Salary E.L. James (Author: Fifty Shades of Grey)

  • Author, writer
  • Born: 1963 UK
  • Annual: $17,031,435.00
  • Monthly: $1,419,286.25
  • Weekly: $327,527.60
  • Daily: $65,505.52
E.L. James (Author: Fifty Shades of Grey)

Forbes 2018-12: $10.5 million
Forbes 2017: $11.5 million
Forbes Sept 2014: $10 million
Forbes June 2013: $95 million
DailyMail June 2012: E.L.James's salary is an estimate for this year. Her book "Fifty Shades of Grey" is grossing over $1 million (approximately £862,069) every week since last week. Just one month ago the sales total was 16 million. James has also just been paid $5m (£3.2m) from Universal/Focus Features for the film rights to the trilogy, so it really has been quite some year.


Update: 2019-1