- Agatha Christie. Agatha Christie is estimated to have sold a maximum total of two billion books.
- Barbara Cartland. Novelist Barbara Cartland has sold an estimated maximum of one billion books.
- Harold Robbins.
- Georges Simenon.
- Danielle Steel.
- Gilbert Patten.
- Leo Tolstoy.
- J.K. Rowling.
Who are the best selling authors of all time?
Top 10 Best-Selling Fiction Authors of All Time
- Leo Tolstoy – 413 Million copies.
- Gilbert Pattern (William George Gilbert Pattern) – 500 Million copies.
- Danielle Steel – 570 million copies.
- Enid Blyton – 600 million copies.
- Georges Simenon – 700 million copies.
- Harold Robbins – 750 million copies.
- Barbara Cartland – 1 billion copies.
Who is the #1 best selling author?
“One Piece” has been such a runaway bestseller for the past 25 years that the Guinness World Record for Copies Printed for Comic by Single Author is held by Oda. It is estimated that there are more than 300 million copies in circulation.
Who is the highest grossing author of all time?
Gallery: The World’s Highest-Paid Authors Of 2018
- Danielle Steel (tie)
- Michael Wolff.
- Dan Brown (tie) Earnings: $18.5 million.
- Jeff Kinney (tie) Earnings: $18.5 million.
- John Grisham. Earnings: $21 million.
- Stephen King. Earnings: $27 million.
- J.K. Rowling. Earnings: $54 million.
- James Patterson. Earnings: $86 million.
Who is the most read author in the world?
1. James Patterson — £71.3 million ($95 million) James Patterson is the world’s highest-paid author by a wide margin, and has been the world’s best-selling author since 2001. He has sold more than 350 million books worldwide, and is most famous for the “Alex Cross” crime novel series.