Olga Tokarczuk Age, Biography, Family, Affairs & More

Olga Nawoja Tokarczuk is a Polish writer, activist, and public intellectual. She is one of the most critically acclaimed and successful authors of her generation in Poland; in 2019, she was awarded the .

Olga Tokarczuk
Olga Tokarczuk
Real Name Olga Tokarczuk
Profession Writer, Essayist, Poet, Screenwriter, Psychologist
Famous For Man Booker International Prize 2018
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Moss Green
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 29 January 1962
Age (As of 2024) 62 Years of 2024
Birthplace Sulechów, Poland
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquarius
Nationality Polish
Hometown Sulechów
College/University University of Warsaw
Educational Qualification Graduate in Psychology
Religion Not Known
Food Habit Vegetarian
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Nike Award: 2008
• German-Polish International Bridge Prize: 2015
• Man Booker International Prize: 2018
Controversy She faced a lot of criticism and even recieved death threats over her remarks on Poland’s History. She was attacked by Nowa Ruda Patriots association and asserted her as Anti-Patriotic.
Boyfriends, Affairs & More
Marital Status Not Known
Affair/Boyfriend Grzegorz Zegadło (Translator)
Husband/Spouse Name Not Known (Ex-Husband; a Psychologist)
Children Son– Name Not Known (From her Ex-Husband)
Daughter– Name Not Known
Parents Father– Not Known (Teacher)
Mother– Not Known (Teacher)
Money Factor
Net Worth Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Olga Tokarczuk

  • Does Olga Tokarczuk smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Olga Tokarczuk drink ?: Not Known
  • Since her childhood, she had a keen interest in writing.
  • Her parents were both teachers who had decorated her house with books. It was a breeding place for a future author.
  • She used to write poems in her teens.
  • She studied Psychology in her graduation and was trained as a psychologist at the University of Warsaw.
  • She had a keen interest in abnormal psychology.
  • During her studies, she volunteered in an asylum for adolescents suffering from behavioral problems.
  • After completing her studies, she began practicing as a therapist.
  • She married a psychologist and had a son with him.
  • She felt miserable after working five years in the hospital, so she decided to quit her job and publish her literary works.
  • Her debut novel “The Journey of the Book-People” was an instant hit.
  • She won The Nike Book Award in 2008 where she was unanimously selected by the judges.
  • She is regarded as the most admired writer in Poland.
  • She is a member of ‘The Greens’ (a Political Party in Poland).
  • She has been the subject to death threats in Poland after in an interview she said that Poland has committed “horrendous acts” of colonization in its history.