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Jk Rowling

Occupation: Author

Nationality: British

Born: July 31, 1965 (48)

Author of the world-famous Harry Potter series, JK Rowling is one of the world's latest billionaires, with Forbes magazine citing her net worth as $1 billion in March 2011.

Potter itself tells the story of a boy wizard as he grows up in his school of witchcraft and wizardry. The series has won multiple awards, and with 400 million copies sold, is the world's best-selling book series.

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