Source of Wealth:Film, Novel (Harry Potter)
Birth Place:Yate, Gloucestershire, England
Weight:119 lbs (54 kg)
Marital Status:Married (Neil Murray)
Full Name:Joanne Rowling
Date of Birth:July 31, 1965
Ethnicity:English, some Scottish, 1/16th Alsatian German, possibly 1/16th French
Occupation:Novelist (Harry Potter)
Education:University of Exeter
Children:3 (Jessica Isabel, David Gordon, Mackenzie Jean)
About Joanne Rowling
British author, Joanne Kathleen Rowling, has a net worth of $1 billion. Rowling is the world's richest author and she is best known as the brain behind the commercially successful Harry Potter. Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual typewriter, the manuscript for the first Harry Potter novel was rejected by 12 publishers and paid her just £1,500 as an advance when finally accepted. Consist of eight series, it is the highest-grossing film series of all-time in inflation unadjusted dollars, with $7.7 billion in at the global box office. Between the films, books, merchandise and amusement park at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
If she never comes up with another good idea, she will be able to collect Harry Potter money for the rest of her life. The Harry Potter brand has been estimated to be worth as much as $15 billion. She has signed a deal to write her first adult book, The Casual Vacancy, to be published in September 2012. It is thought she received a £3m advance.
The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of J.K. Rowling Net Worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.
Earnings 2016 $95 Million
Earnings 2015 $19 Million
Earnings 2014 $14 Million
Earnings 2013 $13 Million
Earnings 2007 $300 Million
Earnings 2006 $32 Million
Earnings 2005 $59.1 Million
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