J. K. Rowling – Height, Weight, Bra Size, Measurements & Bio

J. K. Rowling Personal Details

Birth Name: Joanne Rowling
Nickname: J. K. Rowling, Jo, JKR
Born: July 31, 1965
Ethnicity: White
Religion: Anglican / Episcopalian
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Birth Place: Yate, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Residence: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Nationality: English
Education: She attended St Michael’s Primary School before attending Wyedean School and College. Later on, she attended the University of Exeter.
Occupation: Novelist, screenwriter
Net Worth: $1 billion

J. K. Rowling Measurements

Measurements: 36-24-35
Height: 5’5″ (1.65 m)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Bra Size: 34B
Dress Size: 4
Shoe Size: 8

Distinctive features: Blue eyes, soft voice

Best known for: Being the author of the famous Harry Potter book series which sold more than 400 million copies worldwide

J. K. Rowling Family:
Father – Peter James Rowling
Mother – Anne Rowling
Siblings – Dianne Rowling

J. K. Rowling Dated:

  • Jorge Arantes (1992-1994) – She dated journalist Jorge Arantes for just a couple of months before marrying him in October 1992. The marriage lasted less than two years with the couple eventually getting separated in November 1993.
  • Neil Murray (2001-Present) – She is currently married to Neil Murray with whom she has two children named David Gordon Rowling Murray and Jean Rowling Murray.

First Novel: She published her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 1997.

First TV appearance: She also made her first appearance on television in 1997 when she appeared in an episode of Blue Peter.

Personal trainer: It doesn’t appear that J. K. Rowling employs the services of a personal trainer, nor does she seem to work out that much.

J. K. Rowling Favorite Things, Facts & Hobbies:

  • She wrote her first short story when she was 6 years old.
  • Interestingly enough, her debut novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was rejected by 12 different publishers before Bloomsbury accepted it.
  • Joanne did most of the writing for her first book on a typewriter in various street cafes in Edinburgh, often accompanied by her infant daughter.
  • In 2008, the Telegraph named her the 14th most powerful person in British culture.
  • She founded the Volant Charitable Trust a few years back, which is a charity that deals with social inequality and poverty worldwide.
  • In 2007, a handwritten copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard was auctioned and bought for $1.9 million by an online retailer, which makes it the single most expensive book ever sold at an auction.
  • She has donated millions of pounds to fund research and treatment of sclerosis over the years, seeing how her own mother suffered from the condition.
  • J.K. Rowling is the first writer in history to have sold more than 500 million copies of a single fiction series.