The 16 Top-Earning Authors – 2013


  1. EL James – $95m
  2. James Patterson – $91m
  3. Suzanne Collins  – $55m
  4. Bill O’Reilly – $28m
  5. Danielle Steel – $26m
  6. Jeff Kinney – $24m
  7. Janet Evanovich – $24m
  8. Nora Roberts – $23m
  9. Dan Brown – $22m
  10. Stephen King – $20m
  11. Dean Koontz – $20m
  12. John Grisham – $18m
  13. David Baldacci – $15m
  14. Rick Riordan – $14 million
  15. J. K. Rowling – $13 million
  16. George R R Martin – $12 million

Source for Information: Forbes

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