Hello Book Lovers,
I know there are million of followers out there whose life is incomplete without the magical glimpse of HARRY POTTER. But in this article, I am going to present something more interesting about the creator of the Harry Potter Series, Yes, you heard it right, the article is about Top 15 Interesting facts about JK Rowling.
Let’s get started Potter fans…
Fascinating Facts About JK Rowling
- JK Rowling’s name is continuously mispronounced: People often mispronounced her name as J.K. Rowling Howling or sometimes Bowling, though the author herself stopped bothered about the people pronouncing her name wrong.
- She Wrote her first story at the age of SIX: J.K. Rowling wrote her first work at the age of Six and the title she gave it was A Rabbit as the story was itself about the ‘Genius Rabbit’.
- Story behind letter K: The ‘K’ in the middle of her name was hers grandmother’s initials. She has no middle name of hers.
- Minecraft Game Fan: J.K. Rowling is the big fan of Minecraft Game and she often plays this game with her son David.
- J.K. Rowling has undergone Depression: During her late twenties, she almost lost control of her life and found herself captured in the Depression with a Broken marriage. Her experiences in depression later inspired her descriptions of the soul-stealing Dementors introduced in the third Potter book.
- J.K. Rowling Net Worth is $1 Billion: In 2004, Forbes magazine stated in one of the articles that J.K. Rowling is the only author who became a U.S Billionaire by just writing Books.
- Talk about her Writing Style: In an interview, she spoke about her writing style and said “She is very disciplined about her Writing style though she never set any goals or target number of words for a specific Day.
- J.K. Rowling Parents: J.K. Rowling parents met on a train from King’s Cross Station. And Harry Potter fans remember King’s station as the gateway to the Wizarding World.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: The first print of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was a mere 1,000 Copies.
- J.K. Rowling has a Golden Heart: J.K. Rowling has donated all her Royalties of the two companion books to comic relief via her foundation Lumos. ( The sum of money counted to be more than 17 million pounds)
— CNN International (@cnni) 10 July 2017
- J.K. Rowling Honored Degree: She received an honorary degree from Harvard University in 2008.
- Harry Potter Character took from Real Life: Only one character name from the Harry Potter series is taken from the Real life. Natalie McDonald, who was a young Canadian girl who wrote to J.K. Rowling and shortly died of cancer.
- J.K. Rowling First Adult Book: J.K. Rowling’s First Adult book, The Casual Vacancy published in 2012.
- Most Fan Fiction Till Date: JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series has inspired more than 700,000 pieces of Harry Potter fan fiction.
- Twitter Followers: J.K. Rowling has more than 11 million Followers on Twitter. WOW.
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