Earlier, the Guinness Book of World Records released the list of record holders for their 2012 record holders. As was to be expected J.K Rowling walked away with top honours when it came to the gross revenue earned by an author. Among some of the other record holders were Johnny Depp, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

J.K. Rowling named “First Billionaire Author” in Guinness Book of World Records

Today The Guinness Book of World Records publisher announced the new list for the 2012 edition.

Amongst entries such as Johnny Depp for “Highest Paid Actor” & Prince William & Kate Middleton for “Most Live Streams for a Single Event”, J.K. Rowling was named “First Billionaire Author”, the Harry Potter books having sold over 400 million copies worldwide.

View the rest of the list, including a preview of the book, over at GuinnessWorldRecords.com.

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