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Laura Albert Net Worth: Laura Albert is an American writer who has a net worth of $10 million. Laura Albert was born in Brooklyn, Ny in November 1965. Albert has composed works below the pen name of JT LeRoy whom she described as an “avatar” and in addition has written underneath the names Emily Frasier, Speedie, Laura Victoria, and Gluttenberg. A controversy was commenced in New York magazine in 2005 when it had been indicated that LeRoy proved to be a literary hoax produced by Albert. Laura affirmed that she was the writer behind the LeRoy publications. Albert/LeRoy will be the issues of a Brazilian rock musical JT, A Punk Fairy Tale. Albert composed the short film Dreams of Levitation , and it has composed for the TV series Deadwood.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 1965-11-02
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
Profession:Writer, Producer
Nationality:United States of America
Nominations:Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award, Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Fiction
Movies:The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
Books:The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

Interesting Facts

1Laura Albert's estranged partner Geoffrey Knoop confirms that she wrote "J.T. LeRoy's" works. [February 2006]
2Evidence suggests that "J.T. LeRoy" is actually a pen name for singer/songwriter Laura Albert (born 1965) and that he is portrayed in personal appearances by Albert's sister-in-law, Savannah Knoop. [2005]
3As "J.T. LeRoy", Laura Albert was a regular columnist for 7x7 Magazine in San Francisco from the magazine's conception to the time "J.T. LeRoy" was exposed as a hoax.
4As J.T. LeRoy, Laura Albert was a regular contributor to magazines such as Nerve, ID, and The Face. She has interviewed stars including Dave Grohl, Debbie Harry, John Waters, and Sofia Coppola for these publications.


1I'm amazed by how many people come up to me and say, "I don't have a creative bone in my body." I'm just mortified, because to me, that's like saying, "I love to molest small children."

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2017Cinema Eye Honors AwardCinema Eye Honors Awards, USThe UnforgettablesAuthor: The JT LeRoy Story (2016)




We Vault2015Short writer
Dreams of Levitation2013Short
Vies et morts d'Andy Warhol2005TV Movie documentary texts - as J.T. LeRoy
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things2004short stories - as J.T. LeRoy



Radiance2014Short executive producer
Elephant2003associate producer - as JT Leroy



Author: The JT LeRoy Story2016DocumentaryHerself
Tracks2004TV Series documentary

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