J.K. Rowling is the world’s highest-paid author

Published On August 4, 2017 | By Kendal Malewicz | Entertainment News

It’s been almost a decade, but J.K. ROWLING has returned to the top of “Forbes'” list of the World’s Highest Paid Authors.  She pulled in $95 MILLION over the past year from various sources . . .

Here’s the Top 10:


1.  J.K. Rowling, $95 million.

2.  James Patterson, $87 million.

3.  Jeff Kinney, $21 million.  (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”)

4.  Dan Brown, $20 million.  (“The Da Vinci Code”)

5.  Stephen King, $15 million.

6.  (tie)  John Grisham and Nora Roberts, $14 million.

8.  Paula Hawkins, $13 million.  (“The Girl on the Train”)

9.  E.L. James, $11.5 million.  (“50 Shades of Grey”)

10 (tie)  Danielle Steele and Rick Riordan, $11 million.  (Rick wrote the “Percy Jackson” books.)


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