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.

Kat Miller

I am a 40-something Ravenclaw/Slytherin from Massachusetts. I've been lucky in life and can attribute a lot of that to Harry Potter. Without it, I wouldn't have at least 80% of the things I do today, including my career & closest friends. I truly despise Sirius Black.