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The Richest Authors of All Time

While penning a good tale is one way to become the richest author, it certainly isn’t the only path to the top. From millionaires to billionaire status, these rich authors not only made it onto our list of the richest authors of all time, but they often did so via surprising (and roundabout) ways. Note: all figures are based on estimated figures in USD via Celebrity Net Worth.

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