JK Rowling is a world’s highest-paid author, Forbes says

August 7, 2017 - Fifty Shades of Grey

Harry Potter is all grown up, though he’s still creation magic.

J.K. Rowling, creator of a famed child wizard, was recently named a highest-paid author in a universe by Forbes magazine, knocking inclusive thriller author James Patterson off his throne.

This is a initial time in roughly 10 years that Rowling took a No. 1 mark on a annual list.

Rowling warranted an estimated $95 million in a duration between Jun 2016 and May 2017, Forbes reports, due in vast partial to a opening of a blockbuster theatre play “Harry Potter and a Cursed Child” and a recover of a film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” that Rowling wrote and co-produced.

Stephen King, whose book array “The Dark Tower” was recently blending into a movie. The film was No. 1 during a box bureau over a weekend notwithstanding being savaged by critics.