Joseph Boyden ( Novelist ) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Identity, Net worth

Joseph Boyden Biography and Wiki

Joseph Boyden is a Canadian novelist and short-story writer of Irish and Scottish descent. Boyden is well renowned for his work on Native American culture. Ojibwa Francis Pegahmagabow, the famed First World War sharpshooter, was the inspiration for Three Day Road, a story about two Cree soldiers serving in the Canadian military during WWI.

Joseph Boyden Age | How old is Boyden?

Boyden is 55 years old as of 2022, he was born on October 31, 1966, in  Canada.

Joseph Boyden Birthday

Boyden celebrates his birthday on the 31st of October every year.

Joseph Boyden Height and Weight

Boyden stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches with a moderate weight.

Joseph Boyden Family

Boyden is the ninth of eleven children born to Blanche (Gosling) and Raymond Wilfrid Boyden, a heroic medical officer who was given the Distinguished Service Order and was the most decorated medical officer of World War II.

Joseph Boyden Education

Boyden studied humanities at York University and received an MFA in Fiction from the University of New Orleans in 1995.

Joseph Boyden Husband | Is Boyden Married?

Boyden is married to her loving wife Laura Boyden. In their marriage, Boyden and her husband have been blessed with two wonderful children.

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Joseph Boyden Net Worth | How Rich Is XYZ?

Boyden has an estimated net worth of $ 3 milion as of 2022, from his successful career. Boyden’s primary source of income is his career as a Journalist. Through his various sources of income, Boyden has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Joseph Boyden Body Measurements

Joseph Boyden 
Joseph Boyden
  • Full Names: Joseph Boyden
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Birthday: October 31
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Wife: Laura Boyden
  • Net Worth: $ 3 million

Joseph Boyden Wikipedia

Boyden has been awarded five honorary doctorates and degrees to date. Nipissing University awarded him his first honorary degree (Doctor of Letters, honoris causa) in 2009. Boyden received a second honorary doctorate from Algoma University in 2013.

In 2014, he received his third honorary doctorate from Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, and in 2015, he received his fourth from Trent University, as well as an honorary degree from Humber College. In 2013, Boyden received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. He is a member of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association’s board of directors.

Boyden was commissioned by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet to write a ballet about Canada’s residential schools in 2014. Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation, a ballet by Boyden, premiered in 2014 and toured the country. He speaks about Indigenous Canadian, environmental, and mental health issues frequently as a public speaker.

Boyden was named a Member of the Order of Canada on December 30, 2015, “for his achievements as an author, telling stories of our common past, and for his social engagement, particularly in support of First Nations.”

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Joseph Boyden New Wife

Boyden, his wife Laura, and their two sons live in Georgian Bay, Ontario.

Joseph Boyden Identity

Boyden’s ancestors are mostly Irish and Scottish. Boyden did not have the right to speak on behalf of any Indigenous group, according to a number of Indigenous writers and scholars, because he was not a First Nations citizen and thus not Indigenous.

After an APTN National News piece titled “Author Joseph Boyden’s shape-shifting Indigenous identity” by Jorge Barrera[3] was published on December 23, 2016, Boyden’s claims to Indigenous heritage became the focus of public debate. Boyden’s prior claims of Mi’kmaq and Métis ancestry, as well as his present claims of being Nipmuc and Ojibway, are investigated in Barrera’s article.

How Old is Joseph Boyden?

Boyden is 55 years old as of 2022, he was born on October 31, 1966, in  Canada.

Is Joseph Boyden Married?

Boyden is married to her loving wife Laura Boyden. In their marriage, Boyden and her husband have been blessed with two wonderful children.

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