Who is J K Rowling and what is her net worth 2018? J K Rowling is the most popular novel writer of current generation. She is an English novelist who got famous for her magic novel “Harry Potter” and created this $16 billion brand. Her net worth is only the fraction of that brand’s income which it earn from big screen. She is the world’s richest author with amazing style of writing novels.
J K Rowling is a British native, who was born on 31 July 1965 and grew up in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. She is known for her notable work in Harry Potter series. Rowling attended St Michael’s Primary School and later joined secondary school at Wyedean School and College. In 1982, she done B.A. in French and Classics from the University of Exeter and graduated in 1986.
Rowling is a mind-blowing novelist and also have occupation such as film producer, television producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Her genres of writing are fantasy, drama, young adult fiction, tragicomedy, crime fiction and many more. If we talk about Rowling’s personal life, she married with Jorge Arantes in 1992 but unfortunately got separated in 1995, later after few years, in 2001, she remarried with Neil Murray and currently they live in Edinburgh with their son, David (born 2003) and daughter, Mackenzie (born 2005). She is well known for her magic or conjure novel series “Harry potter” which is her best work of all time. She also achieves numerous honours and awards for her marvellous work in authoring books.
J K Rowling after completing her degree, she moved to London and worked in a series of jobs, including one as a researcher at Amnesty International. Simultaneously, she was writing several articles and working on her dream novel on an old manual typewriter. In 1995, she finished her script writing for “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” which is a kid centric novel and was submitted to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected the written script.
Finally, after a year later, her work got green signal by the Editor Barry Cunningham from Bloomsbury, a publishing house in London and in 1997 her book got published with an initial print run of 1,000 copies. After that she written eight strings of this Harry Potter series and in 1998, Warner Bros. purchased the film rights and her work was portrayal in movies which got a lot more attention from kids. The Harry Potter series featured as one of the top of the line best-selling book across the world and most loving magic novel of the current generation.
Harry Potter’s movie is the highest-grossing movie series of all time with $7.7 billion in the worldwide box office. She also co-produced last two parts of Harry Potter’s movie. Rowling also conjured cash from her Harry Potter attractions at Universal Studios and in 2016, she made her screenwriting debut with the film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” which is reported to come in five part series authoring by J K Rowling.
J K Rowling got numerous awards and honours for her marvellous work as a novelist. The details which we got from her website. In 1998 and 1999, she got Children’s Book of the Year, British Book Awards and Bookseller’s Association Author of the Year award. In 2001, she received Order of the British Empire (OBE) and Blue Peter Gold Badge in 2007. In 2008, she got numerous awards such as, The Edinburgh Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, British Book Awards, South Bank Show Award for Outstanding Achievement as well as James Joyce Award from University College Dublin. In Oct 2010, Rowling was named the “Most Powerful Girl in United Kingdom” by top magazine editors. Rowling award list is not yet completed in 2016, she received PEN America Literary Service Award and got several honor for her remarkable achievements.
J K Rowling Net Worth
J K Rowling make lot of net worth from her novels and the movies made from the story of that novel. Her estimated net worth is $1 billion. Due to her production work in films, she achieve this much hefty net worth which is more than enough for a novelist.
J K Rowling done an amazing job in her magic novels and nowadays she working on multiple series of movies which we shared earlier in article. She also doing too many philanthropic activities in recent time. We wish Rowling a best of luck for her upcoming endeavours.