Rowling sixth on Forbes Celebrity 100 list

  June 18, 2004 at 5:36 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via

Last year J.K. Rowling was ranked 15th on Forbes magazine Celebrity 100 List, but with the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and the latest movie, Rowlingopens in new window has moved up the list to number 6opens in new window.

Mel Gibson was # 1 and rounding out the top ten in order: Tiger Woods, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, the Rolling Stones, J.K.Rowling, Michael Jordan, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Spielberg & Johnny Depp.

From Forbes:

Rowling sold 60 million books last year, riding on the release of Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix, the fifth installment in the boy wizard series. Her worldwide tally now stands at 250 million books sold.

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