J.K. Rowling net worth: British novelist best known as an author of The Harry-Potter series, J.K. Rowling has a net worth of $1 billion.
The Harry-potter series writer, J.K Rowling, has been the one person, who shaped her life from drab to fab, solely with her written skills. Born as Joanne Rowling, on July 31, 1965 is a world renowned author, mostly known with her pen name, J.K Rowling.
The English writer, Rowling is best known for her fantasy series Harry Potter books, which have become the best-selling book series in history, selling more than 400 million copies worldwide as of today. The books have earned quite a lot of awards and a world-wide fan base in millions for the author.
Yate born author, Rowling worked as a researcher at Amnesty International, teacher, a Bilingual secretary before she conceived the idea for the book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Rowling went through a divorce, her mother’s death and a phase of being a jobless mother before her book released in 1997, which turned her life upside down.
The Harry Potter book went on to attract attention of readers from every corner of the world which is why, Rowling gave six sequels to the first book and managed to earn billions. The last book from the series was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which was released in 2007.
The books were turned into movies with seven figure remuneration to the author by Warner Bros, and the Harry Potter Series has been a favorite to millions of children and adults worldwide. The movie series has garnered an astounding amount of $7.7 billion in the Box-Office.
J.K is one of the wealthiest citizens of U.K with her books being sold all over the world, which have been translated to 65 languages. This series has earned her many respected awards like British Book Awards, Hugo Award for Best novel, Nestle’ Smarties Book Prize among others. She has released other adult books such as The Casual Vacancy, The Cuckoo’s Calling, The silkworm etc. in recent years.
This wealthiest female writer of this decade has a fabulous private life as she is happily married to Neil Murray and has three children with whom she shares her fairytale life. Rowling owns multi-million dollar residences in London as well as Scotland and has been living as honorable life as an extremely inspiring personality.
This impressive novelist has an astounding net worth of $1 billion dollar , as of today.
Quick Facts about J.K. Rowling
Full Name: Joanne Rowling
Profession: Author, Novelist
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 54 kg
Date of Birth: July 31, 1965
Place of Birth: Yate, Gloucestershire, England
Education: University of Exeter
Marital status: Married (Neil Murray)
Astrological sign: Leo