J.K. Rowling Biography & Wiki Facts
Who is J.K. Rowling ?
J. K. Rowling , is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. She was born on July 31, 1965 (age 51 years) in Yate, United Kingdom. Her Birth Sign is Leo.
J.K Rowling admits to having been a bit of a daydreamer as a child and began writing stories at the age of six.
J.K Rowling have gained international attention and have won multiple awards for authoring the Harry Potter series.
J. K. Rowling’s the first three Harry Potter books, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban earned approximately $480 million in three years, with over 35 million copies in print in 35 languages.
In February 2004, Forbes magazine published that she is the first person to become a US dollar billionaire by writing books. Rowling is also the wealthiest woman in the United Kingdom and second richest female entertainer in the world, behind Oprah Winfrey.
Who are J.K. Rowling Parents ? Siblings ?
J.K. Rowling was born in Yate, United Kingdom in 1965, to Peter and Anne Rowling.
Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce. Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish.
Together with her mother, father, and younger sister Dianne, she moved to Winterbourne, Bristol and then to Tutshill near Chepstow. Her sister Diana is about 2 years younger than Joanne.
Who is J.K. Rowling Spouse ? Children ? Who is her ex-husband ?
J.K. Rowling is married to anesthetist Dr. Neil Murray.
The got married On December 26, 2001. They have two children together, David (born in 2003) and Mackenzie (born in 2005).
J.K. Rowling was married to Jorge Arantes 1992. The couple got divorced in 1995. The couple together have one child, Jessica (born 1993).
How much is J.K. Rowling’s Net Worth ? Is J.K. Rowling richer than the Queen of England?
J. K. Rowling , is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. She has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Billion.
Harry Potter author J K Rowling is now worth more than the Queen, according to The Sunday Times Rich List. Rowling, who retained her crown as the richest woman in the show business section, has more than quadrupled her personal fortune in some years.
- Date of Birth: July 31, 1965
- Nicknames: Joanne K. Rowling, Jo Rowlings, Joanne Murray, J.K. Rowling, Joanne Kathleen Rowling, Rowling J.K., Joanne Rowling, Jo Rowling, Newt Scamander, Kennilworthy Whisp
- Occupation / Profession: Writer, Author, Novelist, Film Producer
- Height in Centimetres: 165 centimetres, 5 feet 4 inches
- Weight: 54 kg / 119 pound
- Birthplace: Yate, United Kingdom
- Spouse: Neil Murray (married on 2001), Jorge Arantes (1992-1995)
- Children: Jessica Arantes, Mackenzie Murray, David Murray
- Movies: Harry Potter and the Philosophers’ Stone
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Sexuality: Straight
- Nationality: British
- Shoe Size: 7 (US)
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- High School: Wyedean Comprehensive, Chepstow, Wales (1983)
- University: Exeter University for a BA in French and Classics
- Genre: Fantasy, Tragicomedy, Crime Fiction
- Measurements: N/A
- Bra Size: 32 c (Cup size is C)
- Net Worth: $ 1 Billion
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