Latest posts with tags "J.K. Rowling"

The Tales of Beedle the Bard: Rare Harry Potter book handwritten by J.K. Rowling auctioned for $467,000

Dec 20, 2016 / Auctions

A rare collection of fairytales handwritten by J.K. Rowling as a gift to her “Harry Potter” publisher sold for nearly £370,000 at a UK auction


J.K. Rowling Chair Sells for Close to $400,000

Apr 08, 2016 / Auctions

The oak chair used by the novelist billionaire was sold in New York for 14 times the price it last fetched at auction.


Forbes: Top 10 highest-paid authors

Aug 24, 2010 / Celebrities

Forbes keeps on releasing top paid personalities. This time around it issued the top ten highest paid authors for the year. On the top of the list is James Patterson, the thriller novel writer is runaway winner earning 70 million dollars. Nine out of his many works have already been adapted either in television or […]


The World’s Richest Self-Made Women

Jun 18, 2010 / Billionaires

Only 14 of the world’s 1,000 billionaires are self-made women, and only seven of them had no help from relatives, a new list has found. By contrast, 665 men are self-made billionaires including the three richest people in the world, Carlos Slim Helú , Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. Among the list are talk-show star […]


Liliane Bettencourt is the world’s richest woman

Aug 29, 2008 / Billionaires

Liliane Bettencourt, daughter of Eugene Schueller, the man who founded cosmetics giant L’Oréal, tops Forbes’ just-released list of the richest women in Europe with a fortune of $22.9 billion. That also makes her the world’s richest woman and the 17th richest person on earth, according to Forbes. She is also the second richest person in […]


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