Rowling's sizable increase in wealth
July 21, 2003 at 9:19 PM ET
The Leaky Cauldron (via The Scotsman)
JK Rowling is one of just a handful of wealthy Britons whose net worth has actually grown. Her bank balance is understood to have risen by about £50 million last year, to £280 million, and, as the Harry Potter books and merchandise continue to bewitch children, shares in her publisher, Bloomsbury, have soared in value.
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