Shel Silverstein age

Shel Silverstein (Children’s Author ) was born in Chicago, IL on a Thursday, September 25, 1930 . Shel Silverstein is 89 years old. He is a Libra and was born in the Year of the horse .

Known as Uncle Shelby for his children’s books, such as Where the Sidewalk Ends. He wrote A Boy Named Sue, which Johnny Cash popularized.

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FULL NAME: Shel Silverstein
BIRTH DATE: September 25, 1930
AGE: 89 years old


Shel Silverstein is a Children’s Author. Shel was born in 1930s, in the middle of Silent Generation generation. He had a daughter named Shoshanna with Susan Hastings and a son named Matthew with Sarah Spencer. He had to leave the University of Illinois because of a bad academic record.

DID YOU KNOW His comedy songs gained a huge following courtesy of Dr. Demento ‘s radio show.

FACT He wrote children’s poems for the magazine Playboy created by Hugh Hefner.

SEE ALSO Shel Silverstein’s net worth as of 2020.


Currently, Shel Silverstein is 89 years old. His next birthday is away. Shel will celebrate his 90th birthday on a Thursday, September 25th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on September 25, 1930. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Shel Silverstein’s zodiac sign is Libra. Libra ruling planet is Venus. Those born under the zodiac sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. The partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves.

Shel Silverstein was born in the Year of the Horse. This year is the Year of the Rat.

DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.

Shel Silverstein is a 89 years old Children’s Author, who was born in September, in the Year of the horse (1930) and is a Libra. Shel’s birthstone is Sapphire and her birth flower is Aster/Myosotis.

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