Top 50 Authors

These are the Top 50 Richest Authors. We always heard the toughest thing for an author was getting paid but seems like these writers figured it out. What do we need to know to write our own best selling novel? Maybe we'll learn from this list.

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  1. #1
    $1
    Billion

    JK Rowling

    JK Rowling net worth: JK Rowling is a British author and producer who has a net worth of $1 billion. JK Rowling is one of the
  2. #2
    $900
    Million

    Sun Myung Moon

    Sun Myung Moon Net Worth: Sun Myung Moon was a Korean religious leader, businessman, and media mogul who had a net worth of $900
  3. #3
    $800
    Million

    Jim Davis

    Jim Davis Net Worth: Jim Davis is an American cartoonist who has a net worth of $800 million dollars. Jim Davis is a cartoonist most widely recognized
  4. #4
    $600
    Million

    Candy Spelling

    Candy Spelling net worth: Candy Spelling is an American heiress, writer, socialite and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $600 million dollars. Candy Spelling
  5. #5
    $500
    Million

    Paulo Coelho

    Paulo Coelho Net Worth: Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian novelist, musician, and lyricist who has a net worth of $500 million dollars. Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro
  6. #6
    $500
    Million

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    J. R. R. Tolkien Net Worth: J.R.R. Tolkien was an English writer and professor who had a net worth of $500 million. Born John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
  7. #7
    $400
    Million

    Stephen King

    Stephen King net worth: Stephen King is a prolific American author who has a net worth of $400 million dollars. During his career, Stephen King has sold more than
  8. #8
    $375
    Million

    Danielle Steel

    Danielle Steel net worth: Danielle Steele is a prolific American novelist who has a net worth of $375 million. Danielle Steel was born August
  9. #9
    $350
    Million

    James Patterson

    James Patterson net worth: James Patterson is a best selling American author who has a net worth of $350 million. James Patterson was born
  10. #10
    $300
    Million

    Tom Clancy

    Tom Clancy net worth: Tom Clancy was an American author and producer who had a net worth of $300 million. Tom Clancy was born Thomas
  11. #11
    $275
    Million

    Olivia Harrison

    Olivia Harrison net worth: Olivia Harrison is a British author and philanthropist who has a net worth of $275 million. Olivia Harrison was born
  12. #12
    $200
    Million

    R. L. Stine

    R.L. Stine Net Worth: R.L. Stine is an American author and producer who has a net worth of $200 million. Born in 1943 in
  13. #13
    $200
    Million

    John Grisham

    John Grisham net worth: John Grisham is a prolific American author who has a net worth of $200 million. During his career, John Grisham
  14. #14
    $180
    Million

    Jackie Collins

    Jackie Collins net worth: Jackie Collins is an English author who has a net worth of $180 million. Jackie Collins made her net worth
  15. #15
    $175
    Million

    Michael Crichton

    The late author Michael Crichton is one of the most popular authors of his time, and he has an estimated net worth of approximately
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