JK holds number nine in
Apr 14, 2002
JK holds number nine in the “Power of Scotland:”
9 JK ROWLING Author
Credited by anxious parents across the world with single-handedly taking the eyes of their children away from screens and back to the printed page, Rowling’s cultural impact is immense. She has shown her power by forcing the giant Coca-Cola corporation into sponsoring a children’s literacy campaign in exchange for a tie-in deal at the launch of the first Harry Potter film. With a personal fortune of around £220m, and percentage deals for all Harry Potter box office takings and merchandise, she is Scotland’s richest woman, whose fortune is destined to rise further.