghan-American Novelist, Writer, Author, Physician, Humanitarian & Founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation (TKHF). He is popularly known for his novels The Kite Runner, and A Thousand Splendid Suns which have sold over 38 million copies worldwide and he has received numerous awards like the British Book Awards, California Book Awards, and Book Sense Book of the Year Awards.

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Khaled Hosseini Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Nasser Hosseini
Mother Maimoona Hosseini
Siblings Five (including Raya Hosseini)
Wife Roya Hosseini (Marriage Date: 04-10-1993)
Son None
Daughters Farah Hosseini, Haris Hosseini (Transgender)

He was born into a Muslim family to a diplomat father Nasser Hosseini and a teacher mother Maimoona Hosseini. He has four younger siblings including Raya Hosseini. On 04-10-1993, he married Roya Hosseini. Together the couple is blessed with two daughters including their elder daughter Haris Hosseini, who was born on 23-12-2000, and their younger daughter Farah Hosseini, who was born on 06-01-2003. His daughter Haris Hosseini is transgender, which was revealed by Khaled on 13-07-2022 through an Instagram post.

Khaled Hosseini with his wife Roya Hosseini and daughter Farah Hosseini: Celebrating the 16th birthday of his daughter Farah Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini wishes 25th Happy Wedding Anniversary to his wife Roya Hosseini on Instagram

Khaled Hosseini celebrating his transgender daughter Haris Hosseini's 17th birthday

Khaled Hosseini revealed that his daughter Haris Hosseini is transgender

Life's Important Dates Of Khaled Hosseini

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Kabul, Afghanistan
Nationality Afghan , American
Religion Islam
Address San Jose, California, United States
School Independence High School, San Jose
College Santa Clara University, Santa Clara
UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
Qualification Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Biology in 1988
Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 1993
Medicine Internship in 1997
Hobbies Writing, Reading, Playing Racquetball
Marital Status Married
Debut First Novel - The Kite Runner (2003)
Best Movies The Kite Runner (2007)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website https://www.khaledhosseini.com
Best Known for The Kite Runner (2003), A Thousand Splendid Suns (2007)
Foundation Address The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, 5655, Silver Creek Valley Road, #203, San Jose, CA 95138
Foundation Fax/Phone Number (408) 904-7175
Foundation Email Address info@khaledhosseinifoundation.org
Foundation Official Website https://www.khaledhosseinifoundation.org


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Soccer
Favorite Dress Coat Pant

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Khaled Hosseini

  • His family shifted to Paris in 1976 and San Jose in 1980.
  • His sister Raya Hosseini was suffering ever discrimination for being a female.
  • For more than ten years, Khaled practiced as a physician.
  • He became a bestseller after the publication of his first novel The Kite Runner, which was listed for over two years in the New York Times bestseller for selling more than seven million copies in the United States.
  • The film director Marc Forster made a film based on his first novel 'The Kite Runner' which was released in 2007.
  • Around 40 million copies of his novels have sold worldwide till 2021.
  • He is a goodwill ambassador of the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) since 2006.
  • He is the founder and president of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation (TKHF).
  • His elder daughter Haris Hosseini is transgender.

Khaled Hosseini Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

59 years, 3months, 11 days old age Khaled Hosseini will turn 60 on 04 March, 2025. Only 8 months, 16 days, 20 hours,36 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Khaled Hosseini has celebrated the total number of 59 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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