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Dan Gookin: Net Worth, Relation, Age, Full Bio & More

Dan Gookin is a distinguished American author mostly known as a computer author. He is an Idaho politician who has served ComputorEdge Magazine as an editor.

Who is Dan Gookin?

Dan Gookin is one of the most celebrated visual artists and computer authors hailing from the United States of America. He calls himself a mad genius who has expressed a new era of visual creations. The writer is also an active politician in his region of Idaho, USA, and currently serves as the Council Member of the City of Coeur d’Alene. He is the owner of the publishing company named Quantum Particle Bottling Co., which he created in 2003. Under this company, Gookin has released more than 150 books to date. He is widely recognized for creating the extensive series, For Dummies.

The author is also available on various social media platforms. He has 232 followers on Instagram, 128 followers on Twitter, more than 500 connections on Linkedin, and 819 subscribers on Youtube. He also handles a website. DOS For Dummies, More DOS For Dummies, Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies, Beginning Programming with C For Dummies, Dan Gookin’s Guide to Curl Programming, C Programming For Dummies, etc. are a few of Gookin’s popular books. He is a programming genius and has contributed immensely to the field. The author’s Youtube channel is also about programming and visual learning arts. 

City Of Coeur D'Alene - Councilmember Dan Gookin

Quick Bio

Birth NameDan Gookin
Birth Date19 October 1960 (Age 61)
Birth PlaceCoeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA
Birth SignLibra
Other NamesN/A
High SchoolValhalla High School
CollegeUniversity of California San Diego
EducationGraduated in communication and visual arts
ProfessionAuthor, programmer, visual artist, entrepreneur, politician
Active YearsThe 2000s- Present
CountryUnited States of America
Eye colorBlue
Hair colorGrey
Sexual OrientationN/A


Social Media HandlesInstagram





Net worth$3 Million


What is Dan Gookin’s profession?

  • Dan Gookin is an American computer author especially known for his dummy creation. He has pursued his bachelor’s degree in communication and visual arts. Afterward, the visual artist tried to build a career in it. In 1985, Gookin joined CompuSoft Publishing as a Technical Director. He worked in the firm for two years. Soon after leaving the previous job, the author started working for ComputorEdge Magazine as an editor. In 2003, Gookin founded the publishing company Quantum Particle Bottling Co. and is the owner at present.
  • As a politician, the personality has served as the Council Member of the City of Coeur d’Alene since 2012. In 2014, he started working for LinkedIn e-learning as an author. Gookin’s first book was released in 1991 with the title DOS For Dummies. In 1994, the author came up with his second book More DOS For Dummies. After a long gap, he released his next book, Laptops For Dummies, in 2012. Gookin’s most recent book C Programming For Dummies, was released in 2020. 

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Personal Information

Is Dan Gookin educated?

Dan Gookin attended Valhalla High School and graduated from the University of California San Diego. He was born on 19 October 1960 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA. The author has blue eyes and grey hair. He has not shared about his family members yet.


What is Dan Gookin’s sexual orientation?

Dan Gookin is possibly straight and unmarried. He is a very private person; hence there is no information about his love life.

Net worth

Is Dan Gookin rich?

Dan Gookin is a wealthy as well as a successful visual artist. His net worth is $3 Million.


  • Dan Gookin is 61 years old.
  • He is the owner of Quantum Particle Bottling Co.
  • Gookin’s birth sign is Libra.


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