Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary


J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling’s net worth is about $1 billion USD.

J.K. Rowling

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J. K. Rowling is a philanthropist, poet, screenwriter, and producer from the United Kingdom. She came to fame as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy book.

What is the net worth of  J.K. Rowling?

J.K. Rowling’s net worth is about $1 billion USD.

J.K. Rowling
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Joanne Rowling: Birth, Age, Parents & Education

J.K. Rowling was born in Yate, Gloucestershire, on July 31, 1965. She is a 55-year-old.  Joanne Rowling is her given name.

Joanne’s parents meet on a train from King’s Cross Station, which Joanne eventually used as a portal into the Wizarding World in the Harry Potter books.

J.K. Rowling graduated from the University of Exeter with a BA in French and Classics.

Joanne Rowling: Height, Weight,

She is 5 feet 4 inches tall, or 1.65 meters or 165 centimeters. She weighs approximately 55 kg (121 lbs).

Facts of Joanne Rowling

Real Name Joanne Rowling
Nick Name J.K. Rowling
Famous As Writer
Age 55-years old
Birthday 31 July 1965
Birthplace Yate, Gloucestershire, England
Birth Sign Leo
Nationality British
Ethnicity Mixed
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
Weight 55 Kg (121 lbs)
Body Stats 34-24-36 inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Children 3
Spouse 1. Jorge Arantes
2. ​Neil Murray
Net Worth Approx $1 billion

Joanne Rowling: Single or Married?

J.K. Rowling married Scottish doctor Neil Murray (born 30 June 1971) in 2001.

The couple also has a son called David Gordon. He was born on March 24, 2003.

Sarah Brown, the wife of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, is a near associate of hers.

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Quick Facts of  J.K. Rowling

  • J.K. Rowling is a huge animal lover.
  • She enjoys spending time with her kids.
  • She exudes a confident and refined demeanor.
  • She is of mixed race and British nationality.
  • She is a really sensible lady who spends much of her time reading novels.
  • She still has brothers.
  • Rowling still maintains a £4.5 million Georgian mansion in Kensington, west London, on a path guarded 24 hours a day.
  • Forbes called her the world’s highest-paid author in 2017, with annual earnings of £72 million ($95 million).
  • Rowling’s wealth was reported to be $1 billion in the 2021 Sunday Times Rich List, placing her as the 178th wealthiest female in the United Kingdom.
  • Sarah Brown, the wife of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, is a near associate of hers.
  • Jessica Mitford, a civil rights leader, has been named as her biggest force.
  • Rowling appeared in the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
  • Rowling’s mother, Anne, died in December after a ten-year battle with multiple sclerosis.
  • Rowling was working on Harry Potter at the time and hadn’t told her mum.
  • Rowling’s fiction was deeply influenced by her mother’s passing, and she channeled her own feelings of loss by writing about Harry’s own feelings of loss in more depth in the first novel.
  • She had a strong desire to write because she was a teenager.
  • She’d experienced a miscarriage before.
  • During her marriage, she was subjected to physical violence, which was later verified by Rowling herself.
  • She was jobless and had a dependent child after her divorce, but she viewed her loss as freeing and encouraging her to concentrate on writing.
  • Around that time, she was hospitalized with psychiatric depression and considered suicide.
  • Harry Potter, her novel, is now a global brand worth approximately $15 billion.
  • In 2013, Women’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 ranked her as the 13th most influential woman in the United Kingdom.

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