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Wendelin Van Draanen is a 56-year-old American Children’s Author from Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was born on Wednesday, January 6, 1965. Is Wendelin Van Draanen married or single, and who is she dating now? Let’s find out!

As of 2021, Wendelin Van Draanen is possibly single.


Wendelin Van Draanen is an American writer of children’s and young-adult fiction, especially detective, mystery, and spy stories. And attended college at Bradford University. As a child, she was inspired by the work of Ray Bradbury, as well as by the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew young adult series. She published her first literary work, How I Survived Being a Girl, in the late 1990s.

Real Name
Wendelin Van Draanen
Children’s Author
Place of Birth
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Birth
January 6, 1965 (age 56)
Birth Sign
Marital Status

Fun Fact: On the day of Wendelin Van Draanen’s birth, "I Feel Fine" by The Beatles was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic) was the U.S. President.

Wendelin Van Draanen’s Boyfriend

Wendelin Van Draanen is single. She is not dating anyone currently. Wendelin had at least 1 relationship in the past. Wendelin Van Draanen has not been previously engaged. The daughter of Dutch-born scientists, she grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She later settled in California with her husband Mark Parsons and her two children. According to our records, she has no children.

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Like many celebrities and famous people, Wendelin keeps her personal and love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Wendelin Van Draanen past relationships, ex-boyfriends and previous hookups.

Wendelin Van Draanen’s birth sign is Capricorn. They are very romantic and too emotional. Although they fail to express themselves, they think and work out a solution for problems in relationships. They are not the ones who give up easily. The most compatible signs with Capricorn are generally considered to be Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio, and Pisces. The least compatible signs with Capricorn are generally considered to be Aries and Libra. Wendelin Van Draanen also has a ruling planet of Saturn.

Past Relationships

She has not been previously engaged. We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

Wendelin Van Draanen Biography

Wendelin Van Draanen was born on the 6th of January in 1965 (Generation X). Generation X, known as the "sandwich" generation, was born between 1965 and 1980. They are lodged in between the two big well-known generations, the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Unlike the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X is focused more on work-life balance rather than following the straight-and-narrow path of Corporate America.
Wendelin’s life path number is 1.

Wendelin Van Draanen is famous for being a Children’s Author. Known for her Sammy Keyes, Shredderman, and Gecko & Sticky series of children’s books, she was the 1999 recipient of the Mystery Writers of America’s prestigious Edgar Allan Poe Award. Actor Aidan Quinn appeared in the 2010, Rob Reiner -directed adaptation of Van Draanen’s 2001 novel, Flipped. The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

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Wendelin was born in the 1960s. The 1960s was the decade dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon.

The 56-year-old American was born in the Year of the Serpent and is part of Generation X

According to Chinese Zodiac, Wendelin was born in the Year of the Serpent. People born in the Year of the Snake are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Wendelin Van Draanen Facts

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Does she have any children?

Wendelin Van Draanen has no children.

Is Wendelin Van Draanen having any relationship affair?

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Was Wendelin Van Draanen ever been engaged?

Wendelin Van Draanen has not been previously engaged.

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Wendelin Van Draanen’s birth sign is Capricorn and she has a ruling planet of Saturn.


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