*: estimated income based on 48 forty hours weeks per year.
$50,000,000 a year for Twilight author Stephenie Meyer it means $4,166,667 per month, $1,041,667 per week or $208,333.33 per day! That's really Stephenie, and not Stephanie. Stephenie Meyer earned $50 million in 2009, more than three times what Kristen Stewart earned from the film. According to Meyer's official website, she started writing "Twilight" in June 2003 and was published by Little, Brown in 2005. Within weeks of its launching, the book reached No.5 on The New York Times.
The movie, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, was released in November 2008 and earned $70 million on its opening weeked.