Rowling only woman & author on Forbes 'U.K.'s Billionaires' list
November 20, 2007 at 7:04 PM ET
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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' list with a listed worth of $1 billion dollars.
According to Forbes:
Joanne (JK) Rowling
Net Worth ($bil): 1
Net Worth (£bil): 0.509
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.