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J.K. Rowling Net Worth: 'Harry Potter' Author Named Britain's Most Generous Celebrity Along With Elton John And One Direction

Travelers Today       By    TravelersToday Staff Reporter

Updated: Oct 07, 2014 05:40 AM EDT

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J.K. Rowling net worth is relatively proportional to the "Harry Potter" film franchise. However, even with a huge pay check that the author receives thanks to book sales, J.K. Rowling still manages to give off much of her wealth to charity. J.K. Rowling is included in the latest list of Britain's most charitable along with Elton John and One Direction.

According to Forbes, J.K. Rowling's net worth as of June 2014 is $14 million. Aside from the "Harry Potter" series that continue to be a worldwide hit, Rowling's 2012 adult novel "The Casual Vacancy" is also a big hit.

J.K. Rowling's net worth of $13 million through the website Pottermore that exclusively offers e-books of the wizardly franchise. In 2011, J.K. Rowling's net worth managed to put her on the list of Forbes' billionaires. In total however, J.K. Rowling's net worth is at $1 billion according to The Richest. As for J.K. Rowling's creation "Harry Potter," the brand is worth $15 billion.

Celebrity Net Worth notes that J.K. Rowing is one of Britain's wealthiest citizen and the first author to gain a $1 billion net worth. Even with the number of zeroes on the "Harry Potter" author's net worth, she's very much a giver in nature.

The Giving List features J.K. Rowling along with nine other Britain citizens known for donating much of their wealth to charity. Elton John tops the list at £260 million in net worth where he has £14 million given to donations.

On the other hand, with J.K. Rowling's net worth of £9.4 Million, much of it has been given to the Lumos Foundation, a charity for children, and Volant Charitable Trust, a charity meant for study on multiple sclerosis. Joining Rowling and Sir Elton John on the list are David and Victoria Beckham, One Direction and Bono.

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