J.K. Rowling is a world-renowned author, best known for her Harry Potter series. She was born on July 31, 1965, in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. She is currently 55 years old and is still alive and writing.

Rowling was born to Peter James Rowling and Anne Rowling (née Volant). She has one younger sister, Dianne. Rowling was raised in the Church of England and attended St Michael’s Primary School, followed by Wyedean School and College. She then went on to study French and Classics at the University of Exeter.

Rowling began writing her first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, in 1990 while she was living in Portugal. The book was published in 1997 and was an instant success. The series went on to become one of the best-selling book series of all time.

Rowling has also written several other books, including the Cormoran Strike series, The Casual Vacancy, and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She has also written several screenplays, including the Harry Potter films and the Fantastic Beasts films.

Rowling is also an advocate for several causes, including literacy and human rights. She is the founder of the charity Lumos, which works to end the institutionalization of children.

Rowling is currently living in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her husband and three children. She is still writing and has recently released a new book, Troubled Blood, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

To date, J.K. Rowling has not yet died. She is still alive and writing, and her work continues to inspire and delight readers around the world.