Top 10 Highest Paid Authors

J.K. Rowling tops the 2017 list of the world’s highest-paid authors with her return of Harry Potter on screen. Here is the latest list of highest paid authors for 2017:

1. J.K. Rowling
Most known for: The Harry Potter book series.
Estimated net worth: 95 million.

 

2. James Patterson
Most known for: 15th Affair, Merry Christmas Alex Cross, Cross Justice.
Estimated net worth: 87 million.

 

3. Jeff Kinney
Most known for: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid.
Estimated net worth: 21 million.

 

4. Dan Brown
Most known for: The Da Vinci Code.
Estimated net worth: 20 million.

 

5.(TIE) Stephen King
Most known for: The Stand, The Shining, It.
Estimated net worth: 15 million.

 

5.(TIE) George R.R. Martin
Most Known for Game Of Thrones.
Estimated net worth: 15 million.

 

6.(TIE) Nora Roberts
Most known for: Vision in White, Montana Sky, Born In trilogy.
Estimated net worth: 14 million.

 

6.(TIE) John Grisham
Most known for: The Whistler, A Time To Kill, The Client, The Pelican Brief.
Estimated net worth: 14 million.


 

7. Paula Hawkins
Most Known for: The Girl On The Train
Estimated net worth: 13 million.

 

8. E.L. James
Most known for: Fifty Shades book series
Estimated net worth: 11.5 million

 

9.(TIE) Danielle Steel
Most known for: Sisters, The Gift, Kaleidoscope
Estimated net worth: 11 million

 

9.(TIE) Rick Riordan
Most known for Percy Jackson series, and the Kane Chronicles.
Estimated net worth: 11 million

 

10.(TIE) Veronica Roth
Most known for: The Hunger Games book series, Divergent book series
Estimated net worth: 10 million

 

10.(TIE) John Green
Most known for: The Fault In Our Stars, Paper Towns, Looking For Alaska.
Estimated net worth: 10 million.

 

 

 

 

 

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