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With their words and creativity, authors have been able to transport the readers to An imaginary world. In this world, magical creatures like unicorns can talk, and humans can turn into wolves. From comedy, romance, thrillers to children’s book, great authors write best-selling books and make money in the process. Here are the top five richest authors;

J K Rowland; even though she had some hurdles at the beginning of her career, she is the writer of the best-selling novel Harry Porter. Her first book was initially rejected. However, her persistent has made her the richest author in the world.

John Grisham; he is known for writing best-selling legal and crime thrillers like A time to Kill, The Pelican Brief and the Firm which has been turned into a TV series. He has sold more than 200 million copies of his books. According to richestcelebrities.bio,  he has a net worth of $200 million.

Danielle Steel; with over 500 million copies sold all over the globe, she is one of the best female authors in the romance genre. Even though most of her romance novels have appeared on the New York best seller list, Danielle Steel has also written other non-fictional and children’s books.

Jim Davies; he is a comic writer who was propelled to fame thanks to the cartoon character Garfield. Growing up in a farm town could have made him a farmer were it not for his asthma attacks. To pass the time he created a fat cat which he named after his grandfather. According to http://richestcelebrities.bio, he has a net worth of $800 million.

Stephen King; he is columnist, novelist, and screenwriter who has sold more than 300 million copies of his thriller novels. Some of his books that have been adapted into films include Carrie and Under the Dome.

The authors on this list are proof that you can make money and live a luxurious life as a writer.