Joanne Rowling, better known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British novelist, screenwriter, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series, which has won multiple awards and sold more than 500 million copies, becoming the best-selling book series in history. The books are the basis of a popular film series, over which Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and was a producer on the final films. She also writes crime fiction under the name Robert Galbraith. Rowling has lived a “rags to riches” life in which she progressed from living on benefits to being the world’s first billionaire author. She is the UK’s best-selling living author.
J. K. Rowling has an estimated net worth of $1 billion.
Date of birth:
July 31, 1965
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