British author Paula Hawkins, whose novel The Girl on a Train has turn a vital hit, has assimilated a list of a world’s biggest-earning authors.
The London author was a usually new entrance on the Forbes repository list.
She warranted $10m (£7.5m) in a year from Jun 2015 interjection to tellurian sales of 11 million and a film understanding for The Girl on a Train, according to Forbes.
That put her in ninth place. The tip mark went to James Patterson for a third year running, with $95m (£71m).
Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney was second, earning $19.5m (£14.7m), closely followed by Harry Potter creator JK Rowling on $19m (£14.3m).
Forbes magazine’s highest-paid authors 2016:
- 1. James Patterson – $95m
- 2. Jeff Kinney – $19.5m
- 3. JK Rowling – $19m
- 4. John Grisham – $18m
- 5=. Stephen King – $15m
- 5=. Danielle Steel – $15m
- 5=. Nora Roberts – $15m
- 8. EL James – $14m
- 9=. Paula Hawkins – $10m
- 9=. Veronica Roth – $10m
- 9=. John Green – $10m
Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36973746