Elizabeth West

Quick Facts

Full Real Name Elizabeth West
Nickname Elizabeth
Other Name Elisabeth Westholm (Not Confirm)
Age (as of 2022) 53 years old
Popular for Being an Ex-wife of Salman Rushdie
Date of Birth in b/w 1969
Education/University Graduate
Profession Author
School Local School
Current Residence UK
Place of Birth UK
Gender Female
Sexuality Straight
Net worth $850k USD
Nationality British
Ethnicity British
Languages English
Zodiac Sign Not Known
Religion Christian

Elizabeth West is a well-known American writer, editor, and author (born between 1969 and 1970; age: 53). She is well-known for being the third wife of Salman Rushdie, an Indian-born British American author. After getting married to Salman Rushdie in 1997, she continued to be in the spotlight. Salman Rushdie and she were frequently seen together between 1997 and 2004.

Elizabeth divorced, but she didn’t make headlines or appear in front of cameras after that. However, on August 12, 2022, her ex-husband was stabbed by an unidentified individual. After Salman experienced a tragic tragedy, online chatter turned to his ex-wife. Elizabeth West is one of his four wives who is now generating the most buzz. All of our readers will learn about Elizabeth’s net worth, job, marriage, and other details.

Elizabeth West: Who is she?

She is an editor and novelist who currently has her Instagram account set to private. Salman Rushdie, her ex-husband, was recently stabbed by an unidentified individual, which made Elizabeth a part of the most current Salman Rushdie breaking news. The author of numerous novels, including Shame (1983), Fury (2001), and Qhichotte (2019), is her ex-husband.

Age & Birth Information

The Wikipedia Platform no longer hosts Elizabeth West’s Wikipedia information. Even Salman’s supporters do not have access to her biography in detail. She only has a solid educational foundation and is a native of London, England, as far as we are aware.

Elizabeth’s early life details are also unavailable because, at the time of her marriage to Salman, there were few websites like Linkedin where she could post information about her education. However, given that she works as an author and scriptwriter, as far as we know, her education is of a high caliber.

What happened to Elizabeth West’s former spouse, Salman Rushdie?

Salman Rushdie, who married Elizabeth on August 12, 2022, had a tragic event impact his life. Salman was scheduled to start his talk at Chautauqua on August 12th, 2022. He was available to deliver lectures to students at Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. However, a 24-year-old man named Hadi Matar attacked him before he could start his speech.

Salman was promptly stabbed in the neck and liver area by Hadi as he dashed to the stage. The attacker then withdrew and was taken into police custody. Salman was airlifted to a hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania following the attack by emergency personnel. Salman is spending his time in the ICU on a ventilator after having surgery. According to reports, Hadi Matar is a resident of Fairview, New Jersey.

Family & Parents

Elizabeth West, who gained notoriety after marrying Salman Rushdie, is from a respectable British family. Maybe her private Instagram account contains details about her family and parents. However, her family information is not yet accessible to her fans.

Professional Life

Elizabeth formerly worked as an editor for a private company. Additionally, she now identifies herself as an author. In her career as an author, she has penned over 15 books. Her writings include titles like “Garden in the Hills” and “Focus on Medicines.” A Drug Alert, Kitchen in the Hills: The Hovel Cook, The Vintage Books Indian Writing, Jesse Owens: Racing Into History, Love is the Way: Daily contributions from, Suffer Little Children, The Women Who Created Twentieth, and numerous other titles are among them.

Book wrote by Elizabeth West (Source: Newsunzip)

One IMDb account that appears to belong to Elizabeth has been located. We cannot, however, confirm that it is hers. This IMDb profile indicates that Elizabeth has continued to oversee the scripts for films including Strawberry Fields (2013) and Death Machine (1994).

Relationship Status

Salman Rushdie is the husband of Elizabeth West. After a fatal attack on his neck, he is a writer, author, and novelist who is currently in his 75th year.

LONDON – AUGUST 26: Indian-British novelist Salman Rushdie leaves the High Court with former wife Elizabeth West and their son Milan Rushdie on August 26, 2008 in London, England. Salman Rushdie received an apology from former police officer Ron Evans, Evans’ ghost writer and John Blake Publishing Ltd over alegations against himself and his ex-wife in the memiors of his former Special Branch bodyguard. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

In 1997, Elizabeth wed Salman, the same year she gave birth to Milan Rushdie. Milan Rushdie has a private Instagram account with the handle @milanrushdie. There are 200 people who follow him. In 1999, Milan was born.

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In 2004, Elizabeth filed for divorce from Salman following a miscarriage. Salman wishes to live in the US, but Elizabeth pushes him to relocate with her to the UK, causing friction between them both.

Net worth & Source of Income

We currently peg Elizabeth’s net worth at $850,000 USD. She acquired all of this fortune by having her books published annually by various publishers.

When it comes to Elizabeth’s primary source of income, we can say that it is her book-writing endeavors. Even though she works for a private company, she does not receive a set wage.

Some Interesting Facts

  • Twitter is not used by Elizabeth.
  • Google Books has copies of her books.
  • Wikipedia has the majority of her photos with Salman.
  • Looking at Elizabeth’s old photo, it seems that she enjoys wearing high-end clothing.
  • Between 2006 and 2008, she first met Padma Laxmi, Salman’s fourth wife, and after a pleasant talk, they exchanged phone numbers.