Here’s How Much Money J.K. Rowling Makes Per Hour

Here’s How Much Money J.K. Rowling Makes Per Hour

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So we all know J.K. Rowling is ridiculously rich—according to the recent Forbes list of the highest paid celebrities, she’s richer than both Drake and Lady Gaga with a 2018 income of $54 million. Maybe a number that enormous is difficult to comprehend. Rich is rich, right? Absolutely not. You might realize that, with fifty-two weeks in a year, Rowling earns over one million dollars per week. To wrap your had around this staggering hoard of wealth, let’s measure it out in houses (no, not the Hogwarts kind).   The average price of a house in the United States is $200,000. Let’s round down J.K.’s weekly earnings to a tidy one million. That …