9-Year-Old Author, Ruchi Bhalani

Name: Ruchi Bhalani
Hometown: Plano, TX





Ruchi Bhalani is a very creative and talented 9 year old kid author who recently published her Juvenile fiction book - "TWIN SPIES and the Destiny of Earth".  She is a 7th grader at Rice Middle School, Plano, Texas. As an aspiring author, Ruchi has been writing ever since she was in kindergarten! She is a creative writer, voracious reader, and poet. Ruchi is now on the path of fulfilling her dream of becoming a famous author. When she is not writing stories, Ruchi loves to play volleyball, tennis, and soccer. She also loves swimming, figure skating, playing the piano, playing guitar, acting, and traveling with her family!


Supports: "MONEY AS YOU GROW" US National campaign for equipping kids with the knowledge to become financially savvy, independent, and live fiscally fit lives.



Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Music, Tennis, Ice Skating, Swimming


Music: Rock, Pop, and Classical


Movies: the Hunger Games, Avatar, the Adventures of Tintin, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.


Singers and Actors: Ashley Tisdale, James Roday, Vanessa Hudgens, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga


Authors: J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter), Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games), Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson and the Olympians), Veronica Roth (Divergent)


Languages: English and Spanish


Ruchi lived in San Francisco, California and attended the Brewer Island Elementary.  She moved to Seattle, Washington and attended the Lawton Elementary.  Ruchi now lives in Plano, Texas and attends Rice Middle School!


Motto: Dare to dream and you'll succeed! Believe in yourself to win!