J. K. Rowling - earnings 2010-2019

The author J.K. Rowling earned 92 million U.S. dollars in the period June 2018 to June 2019, up from 54 million a year earlier. The international best selling book series 'Harry Potter' no longer accounts for the majority of this income, with revenue instead coming from theme parks, theatre adaptations and movies.

Annual earnings of Joanne Rowling (J. K. Rowling) from May 2010 to June 2019

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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

May 2010 to June 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures for the period May 2010 to June 2016 come from earlier Forbes reports.
The source provides the following information on the methodology: "To form the list of highest-earning authors, we look at print, ebook and audiobook sales from Nielsen BookScan figures, consider TV and movie earnings and talk to authors, agents, publishers and other experts. Earnings (...) are pretax; other fees are not deducted."

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