Every year, Forbes announces the top-earning authors in the world. These are the top-earning authors of 2016.
These 14 writers earned $269 million over the last 12 months from their novels, with television and movie adaptations helping sales.
The 14 Top Earning Authors Of 2016:
- James Patterson – $95 million
- Jeff Kinney – $19.5 million
- J. K. Rowling – $19 million
- John Grisham – $18 million
- Stephen King – $15 million
- Nora Roberts – $15 million
- Danielle Steel – $15 million
- E L James – $14 million
- John Green – $10 million
- Veronica Roth – $10 million
- Paula Hawkins – $10 million
- Dan Brown – $9,5 million
- Rick Riordan – $9,5 million
- George R R Martin – $9,5 million
A new author on the list is Paula Hawkins. Her novel The Girl on the Train has topped bestseller lists, and the movie adaptation will be released later this year.
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