J.K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling

Rowling only woman & author on Forbes 'U.K.'s Billionaires' list

  November 20, 2007 at 7:04 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via Forbes.com)
  jk rowling, jkr, jo rowling, harry potter author, hp author

Forbes has released another list in which Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is list. Ms. Rowling is the only woman and author on their 'U.K.'s Billionaires' listopens in new window with a listed worth of $1 billion dollars.

According to Forbesopens in new window:

Joanne (JK) Rowling
Net Worth ($bil): 1
Net Worth (£bil): 0.509
Age: 41

Rowling is the only author on our list. The seventh (and last) installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows hit bookstores in July and worldwide sales of the first six topped 325 million copies. The film series, from which Rowling enjoys a cut of royalties and merchandising has grossed $3.5 billion, and there's no doubt three more movies to come.


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