J.K. Rowling is a British writer who became famous for her Harry Potter series.

The author’s real name is Joanne Murray.

She was born in Chipping Sodbury, UK, on ​​July 31, 1965.

J.K. Rowling interesting facts

1. J.K. Rowling writes fantasy books, fairy tales and detective stories.

2. The author also wrote books under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

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3. The author’s birthday is also Harry Potter’s birthday.

4. Harry Potter’s longing for his deceased parents was an internal experience of the actress who suffered after the death of her mother.

5. J.K. Rowling, while writing the first part of Harry Potter, was raising a child alone.

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6. The author, after divorcing from her previous husband, suffered from clinical depression.

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7. The idea to write a book about Harry Potter came to her mind while she waited at the station for a train delayed in 1990.

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8. Over 500 million Harry Potter books have been sold.

9. Thanks to Harry Potter, she turned from an unemployment benefit recipient to a billionaire.

10. Even though she gave a lot of money to charity and lost her billionaire status, she is still one of the richest women in the world.

11. In 2010, she was named “Britain’s Most Influential Woman”.

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12. Rowling wrote her books in various cafes.

13. Friends to J.K. Rowling says “Jo”.

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14. As many as 12 publishers rejected the request to print the book Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone after reading the first 3 chapters.

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15. Dementors – beings that suck all the joy out of a person and recall the worst, most painful memories are personifying depression.

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J.K. Rowling questions and answers

What do the initials J.K. in the pseudonym Rowling?

J is the initial of the author’s real name: Joanne, and K is the initial of the author’s grandmother, Kathleen.

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Why does the author publish books under the name Rowling and not the real name – Murray?

Rowling is the author’s maiden name.

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Why does Rowling sign books with his initials and not his real name ??

Because she was afraid that the young boys would not want to read the books the woman had written.

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Why did Rowling write books in coffee shops?

There were rumors that the reason was the lack of heating in the house. However, the author herself said that it was nonsense, and the reason was that she took her little daughter for a walk, during which she fell asleep and then she could go to the nearest cafe and concentrate on writing in peace.

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Why is Rowling no longer a billionaire?

Because she donated a large part of her property to charity.

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How tall is J.K. Rowling?

J.K. Rowling is about 165 cm tall.

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How old is J.K. Rowling?

J.K. Rowling is 53 years old (May 2019).

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