Question: Who Is The Richest Author In The World?

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 richest author in the world 2019?

The 20 Richest Authors in the World 2019

  1. Nigel Blackwell. Net Worth: $292.5 Million.
  2. Barbara Taylor Bradford. Net Worth: $300 Million.
  3. Danielle Steel. Net Worth: $310 Million.
  4. Nora Roberts. Net Worth: $390 Million.
  5. Stephen King. Net Worth: $400 Million.
  6. James Patterson. Net Worth: $560 Million.
  7. J.K. Rowling.
  8. Elisabeth Badinter. Net Worth: $1.3 Billion.

Who is the richest author in the world 2018?

Meet The World’s Richest Authors, 2018

  • Elisabeth Badinter. Estimated net worth: $1.3 Billion.
  • J.K. Rowling. Estimated net worth: $1 Billion.
  • James Patterson. Estimated net worth: $560 Million.
  • Stephen King. Estimated net worth: $400 Million.
  • Nora Roberts. Estimated net worth: $390 Million.
  • Danielle Steel.
  • Barbara Taylor Bradford.
  • Nigel Blackwell.

Who are the richest authors of all time?

The Richest Authors of All Time

  1. Danielle Steel net worth: $385 million.
  2. Nora Roberts net worth: $390 million.
  3. Stephen King net worth: $400 million.
  4. Paolo Coelho net worth: $500 million.
  5. Candy Spelling net worth: $600 million.
  6. Jim Davis net worth: $800 million.
  7. James Patterson net worth: $800 million.
  8. JK Rowling net worth: $1 billion.

Is JK Rowling the richest author in the world?

JK Rowling has been named the richest author in the world, claiming the top spot from James Patterson. The Harry Potter author has been estimated to have earned $95 million in the year ending May 31 2017.