Here's How Much J.K. Rowling Is Really Worth

If only we'd written 'Harry Potter'...

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Behold: Here is how much Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is worth. (Look away if you're feeling super broke right now.)

Rowling, 52, wrote Harry Potter many moons ago when she was a struggling single mother. But pretty much from the second The Philosopher's Stone hit book shop shelves 20 years ago, the world was hooked on the Boy Who Lived.

The seven-book series has sold a whopping 450 million copies worldwide, and the film franchise has grossed no less than a few BILLION. Seeing as all these impressive numbers have come about because of the work of J.K. Rowling—full name Joanne Rowling—you may not be surprised to hear that her current net worth is A LOT: $650 million, according to Forbes.

And get this–that number would have been a lot higher had she not donated an estimated $150 million to charity over the years.

And seeing as she's still releasing new works, and there are plans for more Fantastic Beasts films, we can't even start to imagine how much J.K. Rowling will be worth in the coming years.

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