Joanne Rowling (J.K Rowling) is the first writer to ever become a billionaire from her writings. In 2014, her total worth reached $1 billion. She has made most of her money from the Harry Potter franchise which comprises movies, book sales, theme parks, and merchandise.
J K Rowling Date of birth and childhood
Joanne was born on 31 July 1965 in a middle-class family in England, Gloucestershire. The Rowlings moved and settled at Winterbourne when Joanne was four years old. They were staying near a family called the Potters, a name Joan always liked as depicted in her writing on Harry Potter. At five years, she attended St. Michael Church of England Primary School at Winterbourne. In 1974, she also began to attend the church of England school when her family later moved to Tutshill.
J K Rowling Education
Joanne attended Wyedean School and College for eleven years. She will later study French with a minor in Classics at the University of Exeter in Britain. She has also done a course to become a bilingual secretary.
J K Rowling Career
Joanne has worked with Amnesty International to document human rights issues in French-speaking African Countries in addition to doing several temp jobs in London. She has also engaged in teaching night classes in English as a foreign language.
Rowling started to write while in the temp jobs although they were never published. She used to write during the day while teaching English at night. In 1990, she had begun to write Harry Potter and her mother’s death in the same year affected her writing.
In June 1995, her initial draft of Harry Potter was completed and submitted to and rejected by 12 publishers. She has also received several grants as a writer.
In 1992, Rowling settled down in marriage married to Jorge Arantes, and had Jessica Isabel Rowling Arantes in 1993. The couple separated in 1993 although the following year, Arantes sought Rowling and Jessica in Scotland. In 1994. The order of restraining was sought and acquired by the writer from her husband. The couple was divorced in 1995.
|2010||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1|
|2011||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2|
|2015||The Casual Vacancy|
|2016||Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them|
|2018||Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald|
|2022||Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore|
1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
8. The Cuckoo’s Calling
9. The Silkworm
10. Career of Evil
11. Lethal White
12. Troubled Blood
13. The Ink Black Heart
14. The Ickabog
15. The Christmas Pig
16. Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and Importance of Imagination, illustrated by Joel Holland, Sphere.
17. A Love Letter to Europe: An Outpouring of Love and Sadness from our Writers, Thinkers, and Artists, Coronet (contributor).
18. “The first it girl: J. K. Rowling reviews Decca: the Letters by Jessica Mitford”. Sussman, Peter Y., editor. The Daily Telegraph.
19. “The fringe benefits of failure, and the importance of imagination”. Harvard Magazine.
20. “Gordon Brown – the 2009 Time 100”. Time magazine.
21. “The single mother’s manifesto”. The Times.
22. “I feel duped and angry at David Cameron’s reaction to Leveson”. The Guardian.
23. “Isn’t it time we left orphanages to fairytales?”
JK Rowling has become the most prominent face and voice in the world of anti-trans rhetoric, where she spends all day on Twitter sparring with critics and activists
On the latest news, J.K. Rowling is at it again. This time, she has picked a fight with Jessie Earl, a 30-year-old YouTuber who recently called for fans to boycott an upcoming video game over the author’s well-documented anti-trans rhetoric.