JK Rowling Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

Jk Rowling Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

J.K. Rowling is the British author who created the popular and critically acclaimed Harry Potter series (seven books published between 1997 and 2007), about a lonely orphan who discovers that he is actually a wizard and enrolls in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

JK Rowling Biography (wiki):

Full Name (real name) Joanne Rowling
Nickname or Other Names JK Rowling
Profession Writer, Author, Novelist, Film Producer
Gender Female
Date of Birth and Age July 31, 1965
Age (as of 2021) 55 years old
Birthplace Yate, Gloucestershire, England
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Spouse Neil Murray
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

JK Rowling Net Worth:

JK Rowling is a British author and movie producer. She is one of the wealthiest private citizens in the United Kingdom. Here's how much JK Rowling worth today:

JK Rowling's Net Worth is $1 Billion

Early Life

Joanne ("JK") Rowling was born in Yate, Gloucestershire, England on July 31, 1965. Growing up, she would write fantasy short fiction stories and read them to her sister Dianne. She has stated that her childhood years were unhappy, citing a strained relationship with her father and her mother's ongoing health battles with multiple sclerosis. She has said that she based the character of Hermione Granger off herself at the age of 11. After JK graduated from the University of Exeter, where she studied French and Classics, she moved to Porto, Portugal to become an English teacher.

Family Tree

Father Name Peter Rowling
Mother Name Anne Rowling
Brother Name n/a
Sister Name Dianne Rowling
Spouse Name Neil Murray
Children Jessica, Mackenzie, David

Education and Certificates

Joanne went to school at Wyedean Comprehensive School and then went on to study French and Classics at the University of Exeter. Her Classics studies would come in very handy later when she was thinking up all the spells in Harry Potter, some of which are based on Latin!

Height and Weight

Here you can read about JK Rowling's height and weight, as she is 5ft 4in (165 cm, 1.65 m) tall in height and 52 kg (114 lbs) in weight. 

Social Media Profiles

You can be in contact with JK Rowling and get the latest updates about her career and more on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

Career

After graduating from university, Rowling had several jobs, including working as a bilingual secretary and researcher at Amnesty International's London offices. She then moved to Manchester, where she worked for the Chamber of Commerce. She still enjoyed writing, but it was more of a hobby than a career at that time.

Awards and Achievements

For her outstanding contribution to the literary world, she has been conferred with the prestigious Legion d'honneur by French government and Order of the British Empire. She is the proud recipient of the National Book Awards, British Book Awards, Hugo Award, British Book of the Year award, Locus Awar, Bram Stoker award, Hans Christian Anderson Literature award and many more. Furthermore, she has been offered honorary degrees from various universities and colleges.

Interesting Facts and FAQs

  • She was not a remarkable student.
  • Only One Harry Potter Character Is Completely Inspired By a Real Person.

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Jk Rowling Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

    
Jk Rowling Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

    
Jk Rowling Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

    
Jk Rowling Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

Today, the Harry Potter franchise is worth an estimated $15 billion. A global brand, it has created world records in literary circles and continues to be the most loved fiction tale. The last four books of the series have broken all records to become the fastest selling books in history, with the last one selling a record 11 million copies on the first day of its release in UK and the US. The books have been translated into 65 languages and made her UK best-selling author with an estimated sales of £238m and more.



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