J.K. Rowling (Joanne Kathleen Rowling) is a world-acclaimed screenwriter, novelist and film producer of British origin. Rowling's life is an inspiring 'rags to riches' story. From a single parent living on state benefits, Joanne acquired a multi-millionaire status in just five years.
She's renowned as the creator of Harry Potter, a young wizard studying at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Her epic 'Harry Potter' series contains 7 books. They trace the journey of Harry and his motley band of magical friends in Scotland. A graduate of Exeter University, Rowling began her career as a teacher in Portugal. Following a separation with her husband, Rowling was struggling to support her daughter Jessica. While travelling on a train from Manchester to London in 1990, she came up with the plot for this fantasy series. After facing several rejections, she finally sold her first book that instantly became the bestselling book in the UK and the US. The novel was soon adapted into a movie series and Rowling became the 13th wealthiest woman in Britain. She's wealthier than the Queen herself. Rowling's other notable works include The Casual Vacancy, The Silkworm, The Cuckoo's Calling and Career of Evil. J.K. Rowling has spoken or written some of the best words of wisdom. Whether these quotes come from the pages of a Harry Potter book, or from her speeches, these words and advice you can trust. Here are some inspiring J.K. Rowling quotes that bring cheer and hope in life.