Rowling Earns More Than Hollywood Stars
By WENN| Monday, August 14, 2006
HOLLYWOOD - Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling earns more than the highest paid Hollywood stars, according to Forbes magazine.
The publication has calculated the British writer banks $140 every minute--equal to $200,000 every day--making her the ninth-best-paid celebrity in the world.
Rowling is beaten on the Forbes list by Steven Spielberg, Howard Stern, George Lucas and Oprah Winfrey.
The top ten best-paid celebrities, according to Forbes magazine, are as follows:
1. Steven Spielberg
2. Howard Stern
3. George Lucas
4. Oprah Winfrey
5. Jerry Seinfeld
6. Tiger Woods
7. Dan Brown
8. Jerry Bruckheimer
9. J.K. Rowling
10. Dick Wolf