What was Jeff Kinney first job?

After graduating in 1993, Kinney unsuccessfully tried to start a career as a cartoonist. Meanwhile, he simultaneously worked as a newspaper layout editor and then as an online game designer for the Family Education Network.

What are 5 interesting facts about Jeff Kinney?

He still doesn’t have to shave too often. His first decent drawing was of a turtle at the age of 3 (Jeff, not the turtle). He plays the piano ‘very, very poorly’. Jeff’s brother Scott has written one of the songs in the movie, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He created the kids’ website Poptropica.com.

What are Jeff Kinney accomplishments?

Jeffrey Patrick Kinney (born February 19, 1971) is an American author and cartoonist, best known for the children’s book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He also created the child-oriented website Poptropica.

How long did Jeff Kinney write his first book?

For about six years, Kinney worked on his first book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Instead of being published, however, the story was serialized, or released in pieces, on a website called Funbrain.com.