Andy Weir’s full name is Andrew Taylor Weir and he was born on 16 June 1972. His birth sign is Gemini. Andy Weir is an American novelist. He has worked as a programmer at the age of 15. He was then worked as a software engineer for Sandia National Laboratories and also worked on the video games like Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness. He completed his education from the university of California, San Diego. Andy Weir was born in California. His father was a physicist and his mother was an engineer and she was also a reader but not a fan of science fiction. Andy Weir started his work in writing in his twenties with the “The Egg “, it was a short story and get popular in YouTube videos.
He became famous because of his debut novel named as “
The Martian “. His novel caught the attention of people and becomes a bestseller novel at that time. His novel “The Martian” was based on science fiction he researched well about conditions of Mars, orbital system before writing. The Martian was then film personalized by director
Ridley Scott starring
Matt Damon and it was released in October 2015. Andy Weir has a fear of flying so that he never visited the set of “The Martian “. Andy Weir won the John W. Campbell award for a best new writer for his novel “The Martian “. The movie also won the award for a best dramatic presentation.
Andy Weir lives in Mountain View, California in a rented two bedroom. He was also agnostic and shared his political views as fiscally conservative and socially liberal. He also won the Goodreads Choice Award for best science fiction. Andy Weir presently working on a novel about aliens – “ It’s a more traditional sci-fi with aliens, faster – than – light travel “ basically it’s about a city on the moon. He was also invited by NASA to the Johnson Space Centre in Huston. He stated that his trip to NASA was one of the best parts of his life. He hangs out with the former astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa. He is a huge fan of Doctor Who series. Andy Weir had written other novels like Bonnie Mackenzie: The Life of a Mermaid, The Romana Chronicles short stories like The Chef, The Real Deal, Annie’s Day, Meeting Sarah some of them are many more.