Augusten Burroughs factsAugusten Burroughs (Memoirist) was born on the 23rd of October, 1965. He was born in 1960s, in Generation X. His birth sign is Scorpio and his life path number is 9. Augusten’s birth flower is Marigold and birthstone is Opal and Tourmaline. What does this all mean? Let’s find out!

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NAME: Augusten Burroughs
REAL NAME:Augusten Burroughs
BIRTHPLACE: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

1. Bio

Augusten Burroughs, best known for being a Memoirist, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on Saturday, October 23, 1965. An American author, he is famous for his 2002 bestselling memoir, Running With Scissors. His other autobiographical works include Dry (2003) and A Wolf at the Table (2008).

Family: He was born in Pittsburgh to poet Margaret Robison and philosophy professor John Robison. When he was twelve years old, his parents divorced and he was adopted by a psychiatrist who had previously counseled his mother. His older brother, John Elder Robison, also became an author of memoirs. Augusten Burroughs father’s name is under review and mother unknown at this time. We will continue to update details on Augusten Burroughs’s family.

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Education: The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Dating: According to CelebsCouples, Augusten Burroughs is single .

Net Worth: Online estimates of Augusten Burroughs’s net worth vary. It’s easy to predict his income, but it’s much harder to know how much he has spent over the years. CelebsMoney and NetWorthStatus does a good job of breaking most of it down.

2. Augusten Burroughs’s zodiac sign is Scorpio

Augusten Burroughs zodiac sign is a Scorpio. Dates of Scorpio are October 23 - November 21. Unfortunately, those born under the Scorpio zodiac sign are often misunderstood. They are quite bold, with intense personalities and feelings that hide underneath their cool exterior. They are capable people that can complete great and massive projects with control and confidence. They are passionate, driven, perceptive, emotional, sacrificing, determined. Although, they can be vindictive, paranoid, destructive, possessive, jealous, and clingy.


3. He is currently 55 years old

The American memoirist has been alive for 20,329 days or 487,914 hours. There were precisely 689 full moons after his birth to this day.

BORN:October 23, 1965
AGE: 55 years old
BORN ON:Saturday

Augusten Burroughs was born on a Saturday. Saturday's children come courtesy of Saturn, the god of wealth, freedom, and agriculture. People born on Saturdays are modest, studious, wise, practical, and strict. Fun!

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Augusten Burroughs will be turning 56.

4. On Augusten Burroughs’s birthday

The world’s population was 3,339,592,688 and there were an estimated 116,766,061 babies born throughout the world in 1965, Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic) was the president of the United States, and the number one song on Billboard 100 was "Yesterday" by The Beatles.

On this day in history:

1942 – During WW II, Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein, Egypt.

1977 – Paleontologist Elso Barghoorn announces discovery of a 3.4-billion year old one-celled fossil, the earliest life form.

1981 – US national debt hits $1 trillion.

5. Augusten Burroughs’s height and weight

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6. The Year of the Serpent

Augusten Burroughs was born in the Year of the Serpent. Usually, people regard Snake as a cunning and sly animal, which likes hanging out in darkness. In fact, this animal is also a symbol of wisdom and wit. Their strengths are soft-spoken, humorous, sympathetic, determined, passionate, and smart. But they can also be jealous, suspicious, sly, fickle, and nonchalant. Their lucky numbers are 2, 8, 9, and lucky colors are red, light yellow, black.

7. Augusten Burroughs’s life path number is 9

Life Path Number 9 represent 'The Humanitarian'. Those who walk a Life Path with Number 9 gift the world with the sage wisdom and incredible kindness. 9 reminds us that by allowing our own divine light to shine, we can change the world. Its energy is that of The Greater Good. The values are compassion, understanding, acceptance. The challenges are to come away from every new experience a little bit wiser.

8. Generation X

Augusten Burroughs was born in the middle of Generation X.

9. Augusten Burroughs’s birthstone is Opal and Tourmaline

Opal symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word comes from the Latin opalus, meaning "precious jewel." Opals also represent hope, creativity and innocence.

10. Augusten Burroughs’s birth flower is Marigold

Marigold symbolizes love, passion and creativity. In addition to their beauty, marigolds also have a long tradition of being used medicinally to heal inflammation and skin problems.

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