Name: JK Rowling
Birth Name: 
Joanne Rowling
Birth Date: 
July 31, 1965
Birth Place: 
Bristol, England
Writer - Harry Potter Series
Relationship Status: 
Married to Neil Michael Murray
Celebrity Ranking # N/A

J.K. Rowling Posts Six Brand New “Harry Potter” Stories

Posted Friday October 31, 2014 2:03 PM GMT

In celebration of the Halloween holiday, author JK Rowling has shared half-a-dozen new narratives from her “Harry Potter” epic via her Pottermore website.


J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Will Be Film Trilogy!

Posted Wednesday October 15, 2014 1:45 PM GMT

She just can’t seem to stop putting out amazing stories, and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter spinoff just got the go-ahead for a three-film deal.

Warner Bros has announced that “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them” will hit theaters as a trilogy with release dates in 2016, 2018 and 2020.


J.K. Rowling Unveils New ‘Harry Potter’-Themed Story!

Posted Monday August 18, 2014 1:29 PM GMT

Though she’s not put out a “Harry Potter” novel for years, JK Rowling can’t seem to stay away from her beloved Hogwarts realm.

For her Pottermore followers, the English author just released another Wizarding World tale, following the life of singer and sorceress Celestina Warbeck.


J.K. Rowling Drops New “Harry Potter” Story!

Posted Tuesday July 8, 2014 8:55 AM GMT

She really loves her Pottermore subscribers and JK Rowling has just released a new short story concerning the life of Harry Potter after the “Deathly Hallows” installment.

In the new piece, Harry is 34 years old and wears “threads of silver” as he attends the Quidditch World Cup final with his two sons.


Dumbledore Actor Teams Up with J.K. Rowling for New Miniseries

Posted Friday June 6, 2014 2:48 PM GMT

After announcing her new miniseries “The Casual Vacancy,” JK Rowling revealed members of the impressive cast.

The HBO and BBC One series stars Michael Gambon, Keeley Hawes, Rory Kinnear, Monica Dolan, Julia McKenzie and Abigail Lawrie, "Harry Potter" fans are ecstatic about the return of a familiar face.


JK Rowling: New “Fantastic Beasts” Film Trilogy On The Way!

Posted Monday March 31, 2014 11:18 AM GMT

Fans of “Harry Potter” have reason to rejoice today as author JK Rowling has confirmed she’ll write three new films based on her fictitious 2001 textbook “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”

In a New York Times article, the 48-year-old scribe credited new Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara for motivating her to take the project to the next level.


J. K. Rowling’s “History of the Quidditch World Cup” Hits the Internet!

Posted Friday March 14, 2014 1:25 PM GMT

She’s a never-ending source of creativity and J.K. Rowling has just released the first part of her “History of the Quidditch World Cup” for fans to enjoy.

The “Harry Potter” scribe put together a 2,400-word essay for her website to explain the curious sport, played by wizards and witches in her uber-popular fantasy novel series, and the second half of the story will go live next week.


JK Rowling Admits Hermione Granger Should Have Fallen for Harry Potter

Posted Sunday February 2, 2014 3:00 PM GMT

Revealing her hidden feelings towards Harry Potter's best mates, JK Rowling divulged a stunning secret and plot twist, six years after the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."

In an interview with the Sunday Times, the world renowned 48-year-old author spoke with Emma Watson, telling her all about her regret for the fact that Hermione and Ron Weasley tied the knot in the end.