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J.K. Rowling Net Worth

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Net Worth $ 1000 Million
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Born on: 31st Jul 65 Born in: United Kingdom Marital status: Married Occupation: Novelist
J.K. Rowling  net worth is estimated at $1 billion.   J.K. Rowling was then once a poor and a struggling author but her Horry Potter book turned her billionaire.  In 1997 the British publisher Bloomsbury released Rowling's first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with only 1000 copies. In 1998, the U. S. edition was released and it was retitled to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and bought the rights for $105, 000 dollars. In 2000, the fourth book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire sold 3 million copies in its first 48 hours in the market and this was how J.K. Rowling net worth started to accumulate. In 2001 Rowling was paid $ 500, 000 for the rights of the first film adaptation of her book by Warner Bros. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone movie adaptation grossed $974 million worldwide. Four years after, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Rowling’s sixth book sold nine million copies after its 24-hour released sky rocketing J.K. Rowling  net worth.. In 2007, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final book sold 11 million copies around the globe on the first 24-hour. This book released inflated J.K. Rowling  net worth to billion dollars. In 2008, J.K. Rowling became the 12th richest woman in the United Kingdom. December on the same year she Tales of Beedle the Bard was released with all the proceeds going to British charity for underprivileged youth. One copy of the book cost Amazaon.com almost $4 million. In 2011, Rowling’s net worth was estimated 41 billion based on her earnings from the Potter books and its film adaptations which grossed a total to over 7.7 billion. But in 2012, Rowling has dropped off its billionaire status due to her charitable giving of $160 million. This act added charisma to J.K. Rowling  net worth. September 27 on the same year, Rowling received $8million advance from Little, Brown and Company for publishing her The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adults.  
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J.K. Rowling Estates and Homes (1)

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J.K. Rowling’s Killiechassie House cost her paid $2 million; it has 20 chimneys, medieval burial ground. The Killiechassie House has a principal bedroom suite and six further bedrooms, with outer and inner halls, a drawing room, morning room, dining room, library, kitchen and various bedrooms and dressing rooms. The magical 19th-century riverbank mansion has a sycamore tree said to have sheltered Bonnie Prince Charlie during the Jacobite Rising of 1745.

J.K. Rowling Wedding (1)

Joanne and Neil secretly married on December 26, 2001, in the library at their home in Perthshire, Scotland. The ceremony was private which only lasted for 20-minute officiated by J.S. Richardson of St. Columbia's Episcopal Church in Edinburgh. Joanne wore a cream couture outfit with her three bridesmaids; her daughter Jessica, Rowling's sister Dianne, and Murray's sister Lorna. The ceremony was graced by only 15 guests including Rowling's father Peter and stepmother Janet, and Murray's father and mother, Ernest and Barbara.
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