Annejet van der Zijl

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Annejet van der Zijl was born on 6 April, 1962 in Oterleek, Netherlands, is a Novelist. Discover Annejet van der Zijl’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 58 years old?

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Age58 years old
Zodiac SignAries
Born6 April 1962
Birthday6 April
BirthplaceOterleek, Netherlands

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Annejet van der Zijl Net Worth

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Net Worth in 2020$1 Million – $5 Million
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Source of IncomeNovelist

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In 2014 Van der Zijl published Gerard Heineken, a biography of Gerard Heineken, the little-known founder of the Heineken brewery and brand.


Van der Zijl’s fourth book, Bernhard – a hidden history, appeared in March 2010. With this detailed reconstruction of the unknown early life of Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, the German-born husband of queen Juliana, she obtained a doctorate in History at the University of Amsterdam. Like its predecessors, this book was nominated for several historical and literary awards. In March 2011, Bernhard was given the M.J. Brusse Award for Best Journalism of 2011. The thesis on which the book was based earned her a doctorate in history at the University of Amsterdam.


2004 saw the appearance of Sonny Boy, a reconstruction of the forbidden love between a Surinamese student and a married Dutch woman against the backdrop of the 1930s and the Second World War. Based on a true story, the book became immensely popular, selling over half a million copies in the Netherlands alone. Also, it was published in six other countries. The film version, which was directed by Dutch filmmaker Maria Peters and premiered in January 2011, was the opening film of the Stony Brook Film Festival in New York in July 2011.


Jagtlust was followed by Anna (2002), the widely praised biography of the legendary Dutch children’s writer Annie M.G. Schmidt. ‘The book was nominated for several awards. This book was adapted into a TV mini-series called Annie M.G., directed by Dana Nechushtan.


Jagtlust (1998) was the debut novel about a villa where young artists gathered and rejected the established society of the 1950s.


Annejet van der Zijl is a Dutch writer and historian. Born in 1962, she studied mass communication at the UVA in Amsterdam and did a MA International Journalism at City University in London. She worked in magazine journalism until 2000, meanwhile publishing her first book Jagtlust, about a ramshackle villa that in the sixties was a meeting place for many artists and poets. Annejet van der Zijl lives in Amsterdam with her husband, a journalist.


Her latest book traces the life story of Allene Tew, an American socialite during the Gilded Age who made her way into European aristocracy in the 1930s. De Amerikaanse prinses (‘The American Princess’) was published in November 2015. The book was highly praised and became a huge bestseller in The Netherlands, topping the Dutch bestseller list for multiple weeks. An English translation, An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew, followed in 2017.