|Celebrated Name:||J.K. Rowling|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Joanne Rowling|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Date:||31 July 1965|
|Birth Place:||Yate, United Kingdom|
|Jorge Arantes (m. 1992–1993), Neil Murray (m. 2001)|
|Children:||Yes (Jessica Isabel Rowling Arantes, David Gordon Rowling Murray, Mackenzie Jean Rowling Murray)|
|Profession:||Novelist and a screenwriter|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 billion|
J.K. Rowling is one of the renowned British novelist and a screenwriter. For those who don’t have an idea whom she is, if you read or just watched the Harry Potter fantasy series, then, she is the author.
Through her words, she created a billion-pound empire making her UK best-selling author and her book is the best-selling book series of all time. Today she is the richest author alive today and highest-earning. So how did J.K. Rowling get net worth figures yet she was a very humble lady.
Maybe you know about J.K. Rowling very well But do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2021? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of J.K. Rowling’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
She is the daughter of Anne Rowling, and Peter James Rowling who gave birth to her in 1965 in England.one of the parents was a science technician by profession while the other was an aircraft engineer.
Rowling attended St Michaels Primary school, went to Wyedean School and College. In 1982 she joined the University of Exeter where she graduated in 1986 with a B.A in French and Classics.
She was once married to Jorge Arantes whom they tied the knot in 1992 then separated in 1993 after having one child with him.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 July 1965, J.K. Rowling is 55 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. Her height is 1.65 m tall, and her weight is 54 kg.
Rowling started off her writing career when she was a little girl. Her passion led her in writing Harry Potter a children book and in 1995 she finished writing a manuscript which after submitting to 12 publishing houses they all rejected her work except Bloomsbury accepted. In 1997 she got eight thousand pounds from Scottish Arts Council so that she could continue writing and in 1997 after publishing Philosopher’s Stone, it won an award and even went ahead to win British Book Award for Children Book of the year.
In 1998 Harry Potter and the Sorcery’s Stone was published and what followed was the publishing of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban 1999, the fourth was Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2000, and the fifth release was harried Potter and the order of the phoenix. Her sixth release was Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince released in 2005, and the seventh was Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows released in 2006.
These books became a global brand with an estimate of $15 billion and setting the record of the quickest selling books in history.
As a producer and a writer, she did contribute on several films among them Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2010, 2011, The Casual Vacancy 2015, Fantastic Beasts and where to find them 2016, Strike 2017 and an upcoming sequel of Fantastic Beasts 2018.
Awards & Achievements
Being such a prolific author, one must have many awards in their trophy cabinet, and for J.K. Rowling this is no exemption. Rowling has a British Cultural icon, one of the members of the Order of the Companies of Honour, awarded with British Book Awards, Outstanding Achievement, Freedom of the City of London, British Book Awards, Author of the Year, British Academy Film Awards, among many others.
Net Worth & Salary of J.K. Rowling
As of January 2021, J.K. Rowling net worth is estimated to be $1.5 billion. J.K. Rowling has earned such net worth figures from the 450 million copies of the Harry Potter books that so far have been sold and generated around $7.7 billion. Apart from income from the books she earns money from Wizard World theme park attractions $100 million, licensing fees from Harry Potter merchandise and other capital gains. Recently she got more cash from NBCUniversal for airing the Harry Potter Movies, and also more from other latest films such and Fantastic Beasts and where to find them.
J.K. Rowling net worth has been a story from rags to riches that sounds more of a fairy tale though it’s true. There so many things to learn from her; for instance, do everything with passion you never know the impacts of the results tomorrow. And giving up is not an option because if she did give up where would she be today.