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 # 268

J.K. Rowling Drops First New Harry Potter Story on Pottermore Website!

Posted Friday December 12, 2014 8:03 PM GMT

It’s a wonderful day for “Harry Potter” fans, as JK Rowling just released the first of her twelve new Pottermore stories.

As promised, the prolific author has designed a riddle that readers must solve before gaining access to the goodies and the first one looks to be pretty tough.


J.K. Rowling Announces A Dozen New Harry Potter Surprises For Christmas

Posted Monday December 8, 2014 8:45 PM GMT

Just in case the holiday season wasn’t thrilling enough, JK Rowling is unveiling twelve new treats for her Pottermore peeps later this month.

Per an announcement from the “Harry Potter” author, "Christmas is coming early to Pottermore. Starting Friday, December 12, we’ll be releasing a surprise for you every day on at 1pm GMT (8am EST)."


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

Posted Friday October 31, 2014 3:03 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 2:45 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 2:29 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 9:55 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 3:48 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 12:18 PM 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.