Info on J K Rowling (so far)

(Note) – Hey guys! This is what I have so far on J K Rowling. More than welcome to add more info as I wasn’t too sure on what kind of info’ we needed on our authors. There is more information on the web so i’ll keep adding along the way… 


– Born in Yate, England – July 31st 1965

– She is a graduate from the University of Exeter then moved to Portugal in 1990 to teach English

– In total, Rowling produced 7 books in total for the Harry Potter series

– First three books of the Harry Potter series took over the top three slots of The New York Times best seller list

– By 2000, the first three books in the Harry Potter series earned up to $480 million in the space of 3 years.

– The books printed up to over 35 million in 35 different languages.

– Rowling is now Britain’s 13th wealthiest woman.

– The first film version of Harry Potter appeared in cinemas in November 2011, in the opening weekend in the United States, the film debuted on 8,200 screens and earned around $93.5 million.

– Rowling’s first book for adults was published in September 2012 but was not as successful as the Harry Potter series.



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