There's a lot of money to be made if you're the author of the "**Harry Potter**" book series. Like you didn't know it yet!
Forbes Magazine listed author JK Rowling as the world's best paid author – revealing that she rakes in** £3 million a week**! Last year, the author who penned the first installment "**Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone**" in 1997.
Since then, Ms. Rowling's personal fortune is estimated to be around in £560 million. This is a combination of her earnings from the sales of the "Harry Potter" books, the film franchise and everything in between.
Other bestselling authors who made it to the Forbes list include:
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