JK Rowling is one of the most successful authors of all time, and it’s no surprise that she has earned a significant amount of royalty from her work. The Harry Potter series alone has sold an estimated 450 million copies, generating an estimated total revenue of $7.7 billion. With a standard 15 percent author’s royalty, Rowling would have earned $1.15 billion from the series alone.
In addition to the Harry Potter series, Rowling has also written several other books, including The Casual Vacancy, The Cuckoo’s Calling, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. These books have also been successful, with The Casual Vacancy selling over 1 million copies and The Cuckoo’s Calling selling over 1.5 million copies. With a standard 15 percent author’s royalty, Rowling would have earned an additional $45 million from these books.
In addition to book royalties, Rowling has also earned a significant amount of money from the film adaptations of the Harry Potter series. The eight films have grossed over $7.7 billion worldwide, and Rowling has earned an estimated $50 million from the films.
Finally, Rowling has also earned a significant amount of money from the Harry Potter theme parks, which have grossed over $2 billion since they opened in 2010. Rowling has earned an estimated $50 million from the theme parks.
In total, JK Rowling has earned an estimated $1.3 billion in royalties from her books, films, and theme parks. This is an incredible amount of money, and it is a testament to Rowling’s success as an author.