Elizabeth West Wiki: Everything On Salman Rushdie’s Ex-wife

Elizabeth West is the third wife of British-American novelist Salman Rushdie. The duo got married in 1997 and got divorced in 2004.

Rushdie was first married to Clarissa Luard from 1976 to 1987. He then married Pulitzer Prize finalist Marianne Wiggins in 1988 and ended his marriage in 1993.

After Elizabeth, he married model turned Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi in 2004. His most recent marriage ended in 2007.

Recently, West rose to the limelight after her ex-husband Rushdie was stabbed by a man before an event in Chautauqua, New York. He was stabbed in the neck and abdomen after rushing onto the stage.

Rushdie was then hospitalized in critical condition in UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pennsylvania. According to The Guardian, he is off the ventilator and can talk now.

Know about Salman Rushdie’s ex-wife Elizabeth West wiki, age, job, net worth children, family life & facts here.

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Elizabeth West Wiki, Age & Nationality

West is 53 years years of age now. She was born somewhere in 1969 but her actual birthday is inside the shadow.

A native of London, United Kingdom, she pursued her education there, She is British by nationality.

Elizabeth prefers to stay away from the media limelight. She rarely makes public appearances.

Elizabeth West Job & Net Worth

Elizabeth is a freelance editor and author by the job. She has even collaborated with her ex-husband Salman in writing a book.

The 53-year-old has co-edited Salman’s book Mirrorwork: 50 Years of Indian Writing 1947-1997. The book released in 1997 is chronologically arranged to reveal the development of Indian literature in English. Besides, she has edited various books by several authors.

West is yet to reveal her actual net worth. Meanwhile, her ex-husband Rushdie has a net worth of about $15 million.

How Many Children Does Elizabeth West & Salman Rushdie Have?

Elizabeth shares one child with her ex-husband Salman. They have a son named Milan Rushdie.


West pictured with Rushdie and their son Milan in 2008 (Picture: Zimbio)

Milan was born in 1999 and is 23 years old now.  Following a miscarriage, the duo officially split in 2004.

Rushdie has another son named Zafar Rushdie from his relationship with Clarissa Luard.

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